Today we present our selection of the top 10 best “design” bars and restaurants in Belgrade. In case you would prefer to discover more restaurants and bars from an even wider selection contact Belgrade Restaurants, book a table in your favorite restaurant through the website, and get informed about the latest happenings in the city.
Salon 1905 is situated in the historic Geozavod building, which is located in the center of Belgrade’s Old town in the Savamala area. The restaurant’s name underlines the fact that the building was built in 1905, and yet still hints at its sister restaurant which we hopefully have all become very familiar with. On entering the building, you’re greeted by friendly staff, and you make your way up the grand marble stairs leading to the restaurant entrance. Once inside, you are immediately struck with awe by the epochal interior which simply strikes the visitor dumb with admiration. From its impressive high ceiling to the Baroque and Art Nouveaux blends of marble, brass, and gold, one gets overwhelmed with the feeling that they’ve entered a truly opulent space, one from the likes of Paris or Vienna.
What is perhaps even more fascinating, is the fact that you feel very much at home in the midst of all this lavish luxury. The area is divided into a bar-lounge area, decorated by a large oak bar and the dazzling colors of the various bottles in it, and the spacious yet intimate dining area.
Address: 48 Karađorđeva St. I floor, Geozavod building, 11000 Belgrade
Comunale restaurant is in one of the best locations in the city. The architects of the “project” known as Beton Hala or Concrete Hall at the Sava Port seem to have created a chain of attractive-looking places right here on the Sava River. The creator of the interior design and concept of the restaurant Comunale, Aleksandar Rodić again opted for a rather bold approach. The pioneering efforts of many Serbian caterers and restaurant owners to introduce community tables have almost never come to fruition. Here Alexander manages an uncompromising space full of just this, no alternatives. As the name itself suggests a gathering of its kind, guests at Comunale sit in large numbers at the same table and feel comfortable, because they are all there for the same purpose. They are here to enjoy high-quality Italian specialties. The aesthetics are clean and monochromatic, as is the architecture of the space itself. Large spaces and monolithic structures in-line with the way things are arranged with the central bar in the middle are all very Comunale. Aleksandar has achieved a combination of steel and veneer with utmost perfection that multiplies and combines with stainless chairs and monolithic benches.
Address: Karadjordjeva 2-4, Savamala, 11000 Belgrade
Homa is situated in the Lower Dorcol that seems to have become a very trendy part of Belgrade in the last several years when it comes to coffee culture, drinking and dining. The interior design of the restaurant is simple, dominated by white color and light that has been achieved with the help of milky white lamps in the shape of a sphere. Black metal tables that contrast with white wooden chairs break the bleak and arid atmosphere of the restaurant. Inside, as well as in the garden, there is a large black and white bar framed with concrete.
The location of the restaurant itself is quite unique. The industrial zone is just around the corner, but customers can feel as if they were sitting in an oasis of peace and tranquility. Specific menu, fusion cuisine, a mixture of flavors, and tastes of local, European, South American, and Asian cuisines are the expertise of the main chef.
Reservations +381 63 259 156
or send us an email with the subject: Homa reservation at email@example.com
Supermarket Deli is located in the space where Playground restaurant used to exist some time ago, in Topličin venac, right next to the popular park Palas where youngsters like to hang out. The Interior was designed by Marko Basarovski. It appears like a big window, inside you will see raw walls, wooden elements, and cool chandeliers. On the left side, there is one cozy green sofa which is my favorite spot for sitting. Food selection and prices are basically the same as in the former Supermarket concept store.
Address: Topličin venac 19-22, 11000 Belgrade
DISCO BAR MLADOST
Mladost looks like a mini version of the iconic Tube with a very similar interior, created by an architect Đorđe Gec. It has the same clearly defined lines and lots of concrete and wood. It also offers the same music selection as the Tube, from tech and deep house to techno and funky. The best local DJs, such as Marko Nastić, Peppe, and Vuk Smiljanic perform here on a regular basis. Mladost is definitely one of the hippest places in the city.
Address: Karađorđeva 44, 11000 Belgrade
Ambar is located in the famous Concrete hall (Beton Hala) on the Sava riverbank. The concept of the restaurant is based on modern Balkan cuisine. This is currently one of the most popular restaurants in Belgrade. Guests have an opportunity to relax in quite a pleasant atmosphere and absolutely gorgeous interior design and taste exquisite culinary delights which are a fusion of many tastes and flavors. Ambar offers unlimited lunch and dinner menus including over 70 delicious Balkan-inspired dishes for 2990 RSD per person with a 50% discount for children.
Address: 2-5 Karadjordjeva St.
Podrum wine art is located in the heart of Belgrade, on the corner of Visnjićeva and Jevremova Street. The bar is very attractive looking with an authentic blend of the modern and the rustic. Their goal is to offer a positive experience of enjoying wines from around the world. This wine bar will come as a complete surprise with its exquisite selection of various delicacies that are matched with wines from their generous wine list. Check it out for yourself.
Address: Višnjićeva 7, 11 000 Belgrade
Located in a converted apartment of a period building in Belgrade’s historical area of Zemun, Salon 5 has quickly gained a reputation as one of the city’s superb places to wine and dine in. The restaurant is run by two old friends, Nikola and Pavle. Nikola mastered the art of the restaurant business, having worked as a sous chef in Italy for almost a decade, while Pavle is an avid art collector running a prominent design studio. Together, they have opened Salon 5 as an alternative to Belgrade’s current restaurant scene, serving the finest Italian cuisine in an intimate and refined atmosphere. This is not your average cool-looking restaurant. It looks more like a private dining room, but with no pomp. The overall impression inside is one of elegance and warmth. The space is fitted with classic Italian and Scandinavian furniture, paintings of eminent artists of the Modernism period hanging on the walls absorbed in soporific sounds ranging from Brazilian Bossanova and 1960s jazz to the more contemporary ambient electronica.
Address: Avijatičarski Trg 5, Zemun, 11000 Belgrade
This up-market club is located on one of the pillars of Brankov Bridge. It has a refined and quite beautiful interior, which was designed by architect Đorđe Gec. Brunkow’s location is unique, representing a fusion of urban, industrial, and avant-garde. Similarly, its music selection is also quite distinctive, from jazz and funky to hip-hop and house. The crowd is a bit older than in the rest of Belgrade’s clubs (+30). The club has been designed for people with cash, so the prices are not so affordable.
Since Homa has become such a success, the owners decided to take it one step further. So, they set up another restaurant that aims to appeal to different clientele. They envisaged a place that would attract those interested in Serbian domestic cuisine with an added twist of delicious contemporary flavors from all over the world and fit the fine-dining experience into a superb contemporary interior design of the whole place.
Address: 11 Nevesinjska St. 11000 Belgrade
Reservations +381 63 259 156
or send us an email with the subject: Homa bistro reservation at firstname.lastname@example.org
In the former industrial zone of Lower Dorćol stands Pržionica. A micro-roaster and coffee bar with a completely new concept: a roaster, a shop, and a coffee shop all in one. The furniture is made of wood and steel. Pržionica offers freshly roasted high-quality coffee. Their intention is to take care of all the stages of the preparation of coffee, from the raw beans to the perfect cup of espresso. Guests can be a part of the whole process as everything is open and within easy reach.
The specific method of medium roast frying gives more aroma and fuller flavor than the classic dark roast. In addition to preparing espresso, they also offer other types of coffee: French press, air press, drip coffee, and others. All coffee styles can be purchased in the bar.
Address: Dobračina 59b, 11 000, Belgrade
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