Boban

Boban
Rating
73% from 22 reviews
Phone
+385 (1) 4811549
Website
Boban
Address
Gajeva 9

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Editor's review

Owned by former AC-Milan superstar and Croatian football legend, Zvonimir Boban, what better way to salute the man than spending a few kuna in his very own drinking hole. If you're that big a fan you can enjoy a drink in the upstairs bar before proceeding downstairs for a meal. Frequented by much of Zagreb society's upper crust, Boban is the place to be if you like to dress up, act sophisticated and mingle with the big shots (even if you don't have a clue who they are). This hangout is renowned for the presence of some of Zagreb's finest, and however impressive it may seem elsewhere, your England shirt and flawless knowledge of the lyrics to 'three lions' probably won't get you far here.

Editor
Zagreb Life

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Liam from Australia Reply Feb 21st, 2013

How often does Boban actually turn up at this place?

Jake from Australia Reply Oct 11th, 2012

Full of poseurs. So, basically, my kind of place.

Agnieszka from Australia Reply Sep 20th, 2011

I will eat there if I can marry the sexy owner ;)

Keith from United States Reply May 10th, 2011

A good place to eat. Not sure about the bad reviews about the service. I have always found the staff to be quite friendly.

Helen from United Kingdom Reply Mar 23rd, 2011

The service was very good, polite and efficient. The food was really nice too. A lovely meal all round.

sweetie from United States Reply Feb 3rd, 2011

i found that the staff is very rude. i leaft my phone and when i was back in a few minutes they had obviously taken it and said they had nothing to do with it while giggling at me.. next time i come with a baseball bat...

Craig from United Kingdom Reply Jan 19th, 2010

The food is OK, the service is OK if you are a regular patron, the wine list is small and the prices are OK.

mike from United States Reply Jun 21st, 2009

lived in zagreb enjoyed bobans on a regular basis! excellent try the crni rizotto! all the food is good peace

Ali Nev from United Kingdom Reply Oct 17th, 2008

The service was slow, but the food was OK. Overall seemed a bit fake and I would have preferred to have spent my time somewhere more "authentic".

Steve from United Kingdom Reply Sep 21st, 2008

We went there last week (Sept 2008). Had a good meal (both in terms of size and quality), nice local wine list - the Zlatan Plavec was particularly good and friendly attentive service. The only down-side was the loud americans trying to jump the queue

Ivan from Netherlands Reply Mar 15th, 2008

Well, to kick off, the service is incredibly bad.. I mean, we have been waiting for 45 minutes! After that, decision was made to leave, however I wanted to write a complaint in the "complaint-book" or whatever you call it. This book needs to be present at all times by law, however, the staff at Boban's disappointed me again, by telling me that there is no such book.The bar is nothing special either, kind of corny.Do yourself a favor, and don't visit Boban's. Cheers.

Zigzag from United States Reply Mar 11th, 2008

I've been to Boban (bar) a few times and I must say it's nothing special. Service is only OK, surroundings have no real ambience and the layout is not particularly good.

Angela from United States Reply Nov 26th, 2007

Boban, just a tip: Screen the reviews before your post them! I'm not saying censor the bad ones (though, since it is your web site, that would be the thing to do if you're interested in marketing yourself and self-preservation); but you should make an effort to keep obscenities off your site. Just a tip. By the way, I lived in Zagreb for two years and went to your bar once. The snooty patrons were off-putting.

claudio from Italy Reply Nov 8th, 2007

nice food nice people...great!

robert prosinecki from Cote d'Ivoire Reply Jul 9th, 2007

jebo mu ja mater ustasku, samo da ga vidim, pizda li mu materina tudjmanska, ima da mu spalim lokal, videcete!

tronc from Japan Reply Feb 8th, 2007

I visited here at July/2006. Underfloor is so charming. And meet dish has large quantity. In this restaurant , employees are very very kindness. This restaurant is recommended!!

John from United States Reply Jan 18th, 2007

If you're looking for great Italian food at an affordable price, this is the place.

Liam from United States Oct 12th, 2012

You must have eaten somewhere else - this place is pricey!

Ivan from Australia Reply Dec 31st, 2006

If everyone is so 'cool' in there maybe they should turn up the heating.

Ana from United States Reply Dec 14th, 2006

I saw it when I was in Zagreb this summer. Absolutely beautiful!

Andy from United States Reply Oct 12th, 2006

This bar sucks.

Lucy from United States Reply Oct 11th, 2006

This place is legendary in Zagreb. This is literally where all the cool people hang out, on any given night (not to mention the weekends) its full of people. Always warm and inviting, as if you were at a good friends home. Service is excellent, coffee is excellent, Zvonina torta is famous. The restaurant (which is below the cafe) is beyond words. Everything is amazing. This is a must place for anyone visiting Zagreb and a staple for those that live there.

Mark B from United Kingdom Reply Jun 19th, 2006

I think I spotted Ronaldinho here once!

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