The Guilty

Not one of the best known venues, we often walked past The Guilty and thought it looked very interesting. It was their Instagram feed that really made us want to check it out, though. Their cocktails looked amazing in pictures and we are happy to say that they were just as good in real life! … More The Guilty

Pasta Da Pucci

There’s no denying how much Albanian’s love all things Italian – language, fashion, football and of course, food! With so much Italian food available, it can be hard to find one place that’s truly exceptional. Then you find Pasta Da Pucci. This hidden gem in the Dinamo Stadium neighbourhood is one of the best places … More Pasta Da Pucci

Birrari Ke Tori

Anyone on a budget, be you a local or foreigner, will appreciate a good ‘zgare’ (barbecue/grill house). Many locals will tell you that such a place cannot be found in the Bllok, but let us tell you they are wrong! Birrari ke Tori  is well known, though for some reason unbeknown to us, often overlooked. … More Birrari Ke Tori


We love Cheers Pub because not only is it a favoured hang out for the people living and working nearby, but the name also attracts many foreign visitors thanks to its familiar name inspired by the long running American sit-com. The venue describes itself as an Irish Pub and, we will concede, they do serve … More Cheers

Chakra Jone

If you are a big fan of spicy food, you won’t find a lot to suit your tastes in Albania. Although peppers are an integral ingredient into any dish, they are usually not of the variety to carry particular spice. Even the few Mexican (or more accurately, Tex-Mex) restaurants will offer meals with a significantly … More Chakra Jone


There is no denying that Italian fare is by far the favoured cuisine of Tironians. Pizza, pasta, risotto and of course, Italian wines such as Cianti, Montepulciano and Sangiovese dominate the menu at the majority of restaurants. That’s exactly what you’ll get at EATalians, but the point of difference here is the atmosphere – a … More EATalian

So Sushi – Tirana

Sushi is a really popular cuisine internationally and well known to most tourists. For Albanian locals, sushi is a pretty new concept and certainly hasn’t quite yet won the hearts of the masses. Whether you are a seasoned Sushi eater or trying it for the first time, So Sushi really does a great job! Alexandra … More So Sushi – Tirana