Cetinjska street is located in the popular Dorcol Area. Leaning to the famous Bohemian Skadarska street. Cetinjska street become popular in the 20th Century after BIP Brewery. One of the first breweries in our Country. It was Owned by Industrialist Đorđe Vajfert. The malting section became operational in 1965 which was the only brewery in Serbia which produced malt. Represented a big deal for Serbian industry back then. Those were a golden ages for Cetinjska 15 which was industrial centre of that time. The brewery unfortunately declared bankruptcy in September 2015. Then the new age of this street has begun.
Cetinjska Street Today
After bankruptcy Belgrade artists along with hipsters took over entire place and made an epic change. Just opposite to Skadarlija, known after traditional music and good restaurants, Cetinjska started to attract those who prefer alternative entertainment. You will find cozy cafes, galleries and great pre party venues. Huge storage spaces transformed into event places . Tourist named it, “Small Berlin”. In 2015 Cetinjska 15 becomes a leading alternative area in Belgrade. Everything began when famous Venue “ Dvoristance “ moved from the Savamala to Cetinjska. Shortly after there were more than 15 bars and cafes opened over there.
Popular bars at Cetinjska Street
There are around 20 Venues in Cetinjska 15. Some are more some less popular. One thing is for sure. They are all quite diverse and unique at the same time. Get to know the most admired ones:
Dvoristance is one of the most popular places among the locals and tourist as well. Beside good beats every single night this place has been popular for its live streaming sport events. Dvoristance is the ultimate place for the lovers of a good beer, cool people and quality music. You can grab a delicious glass of a local wine and an authentic fast food. For early birds Dvoristance offers the one of the most incredible breakfast menu in town. Prices are more then fair. Check their even schedule on their Fb.
Polet is the meeting point of Artists, Creative Souls and Academics. Polet Nickname is “Vanguard club” or “artistic district”. This place is a Multi functional space famous for it excellent coffee. Very Often Owners organise Art Exhibitions and great swing electro parties which are held mostly on weekends. In addition to the standard selection of drinks they offer a large range of quality teas. Those teas are served in a teapot of half a liter. Awesome! Prices are more than reasonable. This place should be on your Belgrade to do list.
Zaokret is probably the most popular place in Cetinjska. Home for hipsters and indie music lovers. Wide selection of high quality beverages. This place has found Inspiration from the hipster neighbourhood of Kreuzberg Berlin. During the day you can listen to indie and other alternative music genres while the evening is reserved for the performances of DJs. Its always crowded. Reservations are not a thing over here. First come first get. Check their even schedule on their Fb.
Jazz Bistro Bajloni
Restored cabinets, racks, frames, old radio receivers, plates, cups and ornaments give this jazz bistro a special flavor. Preserving the spirit of old times and interweaving it with the modern designs. On Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays the jazz lovers can enjoy the LIVE music spectacle! Bajloni Jazz Bistro is full of surprises! You can hear the disco-jazz combos as well as the gypsy-jazz or pop-jazz with percussion. Staff will be always more than happy to offer you an exclusive wine of the house. Those who prefer beers will find a premium selection. During the summer time they have a pretty big garden with a space for up to 200 people.
This venue is one of a kind. Program of Kenozoik is composed of musical events (DJ sets and concert program), exhibitions, cinema screenings and culinary happenings. First of all these guys organise friendly gatherings. It is well known after heavy parties; therefore the entry is prohibited for those under 23.
Most talented musicians and bands from all over Serbia pay music over there. This Venue have a proper concert stage, a spacious dance floor and a long counter. This is one of the most popular venues in this area and almost always very crowded. During a day or a night this is a place u should visit while in Belgrade.
Good to know
The greatest asset of all these venues is that they are located in the same yard. You can just walk from one to another. In the most cases without entrance fee.
Due to a city official’s law for the noise level in residential areas, there is a constant conflict between owners of those venues and residents who live close by. New Regulations are that all the venues can be open till 1 am. Cetinjska 15 is a perfect alternative to Mainstream Belgrade. After having a good time in this area we suggest you to check some of the bars and popular summer clubs. If you are looking for a posh area click here to check out Beton HALA.