Foodie Culture

The restaurant scene is burgeoning in Zagreb with new hotspots constantly popping up.

Zagreb Bites Get the low-down on the city's top food, wine and craft beer joints with two local food bloggers.

Duck Fast Bistro Beeline here for one of the best lunches in the city.

Pupitres Get stuck into Croatia's wine culture in this bar run by one of the country's top sommeliers.

Time Pastry Shop High-end patisserie.

Dolac Market Produce ain't going to get any fresher than this.

Heritage Tapas and sharing platters using only locally sourced ingredients.

Kuhaona Gastro-tours through the city as well as cooking workshops.

Zinfandel's Fine dining with a menu conjured up by star chef Ana Grgić.


Gallery of Modern Art A glorious display of Croatian artists from the last 200 years.

Lauba An insight into Croatian contemporary art at this collection in a former textile weaving mill.

Museum of Contemporary Art Swanky museum that displays solo and thematic group shows by Croatian and international artists.

Meštrović Atelier Check out the former home and studio of Croatia’s most recognised artist, Ivan Meštrović.

Croatian Association of Artists This gallery east of the centre has a diverse repertoire of art shows.

Galerija Klovićevi Dvori Modern Croatian and international art inside a former Jesuit monastery.

Galerija Nova An independent art space with exhibits, performances, happenings and talks.

Galerija Studentski Centar Works by some of Croatia’s youngest artists, with a focus on conceptual art.

Cafe Culture

It's all about the cafe in Zagreb so pull up a pew and join the locals at their favourite pastime.

Quahwa Hands-down, the best coffee in town.

Amelie Cakes that will sway even the most dedicated dieter.

Express Laid-back small cafe with plenty of pavement seating, serving excellent tea and coffee.

Cogito Coffee Shop Tiny Berlin-esque cafe with a hip vibe.

Kino Europa Cafe-bar fronting Zagreb's oldest cinema. Great for a beer and people-watching.

Cafe u Dvorištu Courtyard cafe with fair-trade coffee (roasted on-site).

Eliscaffe Award-winning coffee made from 100% arabica beans.

History & Architecture

Zagreb’s recorded history began in medieval times so the city is a treasure trove of historical sights.

Lotrščak Tower Climb this 13th-century tower for a sweeping 360-degree view of the city.

Stone Gate The eastern gate to medieval Gradec Town is now a fascinating shrine.

St Mark's Church This 13th-century church is one of Zagreb’s most emblematic buildings.

Croatian State Archives Take a guided tour of the city's best art deco building.

Funicular Railway Constructed in 1888, the funicular still connects the Lower and Upper towns.

Grič Tunnel This WWII air-raid shelter now provides a short-cut across the centre.

Secret Zagreb Guided tours reveal the curious legends and historic personalities of Zagreb.

Archaeological Museum A jaunt through Croatian history.

Offbeat & Quirky

Not into traditional sightseeing? No worries. Zagreb is a city that celebrates the alternative and oddball.

Secrets of Grić Theatre-style evening tours delving into Zagreb's urban legends.

Booksa Bohemian cafe-library where the city's creative-set hang out.

Mali Plac s Tavana Mobile food market supporting boutique growers and producers that pops up in unusual locations.

Zagreb 80's Museum Where Atari games and a radiation protection suit get equal billing.

Medika Diving & Technicolour Dream Murals The best duo of Zagreb's street art scene.

Old Zagreb Tour Explore the city in a 1908 Ford Model T.