In the Historical Centre of Bucharest is a place where there has been a merging of cultures both in terms of time and place. This place is a restaurant called Malagamba. It combines Romanian history with Italian cuisine, aromatic herbs, wine and drink from as far away as Chile and Spain. The policy of the Irish owner John, is to only use the best of ingredients in order to offer nothing less than a top quality experience.
Everything is done in the Malagambist spirit. For those of you who don’t know the origin of this great sounding name, Sergiu Malagamba was a great Romanian trendsetter, a percussion genius who brought western fashion and music to Romania. In the late ’30s and early ’40s he started what became known as Malagambism. He was imprisoned at various times by regimes that feared his influence over the youth through his music, fashion and style.
Malagamba restaurant was not named by accident: the location is in a prewar building not far from the Rhapsody Theatre where Malagamba performed a series of historical concerts. The place takes from the Malagamba sprit in its design and outlook. The clientele come from all over, the food and drinks are specially prepared to offer something different, something special, something..malagambist!