Our story

Bulgakov Café was opened thanks to the businessman Nagy Elek, writer Méhes György‘s son, under the management of Transylvanian cuisine enthusiast, Kovács Ferenc and Orbán János Dénes, poet turned tavern-keeper. On June 12th, 2002, Faludy György, master of Hungarian poetry and Transylvania lover, declared Bulgakov Café officially open. This symbol of Cluj turned 18 in 2020, giving us the opportunity of a short and nostalgic review of these past event-filled 18 years.