Restaurants

Top Choice Slovak in Bratislava

Modrá Hviezda

The 'Blue Star' specialises in rich, regally executed Slovak dishes: rabbit in red wine, baked trout, and mangalica pork (from woolly pigs) on a silky purée of chestnuts. Seasonal ingredients inform the changing men…
Top Choice Desserts in Bratislava

Mondieu

Settle in for macarons, ice creams and pancakes crammed with fresh fruit and chocolate. This emporium of indulgence, part ice-cream parlour and part patisserie, has a cheeky Parisian theme and enough health-boosting…
Thai in Bratislava

Lemon Tree

If panang curry duck followed by poppyseed cake sounds like a match made in heaven, head to this top-end Thai and European restaurant. Thai dishes like green papaya salad and pad thai are beautifully executed, while…
Crêpes in Bratislava

Funki Punki

Dig in to sweet or savoury crepes at this bohemian spot with schoolroom seating and pretty murals. Pancakes are stuffed with classic Slovak flavours like bacon and bryndza cheese, plenty of veggie options, and tempt…
Slovak in Bratislava

Bratislavský Meštiansky Pivovar

Continuing Bratislava's 600-year-old brewing tradition, Meštiansky Pivovar offers local and German beers to accompany its menu of Central European stomach liners (sometimes infusing it into the dishes). Within the e…
International in Bratislava

Bistro St Germain

Equipped with chessboards and bookshelves, St Germain has the feel of a bookish French bistro. Food is more international than Parisian, with satisfyingly tall sandwiches, burgers and great cakes on the menu. A frie…
International in Bratislava

Brasserie La Marine

A 10-minute walk east of the old town, this nautical-themed restaurant whips up seafood, steaks and a handful of veggie dishes. It's a little pricey, but well-presented grilled octopus, spare ribs with horseradish, …
Cafe in Bratislava

Soupa Bistro

Friendly to wallets, vegetarians and special diets, this canteen with a hipster edge serves chilled lemonades, soups, snacks and tasty homemade cakes (we love the chocolate and mascarpone slice). The decor builds on…
Pub Food in Bratislava

Traja Mušketieri

This upmarket version of a medieval tavern comes with a poetic menu: 'mysterious' chicken breasts and 'maid-of-honour' pork, plus a pleasingly broad range of veggie dishes like gratinated tofu and artichoke tagliate…
Market in Bratislava

Fresh Market

Organic butchers, delis, smoothie-blenders and purveyors of vegan cake are amassed in Fresh Market. Grab a coffee and ogle mountains of apples, local wine and cheese, sushi and Indian thali. It's 4km northeast of th…