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Kandlerova 5, Pula, Croatia
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Ranked #71 of 83 Restaurants in Pula
Dining options: Late Night
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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309 reviews 309 reviews
232 restaurant reviews
178 helpful votes 178 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

We had the fish platter (240 Kn) and not disappointed. Friendly service and the food was nice though you could get cheaper in town. The fish platter had dorado, mackerel, sardines and squid.

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19 reviews 19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014 via mobile

We went to Pula for lunch without consulting trip advisor and hoping just to get a simple lunch on one of the touristy streets. We knew that we were going to expect an average meal, but didn't want anything special, just something to keep us going. We didn't however expect this level of insulting service. We were tempted in, as... More

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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014 via mobile

House suggestion were squids that's one of my favourites. Unfortunately were poorly fried and the batter was too soft and the squids hard to chew. White wine was really poor so can't say anything good.

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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014 via mobile

We endend up in here after searching pula centre on sunday night for something to eat . A tough job as all the restaurants are the usual average tourist rubbish . We picked Barbara as best of bad lot , surprising though as our fish was lovely and fresh and excellently cooked. We had Seabass and dorado. Crisp skin, well... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

We had a fish platter, garlic bread to start, a carafe of Istrian white and 2 coffees. I predicted 300KN, my wife thought 400KN. Actual total 469KN. Good food but not worth that much.

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Juba, South Sudan
18 reviews 18 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014 via mobile

Mixed fish plate and 2 drinks at 20 euro sounds like a bargain, but the only thing mixed was the size of the sardines. Maybe we were unlucky, but a big plate of grilled sardines is a bit disappointing when u expect a fish platter - especially in a harbour town.

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Pocklington, United Kingdom
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112 reviews 112 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

Attentive staff all friendly Enticed in by mixed fish and rumbling tummy When presented with menu other items were offered What we had was tasty mixed fish potatoes spinach bread beer and wine for £20 Filling simple and goog value Gave average as first place visited and feel I would not shout from the hill tops about it but nor... More

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Belgrade, Serbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

Schrimps ,brancin, orada, squids,fish all the sea food was great .When you taste the food in this restaurant, you are going to eat only here. This is for me the best restaurant in Pula, staff was really nice, the prices are totaly okay, meals are very big, nice terrace and ambient, nice people, everything is great, come and see yourself,... More

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Padua, Italy
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274 restaurant reviews
215 helpful votes 215 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2013

In the main tourist drag in Pula, on the way to the Roman arena, offering much of the same same as all the other restaurants on the street. Same tacky chairs and shabby tablecloths even my Nanna would be' ashamed to take on a picnic . Same gaudy photos of badly presented dishes attempting to entice a hungry tourist inside.... More

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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2013 via mobile

Outside cheap offer of daily fish but finally they did not like to sell it but more expensive plates. Fish was ok but not any more than standard. Athomsphere and attitude of staff poor, pls. choose some other near by. Not friendly experience at all.

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