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Ilica

Ilica (Zagreb) – this is not a shopping mall; it’s actually a major shopping strip that includes both up-market and discount-minded store.  It’s also one of the longest streets in Zagreb, as well as being (reputedly) the most expensive residential street in the city.  It spans through most of the northwest areas of Zagreb – […]

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Cvjetni Centar

Cvjetni Centar (Trg Petra Preradovića 6, Zagreb) – this three-level shopping center is located in the heart of Zagreb, and has under its roof 50 plus retailers, along with five exclusive restaurants & bars.  Retailers found there include L’Occitane, Douglas, Guess, Timberland, Tommy Hilfiger, H&M, TAG Heuer, and the Apple Store.

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Avenue Mall

Avenue Mall (Avenija Dubrovnik 16, 10020 Zagreb) – located in the Novi Zagreb district, this shopping center opened in 2007 (covering an area of over 27,000 sq. meters of retail space).  This mall has a supermarket, various fashion and specialty retailers, two children’s playgrounds, café, and a 9-screen multiplex movie theater. Among the retailers found […]

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Arena Centar

Arena Centar (Lanište ulica 32, Zagreb) – located in the Southwestern part of Zagreb, this is one of Zagreb’s major shopping centers.  Arena Centar is home to 10 large and over 200 small to mid-sized stores and kiosks, as well as Interspar – the largest hypermarket in Croatia. The two-floor center offers  an impressive list […]

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VIP Jazz Club

VIP Jazz Club (Trg Bana Jelačića 9, Zagreb) – this nightspot, as per the name suggest, is for a mature crowd well above 30 (years old).  A number of jazz and soft rock acts are booked here.

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Pinta

Pinta (Radićeva ulica 3A, 10000, Zagreb) – despite the microbrewery-friendly decor that this bar has, it doesn’t make its own craft beers, but still serves a variety of local and international brands.  Still, its atmosphere (consisting of vaulted ceilings, hand-crafted wooden furniture and charming little terrace) help draw in both locals and international drinkers.

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Pepermint

Pepermint (Ilica 24, Zagreb) – in existence since 2010, this is another venue towards the city center that features a variety of musical genres (from electronic dance music, to Hip Hop, R&B, and commercial pop.  It regularly books local and regional DJs, and attracts an age-diverse crowd (both patrons in their 20s, and those well […]

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Medvedgrad

Medvedgrad (Ilica Street, Zagreb) – opened in 2009, this pub is huge, but the atmosphere is convivial and the bonus is a large outdoor terrace with great natural shadow.  This bar actually produces its own beers (actually five types of them — all natural, without preservatives, made respecting traditional brewing methods), including ale Zlatni medvjed […]

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Masters

Masters (Ravnice bb, Zagreb) – located near a tennis arena, this venue plays a range of music from Hip Hop , and R&B, to House music and Rock.  Most young locals show up for events here.

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Lemon Bar & Club

Lemon Bar & Club (Gajeva 10, Zagreb) – this venue is a trendy café during the day and becomes a little nightspot at night.  It has a minimalist interior, with the terrace in the garden of the Archaeology Museum acting as one of its highlights.  R&B, Reggae, and House music are often played here.  Many […]