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Discover aEstivum: A Luxurious Culinary Haven Amidst Natural Beauty. Welcome to aEstivum, a hidden gem in the picturesque Melnik region that offers a one-of-a-kind dining experience surrounded by breathtaking landscapes. Join us at this luxurious venue within the Zornitza Family Estate Relais & Châteaux for an epicurean adventure you won't soon forget.


Zornitza, Bulgaria
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Veselin Kalev

Veselin Kalev
JRE JRE-Jeunes Restaurateurs

Experience culinary excellence, where chef Veselin Kalev shines as a visionary in the world of gastronomy. With a unique philosophy that melds tradition with organic local ingredients, he creates culinary masterpieces, ensuring diners have an unforgettable dining experience.

Culinary Extravaganza

Serene Nature Retreat

Truffle Delights

Luxury Dining and Natural Beauty

The aEstivum restaurant provides a tranquil and elegant ambiance, delivering a seamless combination of comfort and captivating outdoor views. With 34 indoor seats and a generous terrace, patrons can comfortably enjoy their experience while taking in the scenic surroundings.

The captivating taste of truffle

Derived from the Latin name for summer truffles, aEstivum is a culinary haven where you can relish the earthy flavors of truffles in various dishes, from salads to desserts. Our chef curates a terroir menu that showcases the finest local ingredients, evolving with the changing seasons to deliver an unforgettable gourmet experience.

Zornitza Family Estate: a retreat like no other

The aEstivum restaurant is an essential component of the Zornitza family estate Relais & Châteaux, a picturesque getaway featuring delightful Tuscan-style architecture. Enclosed by vineyards, sandy cliffs, and grand mountains, this captivating estate provides a 360-degree panoramic view that transports you to a different world.

Unforgettable Adventures Await

Visit aEstivum at the Zornitza family estate Relais & Châteaux for an exceptional dining experience in the stunning Melnik area. Whether you appreciate fine food, wine, history, or nature, our upscale restaurant and the nearby surroundings provide an unforgettable escape. Plan your trip to aEstivum today and enjoy a harmonious combination of luxury and natural beauty.

Opening times

Thursday 19:00 - 23:00
Friday 19:00 - 23:00
Saturday 19:00 - 23:00
Sunday 19:00 - 23:00

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Make your dinner reservations through our website for a high-quality gastronomic experience – it’s quick and easy. Book your table here and get ready for an unforgettable culinary event.

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