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Kandlerova 5, Pula, Croatia
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
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    3 of 5 stars
Good service

The service here was very good but the food was nothing special. Typical downtown fare with nothing out of the ordinary.

3 of 5 starsReviewed September 30, 2015
Newbridge, Ireland
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Newbridge, Ireland
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92 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015

The service here was very good but the food was nothing special. Typical downtown fare with nothing out of the ordinary.

1 Thank Luv2GetAway65
Leeds, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2015

We went here twice while in Pula and had a lovely meal on both occasions. The staff were friendly and helpful, willing to explain the menu in a variety of languages. I had the sea bass and it was cooked to perfection. A nice pint of the local brew helped to wash it down of course. It's in an easy... More 

Thank Phil M
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2015

A poor spaghetti bolognese with unidentifiable " meat " that was cold on one side of the plate and warm on the other. Then the grilled squid with potatoes. Not one bit of flavour. Both looked like they had been boil in the bag. And the draught beer that was warm and flat. However my wife enjoyed her garlic bread... More 

Thank mikeandjanBelfast
Caen, France
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33 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2015

Had the fish plate for 2 people. That was good and afordable (120kn). The plate was a bit oily but good anyway. It is served with a good bread plate. Very nice people too. The restaurant is outside but with a roof, so it's colder and in summer that is good !

Thank R D
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

Try the fish platters beautiful food and lots of it for about £10 per peraon. Went 3 times to this restaurant

Thank scottfamily2015
Manchester, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Not one to vent my frustrations at a restaurant online but this has to be an exception! Agreed to eat in Bistro Barbara after speaking to the owners outside who described the menu well and promised us a good meal inside. Food was overall pretty disappointing, but after eating we paid the bill leaving a small tip and left. The... More 

1 Thank benos23
Norwich, United Kingdom
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101 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

Family friendly, amicable restaurant - obviously popular with tourists and locals alike. I had probably the best Mussels I have ever had and my wife had a very tasty fish dish. Staff were very pleasant and the service highly efficient.

Thank Martin T
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4 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

After relaxingthe whole day we wanted to have a nice dinner. Being new to Croatia and Pula we wanted to taste some of the highly praised seafood. Walking through the streets we were drawn to this restaurant because of the appearance it has from the outside. "Fresh Fish" drew our attention too! When we were seated, not the place we... More 

Thank Jordy L
Antwerp, Belgium
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39 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

We were charmed by the waiter who spoke Dutch so we tried this restaurant. This was one of the worst dinners of our Holliday in Istria. As first meal we took the salmon Carpaccio. This was very sad: we only get a few pieces of salmon and a bunch of salad and some olives. That's all, so no tomatoes, etc.... More 

Thank Steven L
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57 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Stumbled upon this restaurant looking for a place to eat. From all the other offerings they managed to lure us in. We had an amazing fish platter which the kids started to eat from as well after they had finished their pizza's. Service could be a bit better, and a few miscommunications on what we thought we would get as... More 

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  • Address: Kandlerova 5, Pula, Croatia
  • Location: Europe  >  Croatia  >  Istria  >  Pula
  • Phone Number: 38552213501

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