Restaurants & Bars
The guests of the Riva Apartments have plenty of opportunities to enjoy exciting culinary adventures. All they have to do is take a short walk down to the beautiful Vrsar seafront promenade and try some of the delicious Asian dishes at the Star Anis restaurant or grilled dishes with a local twist at the Lovor Real Grill restaurant. They are also welcome at the nearby Hotel Pineta and Belvedere Resort restaurants and bars, or they can enjoy the shade and the relaxed atmosphere of the Piano Bar with their favourite drink in hand. The name Aroma Gelati Experience speaks for itself: it is a must-visit destination if you love delicious ice cream, making a walk along the seafront promenade a truly sweet experience.
Riva Apartments – Restaurants & Bars
In our restaurants and bars, you can expect top-quality food and drinks with local ingredients and Mediterranean flavours, with creative interpretations by chefs that will surprise and delight you.
Some people can’t start the day without a good cup of coffee, so why not enjoy breakfast at the same time with one of the most beautiful views of the nearby islands near Vrsar. From the extensive menu of the buffet restaurant at the Pineta Hotel, you can choose between hot and cold dishes for breakfast and dinner, as well as special diets adapted for athletes, vegetarians or diabetics. But if you have already planned your whole day and want to start your adventure as soon as possible, we will prepare packed lunches for you.
Fresh, local, and Asian? Star Anise is an innovative fusion restaurant serving authentic Asian food made with passion using fresh local ingredients. As you enjoy the restaurant’s modern décor and laid-back atmosphere, try dishes such as Adriatic tuna tataki or beef stir-fry made with locally reared baby beef. The selection of beverages is just as original – the friendly staff will be happy to introduce you to the world of Japanese and local beers, select Japanese whiskeys. The Vrsar seaside promenade has always been a melting pot of excited visitors from all over the world, moored boats, and charming Mediterranean restaurants. And now, a slightly different concept has found its place on the seafront. Star Anise is a modern fusion restaurant serving authentic Asian food made with passion using fresh local ingredients. Have you ever tasted green curry inspired by green Istria, Adriatic tuna tataki, or a stir-fry with locally reared baby beef? The friendly staff will be happy to introduce you to the world of authentic Japanese and local beers, as well as Japanese whiskeys. Or order a traditional cup of hand-whisked Matcha tea, it will perk you right up!
The Belvedere Resort is a place to relax, but also to take advantage of all the experiences the destination has to offer. Whether you decide to spend the day at the spectacular pool, exploring numerous cycling routes, or discovering water sports that you may not have even known about, here your day will be packed full of adventures. But the evening is a different story. In the evening, the adventurers shift gear into relax mode and enjoy a different type of experience. At the Lovor Real Grill, it is all about local tradition, locally sourced, fresh, and seasonal produce, and taking pride in its modern flavours and friendly, unobtrusive service. Start a relaxed summer dinner on one of the most beautiful terraces in Vrsar with a glass of local wine such as malvasia or teran and a plate of local pršut and follow that up with a thick steak or delicious grilled prawns and interesting local microbrews. Lovor Real Grill is part of the MaiEats Restaurants & Bars brand, which serves as a guarantee of fresh ingredients, delicious food, and a superb selection of drinks in a friendly, laid-back atmosphere.
Serving as many as 32 flavours of ice cream, made to be irresistible according to the best recipes. The ice cream parlour is located in the Pineta Hotel and is one of the most highly recommended must-visit places in Vrsar. Try combinations such as lemon with basil, peach with rosemary, or chocolate with mint. Coffee and cocktails are also available.
Located in the shade and overlooking the sea, the Pineta Hotel Lobby Piano Bar is an ideal place to unwind and enjoy the moment. As you relax on the beautiful terrace, you can try different alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks. Forget about your smartphone, at least for a moment. This is the perfect place to recharge your batteries and enjoy the moment.
Discover a wide selection of fast food, refreshing cocktails, and other alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks at the bar located by the Belvedere Resort’s swimming pool. You can chill all day on a sunlounger by the pool or enjoy a swim with the constantly available food and drinks.