Croatian in Varaždin


This venture by two local chefs experiments with regional cuisine using local ingredients – think foie-gras-filled puff pastry and pork belly rolled in pumpkin seeds. The downstairs covered terrace, overlooking...

Croatian in Varaždin


A notch above everywhere else in town for the quality of its menu, with dishes like Istrian steak with truffles and perch in horseradish sauce among the house specialities. There's a large wine list of over 50...

Croatian in Varaždin

Restoran Raj

This cavernous restaurant, with lots of wood accents, serves great weekly lunches (till 1.30pm), and features a meat-heavy menu (particularly pork). The drinks menu has lots of beers and rakija (grappa)...

Croatian in Varaždin


An old-fashioned dining room with great-value gableci (cheap, filling lunches) served on weekdays. In the evening, pick one of the traditional specialities such as baked duck with buckwheat, black pudding and...

Italian in Varaždin


Housed in a vaulted basement, this cosy pizzeria-trattoria churns out excellent pizza, pasta (from gnocchi to tagliatelle), risottos and meat mainstays. There's a lovely deck set up in the park across the street,...

Market in Varaždin


Pick up local produce, fruit and cheeses at this daily local market.