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A place where life’s small pleasures meet creative flavours

Le Bistro - Zagreb's iconic 'Foodie' Destination

Sophistication and attention to detail, fresh local ingredients, and perfection of aromas and flavours are that which characterize this exceptional French gastronomic repertoire, add to that a young and charming team of chefs and waiters, pleasant ambience with an air of Paris chic and fine wines by the glass. Home to the legendary ‘Esplanade Strukli’ Le Bistro celebrates a wide range of seasonal local produce such as Istrian truffle, sea asparagus and strawberries and fuses traditional Croatian cuisine with French panache showcasing the hotel’s iconic art deco heritage with featuring a glazed seating area and beautiful terrace.


9:00 am – 11:00 pm (Daily)

T. +385 1 4566 611
E. [email protected]


Ana Grgić Tomić, Executive Chef

In 2012 Ana proudly became the very first woman to lead the Esplanade’s kitchen and went on to follow the tradition of crafting exceptional cuisine, placing her specific culinary touch within all her dishes.

An authentic taste of the locally grown

À la carte menu

Indulge in the charming atmosphere, professional service, a selection of chilled wines and sparkling wines, and treat yourself to a dose of French chic. Inspired by fresh local ingredients and sustainability, Esplanade’s famous Chef Ana Grgić Tomić seasonaly brings a creative à la carte menu which will draw you in with its seductive colours, harmony of textures, and irresistible combinations.

Some of the best labels from Croatia and all over the world

Wine list

Le Bistro offers an extensive wine list featuring labels from Croatia’s best wine cellars and those from Slovenia, Italy and France. All wines have been carefully selected to perfectly complement the menu and most are served by the glass.

From village kitchens to elite restaurant

Esplanade štrukli

This house special is a traditional handmade pastry that oozes oven-baked fresh cottage cheese topped with cream: absolutely delicious. The Esplanade has been making the city’s finest strukli for nigh on a century now and the demand for this Zagreb specialty shows no signs of dwindling.

A delicious start to your day

Le Bistro Breakfast

Wake up with the best espresso in town. Try a tempting warm croissant, adding a fresh glass of squeezed orange, perfectly made Eggs Benedict, and delicious French toast. Just leave it to us to give you those alluring aromas and flavours, to enchant and replenish the well-deserved energy you need.

Give yourself a break


Delicious tasty break in a picturesque ambience for your daily joie de vivre!

When business is the order of the day, why not drop into Le Bistro for one of our daily-changing, 3-course set menus accompanied by a glass of wine and coffee of tea?

Le Bistro offers the best štrukli in town, so they say.

Le Bistro was the first place where wine and champagne were served per glass.

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