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Wine & Cheese Bar Paradox

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Wine Bar, European, Croatian, International
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Ujeviceva Poljana 2, Split 21000, Croatia
+385 21 395 854
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09:00 - 00:00
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Sun 15:00 - 00:00
Mon - Sat 09:00 - 00:00
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47 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016

We were lucky to have this wine bar right around the corner. They have a great selection of local wines and very good recommendations. Also the cheese and meat plates were amazing. Not that expensive either. Service is of high quality and very friendly.

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

Lovely cheese, lovely cured meat, lovely wine. Not the cheapest lunch but worth it for a treat. Would of got 5 star if location was nicer.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2016

If you like wine, cheese and meat this place is for you. The wait staff is incredibly knowledgeable about all of their products, particularly the local wines and cheeses, and are happy to help you make up plates that you like. We returned for a second visit, we enjoyed it so much. The patio is a great place for people... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

Went based on other reviews and agree great service cheese and wine. Top marks!! The waiter was very knowledgeable and the cheeses were also paired with the perfect jams.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

The staff seems knowledgable on Croatian wines, the was a good selection by the glass. The cheese and cold cuts were not bad, and the staff was friendly.

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Brasschaat
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

Went there with a friend to try some local wine while on vacation is Split. We had a bottle of the sparkling rosé which was very tasty. The service was great and so where the tapas. Such a nice place to sit back on the terras and enjoy the atmosphere.

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Thank Niki V
Cumbria, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2016

Visited this bar twice on our stay. Excellent knowledgeable waiters took pride and pleasure in pointing us in the right direction in choosing superb wines to accompany our cheese platter. We also had a meat platter which we both enjoyed. A great place to escape the heat and sit back and watch the world go by.

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Thank melroo2014
Edinburgh
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016

We are wine enthusiasts but last time we visited Croatia eight years ago we only tried house wines as the grape types were so different to ones we knew but on this visit we were determined to try some of their high rated reds and whites. It was therefore very lucky that we were staying round the corner from Paradox... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2016

We heard about this wine bar, so went after dinner for some wine and cheese. It is a small place located on a side street just on the outskirts of the old town. The waiter was very knowledgable about the menu and had great recommendations. Service was slow - as there was only one waiter helping all tables. It was... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2016

We (group of 5) ate & drank at Paradox several times on a recent visit to Split. Lovely cold platters of meat, cheese, olives etc. Helpful and knowledgeable advice on wine choice. Highly recommended

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 20
Cuisine
Wine Bar, European, Croatian, International
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
15:00 - 00:00
Monday
09:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 00:00
Thursday
09:00 - 00:00
Friday
09:00 - 00:00
Saturday
09:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ujeviceva Poljana 2, Split 21000, Croatia
  • Location: Europe  >  Croatia  >  Dalmatia  >  Split-Dalmatia County  >  Split
  • Phone Number: +385 21 395 854
Description
Paradox, Dalmatia's finest wine bar, is set in the heart of old town of Split. Paradox offers a comprehensive wine list featuring some of the best wines from Dalmatia & Croatia as well as unique selection of cheeses, charcuterie and delicatessen. The wine list features more than 100 labels of which at least 50 are available by the glass. Set in the historical surrounding of Split, Paradox, is a contemporary bar showcasing both the traditional and modern. Elm and oak furniture are set against exposed old stone and brick walls, highlighted with subtle lighting. The cozy and intimate atmosphere in the bar is contrasted by a modern cafe style terrace on the bustling square, only a stone's throw away from Diocletian's Palace.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?