Nightlife

Top Choice Wine Bar in Split

Marcvs Marvlvs Spalatensis

Fittingly, the 15th-century Gothic home of the 'Dante of Croatia', Marko Marulić, now houses this wonderful little 'library jazz bar' – small rooms crammed with books and frequented by ageless bohemians, tortured po…
Top Choice Wine Bar in Split

Paradox

This stylish wine and cheese bar has a fantastic rooftop terrace, a massive selection of Croatian wines (more than 120, including 40 by the glass) and an array of local cheeses to go with them. The clued-up staff me…
Bar in Hvar Town

Hula-Hula Hvar

The spot to catch the sunset to the sound of techno and house music, Hula-Hula is known for its après-beach party (4pm to 9pm), where all of young, trendy Hvar seems to descend for sundowner cocktails. Dancing on ta…
Bar in Hvar Town

Kiva Bar

A happening place in an alleyway just off the waterfront, Kiva is packed to the rafters most nights, with patrons spilling out and filling up the lane. DJs spin a popular mix of old-school dance, pop and hip-hop cla…
Pub in Supetar

Beer Garden

Head to this stone courtyard, tucked away from the buzz of the coastal promenade, to listen to indie tunes, sample from a big selection of local and imported craft beer, and snack on food such as boar and venison bu…
Bar in Split

Fabrique

Big, bright and brash, this large industrial-style bar has offset its brick arches with kooky light fixtures and elegant little tables where the Splitćani glitterati hold court over beer and barbecue. Local craft be…
Cafe in Split

Galerija

Locals come here to catch up with friends without loud music drowning out the conversation – except during the weekend DJ sessions. Plus it stocks soy milk – a rarity in these parts. The interior is cosy and elegant…
Bar in Hvar Town

Nautica

It starts slowly, with a mixed crowd enjoying cocktails by the water, but once Hula-Hula winds down and Kiva packs out, Nautica comes into its own as an obligatory stop on Hvar’s night-crawl circuit. DJs spin everyt…
Cafe in Split

D16

D16's baristas are serious about coffee and they've got the beards to prove it. Hidden away in the back lanes of Diocletian's Palace, this hip little speciality roaster is your best bet for a superbly executed flat …
Cocktail Bar in Hvar Town

Carpe Diem

Look no further – you have arrived at the mother of Croatia’s glitzy coastal bars. From a groggy breakfast to (pricey) late-night cocktails, there's no time of day when this swanky place is dull. The house music spu…