The iconic Lička kuća restaurant at the heart of the Plitvice Lakes National Park boasts a long and rich history. Built back in 1972, it has for decades offered an authentic atmosphere infused with the tastes and aromas of traditional Lika region dishes, prepared with an innovative twist. Surrounded by a lush forest on one side, and the Plitvice Lakes on the other, Lička kuća is set in an idyllic location inviting you for long walks or a wander around the picturesque surroundings.
As you step into Lička kuća, you will be greeted by the warm hospitality typical for the region, an open fireplace and the aromas of the local delicacies, while your gaze tries to catch all the details that tell the tale of the humble and difficult past of the people in the region.
The restaurant serves dishes prepared with quality local ingredients, a testament to the preserved nature of the Lika destination, some of which are certified under the region-wide Lika Quality system rooted in tradition.
This year, the Lička kuća restaurant received the prestigious 2023 Travelers’ Choice® Award by TripAdvisor®, ranking it among the top 10% restaurants worldwide.
Culinary offer for Lička kuća Days 15th – 23rd December 2023
From 15 to 23 December 2023, we invite you to visit us at the Lička kuća restaurant and enjoy the delectable flavours of the Lika region cuisine at promotional prices. This renowned restaurant, known for its exceptional cuisine and hospitality, has for more than half a century stood as a proud example of the region’s rich cultural and culinary heritage.
Many who dine here describe the experience as a culinary time travel brought about by the aroma of warm and crispy homemade bread and traditional specialties, reminiscent of the times gone by. This is exactly what Lička kuća has in store for you with its two specially curated promotional menus.
Menu 1 will tempt you with a selection of local cheeses and the diverse taste of barley, an indigenous grain at the heart of delectable dishes, especially the traditional “lamb orzotto”. This traditional version of a risotto made with barley, dark Velebit beer and beef bone broth will take you on an unforgettable journey through endless flavours. After a feast of marinated chicken drumstick and thigh with a side of potatoes, onion and bacon, satisfy your sweet tooth with an apple strudel and vanilla cream.
If you choose Menu 2, you will get the chance to taste the crackling spread and local basa cheese on homemade toasted bread, warm up with a rich local soup, and round off your meal with polenta with pancetta and the local škripavac cheese, homemade pork sausages over braised sauerkraut and plum dumplings.
In addition to the special menus, the restaurant offers a 20% discount on the regular menu items during the Lička kuća Days.
Take advantage of the Lička kuća Days, in a setting inviting you to explore the natural beauty of the Plitvice Lakes and breathe in the fresh air that will make your stomach grumble. Enjoy the warm rustic feel of the heart of Lika, with the sounds of the crackling fire burning in the open fireplace, the harmony of local flavours and the friendly staff, and treat your taste buds to the culinary delicacies of the Lika destination!