Te area is ok, look for Calea Victoriei, you'll find nice places to eat, bistro, Ciocogelateria'Venchi", delicious icecreams from fresh fruits, nice people to meet there, have a chat. Next to this is a bistro, opened till 24, good food, reasonable prices, late dinner, approx 10euros. (The owner is a lady who studyied in Swiss, International Communication)I liked being there.
If you love mexican food, look for Don taco restaurant( 10 min, foot distance,Dr. Iacob Felix, corner Banu Manta Boulevard, nice garden,good food/servings, till late, approx 10-15 eur/person/late dinner, also romanian food, mexican music)http://www.dontaco.ro/.
For esoteric, Casa Satya http://restaurants.bucharest-guide.ro/casa-satya.htm
For massage, if in need, call for an appointment at Adnana Massage Center, http://www.sapteseri.ro/ro/detalii-loc/adnana-center-art-of-sensorial-massage-b/bucuresti/ thai traditional massage, sweedish, footreflextherapy, you'll remember this experience. I had a bad cramp on my back, the therapist make it dissapear in 5 min, i loved her magic hands... Next day I was Flying, I'll come back, for sure, there, when back.
If having time and money to spend, go to Casa Doina, memorable refined cuisine, a masterpiece of "Brancovenesc style" vila architecture, beautifull terrace. http://www.casadoina.ro/
Good enough, need more tips? Wish you'll enjoy your one day in Bucharest Adnana Massage Center, the place for relaxing, far away from the office stress, refueling myself, my wellbeing oasis...
the Argentinian restaurant, Barbizon, http://www.accorhotels.com/gb/hotel-1714-pullman-bucharest-world-trade-center/restaurant.shtml
Best beef filet I ever eat!
City Panorama from the Intercontinental swimmingpool terrace...
For an unique 'Surprise" at desert, at Casa Doina, try "Sorpresa", is amasing! At Casa Doina, everything is amaasing, you'll have the real taste of the Romanian traditional warmth...
http://www.villarodizio.ro/ wonderfull villa, recently and beautifully restored, nice terrace, food presentation & serving is superok, also milongas, from time to time...
Gradina Icoanei terrace, for a tea nand music experience, Serendipity tea house http://www.serendipity-tea.ro/
many other things, I'll come back soon with more tips!