Set a few steps from the monumental western entrance to the old town, the charming terrace of Hotel Korcula captures the mood of Korčula’s belle époque. This is the spot to enjoy coffee among Korčula's smart set, gathered to read the papers and discuss the weather and political developments beneath the shadow of blooming oleanders.
If you find yourself lingering long after the first drink, preferring the natural shade to the heat of beach, the daytime bites provide excellent replenishment, from the local pršut, cheese and Torkul olive oil, to the chocolate, carob and orange flavors of the Arula cake from the bakery.
On one half of the terrace, the hotel's bistro also serves a good and affordable breakfast in the morning. In the evening, a selection of traditional dishes such as the handmade Žrnovo makaruni pasta and cuttlefish risotto keep hotel guests happy as they watch the sun disappearing on the horizon, followed by orange-infused crêpes or the refreshing lemon sorbet.