Go and have Coffee and Cheesecake in Montenegro
Sit back and relax as I provide you with a cheesecake and coffee consuming guide to enjoying some of the great Cafes, Hotels and Attractions of lovely Montenegro.
Montenegro is an absolutely beautiful country in Southeast Europe. It is well known for its stunning natural scenery, rich cultural heritage, and friendly people. But did you know that Montenegro is also a great destination for coffee and cheesecake lovers?
Please allow me to take the opportunity to introduce you to some of the best cafes in Montenegro, where you can enjoy a delicious cup of coffee and a slice of cheesecake, as well as the best hotels to stay at when visiting these cafes. I’ll help you out with doing the tourist thing as well.
Caffe bar Paradiso in Plav, Montenegro.
Caffe bar Paradiso is a charming and rustic cafe bar that is located in a scenic area near the lake in Plav, a small town in the north of Montenegro, It is located at Racina, Plav 84325.
It offers coffee, tea, juice, and snacks, as well as cheesecake and other sweets. It is open every day from 7am to Midnight. You can relax and enjoy the view of the lake and the mountains, or explore the nearby attractions, such as the Prokletije National Park, the Ali Pasha Springs, and the Redzepagic Tower.
After a busy day exploring around this area and feel would like to stay overnight somewhere near the Caffe bar Paradiso, one of the best options is the Hotel Kula Damjanova.
The Hotel Kula Damjanova a cozy and traditional hotel that is situated on the shore of the lake. The hotel has 12 rooms, each with a private bathroom, a TV, and free wi-fi. The hotel also has a restaurant that serves local and international cuisine, a terrace that overlooks the lake, and a garden that offers a peaceful atmosphere. The hotel is about 4 km away from Cafe bar Paradiso, and you can reach it by car, taxi, or bike. If you suspect you’ll want a slice of cheesecake whilst staying there, you can always ask the hotel staff or the restaurant manager if they have cheesecake available, or if they can prepare it for you upon request. You can contact the hotel by phone at 067 638 311, or by email at email@example.com, enjoy the tranquility.
Doppio Cafe Bar in Podgorica, Montenegro.
Doppio Cafe Bar is a stylish and elegant cafe bar that serves coffee, cocktails, and desserts in Podgorica, which is the capital city of Montenegro. It has a spacious terrace and a cozy interior. It is a great place to relax and socialize. It is open every day from 8am to late, except on Sundays when it opens at 10am. You can try their signature drinks, such as the Doppio Mojito, the Doppio Espresso Martini, and the Doppio Hot Chocolate, as well as their delicious cheesecake, tiramisu, and macarons.
If you are looking for a place to stay near Doppio Cafe Bar, one of the best options is the Ramada by Wyndham Podgorica, a modern and luxurious hotel that is located in the very heart of Podgorica. The hotel has 110 rooms, each with a private bathroom, a minibar, a safe, a TV, and free wi-fi. The hotel also has a fitness centre, a sauna, a restaurant, and a bar. The hotel is about 1.1 km away from Doppio Cafe Bar, and you can reach it by car, taxi, or walk.
After checking in to the Ramada, head back to the Doppio Cafe Bar, grab a coffee and another slice of cheesecake and then why not do a bit of exploring nearby, here are five ideas:
1. Visit Skaline and Stone Bridge: This is a romantic spot where you can see the oldest stone bridge in Podgorica, dating back to Roman times. It is located at the confluence of the Ribnica and Morača rivers, and offers a beautiful view of the city and the nature. It is about 1.4 km away from Doppio Cafe Bar.
2. Explore Hill Gorica: This is a green oasis in the middle of the city, where you can enjoy hiking, biking, or picnicking. It is also a historical site, as it was the location of the first anti-fascist uprising in Europe in 1941. It has a monument, a church, and a panoramic view of Podgorica. It is about 2.2 km away from Doppio Cafe Bar.
3. Enjoy Hill Ljubovic: This spot offers a great escape from the urban noise. It has a park, a playground, a sports centre, and even a restaurant. It is also a popular spot for paragliding, as it has a launch pad and a landing zone. You can admire the city and the mountains from the air, or watch the paragliders from the ground. It is about 4.4 km away from Doppio Cafe Bar.
4. Hike to Grlo Sokolovo: This is a natural attraction that is also known as the Falcon’s Throat. It is a narrow canyon that is carved by the Cijevna River, and has a waterfall, a cave, and a bridge. It is a scenic and adventurous place to visit, as you can hike, swim, or climb. It is about 9.7 km away from Doppio Cafe Bar, and you can reach it by car, taxi, or bike.
