Antonella ZiganteAntonella Zigante
With restaurant Zigante, owner and Jeune Restaurateur Antonella Zigante continues an impressive family tradition. Her inn is situated near the Motovun Forest – the place where Mr. Giancarlo Zigante, accompanied by his dog Diana, stumbled upon the biggest white truffle in the world in 1999. The truffle weighed 1.31 kg and was listed in the Guinness Book of Records.
Hotel restaurant Zigante is fully dedicated to creating unique dishes with truffles. Drawing on traditional Istrian cuisine, the chef and his kitchen team create modern interpretations of classic regional recipes. The menu changes a couple of times a year, according to the seasons. This means that dishes with fresh white truffles are only served between October and December. The meals with fresh black truffles can be served during the entire year. The delicious menus are beautifully complemented by an extensive wine selection, consisting of exciting domestic and foreign wines.
Hotel restaurant Zigante is wonderfully situated near the idyllic Motovun Forest in Livade, Croatia. Thanks to its tranquility and beauty, this small Istrian village attracts numerous tourists. The Motovun Forest is famous for being one of the world’s largest natural habitats of white truffles. Its dense woodlands, lush meadows and unique flora and fauna, make it ideal for hiking and exploring. The restaurant itself also organizes an array of activities, such as truffle seeking demonstrations, truffle hunting, cooking classes, truffle tastings, a trip to the truffle factory, and a truffle fair.
Right next to restaurant Zigante lies a renovated Istrian house. This building is home to the Zigante family’s hotel. The modern hotel rooms are equipped with air conditioning, a TV, a mini bar, free Wi-Fi, and a safe. It’s the perfect place to unwind in the Croatian countryside.
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|Sunday||12:00 - 18:00||18:00 - 22:00|
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A 4-course black truffle menu.
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