Bacchus Jazz Bar

Bars and pubs, Café bars Zagreb
5 out of 5 stars
© Fumie Suzuki/Time Out
© Fumie Suzuki/Time Out

Just off the first square as you walk up from the station, the Bacchus Jazz Bar is an ideal place to meet friends, listen to jazz and either have a civilised party evening or get revved up for what's to come. Relaunched as a jazz bar in 2008 after several years on the social margins, the bar exudes a homely Dalmatian feel: the owner is from Split, and there's a fig tree next to the terrace, which is tucked into a passage off the street. Inside you'll find a hodgepodge of wooden furniture: a 1960s-era television and telephone, and wooden-plank floors under a brick ceiling. It's almost always busy, so tables will be at a premium. Wines, mainly Dalmatian, have been chosen to suit the mood. There are cocktails too, but few seem to be paying them much attention. Live jazz on Fridays.  


Venue name: Bacchus Jazz Bar
Address: Trg kralja Tomislava 16
Opening hours: Mon-Fri 11am-midnight, Sat noon-midnight, Sun closed
Transport: Tram 2, 4, 6, 9, 13 to Glavni kolodvor
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