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“disappointing and over priced” 2 of 5 stars
Review of Restaurant Kastel

Restaurant Kastel
Bedemi zadarskih pobuna 13 | Hotel Bastion, Zadar HR 23 000, Croatia
+385 23/494 950
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Ranked #2 of 113 Restaurants in Zadar
Cuisines: Mediterranean
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
peru
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29 reviews 29 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
“disappointing and over priced”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

We decided to splash out on a nice restaurant for the night in zadar - and really wanted to get some good seafood so we went here expecting a lot.

I got the stuffed squid and it was really tough and salty - I found a hair in the potato and veg dish and then we were charged extra for bread which was brought to our table and not ordered.

The staff were very polite - the location is fab - everything looked great but both the dishes we got (fresh fish and squid) were just not great - I left disappointed and hungry

  • Visited August 2014
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 2 of 5 stars Food
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Dublin, Ireland
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“Fantastic best food had in ages”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

This restaurant is part of the Hotel Bastion, which is located opposite of the Arsenal, beautiful terrace at the top. I dined on the lower terrace, which was really quite lovely – a great atmosphere between staff and customers. Service was top-notch excellent, and the food was fabulous. I had chicken stuffed with prosciutto and cheese. The dish was really wonderful – with excellent flavors and preparation. The portion size was good for me as its was quality not quantity that matters Prices were a little higher, but the food quality and service warranted the higher price tag, in my opinion. Little did I know when going to TA to rate it is No1 and well deserved.If back in Zadar I will return. Please click on the helpful button if you are happy with my advice

Visited October 2014
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Cambridge, Canada
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61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
“Very nice! ”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Lovely late lunch on the cool terrace. I had fresh fish with a great vegetable/creamed vegetable dish, delicious. Hubby had the BEST homemade ravioli ever! We were the only ones dining in the sleepy town on a sunny Sunday so the service was very attentive!

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“Top Restaurant”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Lovely restaurant in Hotel Bastion. Food was amazing. Three dishes stand out: foie gras creme brûlée was insanely wonderful and huge; special pag lamb knuckle was unlike any lamb we had ever tasted; fig and marscapone dessert was incredible. Service was fabulous with sample tasting of three different wines before we settled on the highly recommended silver medal merlot. Would return in a heartbeat the next time we visit Zadar (would also stay again in the wonderful Hotel Bastion). Price was very reasonable.

  • Visited September 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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“What a disappointment ! :(”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014 via mobile

We had a 3 days stop in Zadar.
We wanted for diner the best place.... so we had a look on internet to find THE best restaurant. Everything seemed good ! What a disappointment... starters wasn't cooked and too salty, main dishes remembered us the canteen at school. As dessert we took the fondant chocolate cake, it was overcooked and no fondant at all. Of course wines accompanying this diner wasn't good. All of this for the highest price in Zadar . For two people around 100€. Of course our opinion is severe, we are French and we love good food, this restaurant is just a joke.
To avoid !

  • Visited October 2014
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
    • 1 of 5 stars Food
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