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Kempinski Hotel Celebrates 10 Years With Bear Claws Cocktail And Other Good Things

Oct 21, 2015 No Comments by

The Kempinski Hotel Grand Arena Bansko marks a milestone anniversary of ten years when opened its doors on 26 October 2005. On that day, I am told, there was a fabulous party that was specially attended by the President of the country and many international and local VIP guests. FULL DISCLOSURE: The Kempinski is a sponsor [...]

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Mexican Buffet Night At Amvrosia Restaurant 8th August 2015

Aug 06, 2015 No Comments by

With the start of the Bansko Jazz Festival starting tomorrow (7th August) it is with great pleasure, I can recommend the Mexican buffet night at Ambrosia Restaurant at the Premier Luxury Mountain Resort hotel in Bansko. Full Disclosure: Premier Luxury Mountain Resort are sponsors of Bansko Blog & Bansko App… bear this in mind — [...]

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Stragata A Mehana That’s Winning Me Over

Feb 05, 2015 No Comments by

I keep getting requests for information about traditional Bulgarian restaurants in Bansko. I must admit I have not been able to offer more variety in my traditional “mehana” recommendations because, after a while, I felt I’d tried it all. Generally speaking, I am more tempted by the international additions to the Bansko restaurant scene. But [...]

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Tuesday Pasta Night At The Kempinski

Jan 30, 2015 No Comments by

Whilst I was trying to work out how many centimetres of snow will fall today the 10th day of 12 (now 14) days of snow, I received a press release from the Kempinski Grand Arena Bansko. They are a sponsor of Bansko Blog, so bear this in mind, but I only recommend venues that I [...]

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Leonardo Restaurant; You Should Be So Lucky

Jan 18, 2015 No Comments by

Leonardo is something Bansko needed. A comfortable but upmarket feel, quality of ingredients and cooking, professional service.

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Food, Drink and Party In Bansko

Jan 17, 2015 No Comments by

Bansko restaurants, bars, and clubs change every year in Bansko and this season is no exception. The opening weekend and the New Year holidays were the real test for Bansko – the town was full of people checking out the old and new places. So did I. Here is what I found. New owners, chefs, and [...]

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Kempinski Earns Title Of Bulgaria’s Best Ski Hotel

Nov 24, 2014 No Comments

For a second consecutive year, Kempinski Hotel Grand Arena Bansko won the coveted accolade for “Bulgaria’s Best Ski Hotel” at the annual World Ski Awards 2014. The winners were announced during the official gala ceremony, which took place on Saturday, 22 November at Hotel A-ROSA Kitzbühel in Austria as part of a three-day programme of [...]

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