5. Old Town and Clock Tower: This is the historical and cultural centre of Podgorica, where you can see the remnants of the Ottoman and Austro-Hungarian rule. You can visit the Clock Tower, which is the symbol of the city, the Old Turkish Bath, which is now a museum, and the Old Bazaar, which is now a pedestrian zone. You can also enjoy the cafes, restaurants, and shops in the area. It is about 1.5 km away from Doppio Cafe Bar.
ZRNO in Podgorica, Montenegro.
ZRNO is a contemporary coffee shop that is popular for its high-quality coffee and friendly service in Podgorica. It also offers a selection of cakes and pastries, such as cheesecake, tiramisu, and brownies. It is open every day from 7:30am to Midnight, except on Saturdays and Sundays when it opens at 9am. You can enjoy their specialty coffee, such as the ZRNO Blend, the ZRNO Single Origin, and the ZRNO Cold Brew, as well as their homemade syrups, such as the ZRNO Vanilla, the ZRNO Caramel, and the ZRNO Hazelnut.
If you are looking for a place to stay near ZRNO, one of the best options is the Hotel M Nikic, a comfortable and elegant hotel that is situated in the centre of Podgorica. It is a six story, four-star hotel that has 71 rooms, each with a private bathroom, a mini-bar, a safe, a TV, and free wi-fi. This quality hotel also has a fitness centre, a spa, a restaurant, and a bar. The Hotel M Nikic is about 1.2 km away from the ZRNO coffee shop.
Be sure to visit the King’s Park, and the Lake Skadar:
King’s Park in particular is a beautiful park located by the riverside in Podgorica. It has a historical significance, as it was opened in 1910 to honour the coronation of King Nikola, who was the last ruler of Montenegro. It has a modern look, as it was renovated in 2009 and features a large light-lit fountain and a playground for the kids. It has a natural beauty, as it is surrounded by trees and flowers, and offers a view of the river and the city.
Also, if you are looking for a movie theatre near the Hotel M Nikic, you have can go to the Cineplexx. It’s located at Cetinjski is Cetinjski Put, Podgorica and that’s 2.9 km away from Hotel M Nikic. It should take about 6 minutes to get there by a car (hire car or taxi). During the week they will normally start showing movies around 3pm and on the weekends as early as 10am.
Which then brings me to the point, if you would like to hire a car when staying at the Hotel M Nikic, you could try Budva rentacar. They are a car rental company that operates in Budva, Podgorica, and Tivat. It has a fleet of cars, vans, and SUVs, and offers free delivery and pick-up, unlimited mileage, and full insurance. It is about 1.4 km away from Hotel M Nikic.
Caffe-restoran Mehanizam in Podgorica
Caffe-restoran Mehanizam is a cafe-restaurant that has a modern and cozy atmosphere, and serves a variety of dishes and drinks, including coffee and cheesecake in Podgorica. It is open every day from 8am to Midnight. You can choose from their menu, which includes salads, sandwiches, burgers, pizzas, pastas, steaks, and seafood, as well as their desserts, such as cheesecake, chocolate cake, and apple pie. You can also enjoy their live music and they also have karaoke nights sometimes.
If needing to find somewhere nice to stay near Caffe-restoran Mehanizam, one of the best options is the Hilton Podgorica Crna Gora. It is an 8 story hotel, 4-Star hotel and was renovated in 2017 and a short distance to the railway station. The Hilton Podgorica Crna Gora hotel has 180 lovely rooms, each with a private bathroom, a mini-bar, a safe, a TV, and free wi-fi. The hotel also has a fitness centre, a spa, a rooftop bar, and four restaurants. Unfortunately the Sky Bar is closed till May, which is a real shame as the views from up there are absolutely spectacular. The Hilton is about 1.3 km away from Caffe-restoran Mehanizam.
Getting to Montenegro from Sydney.
It’s a bit of a trip to get there but well worth it. Your journey will involve a few flights and you can select between Turkish Airlines, Qatar Airlines, Austrian Airlines and Thai Airways. It will cost you between $2.2K to 3.3K for the round trip and it takes a little between 28 to 33 hours to get there if you use Turkish Airlines or Thai Airways. It can take nearly twice as long on the other carriers due to their flight paths. Coming back to Sydney is much faster and this can take only 25 hours.