Restaurants

The best places to eat throughout Croatia – restaurants and cafés reviewed by our experts

Croatia's best delicacies

Incredible seafood from the morning's catch, eaten before a backdrop of the sun setting across the Adriatic near Dubrovnik. Indulgent slices of truffle shaved...

The rebirth of Dubrovnik

The rebirth of Dubrovnik

The sun has shone strongly across the Dubrovnik city walls for well over six weeks now. The month of May should have seen Dubrovnik's tourist season in full...

OAZA Joyful Kitchen is preparing free meals for those in need

OAZA Joyful Kitchen is preparing free meals for those in need

Zagreb's vegan and vegetarian OAZA Joyful Kitchen has been doing its part for the community since the COVID-19 crisis began. On top of the pandemic, Zagreb was...

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The best restaurants in Croatia

Recommended Zagreb restaurants

Recommended Zagreb restaurants

This ultimate guide to Zagreb restaurants covers it all: from top-level, splash-out fine dining to street food, traditional wholesome to high-end...

The best Dubrovnik restaurants

The best Dubrovnik restaurants

Dubrovnik restaurants are beginning to offer the culinary quality and variety that should be expected of such a luxury destination. And dining in Dubrovnik...

The best Rijeka restaurants

The best Rijeka restaurants

Rijeka majors in fish, seafood and simple Venetian-inspired dishes, thanks to its seaport location and cultural mixing with nearby Italy. Rijeka has a handful...

Recommended Split restaurants

Recommended Split restaurants

The Split restaurant scene's culinary revolution is a recent phenomenon and one that's still booming. Decent and diverse eateries seem to be opening on an...

Recommended restaurants in Dubrovnik

Nautika
5 out of 5 stars

Dubrovnik’s most prestigious culinary spot offers two panoramic terraces of starched white-tablecloth formality. Chef Mario Bunda insists on fresh,...

Restaurant Ankora

Restaurant Ankora

5 out of 5 stars

Sitting on a terrace of the Ankora, eight kilometers west of Dubrovnik, you may get the impression that you are sitting on the deck of a boat. Not only is the...

Fish Restaurant Proto

Fish Restaurant Proto

5 out of 5 stars

The seafood-oriented Proto, recent recipients of a Michelin recommendation, sits in the heart of the Old Town and claims a tradition dating back to...

Restaurant Amfora

Restaurant Amfora

5 out of 5 stars

Amfora is an excellent choice for both meat and fish lovers, its cuisine drawing its inspiration from the all areas of the Mediterranean while...

Restaurant Amoret

Restaurant Amoret

4 out of 5 stars

Thirteen wonderfully decorated apartments at three different locations in the Old Town. All apartments come with kitchenette, TV and free wifi. In summer,...

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Recommended cafés

Booksa • Zagreb

Booksa • Zagreb

5 out of 5 stars

Zagreb’s prime literary club also doubles as a café, a collective run by two enthusiastic women. There is a symbolic membership fee of 10kn/year,...

Breakfast, brunch and beyond

Breakfast in Zagreb guide

Breakfast in Zagreb guide

With an increasing number of Zagreb’s guests staying in private rooms and apartments rather than traditional hotels, the need to find a good breakfast...

Eggspress

Eggspress

5 out of 5 stars

This restaurant hatched out of nowhere – taking over the long defunct and dusty-windowed Pushkin’s Restaurant on Boškovićeva, just off...

Breakfast in Zagreb guide

With an increasing number of Zagreb’s guests staying in private rooms and apartments rather than traditional hotels, the need to find a good breakfast...

Breakfast in Zagreb guide

Breakfast in Zagreb guide

With an increasing number of Zagreb’s guests staying in private rooms and apartments rather than traditional hotels, the need to find a good breakfast...

Eggspress

Eggspress

5 out of 5 stars

This restaurant hatched out of nowhere – taking over the long defunct and dusty-windowed Pushkin’s Restaurant on Boškovićeva, just off...

Otto & Frank

Otto & Frank

4 out of 5 stars

Occupying a premium spot on Zagreb's bustling thoroughfare Tkalčićeva, Otto & Frank is a bistro with an emphasis on breakfast, booze and bar snacks....

Dežman Bar

Dežman Bar

5 out of 5 stars

Thank to a gaggle of designer stores the narrow, arcade-like Dežmanova is fast becoming one of Zagreb’s coolest addresses, an impression only bolstered by the...

Kava Tava

Kava Tava

3 out of 5 stars

Consisting of a wooden-shed bar surrounded by a scattering of stools and chairs, the al-fresco Kava Tava delivers just about everything that makes a good...

Beer and burgers in Zagreb

50 A Burger & Champagne Bar

50 A Burger & Champagne Bar

5 out of 5 stars

Handily located behind the main square, this funky burger bar is the result of a global journey spanning New York, Hong Kong and Hvar. The vibe is lively,...

Submarine Burger

Submarine Burger

5 out of 5 stars

Can burger-flipping be a sustainable, ecologically responsible industry? Well Yellow Submarine is certainly giving it a go. The submariners pride themselves on...

50 A Burger & Champagne Bar
5 out of 5 stars

Handily located behind the main square, this funky burger bar is the result of a global journey spanning New York, Hong Kong and Hvar. The vibe is lively,...

50 A Burger & Champagne Bar

50 A Burger & Champagne Bar

5 out of 5 stars

Handily located behind the main square, this funky burger bar is the result of a global journey spanning New York, Hong Kong and Hvar. The vibe is lively,...

Submarine Burger

Submarine Burger

5 out of 5 stars

Can burger-flipping be a sustainable, ecologically responsible industry? Well Yellow Submarine is certainly giving it a go. The submariners pride themselves on...

Rougemarin

Rougemarin

5 out of 5 stars

Something of a cult among Zagreb carnivores on account of its delicious gourmet burgers (try the 200g cheeseburger for 36kn), Rougemarin also serves top-notch...

Burgeraj

Burgeraj

4 out of 5 stars

A small but perfectly chosen menu has made Burgeraj one of the city centre’s cult eateries. The spicy Pepper Jam Burger or the shiitake-filled Tamari Burger...

Rocket Burger

Rocket Burger

5 out of 5 stars

A new crop of quality burger bars sprang up in recent years and this was one of the first, serving deftly grilled patties of pure beef to an appreciative...