It is a custom to try local delicacies wherever your globetrotting takes you. But Croats won’t get mad if you try other culture’s delicacies on their soil. Here are several restaurants in Zagreb that allow you to try specialties from countries that are distant from the cozy heart of European Continent. All of these can be found in Tkalciceva Street, a highly popular spot in Croatian Capital that runs the nighlife in the evening, and cherishes coffee culture during the daylight.
On Tkalciceva Street number 74, you may enjoy a fairly new diner called Bombay Grill. The name says it all, really- it is a place of Indian cuisine where you can eat delicious samosa, a dish prepared from potato, beans and traditional spices. Of course, the chart includes other meals as well.
Lokma from Istanbul
If you fancy Turkish delicacies, search no further than Lokma. It is literally a small piece of Istanbul in the very center of Zagreb. In addition to genuine Turkish coffee, the restaurant serves kofte with cheese in traditional bread or rice, lamb, chicken or beef kebab and tasty falafels. Visit Lokma in Tkalciceva 59A.
Kako da ne?
The name of this Israeli Restaurant could be translated as “How Can You Say No?” Owned by a couple of Israeli expats in Croatia, the restaurant offers dishes such as hummus, shakshuka or grilled chicken wings. The interior is decorated with paintings made by owners, and welcomes guests on address Tkalciceva 59.
Eager to try some tastes from distant Sri Lanka? Enjoy the fragrances of the fine curry in Curry Bowl restaurant that resides in Tkalciceva 44. Visitors can choose between several levels of spiciness, and since the spot has an open kitchen, you may as well observe your meals being prepared.
Another Indian restaurant can be found on address Tkalciceva 26. It is a dining spot that was originally opened in Kaptolska Street, gaining a lot of renown and a lot of positive feedback on social media. Called Royal India, it excels in dishes such as cauliflower skewers and traditional seafood delicacies.
A small alley called Skalinska joins Tkalciceva with the upper plateau of Dolac Marketplace. Precisely at this locality, you can find Umami, a pan-Asian restaurant with a terrace that is always full. Feel free to enjoy the everyone’s favorite Samurai Wok, or Pad Thai pasta with Adriatic shrimps. Umami is a great spot for a quick meal in picturesque part of Zagreb.
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