Have you ever tried the fresh black winter truffle? Yes! Have you ever tried fresh black winter truffle in summer? No? Now is your chance. Restaurant Zigante has something unique to offer – black winter truffle (tuber melanosporum) from Australia paired with iconic summer foods like young corn. Or would you like to compare the […]

Istrian white truffle season at the Zigante restaurant

Motovun forest is a deciduous forest formed on the alluvium of the Mirna and Butoniga rivers and represents a natural specialty of Istria and Croatia in general. A specific moist soil of the Motovun forest in the heart of Istria hides the biggest Istrian truffles, and the most popular and preciated is the white truffle […]

The harmony of an authentic menu and high class wines

Wine has a ability to emphasize the delicate flavors of food and complete the gastronomic experience, this is the reason why at the Zigante restaurant we give exceptional attention to a wine list whose wines emphasize the delicate flavors of the Istrian truffle. Ideal Wine choice depends on the selection of specialties from our unique […]

New renovated terrace in Restaurant Zigante

Warm weather and long days are calling to enjoy in gastro specialties of restaurant Zigante in the fresh air terrace. With all our desire to make our guests more comfortable and more specialized experience of trying refined menu based on fresh truffles, our outdoor place is renovated like real summer oasis. Our modern seating furniture […]


Like every year, Zigante restaurant is again in the selection of the best Croatian restaurants in the MICHELIN GUIDE, and we can boast of a superb gastronomic offer and also we are included in the 2022 MICHELIN GUIDE. In addition to the recognition for the restaurant, this is also an award for the entire staff […]

Latest in the Zigante restaurant – Vegeterian menu

Restaurant Zigante is suggesting you his new vegetarian menu that will amaze you. The menu is composed like that , that even our guests who are vegetarians can enjoy the high quality of our cuisine. As main dishes, we offer SLOW ROAST CELERY, VEGETARIAN SOUP, WHITE PALENTA, CABBAGE-EGGPLANT, CONFIT POTATO and at the end, sweeten […]

Zigante Truffle Day 2022

For all truffle lovers or for all those who are just about to become and want to experience this unique and valuable tuber and sweeten their palates, this is the event for you! Zigante Truffle Days are held every year in the heart of Istria – Livade. The village is located near the picturesque town […]

Perfect gourmet combination of eggs and truffles

In restaurant Zigante our professional team gives you a delicious and tasty meals made by top traditional recipes with high quality and fresh ingredients. The restaurant is known for dishes which are preparing with top quality truffles and the rest of ingredients in food are completely fresh and homemade. Also for our meals we are […]

Partners in the hunt for truffles

Apart from competent chefs and fresh ingredients, the Zigante restaurant’s exceptional delights owe their incredible aroma and flavor to the jewel of Istrian gastronomy – the truffle. With just a small amount of this aromatic and once mystical mushroom, the dish is transformed into an unforgettable sensory experience for all of our senses. However, it […]