Top Choice Cafe in Hvar Town

Fig Cafe Bar

Run by an Aussie-Croat and an American, this great little place serves up delicious stuffed flatbreads (fig and farm cheese, pear and blue cheese, brie and prosciutto), vegetarian curries and, our favourite Hvar bre…
Top Choice Dalmatian in Hvar Town


Calling itself a 'steak and fish house' this place is always popular – due, in part, to the handsome waiters and the free-flowing rakija (brandy). Thankfully the food is also excellent; try their gregada, a fish fil…
Croatian in Hvar Town

Zlatna Školjka

In a narrow alley packed with restaurants, this slow-food hideaway stands out for its creative fare conjured up by a local celebrity chef. A family-run affair, it has a stone interior and a terrace out back. Innovat…
Mediterranean in Hvar Town


The fabulous location and the island's best wine list are reason enough to splurge at this swanky restaurant. Add innovative food and dazzling views of the Pakleni Islands and you have a winning formula for a specia…
Dalmatian in Hvar Town

Konoba Menego

This rustic old house accessed from a steeply stepped old-town laneway aims to be as simple and authentic as possible. The place is decked out in Hvar antiques, the service is informative, and the marinated meats, c…
Dalmatian in Hvar Town


This top-end restaurant inside a 15th-century palazzo has a reputation as the place to be seen in Hvar. There is a lovely garden at the back. The food is excellent, with lobster being a popular choice, and plenty of…
Bakery in Hvar Town


Savour the best cakes in town at this tiny bakery. Try the old-fashioned local biscuits such as rafioli and forski koloc, and the Nonica tart with chocolate mousse and orange peel.
Seafood in Hvar Town


This beachfront restaurant in Mekićevica bay, east of Hvar, is best reached by taxi boat.
Seafood in Hvar Town


This is the place to mingle with celebrities coming off their glitzy yachts parked right across the way over some of Hvar's best-prepared seafood. Prices match the clientele.
Dalmatian in Hvar Town

Konoba Luviji

Food brought out of the wood oven here is simple, unfussy and tasty, although portions are modestly sized. Downstairs is the konoba (tavern) where Dalmatian-style tapas are served, while the restaurant is upstairs o…