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Restaurant Nova Bentbasa


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Superb local and international dishes, a pleasant atmosphere and wooden interior are all reasons enough to visit this restaurant, and the view of the renovated Sarajevo beauty – Vijećnica – will simply enhance the entire experience. Located near the heart of the old town, this is the only restaurant with a summer veranda above the Miljacka River. The restaurant’s experienced staff will recommend that you try some Bosnian or international specialties, while also helping you to choose from among a wide assortment of fine domestic wines and other alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages. The restaurant is equipped to organize all types of events, from special luncheons and dinners, to hot or cold
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
International, Mediterranean, Barbecue, European, Eastern European, Central European
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Validated Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Television, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed September 19, 2018

The view is very nice, the location very good and food quite tasty! We were there for a friend's wedding and liked the atmosphere very much.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank darijamaric
Reviewed July 4, 2018

Exceptional restaurant, beautifully decorated. It has a beautiful terrace above the river. Extremely clean and tidy. The food is great and the prices are moderate. I recommend that you try pears in chocolate.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Amra17
Reviewed October 15, 2017

I was here with my colleagues from work for a collective "iftar" (the first meal of the day with which is fasting during Ramadan broken). Honest-to-earth food, nice interior, quick service. They could have provided more lemonade and mineral water, but not all can be...More

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank 424tarikfx
Reviewed September 10, 2017

Bentbasa sits adjacent to the river. The outdoor tables are great places for sitting and watching the river go by. Especially welcome on a warm fall day like today. The food is basic Bosnian; a few vegetarian options like the champignons. We sat unhurried for...More

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank Les E
Reviewed August 18, 2017 via mobile

Nice dinner in this typical restaurant. There is a terrace outside with many tables and beautiful view on the river. The waiters are very gentle and available, but not all speak english. They serve traditional dishes and the quality is good. We ate typical dishes...More

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank enricomN2167QF
Reviewed August 12, 2017

We passed this restaurant on our way to Ambassador's Alley and dropped in for a drink on the terrace on our way back. Enchanted by the view of the upper river and the old town, we asked to see the menu and booked a table...More

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank Christine H
Reviewed July 13, 2017 via mobile

We have vaited our order more then one hour. Food average. Ambient perfect. Some food from menue wasnt possible to order. Very pricey :(

Date of visit: July 2017
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Reviewed June 23, 2017

My travel companions mother invited me to lunch in Sarajevo, her home town, Went to a newer place, Nova Bentbasa restaurant on the Miljacka River. Began with an opening toast of sljivovica to open us up for our meal. We all ordered sopska salata (tomatoes,...More

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank smileydw2017
Reviewed June 4, 2017

Niicely decorated restaurant in Sarajevo Old Town, with good choice of food and wines. The prices are a little bit higher than elswhere in Sarajevo, probably because it's a new restaurant. The staff is very polite, but did not like the fact they don't serve...More

Date of visit: May 2017
Thank Marcela8888
Reviewed March 18, 2017

This was amazing night spend at this restaurant. We went to celebrate my father in low 80th birthday. Food was very good, service (our server was Eso very nice and knowledgeable gentleman). There was live music but nothing loud or inappropriate. I would recommend this...More

Date of visit: March 2017
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