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Top Choice Dalmatian in Vis Town

Pojoda

Locals in the know rave about this seafood restaurant, its leafy courtyard dotted with bamboo, orange and lemon trees. For a winter warm-up, try the pojorski bronzinić, a tasty peasant stew with squid, lentils and b…
Museum in Vis Town

Issa Archaeological Museum

Housed in a 19th-century Austrian fortress, this small museum has the largest collection of Hellenistic artefacts in Croatia, including ancient Greek pottery, jewellery and sculpture. The highlight is an exquisite 4…
Mediterranean in Vis Town

Lola

Marked by an old-time bicycle on its wall, Lola is tucked away into a beautiful garden courtyard with old stone walls and a Meštrović fountain. The Croatian chef and his Spanish wife present a short but highly creat…
Bar in Vis Town

Fort George

The service can be offhand, but there's no better place to watch the sunset on a summer night than the terrace of this old fort, built by the British in 1811 (see if you can spot the stone Union Jack above the entra…
Bar in Vis Town

Lambik

Kut’s best bar has alfresco seating both on the square and in a lovely vine-covered stone passageway under the colonnade of a 16th-century house. Acoustic bands and singers perform on some nights.
Dalmatian in Vis Town

Val

Set in an old stone house with a palm-shaded terrace overlooking the sea, Val offers a seasonal menu with an Italian twist. Try the offerings of wild asparagus in springtime, wild boar and mushrooms in winter, and l…
Dalmatian in Vis Town

Vila Kaliopa

In the exotic gardens of the 16th-century Gariboldi mansion, Villa Kaliopa is an upmarket restaurant frequented by yachting enthusiasts. Tall palm trees, bamboo and classical statuary provide the setting for a menu …
Pizza in Vis Town

Karijola

Sister to two popular pizzerias of the same name in Zagreb, Karijola serves up thin-crust concoctions with high-quality toppings. Try the Karijola (tomato, garlic, mozzarella, rocket and prosciutto) or the surprisin…
Dalmatian in Vis Town

Kantun

The small menu at this seafront tavern offers flavourful local fare made with top-quality ingredients. The garden area is vine-covered and intimate, while the interior is a tasteful rustic space with exposed stone w…
Beach in Vis Town

Grandovac

Past Kut and the British Naval Cemetery, this pretty beach has a bar (look out for occasional late-night parties), a small stretch of pebbles and a string of rocky beaches on either side.