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A Special St Patrick’s Day At JJ Murphy’s

Mar 16, 2010 5 Comments by

St Patrick’s night is the night we all seem to turn Irish. And this year, JJ Murphy’s has asked me to promote their event as they have arranged for the fabulous L.A.D accoustic trio to come to Bansko for this special St Patrick’s night celebration. Since 2001 L.A.D have played many times on the stage [...]

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Are My Top 12 Bansko Bars And Restaurants Yours Too?

Mar 02, 2010 37 Comments by

I recently reviewed some Bansko bars and restaurants which had music events that I had particularly enjoyed so far this season. Bars such as The Happy End, JJ Murphy’s first birthday party and the resident musician, “The Lizard” at Harry’s bar, have all shown what live music can bring to Bansko’s apres ski.  So what [...]

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JJ Murphy’s Party: Ani Lozanova And Free Beer

Feb 12, 2010 4 Comments by

Ani Lozanova and her band will be rocking the night away at JJ Murphy’s first anniversary party on Friday 19th February. It’s been one year since JJ Murphy’s opened its Bansko branch of their famous Murphy’s in Sofia. And what a party we have! Just check out Ani and her band in the video I [...]

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Bansko Bars And Restaurants: A Musical Theme

Feb 05, 2010 No Comments by

I’ve been taking in several Bansko bars and restaurants over the last six weeks. So it was high time that I offered an updated mention of those I have particularly enjoyed. So from gentle piano playing, to hard rock and to the upscale Sing Sing piano bar… it’s time to sample what Bansko does well: [...]

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Mountain Restaurants

Jan 31, 2010 3 Comments by

Whilst I have to confess to finding the sustenance up on the plato Goat restaurant pretty acceptable… and here I go for hot chicken soup, maybe chips, kebabche, moussaka, a pork dish… but balancing a Shumensko beer on my tray destroys the final food bill. Read on to find out another place; one which reminds [...]

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Food Guide: Are You Ready To Order?

Dec 01, 2009 7 Comments by

When in Rome, do as the Romans do. When in Bulgaria, hold the Indian, Mexican, Brazilian, Chinese, Thai, Italian and even the Japanese sushi and satisfy your appetite with Bulgarian cuisine. With a little advice in advance, there’ll be no risk of crying into your soup. Here’s my basic guide to Bulgarian food… get ready [...]

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Is Todeva House Your Favourite Mehana? A Reader’s Review

Oct 17, 2009 1 Comment

“Out of all the restaurants in Bansko Todeva House has to be one of the best. ” I have pleasure in printing a Karen Martin’s view on her and her family’s favourite Bansko mehana. This follows on from the Obetsanova mehana nightmare https://banskoblog.com/2009/08/restaurant-rip-off/. “We have followed Mitko and Nadia as they had Pritsina Krutchma (probably spelt [...]

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