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).
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€€€. 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 InterContinental was the first major five-star
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 (
The InterContinental is one of very few hotels in Bucharest which really does go the extra mile to make sure that us diners are kept happy, and this amazingly good Italian restaurant simply knocks our socks off every time we come. Boasting top c