Southern Dalmatia drinking and nightlife

Top Choice Bar in Dubrovnik

Bard Mala Buža

The more upmarket and slick of two cliff bars pressed up against the seaward side of the city walls. This one is lower on the rocks and has a shaded terrace where you can lose a day quite happily, mesmerised by the …
Wine Bar in Dubrovnik


If you're interested in sampling top-notch Croatian wine, this convivial bar is the place to go. As well as a large and varied wine list, it offers tasting flights presented by cool and knowledgeable staff (three wi…
Bar in Dubrovnik


Finding this ramshackle bar-on-a-cliff feels like a real discovery as you duck and dive around the city walls and finally see the entrance tunnel. However, Buža's no secret – it gets insanely busy, especially around…
Bar in Dubrovnik

Cave Bar More

This little beach bar serves coffee, snacks and cocktails to bathers reclining by the dazzlingly clear waters of Lapad Bay, but that's not the half of it – the main bar is set in an actual cave. Cool off beneath the…
Bar in Dubrovnik

Art Cafe

Dubrovnik's most bohemian cafe-bar has seats constructed from bath-tubs, tables made from washing-machine agitators, brightly coloured walls, cool music and terraces front and rear. A popular daytime coffee and smoo…
Brewery in Dubrovnik

Dubrovnik Beer Company

The first (and only) brewery in Dubrovnik occupies an industrial-style hangar near the main bus station. The taproom serves a standard lager, IPA, pale ale and stout plus several work-in-progress crafts. To add educ…
Craft Beer in Dubrovnik

Dubrovnik Beer Factory

The name might mislead you: this isn't, in fact, a brewery, but the selection of Croatian craft beer is good enough to justify the tag. Still, with huge murals, vaulted ceilings, historic stone details and a large b…
Cafe in Dubrovnik


For a quiet coffee or a relaxed breakfast in a romantic neighbourhood setting, sit at the Kop's upper terrace. For mind-blowing views of Fort Lawrence (aka Game of Thrones' King’s Landing Redkeep) looming over Pile …
Wine Bar in Dubrovnik


Named after the white wine produced in the neighbouring Konavle region, this tiny bar is a good spot to sample the local drop. The delicious cheese and charcuterie platters (from 80KN) are a great option for a light…
Wine Bar in Dubrovnik


An outpost of the largest winery on the Pelješac Peninsula, this swanky little wine bar offers an opportunity to sample some of Croatia's acclaimed Dingač and Postup reds in an atmospheric, almost cave-like setting.