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Vinoteka Bornstein

Closed Now: 10:00 - 20:00
Open today: 10:00 - 20:00
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Great fun!

What a great evening! We had a great tasting accompanied by cheese, olives and some fabulous... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
JayB346
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Detroit, Michigan
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Great live music

Came here with Auzzie host Natasha to watch Argentina singer Florencia. Magical night filled with... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Ericthomas928
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Your search for perfection ends here - welcome to the first and oldest wine shop (wine cellar) in Croatia !Not far from the Zagreb cathedral in the almost 2 centuires old vaulted wine cellar at Kaptol 19, since 1989, began the story of the new and...more
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a great evening! We had a great tasting accompanied by cheese, olives and some fabulous truffle honey! I recomend that you do this your first evening in Zagreb, so you have an idea what wine to order when you dine here. The chap who...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Doris S, Manager at Vinoteka Bornstein, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Jay, Thank you so much for your great support.. Happy that you had a great time with us, and with Christian being so helpful...Keep enjoying the wine... Cheer's ๐Ÿท๐Ÿพ๐Ÿฅ‚

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Came here with Auzzie host Natasha to watch Argentina singer Florencia. Magical night filled with amazing wine, gourmet food and beautiful friends. The staff at Bornstein gave us excellent customer service and great wine recommendations. The prices were very fair. I will tell everyone I...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Ericthomas928
Doris S, Manager at Vinoteka Bornstein, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Eric, Thank you for your great support.. Happy that you had a great time with us..Keep enjoying wine... Cheers ๐Ÿพ๐Ÿฅ‚๐Ÿท

Reviewed 19 October 2018 via mobile

Nested at the basement of a cathedral, this cellar offers the wonderful ambience for wine appreciation. The staff were excellent and we quickly learnt much about Croatian wines through a tasting of 4 varietals. Highly recommended for the wine experience in Zagreb.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Doris S, Manager at Vinoteka Bornstein, responded to this reviewResponded 22 October 2018

Dear All, Thank you for your great support and rewiev..So happy that you enjoyed your time with us..Hope to see you again... Cheers ๐Ÿพ๐Ÿฅ‚๐Ÿท

Reviewed 26 August 2018

Our group of six chose to visit Bornstein after reading about it in the New York Times' 36 Hours series. Upon entry, the space is captivating, a cave-like setting designed with bricks. We decided to do the tasting option that had the most samples--I believe...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

8 thirsty kiwis found this cavern of delights on our first afternoon in Zagreb. We opted for the "Tour of Croatia", it was a real treat to be guided through the wines of Croatia by Ivan. No "tasting" servings here; each bottle was fully consumed...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Bob O
Doris S, Manager at Vinoteka Bornstein, responded to this reviewResponded 12 August 2018

Dear All, Thank you for your great support.. Happy that you enjoyed the tasting and wines with us..We had a great time with you..Hope to see you again.. Cheers ๐Ÿท๐Ÿฅ‚๐Ÿพ

Reviewed 8 August 2018

Great way to learn about Croatian wines! The regions, the grapes, the wine.... Doris! She rocked it! She is so easy to listen to...and the wines and cheeses ... yum! We enjoyed both white and red vino. We chose the 'Tour of Croatia' tasting &...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Doris S, Manager at Vinoteka Bornstein, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2018

Dear Claudia, Thank you for your great support..It was a pleasure to meet you.. Happy that you enjoyed wines..Enjoy Croatia..See ya.. Cheers ๐Ÿท๐Ÿฅ‚โค๏ธ

Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

If you enjoy your wine in a traditional cellar feel then this place is a must when visiting Zagreb! Not only do they have the best choices from Croatia but offer you choices from around the world . You can sit an enjoy a bottle...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 6 June 2018 via mobile

My husband and I were referred to Bornstein by a dear friend. Roberto, the main bar man, tended to us, and is very knowledgeable about local Croatian wines. Located in the basement, the atmosphere is insulating and comfortable. The service impeccable and the wines delicious....More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Doris S, Manager at Vinoteka Bornstein, responded to this reviewResponded 7 June 2018

Dear Bryana, Thank you so much for your time and support...So happy that you had a great time with us. Keep enjoying the wine.. Cheers ๐Ÿท๐Ÿฅ‚๐Ÿพ

Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

This place was a pre-requisite for our trip to Zagreb. Restaurant is easy to locate with a very good ambiance. Ivan and his wife are very passionate about the wines, meats and cheeses from the different regions. Their selections to taste were spot on. Congratulations...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Doris S, Manager at Vinoteka Bornstein, responded to this reviewResponded 8 May 2018

Dear John, thank you for your great support...So happy that you had a great time with us...Keep enjoying good wines.. Cheers ๐Ÿท๐Ÿฅ‚๐Ÿพ

Reviewed 21 April 2018 via mobile

I stumbled across this place completely by accident and Iam so glad I did. An absolute must for any wine lover or if you want a nice relaxing evening with great entertainment. Iam travelling alone but was made very welcome by staff and locals. I...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Response from Bob O | Reviewed this property |
There was no one smoking inside while we were there, maybe 4 hours. Don't know what the rules are.
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