Safe havens for foodies hungry for country experience
“Tired of the noise and crowds of city life and looking for a safe haven where you can experience the advantage of the Mediterranean climate in peace?“
These few restaurants are situated outside or right next to the city of Dubrovnik and are perfect for all those who want to enjoy an intimate, homely atmosphere overlooking the beautiful blue sea and untouched Adriatic landscape.
Goods from the farmers’ market, hand-picked groceries bought from nearby villages, homemade bread, fresh air and the sound of nature, best describe this hotel restaurant located on the slopes of Bosanka. The homely atmosphere and food that you will find hard to get enough of, are a certain promise that you will be returning to Konoba Dubrava at least two or three more times.
Indeed, there are few places in our country that can boast of such a unique position. Konavoski Dvori Eco Green Restaurant is located in Konavle by the river Ljuta. Its gargle and cold water will refresh you the moment you step into this place. The old-fashioned ambiance, the kindness of the staff and the original Konavle recipe will no doubt leave you wanting and waiting for more.
Steak House Župaho
Rare or medium – who doesn’t love a great steak? But what sets this place apart from the rest is its experimentation with ingredients. The possibilities are endless and with them a kind of gourmet pleasure you get to experience in Steak House Župaho in Župa dubrovačka. Thanks to their playfulness, their frequent visitors are children for whom there is a special section on the menu.
The pearl of the Adriatic under your feet, the blue of the sky above you and the greenery as far as the eye can see – restaurant Panorama boasts truly one of the most beautiful ambiances in the world. But that is only the beginning of the story. Delicious Mediterranean dishes prepared by a whole team of experts will capture your heart and palate.
Štikovica – a picturesque village near Dubrovnik, is home to many locals’ favorite restaurant – Veranda. In a homey atmosphere where you can taste culinary specialties from every Croatian region as well as from the nearby state of Bosnia and Herzegovina. Their wine list is not to be missed either, moreover, it will knock you off your feet.
The Restaurant Gverović – the sea is one of the few spots where you get the opportunity to enjoy the specialties of Adriatic cuisine while listening to the sound of the waves and breathing the salinity of the sea air. Their elaborate recipes that are several decades old, carefully selected ingredients and vegetables from their own garden will tickle the imagination of every self-proclaimed gourmet.
Have you ever heard of “peka”? Well, it’s time you find out everything there is about it. Abundant quantities of meat and vegetables seasoned with homemade olive oil and Mediterranean spices, prepared under the bell. This popular way of cooking in our region has been brought to perfection in the Koraćevo Excursion Site, which you have to find out for yourself.
Seosko Domaćinstvo Musladin
Do you want to get acquainted with the old way of life in the Dubrovnik area? A visit to the Country House Musladin is the right opportunity for that. Near the village of Ljubac, in this small paradise on earth, you can learn all about our traditions, learn how to prepare food and taste organic ingredients that speak a thousand languages.
A unique and relaxing landscape, among locals, often called the Oyster Bay, the family restaurant Ficović Hodilje is a place where you will fall in love with seafood, no matter how much you are not fond of them. Their dishes prepared from fresh fish and shellfish, often grilled and bursting with flavor, are truly a delicacy not to be missed.
The village of Kobaš near Ston hides a unique gem favorite among yachtsmen and is well known to the locals. Luka’s Tavern is a small factory of excellent food whose basic rules are top standard ingredients and total dedication to each handmade dish.
Are you a wine lover? Would you be ready to dive for a few meters to get a glass of this drink worthy of the gods? Well, the Eidvo team did just that. Drawing on the tradition of Peljesac winemakers, they decided to go a few steps further by storing bottles of wine in an old, sunken fishing boat creating a unique product straight from the depths of the Adriatic Sea.