Let yourself go to the spectrum of flavours and culinary delights of the Carat Restaurant where stories of Karst and Mediterranean cuisine are intertwined. A hint of local Karst and Mediterranean wines brings out the exquisite flavours created for you by our chefs.


Restaurant opening hours:

  • Breakfast: Buffet for hotel guests from 7 am to 10 am.
  • Lunch: Served every day from 12 pm to 3 pm.
  • Dinner: A la carte dinner menu every day from 6 pm to 11 pm.

Booking and information:
Phone: +386 (0)5 731 44 44
e-mail: rezervacije@safir.si

Cuisine of Karst

The housewives from Karst have always known how to prepare wonderful dishes from natural ingredients. Our chefs are renowned for enriching delicacies from Karst by adding a pinch of imagination. Karst cuisine is characterised by fresh seasonal spices, while the secret of good food lies in selected local ingredients. Its aromas are rich and pleasant, immersed in the freshness of the Mediterranean and embellished with wild plants, herbs and fruit.

Accompanied by local wines, the story ends with a spectrum of wonderful flavours.

Mediterranean Cuisine

Mediterranean cuisine combines a wide selection of fish, sea food and fresh vegetables with home-made Istrian olive oil.
It is distinguished by strong aromas, great variety and richness of colour. Boiled dishes prevail and local vegetables, herbs and spices are widely used. You can choose from a variety of sea food, fish, poultry, sheep and goat meat. Olive oil and wine are typically used. The seasoning includes wild herbs with mellow flavours.

Mediterranean cuisine: freshness of Karst, flavours of basil and rosemary, tomatoes, olive oil.