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Dalmatian in Stari Grad

Jurin Podrum

'George's Cellar' has bucketloads of atmosphere, courtesy of old stone walls, woven wicker lamps and a couple of tables outside in the lane. The menu includes pasta, gnocchi, risotto and grilled fish, along with vea…
Dalmatian in Stari Grad


Housed in a waterfront hermitage, built in 1487 for the hermit monk serving neighbouring St Jerome's Church, this restaurant offers Dalmatian staples in an exposed-stone interior and on the shaded terrace.
Gardens in Stari Grad


This fortified house was built by aristocrat and writer Petar Hektorović (1487–1572) in the 16th century. At its heart is a lovely, lush Renaissance garden, set around the green waters of a pond stocked with mullet,…
Monastery in Stari Grad

Dominican Monastery of St Peter the Martyr

Founded in 1482, this monastery was damaged by the Turks in 1571 and later fortified with a tower. Palms, orange trees, hydrangeas and lavender bloom in the cloister garden, and there's an interesting little museum …
Church in Stari Grad

St Stephen's Church

Built in 1605, this large church has a baroque facade and water-damaged paintwork inside in shades of pale green, blue and grey. Note the faux-marble paint effect in the sanctuary, the Venetian high altar from 1702 …
Dalmatian in Stari Grad


Atmospheric Antika has three separate spaces: an ancient, rickety town house; tables lining the alleyway; and an upstairs terrace. The menu includes the usual Dalmatian favourites, with a focus on seafood.
Jewellery in Stari Grad


Step through the gallery filled with kooky insect sculptures to Zoran Tadić's small and interesting jewellery workshop.
Art in Stari Grad

Maya Con Dios

Marine-themed paintings.