Studentski trg 9 (Uzun Mirkova), Belgrade, Central Serbia
Hotel · Stari Grad · 67 tips and reviews
The Telegraph: Special treat: Square Nine is one of Belgrade’s newest hotels, barely two years old. Spacious rooms look out onto the lively Studentski Trg while guests can enjoy the indulgent spa. Doubles from £220.
Bulevar kralja Aleksandra 69 (Karnegijeva), Beograd, Palilula
Hotel · Vukov Spomenik · 59 tips and reviews
The Telegraph: Mid-range: The five-star Metropol Palace (00381 1133 33100; metropolpalace.com) is very good value, with beautiful, light interiors overlooking Tasmajdan park. There is also a spa. Doubles from £127.
The Telegraph: 3pm: Wander Kalemegdan, the ruins of a fortress built to keep out the Ottomans, who invaded and adapted it as their own defensive outpost on the hill overlooking the confluence of the Sava and Danube.
Karađorđeva 2 (Savamala), Belgrade, Central Serbia
Mexican Restaurant · Kalemegdan · 165 tips and reviews
The Telegraph: 10pm: Next door, Cantina de Frida (cantinadefrida.com) attracts a younger crowd for Cuban-themed live music and occasional Serbian takes on Queen classics. It has an exhaustive cocktail list.
Nebojšina 41 (Hadži-Melentijeva), Belgrade, Central Serbia
Restaurant · Neimar · 12 tips and reviews
The Telegraph: 12pm: Catch the tram to Destilerija (destilerija.rs), a bar entirely dedicated to rakia (Serbian brandy). Order their plate of five canapés, which each come with a shot glass of matching rakia.