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Zinfandel's Restaurant

$$$$, , Vegetarian Friendly
Mihanoviceva Ulica 1, Zagreb 10000, Croatia
+385 1 4566 644
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good16%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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6:00 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
Contemporary, Croatian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Mihanoviceva Ulica 1, Zagreb 10000, Croatia
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Celebrating our wedding anniversary with a fantastic a la carte dinner in this restaurant makes this special day even more rememberable. Excellent ffo and wines, super service and a magnificent and delicious cake from the hotel to round it all up. Great experience. We will...More

Thank couplehungary
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The setting is magnificent - in the stately Esplanade Hotel - but not stuffy. The service is impeccable and friendly (multiple staff members helped us with correct Croatian word pronunciations), and the food was creative and tasty. Prices were reasonable. Excellent wine recommendations. Can't miss...More

1  Thank Jeffrey D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Luxurious place with great food and wonderfull service. I visit this place two times with my boyfriend and it’s worht every kunas 😂

1  Thank Sonia M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at the Esplanade while in Zagreb and rather than going out for dinner following the international flight, our first night's dinner was at Zinfandel's. Usually hotel fare is not good - this is the exception. The service was spectacular and the food even...More

1  Thank James K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First of all - this restaurant does not have Michelin star - it is only Michelin recommended. And I honestly think it is a pity, for it definitely deserves one. Been there twice last week - their truffles and foie gras ice-cream is...WOW! Really worth...More

1  Thank DenisRi
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a wonderful meal at Zinfandel. The food and service were top rate. Best of all was the wine selection which was extensive, including many Croatian wines. Deserts were good too. Kudos to the sommelier who really knew his wines. Nice for a special...More

1  Thank Antionio10
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was hesitant to go here as I had heard it was a true old fashioned, stuffy place. However the Michelin star and Orient Express connection of the hotel its located in the venerable Esplande- won me over. We made a last minute reservation and...More

1  Thank AKR1
Reviewed August 21, 2018 via mobile

We were sitting outside on the terrace at the bar next door when I came in and saw the Michelin star for the restaurant. After a comparison of the menus, we decided to go for it. The staff were very kind - despite us being...More

1  Thank Mohana R
Reviewed August 18, 2018 via mobile

We booked through email before we travelled and that this is for our anniversary dinner. We were late due to flight delay to Zagreb and pushed all schedule arrangement but they were happy to rearrange the time. Setting was beautiful, we started with Croatia sparkling...More

1  Thank Dominic Y
Reviewed August 17, 2018

Professional service and great food. Amazing and elegant place with romantic atmosphere. I can only recommend. Thanks for this beautiful experience

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Raigan C
March 21, 2018|
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Response from Andrea O | Property representative |
Dear Raigan, vegan dishes are not specifically labeled on the menu, but our chefs can provide you with personalized menu courses according to your dietary habits. Kindest regards!
June 9, 2016|
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Response from BoudewijnSanders | Reviewed this property |
There are two restaurants in hotel Esplanade Zagreb, Bistro and Zinfandel. I am sure that the chef can serve you a dinner that fits your requirements if you tel them upfront.
June 9, 2016|
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Response from OneBlondie | Reviewed this property |
I don't eat red meat but do eat fish and I found the menu limiting. Furthermore, there was a steak tartare being prepared at the next table while we were eating. Zinfandels is probably not the best place for you to eat but... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$34 - $138
Contemporary, Croatian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Families with children, Business meetings, Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic, Local cuisine
Open Hours
6:00 AM - 11:00 PM
6:00 AM - 11:00 PM
6:00 AM - 11:00 PM
6:00 AM - 11:00 PM
6:00 AM - 11:00 PM
6:00 AM - 11:00 PM
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
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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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