Top things to do in Cetinje

Top Choice Montenegrin in Cetinje


Occupying a scenic eyrie, well signposted on the way to Lipa Cave, this wonderful roadside restaurant serves traditional fare including freshwater fish, grilled squid, and lamb and veal slow-roasted ispod sača (unde…
Cave in Cetinje

Lipa Cave

Cetinje may indeed be littered with old-time reminders of its days as Montenegro's capital city, but just 4km away lies an attraction that makes the town look positively modern. Millions of years old, Lipa Cave is o…
Montenegrin in Cetinje


They serve omelettes and pasta at this popular restaurant, but it's worth delving into artery-clogging local specialities such as Njeguški ražanj (smoky spit-roasted meat stuffed with prosciutto and cheese) or popec…
Mediterranean in Cetinje


Random capitalisation aside, we're big fans of TavèRna's pizza – especially when it's topped with the tastes of the Montenegrin heartland: Njeguši cheese and prosciutto. It's indicative of the pan-Adriatic menu, whe…
Bar in Cetinje


This hip-n-happening place is about as close to Cetinje gets to a club, with cheap cocktails, mega-danceable DJ sets and a young, cool crowd intent on whooping it up. By day, it's a chilled hangout where you can enj…
Bar in Cetinje


Java by day, jazzhands by night. This cute little bar offers exceptional people-watching from its prime position on Cetinje's main drag. It's not all finger-snapping and berets; they also run multi-genre open-mic ni…
Pub in Cetinje

Scottish Pub Academia

Cosy and companionable, this popular place does a fair impression of a Scottish pub, with hearty fare and – of course – a long list of beers and whiskies to choose from. They have live acoustic music most nights, bu…
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…
Street in Cetinje

Ulica Njegoševa

Cetinje’s main street is pretty Njegoševa, a partly pedestrianised thoroughfare lined with interesting buildings, cafes and shops.
Gallery in Cetinje

Montenegrin Art Gallery

All of Montenegro’s great artists are represented here, with the most famous (Milunović, Lubarda, Ðurić etc) having their own separate spaces. There’s a small collection of icons, the most important being the precio…