Dubrovnik's finest restaurant Nautika lies on the very edge of the sea at Pile, alongside the western entrance to Dubrovnik's Old City. From its unique terraces, diners can enjoy a truly one of a kind view of the Adriatic and the fortresses of Lovrijenac and Bokar.
The restaurant's chef, Mario Bunda, leads a team whose varied offerings include lobster from the Dalmatian island of Vis and delicacies from the local waters of the Adriatic.
The restaurant is housed in the former Dubrovnik School of Maritime Studies, where it welcomed famous seafarers since as far back as 1881. Today the restaurant serves to preserve the location's rich history, while retaining the noble atmosphere of Dubrovnik's reign as a republic. In 2008. Nautika Restaurant was recognized as the sixth most romantic restaurant in the world by the much respected Condé Nast Traveller magazine. Nautika was honoured to host Blessed John Paul II on June 6th of 2003.
About Nautika's cuisine:
The chef's role begins where that of the craftsman, Mother Nature, ends. It consists of transforming something that is beautiful by its very essence into something exceptional. Nautika is a place that combines tradition, quality and creativity. It offers an innovative and refined style of Mediterranean cuisine.