Exploring Korčula’s Culinary Delights

Korčula town isn’t just a feast for the eyes with its stunning architecture and picturesque landscapes; it’s also a culinary paradise waiting to be explored. From traditional Dalmatian dishes to international flavors, the town offers a diverse array of dining options to satisfy every palate. Join us on a gastronomic journey through Korčula’s culinary scene, featuring some of the best restaurants and eateries in town.

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G&T Club Lounge and Brasserie at Hotel De La Ville

Nestled just a few steps from the western entrance to the Old Town, the terrace of Hotel De La Ville offers a glimpse into Korčula’s belle époque era. Since 1912, this spot has been a gathering place for locals and travelers alike, where they indulge in coffee and excellent local wines while basking in the shade of blooming oleanders. Today, the terrace maintains its grandeur and charm, offering a perfect setting to enjoy trendy summer cocktails and delicious bites. From high-grade local pršut and cheese to decadent chocolate and carob-flavored Arula cake, the daytime bites provide the perfect complement to your leisurely afternoon. As the sun sets, savor traditional dishes with a contemporary twist, such as handmade Žrnovo makaruni pasta and fresh fish dishes, while admiring the breathtaking views of the sunset over the Adriatic.

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LD Restaurant

Elevating fine dining in Korčula town, the panoramic terrace of the Lešić-Dimitri Palace offers a culinary experience like no other. Led by talented chef Toni Erceg, the restaurant celebrates local, seasonal produce and traditional dishes with a healthy and contemporary flair. With a menu that changes daily, you can expect culinary delights such as prawns with couscous, platters of Ston oysters, and squid in black ink topped with mashed potato. Pair your meal with indigenous Croatian grape varieties from the extensive wine list, featuring some of the island’s best Grk and Pošip wines. Whether you’re enjoying a leisurely breakfast with fresh smoothies or indulging in seductively smooth chocolate cake for dessert, LD Restaurant promises a culinary journey that will tantalize your taste buds and leave you craving for more.


Adio Mare

As one of Korčula town’s oldest family-run restaurants, Adio Mare has been a beloved institution since it opened its doors in 1974. Situated on a shaded terrace upstairs, the restaurant exudes a friendly and bustling atmosphere, showcasing hearty Dalmatian cuisine with a focus on tradition. Indulge in the brodet fish stew with polenta, grilled meats, or pasta with beans while enjoying views of the bustling streets below. With a decent selection of local wines, Adio Mare offers a taste of authentic Dalmatian flavors in a cozy and inviting setting.

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Arula Ethno Bakery

For authentic and outrageously good sweets, look no further than Arula Ethno Bakery. Located at the start of Korčula’s flowery western promenade, this bakery offers a delightful selection of traditional sweets that are distinct to the island. From Klašuni biscuits to Utopljenik sweet bread, each treat is made with care and tradition, reflecting the rich culinary heritage of Korčula. Indulge in marmalade doughnuts, apple and cherry pies, or the ultimate treat – the Arula cake, a delightful mix of chocolate, oranges, and carob. With prices from a pre-touristic era, Arula Ethno Bakery invites you to savor the flavors of Korčula’s culinary traditions in every bite.


Villa Gabriela – Your Culinary Haven

After indulging in the rich flavors of Korčula town, retreat to the luxurious embrace of Villa Gabriela. Our tranquil oasis offers the perfect escape from the hustle and bustle of the town, where you can relax and unwind in a serene setting. Immerse yourself in the island’s culinary delights while enjoying our top-notch amenities and warm hospitality. From luxurious accommodations to personalized service, Villa Gabriela is your culinary haven on Korčula Island.

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