Nightlife

Top Choice Bar in Sarajevo

Zlatna Ribica

Sedate and outwardly grand, this tiny and eccentric bar adds understated humour to a cosy treasure trove of antiques and kitsch, reflected in big art-nouveau mirrors.
Top Choice Wine Bar in Sarajevo

Dekanter

It's easy to sit for hours sampling from more than 100 local and world vintages in this glorious, low-lit wine bar decorated with bottles, chateau-boxes and swirling ceiling sculptures of intertwined wires.
Cafe in Sarajevo

Kuća Sevdaha

Sit in the intimate fountain courtyard of an Ottoman-era building sipping Bosnian coffee, juniper sherbet, rose water or herb-tea infusions while nibbling local sweets. The experience is accompanied by the lilting w…
Pub in Sarajevo

Cheers

Look for the London Routemaster double-decker bus then turn the corner to find Laurel and Hardy pointing to central Sarajevo's most consistently rocking Anglo-Irish-style boozer. Live band most evenings, good pizza …
Teahouse in Sarajevo

Čajdžinica Džirlo

Minuscule but brimming with character, Džirlo brews some 50 types of tea, many of them made from distinctive Bosnian herbs. They are served in lovely little pots, each distinctive according to the blend.
Cafe in Sutjeska National Park

Black & White

Beside the Čehotina Bridge in central Foča, this suave yet inexpensive lounge-cafe is the fanciest cafe for miles around, and supplements its local beer selection with Becks and even Leffe (not always available). Th…
Cafe in Sarajevo

Male Daire

This cute antique house is one of the most attractive hubble-bubble bars in the Old Town, with lots of outdoor tree-shaded seating. It is noticeably more relaxed than its music-pumping neighbour, but noisy Dibek acr…
Bar in Sarajevo

Sky Bar One

On the rooftop of the eight-storey Marriott Courtyard Hotel, but reached by a special elevator outside, this bar would be pleasant enough by day for a coffee with a view, but on Friday and Saturday nights around mid…
Cafe in Sarajevo

Alfonso

Sip a coffee or cocktail on a perfectly placed open-air pavement terrace facing the Catholic cathedral.
Cafe in Sarajevo

Caffe Vidikovac

The name means viewpoint and that's exactly what you get – a drink with a magnificent panorama. It's popular on summer weekends when parking can be problematic.