Occupying perhaps the very best location in the city centre, with views on to Bucharest's busiest street and square (Universitate), this is a gem of a restaurant and terrace. The lunch buffet is a hit with business types (there is a splendid and very good value a la carte menu too, featuring a couple of Romanian classics alongside more inventive fare) while the seats by the window and out on the terrace offer one of the best people-watching spots Bucharest has to offer. And then there's the Sunday Brunch, Brunchissimo, which is consistently the finest and best value in the city, a must if you are in Bucharest for the weekend (and given the high standard of the opposition, that's praise indeed).
€€€. Sunday Brunch 12:00 - 16:00, 245 lei/pers, children under six free, children between six and 12 half price.
The first skyscraper to be built in Bucharest (from 1968-71), this is still the tallest hotel in the city (complete with a swimming pool and – during the summer, sun terrace - on the top floor). The Grand Hotel Bucharest was the first major five-s
Probably the highest swimming pool in Romania (it's on one of the top floors of the InterContinental hotel). The views are great (especially when swimming at night!), there is a gym and steam room too, and when it gets really hot in summer y
Legendary and rather historic hotel bar in the lobby of the Inter, which was a den of iniquity and intrigue during the communist period, all spies and journalists, plots and honey traps. Now it's merely a very cool place to meet and have lunch (