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Zinfandel's Restaurant

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Contemporary, Croatian
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Mihanoviceva Ulica 1, Zagreb 10000, Croatia
+385 1 4566 644
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6:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Dubrovnik, Croatia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

With snowy weather outside we decided to eat in at Zinfandels in the Esplanade. Normally hotel restaurants can be mediocre at best, but Zinfandels is no ordinary hotel restaurant. It is one of the best restaurants in the city. Service was excellent. The food was superb and beautifully served. My wife had the potato and garlic soup plus Strukli, and... More 

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We breakfasted here twice which was very good but at 23 Euro's each I think was a bit pricey for Croatia, however, it was nice. We only had one dinner in the restaurant and they serve nouvelle cuisine which means many things but to be it means small portions which are disguised to look like something else. I will say... More 

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Montreal
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is rated among the best restaurants in Zagreb. We were very much looking forward to trying it. We had the table d'hôte (6 courses) and we paired everything with wine with the sommelier's friendly advise. The evening was delightful although perhaps not as nice as expected.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Best experience ever! The amazing food alone is a reason enough to visit the place again, but it was also the exceptionally skilled and friendly staff, so passionate for what they do, that really made our dinner at Zinfandel’s an experience to remember (and repeat soon!). The chanterelle veloute, beef tartar (prepared immaculately at our table!) and Iberico pork cheeks... More 

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Cheshunt, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 11, 2016 via mobile

Ate here for breakfast on the 3 Morning we were at the hotel! Fantastic choice of buffet and you can also order of the menu for a hot breakfast! The bacon was lovely as very crispy! Staff were very polite and topped up coffee when needed! Great choice that wouldn't bore anyone! Highly recommend:)

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Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 12, 2016

We generally do not go for restaurants in hotels as we were disappointed a number of times but this was highly recommended so we gave it a go. Great food, great service! Portions are small but we left full. We decided to have 3 courses but shared a starter which they presented in two plates. We were given two extra... More 

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Thank janiscb
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 9, 2016 via mobile

This is one of the best places in Europe to eat beef tartar that is prepared immaculate. In front of you. With all spices necessary. Very good wine list. Interesting menu. And perfect service.

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Manila, Philippines
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 6, 2016

Travelled for two weeks around Croatia before ending in Zagreb. Looking to spend the last of my kuna, I went to the highly recommended Zinfandel's. It was a gorgeous restaurant with lovely staff. Ordered an appetizer, main, and wine. The appetizer was carpaccio and tasted okay. Felt like it needed a bit of citrus. The main was turbot and was... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016

We have eaten at some of the most amazing restaurants around the world. The food was out of this world. The day we arrived we had lunch on the terrace. We ordered steamed dumplings ( not what you are thinking) and goat curd mousse and lightly fried shrimp with asparagus cream. Wow! The tastes, presentation and interpretation of what could... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016

We went based on prior reviews and it was a great choice. The service was outstanding and the food was exceptional. The ambience is magic.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$34 - $138
Cuisine
Contemporary, Croatian
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mihanoviceva Ulica 1, Zagreb 10000, Croatia
  • Location: Europe  >  Croatia  >  Central Croatia  >  Zagreb
  • Phone Number: +385 1 4566 644
Description
Unique environment created at the Zinfandel's and superb cuisine that combines excellent local ingredients with tastes from all over the world are the winning combination for fine dinning experience in the heart of Zagreb.

Building up on the Esplanade tradition of the finest cuisine, Ana Grgic, young & charming Chef, is refreshing the local restaurant offer by connecting Zagreb with the Mediterranean and continental Europe.

The Zinfandel's menu features delicious, modern and creative dishes based on fish, meat, poultry or vegetables. Each dish is prepared with great care and sense of beauty.

All wines have been carefully selected, by country's first Sommelier, to perfectly complement the dishes from the menu.

Selection of fine sweets from all over the world is complemented with local delicacies, prepared by Croatia's No. 1 Chef Patissier.

Oleander Terrace offers is a popular place for dining outside during spring and summer months, and offers stunning views across the park and city.

Restaurant is open seven days a week and serves buffet and a la carte breakfast, seasonal a la carte menu for lunch and dinner, business lunch and Sunday Brunch.

A la carte dishes can be ordered from ipad menus or can even be downloaded prior the arrival to check the offer. Restaurant and Terrace can be rented for celebrations, events and weddings.

Open:
Mon-Sat, 6 am - 11 pm
Sun, 6.30 Am - 11 pm

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