Restaurant Review: Kafana Meze in Nis

Restaurant Review: Kafana Meze in Nis, Nis, Serbia (B)

Nis is one of those cities with hundreds of restaurants which are, however, completely undiscoverable exactly when you need them.

On our first day there, we took a walk around town and in the early afternoon, we decided it was time to eat. Question was: where? We didn’t want to grab a bite in one of the gazillion snack shops and fast food places you can see on the streets. What we were hoping to find was a typical local restaurant where we can sit and enjoy our meal taking our time. It did not seem easy and just when we were about to give up we decided to ask the locals. Today I wish I had hugged the two boys who directed us to Kafana Meze.

Serbia is famous for its delicious meat delicacies and I am afraid it is not very suitable for vegetarians. I am, fortunately or unfortunately, totally incapable of giving up meat and I was drooling over the idea of a juicy pljeskavitsa and glass of cold beer. And oh boy, is Meze the best place for this!

Kafana Meze is well hidden in one of the side streets and if it did make sense I’d think they were hiding it on purpose. Although the entrance is well designed, it does not prepare you at all for what you’ll find inside. The restaurant is decorated in traditional Serbian style which is so similar to Bulgarian that we felt right at home. The soft music playing in the background is also typical folklore tunes. I loved how well the volume of the music was set – you can hear it without it interrupting your conversation. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Restaurant Review: Kafana Meze in Nis
Guide Location: Serbia » Nis
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Nina Alexander
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