As a traveler, I must admit that Dubrovnik is certainly a hidden treasure waiting to be discovered by tourists. With its extraordinary Old Town, allowing you to open the door to a splendid world of ancient walls, gates, and fascinating sculptures, Dubrovnik is without a doubt a must-see spot that deserves explorers’ attention year-round.
1. Whereabouts in Dubrovnik
Regardless of its stony character, Dubrovnik is definitely not a stranger to exciting experiences when the sun goes down. Not only does it offer a lovely range of unique bars, cozy cafes, and restaurants, but it also impresses with an extraordinary architecture which has become its signature. From bars opening great views of the sea and the Old Town Quarter, to great restaurants serving delicious food in the style of Old Dubrovnik - here, you can lose perception of time while contemplating the magical landscape of Dubrovnik.
2. Buza Bar offers the most enchanting views
Have you heard of the famous Buza Bar in Dubrovnik? If not, then you certainly must visit it when you are in and around the city. Perching high up on a southern wall, the prominent Buza Bar provides incredible landscapes of the Adriatic Dalmatia when the sun sinks in at dusk. This is not only a great bar but a lovely place offering breath-taking views of Southern Dalmatia being Buza Bar’s most famous feature. As wonderful as it is, Buza Bar is hardly found on tourist brochures meaning that you should put your best effort into finding it. For this goal, you had better follow the strict signs which may say something like “Cold beverages/drinks with the most exceptional views".
Buza Bar invites visitors over to enjoy a cold drink on the side of the city’s cliff walls. The famous bar with the most striking panoramic views bears the appealing name Buza, which in translation simply means a “hole in the wall”. The location of this place has made it heavily desired and wanted, with tables and chairs set in a position that opens exceptional views over the city’s best features. Why visit it: travelers may enjoy a unique cold beverage at Buza Bar perching on a cliff wall while contemplating incredible scenery at sunset.
Address: Crijevićeva ul. 9, 20000, Dubrovnik, Croatia
Price: Alcoholic beverages/beer from 5 USD
Open: 24 hours
Contact: +385 922978968
Website: Buza Bar
3. Cave Bar “More”: a bar nestled inside a cavern
The notable Cave Bar “More” is often described as a priceless gem worth visiting. The underground bar offers not only a refined cup of steaming coffee in the morning, but also alcoholic beverages and top cocktails to waste away the nights in Dubrovnik. Additionally, this place simply gives meaning to notions such as uniqueness and eccentricity. Over here you can just enjoy your time and contemplate the flight of the gulls soaring up in the sky while appreciating the sea’s murmur and whispering.
On your way in, you will certainly get a notion of what we’ve just presented, and believe it or not, this peculiar spot located in Lapad - sitting a short distance away from Dubrovnik – offers an unforgettable experience. Why visit it: don’t miss out on the chance of walking into a bizarre bar nestled inside a natural looking cavern. Ultimately, how many places do you know of that look like a naturally shaped cave?
Cave Bar “More”
Address: 11-, Šetalište Nika i Meda Pucića 12, 20000, Dubrovnik
Open: 10 am - 12 am
Contact: +385 20494200
Website: Cave Bar “More”
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4. La Bodega: taste a super wine selection
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While still being on your sightseeing tour in and around the magnificent city of Dubrovnik, you should definitely stop by some of the most refined restaurants as well. La Bodega is surely a great example of a spot serving a superb wine and mouth-watering breakfast and brunch menu.
Why go there: La Bodega falls among the list of the best restaurants around here, which are also located within a short distance of the city’s best features and landmarks.
Address: Luža ul. 4, 20000, Dubrovnik
Open: 9 am-12 am
Contact: +385 952342334
Website: La Bodega
5. Malvasija Wine Bar offers more than 60 wine varieties
Here we go with another superb location which is undoubtedly all about tasting good food and enjoying a classy wine selection. Located in the Old Town part of the lovely city, Malvasija Wine Bar awaits first-time visitors with a diverse menu and a refined wine selection, going beyond 60 wine varieties.
Why go there: here you can try out a subtle diversity of wine that is available. The best part – the wine list is to be expanded, to improve and better the wine offerings to some of the most famous and preferred wine varieties, such as Pinot, Riesling, Chardonnay.
Malvasija Wine Bar
Address: Dropceva 4, Dubrovnik
Open: 5 pm - 2 am
Price: from 10 USD
Contact: +385 20794557
Website: Malvasija Wine Bar
6. D’Vino Wine Bar: an extraordinary spot in the heart of the Old Town
Another good day for wine lovers is yet to come – it’s time to celebrate life, love, and friendship and the great opportunities ahead at no other then D’Vino Wine Bar. Located right in the soft heart of Old Town, Dubrovnik, this heaven-like place offers a rich array of wine, the selection of which goes over 60!
Why go there: D’Vino Wine Bar is home to a refined wine diversity as it also provides a tranquil atmosphere that invites intimate conversations and an amazing time.
D’Vino Wine Bar
Address: Palmotićeva ul. 4A, 20000, Dubrovnik
Open: 10 am-2 am
Price: from 5 USD
Contact: +385 020321130
Website: D’Vino Wine Bar
7. Troubadour Jazz Cafe: "jazz it up" at the best cafe nearby
For the fans of live tunes, Dubrovnik offers an incredible venue all travelers can stop by for a lovely time. Why visit it: Troubadour seems to be the only one jazz bar in Dubrovnik where tourists are entertained by live jazz music. With this in mind, it looks like available seats are hardly found, so make sure you show up there earlier in the evening if you want to ease yourself in a seat.
Troubadour Jazz Cafe
Address: Street: Poljana 2
Open: 9 am-2 am
Price: from 20 USD
Contact: +385 020323476
Facebook: Troubadour Jazz Cafe
8. Ice bar Dubrovnik: the ultimate "icy" experience
Hot temperatures and desert-like sun can’t bother you when you know where to hide from the scorching summer sun. May your long-desired Mediterranean vacation not slip by without stopping at the world-recognized Ice Bar. Located next to the prominent Onofrio’s Fountain, the bizarre ice bar features landmarks of the city carved in the ice itself.
Why go there: The Ice Bar Dubrovnik is absolutely a great starting point for any traveler’s nightlife. Also, here you can hide away from the desert-like sun in the summer and enjoy a refreshing cocktail to cool off the senses.
Ice Bar Dubrovnik
Address: Poljana M.Drzhica 3, Dubrovnik 20000, Croatia
Open: 9 am-2 am
Price: from 10 USD
Contact: +385 911520257
Facebook: Ice Bar Dubrovnik
Make the most of your Mediterranean trip
As you can see for yourself, Dubrovnik may be anything but a stranger to the exciting nightlife experience. From unique bars opening exceptional views over the city to underground ice and cave bars, it’s certainly no wonder why the Croatian City is deeply loved and preferred as a lavish destination worth exploring.
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