Bars

The best places to drink in Croatia – reviewed undercover by our expert critics

The cosiest bars in Rijeka

Situated on the Kvarner coast, the city of Rijeka has a mild, Mediterranean climate. Although in winter they don't experience the harsher drops in temperature...

Craft beer bars in Zagreb

Craft beer bars in Zagreb

The popularity of craft beer - progressive beers produced by small-scale breweries - has well and truly exploded in Zagreb. Fans of bold, flavorsome beers...

The best bars in Split

The best bars in Split

Local Splićani spend much of their lives in bars. By day, they frequent terrace cafés on the Riva seafront promenade and after dark, the...

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Best bars in Croatia

The 50 best bars in Croatia

The 50 best bars in Croatia

The best bars in Croatia are an eclectic bunch, each drawing character from the towns or regions they call home. The best Zagreb bars concentrate on music or...

The best Zagreb bars

The best Zagreb bars

People in Croatia's capital city always give themselves time to linger and socialise over drinks. Whatever the time of year, new Zagreb bars are always raising...

The best bars in Rijeka

The best bars in Rijeka

There's seemingly a bar on every corner in Rijeka. Proud of its Mediterranean café culture, the city's streets are lined with bars of all stripes. From classic...

The best Dubrovnik bars

The best Dubrovnik bars

By day, Dubrovnik and its overcrowded Old Town seem the perfect place for sandal-wearing coffee-sippers. But by night, Dubrovnik bars spring to life, with a...

Great places to drink in Dubrovnik

Copacabana Beach

Copacabana Beach

5 out of 5 stars

A half-moon of pebbles and gravel set in Seka Bay, Copacabana is one of Dubrovnik's best beaches. Studded with luxury white loungers and...

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Buža II

Buža II

5 out of 5 stars

The more well known of the cliff-face bars; tourists follow the 'Cold Drinks' sign from the open square of Rudjera Boškovića. Prices are a little steeper but...

D'Vino

D'Vino

5 out of 5 stars

Dubrovnik’s first real wine bar is run by a friendly and knowledgeable team. D’Vino manages to stock more than 100 varieties, most of them available by the...

Sunset Lounge

Sunset Lounge

5 out of 5 stars

The titular sunset view is in full panorama here in the chic surroundings of the five-star Hotel Dubrovnik Palace. On a clear day you can see Mljet. Afternoons...

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Great places to drink in Zagreb

Alcatraz

Alcatraz

4 out of 5 stars

This place has been around for a few years and it's a real locals' hang-out. The interior of Alcatraz is crowded with American number plates, beer flags, and...

Sedmica

Sedmica

5 out of 5 stars

Cult bar Sedmica does little to advertise its presence on the street. The clue is a small sign above a residential doorway. It's the meeting place of people...

The Beertija

The Beertija

5 out of 5 stars

Opened in autumn 2012, the Beertija was one of the winning courtyard terrace locations of the 2013 outdoor drinking season. While the terrace sits behind trees...

Craft Room

Craft Room

5 out of 5 stars

Is Zagreb finally getting the craft beer scene it deserves? The recent popularity of Craft Room would imply so. This elegantly styled boozer stocks progressive...