Restaurant review – Brunch @ the Intercontinental

Andrei Chirileasa of wrote about the Sunday Brunch at the five-star Intercontinental hotel downtown Bucharest.

Summer is over, people return from their holidays and spend more of their weekends in the city. For premium hotels in Bucharest, it’s the beginning of the autumn brunch season. We decided to go to the best known brunches in town and see what they have to offer. We started with the lobster brunch at the five-star hotel Intercontinental in Unirii Square, downtown Bucharest.

A brunch is probably one of the most relaxing ways to spend your Sunday, especially if you are a foodie like I am. I mean, what’s not to like? All you can eat buffet and lots of time to do it. The only downside is the guilt that comes afterwards and the kilometers you (probably) have to run to burn all those calories.

But the lobster brunch at the Intercontinental is worth the guilt. It’s a culinary journey created by Italian executive chef Alfonso Salvaggio. A journey that starts with tasty appetizers (I particularly liked the duck breast), delicious soups (the carrot and coconut milk soup was my favorite), and goes on with five main courses that suit all tastes.

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