Top Choice Montenegrin in Podgorica

Pod Volat

The fantastic food on offer here may be kind to the hip pocket, but not so much to the hips themselves; this is gloriously fattening Montenegrin cuisine at its best. The mixed grill is massive, but it's so good you …
Top Choice Seafood in Rijeka Crnojevića

Stari Most

Perhaps surprisingly – given its sleepy-village location – Stari Most is one of Montenegro’s best resturants. It’s well located on the marble riverside promenade, looking to the old bridge from which it derives its …
Top Choice International in Podgorica


As stylish and avant-garde as its namesake, Dali is one of the city's hippest and most popular restaurants. The menu is an eclectic mix of everything from locally sourced seafood dishes to Asian classics. Carnivores…
Top Choice Montenegrin in Virpazar

Konoba Badanj

A cool stone-walled interior with solid wooden beams, views of the river and interesting art make this an atmospheric eating option. The fish soup comes with big chunks of fish and delicious scone-like homemade brea…
Top Choice International in Nikšić


Its name means 'bakery', but there's more to this wildly popular hangout than bread rolls. While their baked offerings – waffles, cakes and outrageously stacked pancakes – are indeed divine, it's also worth a visit …
Top Choice Montenegrin in Cetinje


They serve omelettes and pasta at this snazzy modern eatery, but it are the local specialities that truly shine. Try the memorable Njeguški ražanj, smoky spit-roasted meat stuffed with pršut and cheese.
Indian in Podgorica


In a country where any cuisine from further away than Italy is considered exotic, this opulently decorated Indian restaurant comes as a pleasant surprise – and a welcome relief for vegetarian travellers bored of piz…
Italian in Podgorica


Leonardo’s unlikely position at the centre of a residential block makes it a little tricky to find, but the effort is well-rewarded by accomplished Italian cuisine. The pasta dishes are delicious and reasonably pric…
International in Cetinje

Gradska Kafana

Situated within the endearingly run-down old Bulgarian Embassy, this local favourite is a top spot for a good-sized meal (Cetinje may not be by the sea, but Gradska Kafana still whips up excellent fish and chips), a…
Montenegrin in Virpazar


Restaurants don't come much more swashbuckling than this replica of a 19th-century boat gifted to King Nikola by the Turks, permanently docked by Virpazar's main square. Traditional Montenegrin grilled meat and lake…