Gourmet experience - Liburnia Hotels & Villas

General Info

When it comes to gastronomy, the Opatija Riviera is one of Croatia's most renowned destinations. Here, you can sample a wide range of superb culinary specialities prepared with local ingredients. After the spring and asparagus specialities, it is time for dishes prepared with Kvarner scampi. Kvarner scampi come from the Adriatic; they are always fresh and considered an incomparable gourmet delight. Scampi are prepared in various ways: grilled, in risottos, or in a buzara sauce.

Opatija Riviera - top gastronomic destination

In Opatija, Kvarner Bay supplies the freshest seafood for delicious, memorable meals along the Croatian Riviera. Also, regional flavors like asparagus, chestnuts and cherries make the city a popular gourmet destination.

The area is also well known for wine. Ideal climate and soil conditions allow Croatia to produce some of the top wines. Local bars and restaurants have extensive lists, featuring local and international products.

The creative chefs of Opatija's restaurants are eager to share their creations with you. Enjoy top-quality cuisine and great service in an ideal seafront setting on the bay of Kvarner – Opatija provides an unbelievable dining experience.


So natural, so local, so creative!

The new culinary vision in Liburnia Hotels & Villas, courtesy of the executive Chef Josip Jukić, blends tradition and innovation on your plate. The locally-sourced ingredients from the best family farms are used to create dishes which are a unique fusion of tradition and imagination.

Let us take you on an unforgettable Food Journey!

Hotel Ambasador

  • Enjoy a hedonistic experience during October in the à la carte restaurant Cubo in hotel Ambasador created by the executive Chef Josip Jukić.
  • The culinary event begins on Thursdays with a special 4-course tasting menu, while Fridays are reserved for the beef tartare evenings and the presentation of regional products. On Saturdays, indulge in the exclusive degustation dinners paired with superb wines by some of the most well-known Croatian winemakers.
  • For more information and reservations, call +385 51 743 333.

Hotel Palace Bellevue

  • Bubble Corner is waiting for you every day from 12 to 7 PM with different types of prosecco and champagne.

Heritage Hotel Imperial

  • It’s Tea Time every day from 3 to 5 PM in Rotonda Bar! Pair your favourite tea flavour with sandwiches, scones, and petit fours.

Hotel Excelsior

  • Sample the locally-sourced island cheese and prosciutto accompanied by a glass of red wine during the wine, cheese & prosciutto evenings in the lobby bar Laurus on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday from 7 to 10 PM.

Hotel Istra

  • A detox 3-course à la carte lunch awaits you in lobby bar Wind in hotel Istra! Try the avocado smoothies, a spinach and tofu salad or a Greek yoghurt with pepita and mango.
  • Price per person: 135,00 HRK

Restaurants & Bars - Hotel Ambasador*****

Hotel Ambasador offers a dining experience that is nothing short of magnificent. Enjoy top-quality cuisine and great service in an ideal seafront setting in Kvarner Bay – Opatija is the perfect place for an unbelievable dining experience. Homemade pastas and seafood dishes with the freshest fish from Kvarner Bay highlight the menu at Hortenzija, the outdoor summer garden restaurant.


  • HACCP certificat
  • À la carte restaurant "Cubo"
  • Restaurant "La Fourchette D'Or"
  • Garden Grill "Hortenzija"
  • Lobby bar "Manhattan"


Indulge in the unforgettable hedonistic experience created by the executive Chef Josip Jukić! (from 10 October 2021)




  • Restaurant Cubo – a special 4-course daily menu based on fresh seasonal ingredients. // Menu price: 590,00 HRK // For more information and reservations, call +385 51 743 333.
  • Lobby bar Manhattan – a selection of cognac and rum cocktails. The digestives will be served with dark chocolate and orange. // Promotion: 20% discount on regular prices.



  • In front of restaurant Cubo (5 PM – 7 PM) – a presentation of wine and olive oil by renowned Croatian winemakers. Products available at promotional prices.
  • Restaurant Cubo (7 PM) – a beef tartare evening with table-side preparation. // Price for 2 persons: 280,00 HRK // For more information and reservations, call +385 51 743 333.



  • Restaurant Cubo (7 PM) – a gastro and wine evening with a fine-dining tasting menu paired with wines by some of the most renowned Croatian winemakers. // For more information and reservations, call +385 51 743 333.


Winemakers participating in the presentation of Croatian products and gastro and wine evenings during November 2021:

  • 3 and 4 December – PAVLOMIR, Winery Pavlomir, Primorje, Novi Vinodolski
    • Enjoy the evening of exceptional gastronomy in hotel Ambasador’s restaurant Cubo with Pavlomir winery! Taste an exquisite 5-course menu paired with the award-winning wines produced in the Vinodol Valley.
    • Limited seating.
    • Price per person: 465,00 HRK. For more information and reservations, call +385 51 743 333.
    • The menu is available here.
  • 10 and 11 December – DEKLIĆ, Winery Deklić Primorje, Istria, Vižinada
    • Limited seating.
    • For more information and reservations, call +385 51 743 333.
  • 17 and 18 December – KABOLA, Winery Kabola, Primorje, Istria, Momjan
    • Limited seating.
    • For more information and reservations, call +385 51 743 333.

Restaurants & Bars - Hotel Kvarner ****

Indulge in daily fresh food and an extensive wine list of over 100 selections, in this popular dining spot. The restaurant Isadora let you enjoy your meal with the sea as your backdrop.


  • hotel restaurant Isadora - fish and local, mediterranean cuisine
  • pool & beach aperitif bar
  • newly-renovated terrace, situated above the Lungomare promenade


  • buffet breakfast 7:00 - 10:00


  • breakfast served in room
  • room service (07:00 - 23:00h)
  • vegetarian dishes
  • gluten-free dishes
  • packed lunch
  • welcome drink and management presentation (Tuesdays at 18:30h; 16/05 - 25/09/)
  • homemade ice cream

Hotel Kvarner provides some of the finest entertainment in Opatija – wine and cocktail tastings and outdoor events are all possible.

Breakfast with pastries, coffee and newspapers from around the world, light lunches of fresh fish, delicious deserts and healthy drinks are also offered at Hotel Opatija.

Restaurants and Bars - Hotel Palace Bellevue ****

Entertainment is Hotel Palace Bellevue's specialty. Spend an evening on the outdoor summer terrace dancing and listening to live music. Or grab a drink at the cocktail bar to escape the city center bustle. The hotel restaurant is a perfect place for dinner.


  • restaurant capacity: 320 seats, terrace - 120 seats
  • air-conditioned pansion and a la carte restaurant


  • buffet breakfast 7:00 - 10:00
  • buffet lunch 12:00 - 14:00 (available for group packages upon request)
  • buffet dinner 19:00 - 21:00


  • aperitif - cocktail bar / patisserie
  • cognac bar
  • summer dance terrace
  • TV room


  • hot drinks
  • Viennoiseries - sweets
  • homemade ice cream


  • welcome party - welcome drink
  • cocktail party
  • coffee break
  • daily tourist menu
  • business /banquet lunches and dinners


  • lunch packages
  • children chairs
  • vegetarian dishes
  • gluten-free dishes