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In search of a reasonably priced beer, David Farley tackles the fiercely local drinking haunts of Dubrovnik’s old town
On my first day in Dubrovnik, the stunning walled city on the southern Dalmatian coast, I sat down at an outdoor café on the Stradun, the main limestone-clad pedestrian street in the old town, and ordered a beer. It hit the spot, the crisp pilsner washing away the memories of a long flight. But then I got the bill: £5. This wouldn’t have been outrageous if I’d been in, say, Oslo, but here in Croatia, it seemed particularly expensive.
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