Exactly what central Šibenik needed, this chic but convivial wine bar and design shop provides a great selection of Croatian wines with a particularly strong showing from local boutique wineries – notably Bibich from the hills above Skradin just inland. It’s also a great place to sample herb-infused rakijas and other indigenous spirits. While you’re sipping, peruse the range of accessories by Croatian designers. The location is ideal; in the heart of old Šibenik but not too close to the tripper-thronged cathedral.
Bars fill on the seafront promenade Obala Prvoboraca before clubbers drive off for the main destination nightspots of Vodice or Primošten – or make for the Inside Club nearer town. The recently renovated Solaris compex, 6km away, also has beach bars that are pulling the crowds. Southeast in Vidici, there’s the Majstor & Margarita cafe, inspired by Mikhail Bulgakov’s novel, for a themed evening with a literary twist.