About Us

At a height of 85.2 meters, The View is the restaurant with breathtaking panoramic views over Sofia, modern interior and exquisite atmosphere. The open-air terraces allow you to explore the capital from above while having breakfast, buffet lunch on weekdays, or fantastic European cuisine from the a la carte menu for dinner and on weekends.

Discover Sofia from almost 360° with all of the familiar streets, and of the places hidden from the eyes until now.

Located in the center of Sofia, The View offers a panoramic view of the capital and reveals the city’s beauty from a new angle. Enjoy your morning coffee and breakfast while observing the hustle and bustle of the city. Have lunch with views over some of Sofia’s most famous sights such as Aleksander Nevsky Cathedral, Vitosha boulevard and the National Palace of Culture. Stop by for a cocktail or a glass of fine local and international wines after work. Have dinner while looking at the city full of light.

Ilian Kostov


Ilian worked as a cook for many years. He likes to experiment by modernizing traditional Bulgarian dishes. His philosophy is to use only high quality and fresh products in his dishes.


Kaloyan Dobrev

Chief A la Carte Chef

Kaloyan began his career in one of the Happy Bar and Grill restaurants in Sofia. He continued his developmeni in Ivan Manchev’s restaurant and in Holliday Inn, where he reached the Junior Sous-chef position under the mentorship of Lars Augusten. After that, he joined the team at Roberto’s restaurant in Hilton Amsterdam. Between 2015 and 2017 he specialized in traditional Italian cuisine under the guidance of chef Franz Conde and his team. His favorite cuisine – Bulgarian, Italian and Asian!

Elena Todorova

Deputy Chef and Head of Cold kitchen

Elena specializes in Cold kitchen offers and catering. She gained serious experience
in culinary art in the five-star hotel Holiday Inn for many years. Her hobby is making
pastries. She is a fan of European cuisine, especially Bulgarian national cuisine,
which is her favorite.