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Esplanade 1925 Lounge

& Cocktail Bar

Esplanade Zagreb’s art deco bar is the destination for afternoon tea as well as an ever-popular Chill Out Nights featuring contemporary music from our resident DJ.

Run by Croatia’s no.1 mixologists and offering a bewitching range of cocktails dating back to the days of the 1920’s Flapper, Esplanade Zagreb’s art deco bar is the destination for afternoon tea as well as an ever-popular evening gatherings.

For many guests, the Esplanade 1925 Lounge & Cocktail Bar is an “office away from the office”, but equally a venue which hosts fashion shows, elegant cocktail receptions, exhibitions of famous artists and a meeting place for business partners and associates. This sumptuous space is full of natural light and is the perfect choice for those planning something different in an environment that resembles the interior of the famous Orient Express. 

If you are planning a gathering, please contact us to get an offer and additional information. We’ll be in touch shortly with our suggestions for creating the perfect event for both you and your guests.
Esplanade bar offers more

Enjoy the free and superfast wi-fi available in all hotel areas and the terrace. While drinking cocktails, browse through daily newspapers available in several languages and on iPads – through the PressReader Hot Zone.

In addition, Esplanade bar is the non-smoking area with a special smoking zone and open heated terrace.

Daily 8:00 am – 10:00 pm
T. +385 1 4566 633
F. +385 1 4566 050
E. [email protected]



Bar Menu

The unique atmosphere of the Esplanade 1925 Lounge & Cocktail Bar is inspired by the 20s, and the rich variety of drink and snacks on offer, certainly gives an extra special intimate feel. Experience the unique pleasure of wine-and-dine in the heart of Zagreb. Sip a cocktail and soak up the atmosphere as you experience the premium brands, excellent service and great music. Try the irresistible dishes by chef Ana Grgic – a combination of the top homemade fresh ingredients and tastes inspired by the stations of the famous Orient Express and the creativity of a young chef, guarantee an unforgettable gourmet pleasure. The distinctive taste of selected sweets by Esplanade pastry team perfectly completes the experience. *Order meals depending on your preferences - at the Esplanade bar we serve Halal, vegetarian and gluten free dishes.

The Finest Zagreb Cocktails

The Esplanade 1925 Lounge & Cocktail bar is truly the perfect spot in Zagreb to sit back and enjoy the best cocktails, created just for you by our superb cocktail bartenders. The chic cosmopolitan atmosphere, together with the fabulous waiter's team, the best ingredients and wonderful recipes - a guarantee for superior blended cocktails. Imaginatively decorated cocktails named after the legendary Orient Express stations whisk you back to the Roaring 20s, an era of energetic music and stylish combinations. Expect no less than warm welcome, friendly professional staff, a stunningly chic Art Deco ambiance and to top it all - undoubtedly the best cocktails in town.

Croatia’s No. 1 bartender

Bar Manager of the Esplanade Lounge & Cocktail Bar, Srecko Soh began his professional career with us no less than 13 years ago as a waiter. Through years of hard work, constantly gaining knowledge and equally sharpening his skills, Srecko has truly become a skilful barman and world-class cocktail master! His marvelous cocktail fusions (both alcoholic and non-alcoholic) have featured in numerous beverage competitions which have proudly won a host of awards - clearly highlighting the essence of Srecko’s talent. In 1999, competing in his very first professional competition, Srecko fantastically won 3rd place within the aperitif and cocktail category which inspired him to raise the bar and successfully take part in various international competitions. Notably, among his many achievements, Srecko was given the title as Croatia’s Bartender of the Year. Following his national success, he modestly went on to enter the reputable World Bartender Competition in Berlin with his unique Red & Fancy cocktail creation, walking away in 8th place from a total of more than 800 contestants from across the globe. Srecko constantly shares his remarkable talent, skills and enthusiasm among his colleagues at the Esplanade Bar, who have already fruitfully begun to follow directly in his footsteps as they enter various competitions and receive recognition for their bartender talents. Be sure to drop by the Esplanade Bar as you’ll be pleasantly impressed by the warm ambiance, art deco atmosphere and cosmopolitan vibe. Step into a world of impeccable service, excellent music and indulge in the extensive list of irresistible and refreshing cocktails. Seek advice from the bartenders who’ll recommend and personally create exactly what you’ll need to feel on top of the world, experiencing a truly unforgettable evening!

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