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“Great old school restaurant ”

Restaurant Palace Paladini
Ranked #95 of 156 Restaurants in Hvar
Price range: US$16 - US$56
Cuisines: Diner, Seafood, Croatian, Wine Bar
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Dining options: After-hours, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Description: Restaurant Palace Paladini is placed at the old ancient part of City of Hvar. We offer fish delicious, meat and vege specialities, greatest wines and champagnes (Dom Perignon/Rose, Crystal, Moet & Chandon...).The palace where you are about to eat belonged to an old noble family from the Hvar called Paladinic (Paladinis - Italian version; de Paladinis - Latin version).Palace de Paladinis, built in renaissance style, is one of the most beautifull and outstanding Hvar palaces, situated in the southern part of the oldest nucleus of the town Hvar below the fortress known as Forto Spagnuolo. The upper palace Paladini was once the residence of Petar Hectorovic. Coat of arms found above the main entrance to the palace, on the family well erected in the garden, on the renaissance basin on the balcony of the palace and on the balustrade of the balcony bares two motives: a royal lily on the upper field and eagle`s wing of Subic family on the lower field.The present-day form of the palace (ground-floor, three upper floors and a monumental balcony - one of the most beautiful in Dalmatia) was designed by Nikola Paladinic, son of Jakov, who fought very bravely in the seabattle between Venetian and Turkish fleet. After the battle the Republic of Venice proclaimed him the knight of St Marc with golden toga.Palaces of Hvar noblemen clearly evidence of economic prosperity and cultural development of the local families in the 15th and 16th century. Furthermore, rich plebeian families always tried to keep step with noblemen which is quite manifest from their residental palaces (Vukasinovic-de Lupis, Garguric) that equal in their beauty even the most famous of noblemen of the town Hvar (Lucic, Paladini, Hectorovic, Gazarovic, Garguric, Vukasinovic...) where not erected during the period of town`s greatest prosperity, but only after the year 1571 when turks burnt the town and 1579 when lightning struck the ammunition warehouse at the town fortress causing a tremendous catastrophy.
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived in Hvar for a quick day trip (in at 08:40, out at 17:35 to Korcula). Spent our morning in leisurely strolls around the town, then went for a single course brunch at the Fig Cafe (excellent btw), and then attempted to visit a museum, only to find that it had closed at noon (missed by 10 mins). In desolation and confusion we stumbled next door into Paladini, where we had a perfect grilled sea bass and salad and a wonderful bottle of the local, house white. We have been all over the former Yugoslavia, from Lake Bled to Split (so far), but this is the first meal we’ve had that was perfect in its execution of old school Europe (don’t get me wrong, we’ve had lots of great modern meals—and comfort food).
A great surprise, considering the relatively low cumulative Trip Advisor rating.

Thank Gvonl
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The risotto was cooked really well and although only an appetiser was quite sufficient for lunch. We ate it with bread and house white wine, sitting under a wild orange tree. The orange liqueur was wonderful and we’re recommending the pancakes with marmalade. Service was helpful.

Thank Ruth S
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Group of 10 of us sit in a restoraunt of orange garden.Such a pleasant stay and best food we try in Hvar.This is for sure our's comeback trip.We highly recommend this place .

Thank jocka777
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

emaizing place,BIG MAMA is good in kitchen,top ekskluziv personal.You must try that luxsury feeleng za osječaj...ČUJ TOOOOOOO

Thank Mijo B
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a lunch here and the setting in a courtyard with orange trees is stunning. The service was friendly and efficient. The food, we had a fresh fish, was excellent, beautifully cooked. Will return.

Thank Barbararog
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