Top things to do in Pristina

Top Choice Mediterranean in Pristina

Soma Book Station

Soma is a local institution among the young, and nearly all visitors to Pristina end up here at some point. The shady garden hums with activity at lunchtime, while the red-brick industrial-chic interior is lined wit…
Top Choice Balkan in Pristina

Renaissance

This atmospheric place might be Pristina's best-kept secret. Wooden doors open to a traditional stone-walled dining room where tables are brimming with local wine, delicious mezze and meaty main courses prepared by …
Top Choice Balkan in Pristina

Tiffany

The organic menu here (delivered by efficient, if somewhat terse, English-speaking staff) is simply dazzling: sit on the sun-dappled terrace and enjoy the day's grilled special, beautifully cooked seasonal vegetable…
Top Choice Cafe in Pristina

Dit' e Nat'

'Day and night', a bookshop-cafe-bar-performance space, is a home away from home for bookish expats and locals alike. There's a great selection of books in English, strong espresso, excellent cocktails, friendly Eng…
Top Choice Historic Building in Pristina

Emin Gjiku Ethnographic Museum

This wonderful annex of the Museum of Kosovo is located in two beautifully preserved Ottoman houses enclosed in a large walled garden. The English-speaking staff will give you a fascinating tour of both properties a…
Top Choice Balkan in Pristina

Country House

It's well worth taking a taxi to get to this gorgeous place 7km north of Pristina. Indeed, it truly lives up to its name, with a superb location and wonderful views from its shady hill-side terrace. Food is some of …
Vegetarian in Pristina

Babaghanoush

This tiny, family-run, side-street restaurant is a real delight. The menu is 100% vegetarian and takes its inspiration from the Middle East. The meze includes feta and walnut pâté and red-lentil soup, and the limite…
Museum in Pristina

Museum of Kosovo

Pristina's main museum has recently reopened after extensive renovations. Displays begin back in the misty times of the Bronze Age. There are some wonderful statues and monuments to Dardanian gods and goddesses, plu…
Jazz in Pristina

Hamam Jazz Bar

Easily Pristina's most stylish nightspot, this place was also the city's first dedicated jazz bar. It's a fantastically atmospheric lounge, and its impressive post-industrial design includes sheets of cracked dried …
Greek in Pristina

El Greco

Imagine yourself tucked up inside a Greek beachside taverna and that's how you'll feel in this blue-and-white backstreet Greek restaurant. You could make a meal out of the many different mezes, which include treats …