Zagreb drinking and nightlife

Wine Bar in Zagreb

Pupitres

When a wine bar is run by a top sommelier, you know you're in good hands. Jelene Šimić Valentić's casual-chic place is the best spot in town to get acquainted with Croatia's plethora of wines. Service is charming an…
Pub in Zagreb

Old Pharmacy Pub

This traditional English pub hides inside an Austro-Hungarian town house, but once you walk in, all the elements are there: a mirror behind the bar, pharmacy-related paraphernalia and washed-out photos, all set up a…
Craft Beer in Zagreb

Pivnica Medvedgrad

Sip on one of five house-brewed beers (14KN–17KN), from a hoppy lager to a classic weizenbier, at this fun and bustling bar with a large, chestnut-tree-shaded courtyard. It also offers up reliably cheap and tasty gr…
Cafe in Zagreb

Johann Franck

Location, location, location. Everyone from fashionable young things to gossiping grandmas and museumed-out tourists pack out the front terrace and slick couch-filled ground floor of this cafe (named after Croatia’s…
Bar in Zagreb

Dežman Bar

Shielded from traffic inside the cosy passage leading to the semiwild Tuškanac forest, this cafe-cum-bar is a chic but casual spot to sink a few cocktails on the narrow terrace outside. There are organic teas by Les…
Cafe in Zagreb

Booksa

Bookworms and poets, writers and performers, oddballs and artists…basically anyone creative in Zagreb comes here to chat and drink coffee, browse the library, surf with free wi-fi and hear readings at this lovely, b…
Craft Beer in Zagreb

Hop Inn

Craft-beer fanatics may well want to take a break from the central nightlife hub to head to this small, laid-back bar where local craft beer (15KN–34KN for a large beer) is front and centre of everything they do. Th…
Craft Beer in Zagreb

Pivnica Mali Medo

Sister pub to Pivnica Medvedgrad, Mali Medo has snaffled prime position along this pedestrian strip and gets crammed with people enjoying house-brewed beers late into the night. For those who only stopped in for a s…
Bar in Zagreb

Vinyl

Much beloved by the locals, this all-day lounge on a popular stretch is split into cafe and club areas. It delivers fun both day and night, including live-music events, readings and exhibitions of books and vinyl, s…
Cafe in Zagreb

Kava Tava

This chic black-and-red cafe is a popular hang-out for families and big groups of friends. For top-notch people-watching, you really want to snag a table on the outside terrace, across the road amid the bustle of th…