We're excited by this new bagel and lobster restaurant in Zagreb

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We're big fans of burgers and tacos at Time Out, so it's sad to see the back of the brilliant Taco & Buger Barr. But in this city swarming with burgers and fast-food joints, a new all-day bagel deli is something to be savoured.

Run by the team behind Rougemarin, Bagel & Lobster Barr (they've kept the odd spelling) is the follow-up venue and the capital's first dedicated bagel outfit. 

In a city abundantly stocked with bakeries, it's strange that the humble bagel hasn't been given proper attention until now. This new bar delivers the goods.

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For breakfast, you can pick from toasted bagels with slatherings of crème fraîche and chives, salmon pâté and fluffy scrambled eggs - served from 8.30 until 11am. 

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The daytime menu includes hot combos like salted beef topped with crumbling mature cheddar and grilled broccoli or melt-in-your-mouth prosciutto and brie spread with tangy pear chutney, plus classics like tomato and mozzarella. If you're in a hurry and taking away, these babies are quick, simple and affordable, priced between 24 and 56 kunas.

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Now for the lobster. It's a bit gimmicky, repackaging the lobster-themed diners that reached peak popularity in London and New York a few years ago. At least in Croatia, you can guarantee deliciously fresh shellfish. It's served variously as lobster brioche, coconut bisque, croquettes and comes grilled.

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There's a decent selection of sides, as well as an alcohol menu, so you can chase down your Saturday morning bagel with a beer, wine or cocktail. Or make a night of it.

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