Warm summer temperatures, the blue sea and a Mediterranean ambience - how could you ever top this? How about with a refreshing cocktail in one of the numerous cocktail bars in Zadar? Find out more about the best cocktail bars in Zadar, what they have to offer and why they are so unique.
After a hot summer day in Croatia, a cool refreshing cocktail at night while listening to great music seems to be just the thing to help you relax during your vacation. Cocktail bars and cafés are lining up most streets on the entire coast of Croatia which is why it might sometimes be a bit difficult to choose the bar with the best cocktails. This is also the case in Zadar, which is why we want to introduce you to the best and most unique cocktail bars for every occasion and for every budget.
The Most Beautiful Cocktail Bars in the Old Town of Zadar
The Old Town of Zadar, located on a delightful peninsula, offers an almost endless range of bars, clubs, cafés and restaurants. With so many options to choose from, it can be overwhelming to come to a decision. Therefore, here is a list of our most favorite cocktail bars which in our opinion have the most gorgeous ambiences and the tasties cocktails.
Svarog Bar at the Five Wells Square in Zadar
In the well-known Svarog Bar on the Five Wells Square in the middle of the Old Town of Zadar you can expect a wide range of fresh cocktails, Latin American beats and endless salsa nights. At the beginning of summer, the club opens its terrace gates surrounded by the unique architecture characteristic for the Old Town Zadar. Professional mixologists will create the most delicious cocktails for you in the outdoor bar of the Svarog Club, while you are showing off your moves on the dance floor.
Zlatni Kutic: The Bar with the Real Croatian Soul
Zlatni Kutic, literally translated as "golden corner", is a small bar in one of the beautiful streets of Zadar Old Town. This great bar is very popular among locals and students due to its inexpensive yet extensive offer and extremely friendly waiters who will make the perfect cocktails for you. If you want to experience the true Croatian atmosphere during your vacation, this bar is the right choice for you, since Zlatni Kutic is where most locals in Zadar will start off their night.
End a Vacation Day in the Kult Caffe Bar in Zadar
The heart of Zadar Old Town is occupied by the Kult Caffe Bar with its huge terrace. This bar is ideal for a refreshing and delicious cocktail and also for long night with your favorite people. In summer, concerts are often held on the large open terrace which bring the overall atmosphere of Zadar's nightlife up a notch. Thus, the Kult Bar is the perfect place to start a summer night in Croatia surrounded by great music.
Relaxing Atmosphere in the Kaldi Caffe Bar in Zadar
Those who prefer things a little quieter and more relaxed are in good hands in the Kaldi Caffe Bar. The bar is located in the old town of Zadar near the university and therefore offers an excellent ambience. In summer, there is an outside bar and the friendly staff will be happy to provide you with fresh and delicious cocktails, which are also very inexpensive. This bar is just the thing if you are looking for the perfect way to end to an eventful day in Zadar in a relaxed manner.
Cocktail Bars in Zadar with an Amazing Ambience
There are so many beautiful corners to discover in Zadar. You just have to know where to look for them... and since I am such a nice person I will share with you where you can get a delicious cocktail in the most breathtaking ambiences of Zadar ;)
The Garden Lounge Zadar: Amazing View & Cosy Atmosphere
The Garden Lounge is undoubtedly a dreamlike open-air bar, which is why it only opens its doors in the summer months. The Garden Lounge is located at the northern end of the Muraj promenade and offers an incredible view of the Jazine harbour which becomes magical during the sunset hour. In addition to the delicious cocktails, you will also find a few options to satisfy a small appetite on the menu of the Garden Lounge. In the Garden Lounge you can round off an evening perfectly with a cocktail and make yourself comfortable on the numerous loungers and enjoy a summer night.
Ledana Lounge & Bar: Clubbing in a Park
The Ledana Lounge & Bar is located very close to the Svarog Bar, namely in the Queen Jelena Madijevka Park above the Five Wells Square, and it is precisely this park that makes the Ledana Bar something very special. Various seating options extend over a large part of the park and thus celebrations take place both in the club itself and in the park. Everything is very well and colourfully lit, and a DJ ensures an awsome atmosphere with good music. On the menu of the Ledana Bar, you can find numerous cocktails, but also other alcoholic drinks, so the nights in Zadar will definitely be enjoyed in high spirit.
Cocktail with a View of the Jazine Harbour in the Pirate Bar
From the festive atmosphere of the Ledana Bar, we go to a more relaxed atmosphere in the Pirate Bar. This bar is not located on the peninsula, but on the other side of the Zadar bridge directly at the port of Jazine. This bar offers you an incredible view, not only of the harbour, but also of the peninsula and the slowly setting sun. To fully enjoy this ambience, the attentive staff in the Pirate Bar provides you with fresh and delicious cocktails at an unbeatable price.
Cocktail Bars on the Beach in Zadar
After sunbathing or after cooling off in the Croatian Adriatic Sea, a refreshing cocktail seems to be exactly what you need during your vacation in Croatia. Luckly, there are many cocktail bars in Zadar that are right on the beach with a large selection of cocktails.
Fantastic Location of the Beach Bar Bamboo in Zadar
In the Borik district of Zadar, the dreamy Beach Bar Bamboo is located directly at the Croatian Adriatic. The bar is sure to amaze you with its spacious white terrace. In addition, there is a small beach right next to the bar. The waiters in the bar are very friendly and attentive and in the summer months the Beach Bar Bamboo offers you the best cocktails mixed by professional mixologists. In the Beach Bar Bamboo, you can really enjoy your vacation in Croatia and make your day at the beach a special experience.
Beachy Feelings in the Cocktail Bar Cuba Libre Beach Bar
The most famous city beach in Zadar is undoubtedly the city beach Kolovare not far from the hotel of the same name and it is precisely on this beach, just a few meters from the sea, where the cocktail bar Cuba Libre Beach Bar is located. Enjoy refreshing cocktails with the tunes of the lates summer hits and make the heat of Croatia more bearable. In the Cuba Libre Beach Bar, you can either make yourself comfortable on the bar stools, conventional chairs or on comfortable deck chairswith a view of the Adriatic Sea.
Cosy Beach Atmosphere in the Porthos Flamingo Bar in Zadar
The Porthos Flamingo Bar is located where the Kolovare Beach in Zadar comes to an end. Due to the spacious and quiet terrace of the bar, a very cosy holiday atmosphere is created, which is rounded off by the rich selection of cocktails. Therefore, you can enjoy numerous delicious cocktails in this bar with a wonderful view of the sea and let your soul rest after a day on the beach. The friendly staff of the bar will surely fulfil your every wish, and the prices of the Porthos Flamingo Bar will also please you.
We have now come to the end of our blog about the best cocktail bars in Zadar and we hope that thanks to this blog you will find the right bar for the perfect cocktail in Zadar. With one of these bars you definitely won't go wrong during your vacation in Croatia.
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