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Golden Shell

Ulica Petra Hektorovica 8, Hvar, Hvar Island 21450, Croatia
+385 98 917 7386
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good17%
  • Average8%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“tasting menu” (13 reviews)
“sea bass” (18 reviews)
“lamb” (15 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Croatian, Central European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Ulica Petra Hektorovica 8, Hvar, Hvar Island 21450, Croatia
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Reviewed 20 November 2017

Peacfull, romantic, great staff, friendly, easy and good taste. If you are at Hvar do not miss Golden shell.

Thank Nina S
Reviewed 14 November 2017

We visited this restaurant on the recommendation of our tour guide. Waited forever to get in the place. Food was okay but not outstanding. Operators ( a family run affair) spent more time telling us about their accolades than trying to accommodate us. All in...More

Thank Gerry M
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

Best food i tried in all island. Really friendly atmosphere. The waiter is friendly and polite so make you feel like home. If i come back to Hvar i definately go back.

Thank Evaliente
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

We celebrated my friends birthday here, and the waiter was amazing: Very good sence of humor and polite. The food was great, specially recommend the slow cooked tuna and the home made pastas! Good portions and taste... will totally come back!

Thank pedrogonzales1
Reviewed 4 October 2017

We found this restaurant on the third day of our four day trip to Hvar in early October We were delighted to get a warm and friendly welcome and expert help to guide us with choices of the excellent local wines which are all available...More

1  Thank Peter F
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

We had a great time at this intimate little restaurant. It had a terrace area for dining at the back. The food was delicious and service was friendly.

Thank Monica Z
Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

We were a group of 5 couples. We went to this restaurant after spending a few days travelling from Rovinj, Pula and Split. It was our third night in Hvar when we went this restaurant. The food were not just delicious but also different from...More

Thank travellingcircusof2
Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

This restaurant is slightly out of the way to the main restaurants but definitely worth hunting out, we had pasta with shellfish and pasta with lobster we left the waiter to pick the wine to match as he had 17 years with the restaurant and...More

Thank JennieLouise
Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

Let me start by saying that the food was very good as was the service. Actually, the service was exceptional. But this is the reason for my disappointment: We ordered a four course tasting menu, I had the meat option and my husband had the...More

Thank MarinLin
Reviewed 9 September 2017

Asked locally and were recommended this restaurant. It did not disappoint. We tried some of the local dishes, as well as local wine recommended by our excellent waiter. The atmosphere was relaxed and friendly - would definitely visit again!

Thank Peony_8
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$70
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ulica Petra Hektorovica 8, Hvar, Hvar Island 21450, Croatia
  • Location: Europe  >  Croatia  >  Dalmatia  >  Split-Dalmatia County  >  Hvar Island  >  Hvar
  • Phone Number: +385 98 917 7386
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