Karaka is the other of the two Irish pubs in Dubrovnik old town. In addition to Guinness and Kikenny, Karaka serves some Croatian and German(!) beers on tap. Tap beers are around 15-25 kunas (2-4 euros) per pint.
The pub shows all major sporting events (Sky Sport and Setanta Sport) + has some Irish music evenings, especially during the high season (July-August).
Karaka is open from 10 to 24 every day. Happy hour from 15 to 18.
It may seem strange that there is an Irish pub in Dubrovnik, but where else would all of the English, Irish and American tourists drink? Located in the old town, Pub Karaka draws mostly tourists. Irish and Croatia beers are served, as well as the other European favorites such as Heineken and Amstel.
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