A: Cara Lazara 16, Tel: 062-222-203. Open: Mon -Thu 8-24, Fri-Sat 8-01. A large outdoor bar counter and a terrace occupy a small leafy square between Gračanička and Cara Lazara Streets. A trendy place to strike a pose with a cocktail in hand. Map H6
A: Kej oslobođenja (Zemun), Tel: 3194-971. Open: Mon-Sun 11-01. A mecca for those who like to get all dolled up, to see and be seen, it boasts the most attractive terrace above water. It offers cocktails, light meals and cakes. The lovely if pretentious café for lounging by the river during the day, turns by night into a crowded pop and turbo folk joint.
A: Kneginje Ljubice 18, Tel: 3285-857. Open: Mon -Thu 9-24, Fri-Sat 9-01. A very pretty garden in the courtyard of a building, great for sitting back while sipping a coffee or a cocktail. Map H6
A: Beogradska 14 (near Zemun quay and market), Tel: 3731-853. Open: 10-02. A small and relaxed bar with a good selection of pale and dark, bottled and tap beers, rakija, friendly service, and blues or rock in the background. Map C2
A: Kosovska 33, Tel: 3037-794. Open: Mon-Sun 9-24. Coffee, cocktails and wine by the glass. Popular with hipsters and artsy crowds. Also convenient for a break from sightseeing. Map I7
A: Skadarska 17, 063-287-359. Open: Mon-Sun 11-02. Convenient for young travellers who would like to see Skadarlija, but do not care to go to a traditional restaurant. It has an outdoor terrace at street level from which you can observe the hustle and bustle of Skadarlija at leisure. Crowded in the evening. Map I6
A: Sava quay, end of Omladinskih brigada St., block 70, Tel: 066-111-444. Open: Mon-Sun 9-01. A floating café bar with two fine and spacious terraces boasting lovely view of the river and sunset. A decent choice of meals and deserts and very professional staff. Cocktail bar Cruise is right next. Map I9
A: quay near Belgrade Fair (opposite the biggest exhibition hall). Open: Mon-Sun 10-01. A small boat surrounded by rafts is a favourite with cool Belgraders, up-and-coming artists, writers and photographers. Patrons sit right next to the water, drink tap beer, eat pizza and enjoy the splendid sunset. Map E9
A: Kosančićev Venac 28, Tel: 2622-446. A laid-back café on a cobbled street near Kalemegdan. In summertime, it is a lovely place to sit back and relax over a drink and enjoy the view, if you are lucky enough to get a table outside. In wintertime, you can have mulled wine inside, rubbing shoulders with art students from the nearby academy. Map G6
A: Kralja Petra 73, Tel: 069-4464-056. Open: Mon- Sun 9-01. Its outdoor patio in the courtyard of an old building is very popular during summer. They are known for their freshly pressed fruit juices and they serve breakfast, light meals and cakes. Map H5
A: Skerlićeva 20, Tel: 2432-405. Open: Mon-Sun 9-24. A place popular with Belgraders who take it easy, dress smart and like to show it. A table is hard to find.
A: Čunarska 1 (Zemun), Tel: 2612-096. Open: Mon- Sun 10-24. For romantic get-togethers. Map C1
A: Rankeova 7, Tel:2446-012,www.vilamaska.com. Open: Mon-Sat 8-01, Sun 10-01. Café and restaurant spread on several levels of a house with a garden near St Sava Temple. Swanky interior, menu based on Italian cuisine, live jazz or pop on weekends. Map I9
A: Dobračina 5, Tel: 3286-119, www.rakiabar.com. Open: Mon-Sun. 9-24. More than 100 different sorts of Serbian Rakija, each served with a special snack.
Klub Svetskih Putnika
A: Bulevar Despota Stefana 7, Tel: 3242-303, www.usp-aur.rs. Open: Mon-Fri 13-24, Sat-Sun 15- 24. A quaint and snug little café in the basement of a residential building featuring comfortable ambience, old photos, books on far-away countries, and a cat sprawled on the stove. It offers sandwiches and salads during the day. Map I6
A: Vuka Karadžića 9, Tel: 060-5544-455. Open: Mon-Sun 10-01. Artisan ice cream made of 100% natural ingredients, without additives and taste enhancers. It comes in cones or cups or by kilo, always fresh, so flavours change daily. Be surprised by the most unexpected fruit & vegetable flavour combos in Belgrade. Map H6
A: Palmotićeva 27, Tel: 3226-161. Open: Mon-Sat 8- 24, Sun 10-24. A large choice of delicious cakes, coffee and tea. Morning is the best time of the day to quietly savour coffee over newspapers, with birds warbling in the background.
Mamma's Biscuit House
A: Strahinjića Bana 72a, Tel: 3283-805. Open: Mon-Sun 9-01. In case you have a sugar drop whilst strolling round Dorćol, the best thing is to visit this patisserie with an excellent selection of cakes and alcoholic beverages. Map I5
A: Kralja Milutina 1, Tel: 063/7851-378. Open: Mon- Fri. 9-23:30, Sat. 9-01, Sun. 10-23. A nice place to relax with a good book and hot apple juice with a cinnamon. They serve light meals and cakes.