Croatian Ana Marija Brkić established her own fashion label for womenswear in 2002, quickly establishing a reputation for understated glamour and subtle chic. She is also one of Croatia’s leading designers of spectacles and sunglasses. You can see her creations in her tiny but elegant, white-walled shop just a few blocks south and east of…
Gundulićeva 19 More info
Imaginative toys for children and adults, many made out of wood.
Masarykova 12 More info
The flagship of a leading chain of bookstores across Croatia, Algoritam (situated by the main square) stocks a surprising amount of foreign-language material, novels, guides, phrase books and the latest magazines from the UK and the States.
Gajeva 1 More info
This huge shopping centre in south-west Zagreb is home to over 200 shops and kiosks, and features some big brands (H&M, Mango, Zara) as well. The large hypermarket, the international food court and various cafes are your options if you’re hungry; if you’re looking for entertainment, there’s bowling, the Game World Casino and the Cinestar…
Lanište ulica 32, Zagreb More info
Zagreb‘s first ethical, organic health-food store serves products made to macrobiotic and vegetarian principles. Now with branches in Split, Dubrovnik and Rijeka, plus three others in Zagreb, bio&bio offers natural and organic food and food supplements, and natural cosmetics. They are also book publishers, and run classes for yoga and similar activities.
Ilica 70 More info
On level two of the Kaptol Centar mall, between Tkalčićeva and Nova Ves, Bonkulović is one of the few true gastro speciality shops in Croatia. It’s here that locals come to find French cheese, champagne, Tuscan salami, designer pasta, and single-plantation-cocoa-bean chocolate. There are a lot of niche Croatian products too, including Tomac sparkling wine…
Nova Ves 17 More info
Now run by an enthusiastic and friendly young couple, Bornstein is the best wine boutique in Zagreb and potentially in all of Croatia. It opened in 1990 on Pantovcak, the first private enoteca in all of former Yugoslavia, selling only wines from private producers. Some 24 years later, the store is filled with labels from…
Kaptol 19 More info
Run by delightful twins and designers Morana and Martina, Boudoir has been open for more than ten years. It sits on the cobbled street running parallel to Tkalčićeva and up to the Stone Gate. Inside the shop – where their grandmother once made women’s hats – are one-of-a-kind designs, which combine funkiness with satin and…
Radićeva 22 More info
Not satisfied with being the most boundary-bending advertising agency in the country, Bruketa & Žinić decided to launch their own line of clothes, and opened this small but sharply boutique to sell them in. Going under the name of BrokulaŽ, the range includes both his and hers T-shirts, and underwear in several classic shapes, all…
Teslina 9 More info
Having celebrated its centenary in 2011, local chocolatier Kraš continues to produce everyone’s favourite sweets, biscuits and wafers. This stylish store is its flagship outlet, and it’s a short walk from the main square. Make sure you try some Bajadera.
Ilica 15 More info