There are many excellent restaurants, but only Zigante is completely dedicated to creating unique meals with truffles, which take the Istrian Tuber to a position it truly deserves. Restaurant Zigante was opened to present the wider public with the possibilities and advantages of truffles in a culinary sense and it is the first Croatian restaurant specialized in preparing truffle-based meals. Located in the center of Livade, in the vicinity of one of the largest natural habitats of truffles, Zigante has a geographical position that many restaurants around the world could only wish for.
During the whole year, the restaurant offers carefully devised menu based on fresh truffles, created in accordance to the seasons of Istrian truffles. Therefore, dishes with fresh black truffles are offered during the whole calendar year, and meals with white truffles are only served between September and December. Distinguished meals are accompanied by a large selection of domestic and imported wines.
Chefs and sommeliers of the restaurant have received many international awards for their exceptional work. That’s why visitors from all around the globe to come and visit this unique restaurant located in the small Istrian village on the edge of the Motovun forest, one of the biggest truffle habitats in the world.