Dubrovnik Day 3: Breakfast at Dubravka

Juice, coffee, bread, all very continental and part of the breakfast at Dubravka 1836. Photo: Ken McGuire/AnyGivenFood.com
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This is the fourth in a series of posts exploring Dubrovnik, Croatia, in October 2015. You can follow the series in full here.

Dubravka was the only restaurant we hit on more than one occasion in Dubrovnik, largely down to the food and service bringing us back. Breakfast, or doručak as the locals might call it, was on the cards and having enjoyed the wall seat overlooking the sea yesterday, we went straight back to kick off our Tuesday in the morning sun.

The view from our table at Dubrvaka, one of the big reasons to go back again in the good weather for breakfast. Photo: Ken McGuire/AnyGivenFood.com

The view from our table at Dubrvaka, one of the big reasons to go back again in the good weather for breakfast. Photo: Ken McGuire/AnyGivenFood.com

The value for money in the breakfast here is fantastic and the view, above, was another reason to get back while the sun was hitting 18/19 degrees in the morning.

From the top image you’ll see the breakfast comes with juice, your choice of hot drink (Americano for Herself, a cappuccino pour moi) with plenty of breads for both of us as well along with jams, honey, butter, come what may.

The vegetarian breakfast at Dubravka. Photo: Ken McGuire/AnyGivenFood.com

The vegetarian breakfast at Dubravka. Photo: Ken McGuire/AnyGivenFood.com

The vegetarian breakfast (including the drinks and breads) comprises ‘in season’ fruit – in this case orange, melon, massive grapes, along with a plate of grilled zucchini, peppers and the likes.

The 'Dubravka Breakfast', complete with fresh cheese, smoked ham and a chocolate doughnut. Photo: Ken McGuire/AnyGivenFood.com

The ‘Dubravka Breakfast’, complete with fresh cheese, smoked ham and a chocolate doughnut. Photo: Ken McGuire/AnyGivenFood.com

The ‘Dubravka Breakfast’ as shown above was jumped at if only to see what happened when you mix fresh cheese, cut smoked ham and a kick ass chocolate doughnut together. As it turns out, mighty fine. The doughnut itself was very light, not at all like the stodgier (yes, it’s a word) kind you’ll find in some supermarkets here, this one with more of a baker’s touch. As for cheese and smoked ham, sure I could just eat that all day.

They had to roll us away from lunch and repeat the same after breakfast before we took off for some more exploring. All told, the bill came to under €15, aided by the 10% card given by the waiter on Monday. Happy days.

Breakfast comes to less than €15 for two of us at Dubravka, a 10% discount included. Photo: Ken McGuire/AnyGivenFood.com

Breakfast comes to less than €15 for two of us at Dubravka, a 10% discount included. Photo: Ken McGuire/AnyGivenFood.com

This is the fourth in a series of posts exploring Dubrovnik, Croatia, in October 2015. You can follow the series in full here.

Written by Ken McGuire
Writes and talks a lot about food, spending way too much time in the kitchen or behind the lens taking photos. Digital Media Specialist by day, broadcaster by night, living in Kilkenny with Mrs. Any Given Food and two crazy rescue hounds.