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“Real traditional Zagreb's food experience in a beautiful forest of Sljeme, just near a Bliznec stream”
Review of Pilana Bliznec

Pilana Bliznec
Ranked #409 of 897 Restaurants in Zagreb
Cuisines: Croatian
Description: Excellent Food
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Description: Excellent Food
Reviewed May 22, 2016

Great vallue for money. As traditional dishes as they can be. Plates were really FULL of freshly made dishes and well served. The terrace is positioned close to the stream Bliznec that goes from the top of the hill Sljeme and brigs clear fresh water surrounded by the green forest of the park of nature. The feel and atmosphere of traditional Zagreb.

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Thank ozrenkan
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Reviewed March 6, 2016

This place is at the entrance of the natural park which means very nicely located. Nice terrace, environment perfect. The food is coming in big portions and if you are really hungry after the mountain walk, you'll eat it all despite the fact that it could be a bit less greasy and salty. They grill the meat and they do it OK, no surprises, no damage. Just for very hungry people.

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Thank guntheatre
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Reviewed July 27, 2015

This old and nice establishment is situated at the start of the mountain road that takes you to the peak of the Medvednica mountain. This is the only reason you can see people actually visiting this place. I must add that I was there, because of the position, quite a few times and the "quality" of the service and food was standard - bad.
The reasons why I wrote a review like this is the overall condition of this potentially great restaurant - devastated by poor service.
When we came to have a coffee it was a mind game to summon any staff (cca 30 min), while other visitors were waiting for food and hoping something comes to the table. It wasn't happening because the food teleportation still doesn't exist and there was nobody to bring it at the moment. (I saw at least 5 members of the staff strolling around that day.)
Eventually we ordered - but after few minutes we got the wrong order (ordered coffee). The food came to the other tables, also, half an hour later and it looked like somebody threw it in just to fill the plate and than carefully masked a burned meat under the small hill of frozen french fries. The smell of burning oil was so bad that you could feel it on the other side of the 1000 meter high hill. There were at least 10 more tables filled around us and you can imagine how it went for them. The prices for the service are over the top - normal prices for a normal restaurant with great service and nice food.
If you are going up the hill - my advice is to try any other mountain house with home prepared meals, much better views and a local quality food you won't regret paying and consuming.

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Thank Zekokez
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Reviewed January 22, 2015

Location is perfect, terrace is perfect, water is near by. Perfect conditions to enjoy your staying in this restaurant.
Food is good, fresh and cooked on domestic way, like our grandmothers did it.
Prices are ok, except for the ketchup which costs around 2 euro.
Staff is quite ok.
Like mentioned in review before, pancakes are really terrible, nobody could eat them. They were cold and disgusting, so aviod them. We told that to the staff, but they didn't react. Struddels are ok.
Good place, for hot summer days. Dogs are welcome on the terrace.

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Thank Custa
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Reviewed June 19, 2014

Visited this restaurants several times. Surroundings are great, especially during Summer. You get to sit next to a small brook, next to the forest, birds singign, butterflies etc. When everywhere it is hot in Zagreb, here it is nice and cool.
The main dish was OK, nothing special but good (we were having barbecue meet, vegetables, potatoes and mushrooms). The house white wine was also OK. The servings are very large, you will not leave this place hungry, for sure. Then it was time for deserts and I made a huge mistake by ordering chocolate pancakes, although apple struddel looked nice. Well, these pancakes could be considered one of the worst I ever had. The chocolate tasted yucky.
The waiter was extremely friendly, nice and did not charge the mineral water and one serving of pancakes, because he made a mistake and forgot to bring them on first call. We did not ask him to do that, but it was a nice (and very rare) gesture.
Without desert to ruin the whole picture, it would have been a solid 4 rating, now it's between 3 and 4.

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