About us

About us

The restaurant has been founded in 1997. and has started as an idea of a small family business. Today, we provide exceptional service on two locations – one in Zvornik town, near the high school and the second one on the shore of the Zvornik Lake. The third restaurant in the chain is in the construction process.

Winners of many awards, especially proud about letter of “Kapetan Miša Anastasijević” – awarded for affirmation of the tourism and hospitality in Republic of Srpska, the same award on the local level, “Zlatna turistička Ruža” awarded for the accommodation complex, so as the Golden medal won on the International Tourism Fair in Novi Sad, Serbia. More about awards >

Our recommendation

Our recommendation

Enjoy our gastronomic pleasure that you will always remember – surrender to the culinary imagination of our experienced Chefs. Take this chance to try unique dishes that could be even found on the menu of the Sheraton hotel in Dubai. Their guest liked the most fritters with cream cheese, traditional bean dish “prebranac”, dessert “tufahije”, and other dishes typical for this region.

We trust that every meal tastes better with a glass of wine or two, therefore we always have excellent selection of wines made by the best wineries from the region.

As for the dessert lovers – try out tasty homemade cookies made according to old traditional recipes.

Restaurant Šoja in the town

Restaurant Šoja in the town

The first restaurant is located close to the city center, near the High School “Petar Kočić”, surrounded with houses and buildings. Known for its stone fence and nice surrounding, this restaurant gathers all generations. Whether the occasion is a business lunch, gathering of friends, short or big school break, or private party, restaurant Šoja provides the highest level of service without exception.

This restaurant is a great place for presentation of your brand, business meetings, project promotion or any other similar activities. It is equipped with video equipment appropriate for such activities.

Equipped with 250 seats, the restaurant can meet many of your requirements. See the photos >

Restaurant Šoja on the lake shore

Restaurant Šoja on the lake shore

Only 3 km away from the city center, on the shore of the Zvornik Lake, ethno restaurant Šoja has found its place. The mornings here smells like grandma’s fresh coffee she enjoys in, while making breakfast for her family. See the photos >

The restaurant is built in two levels (terraces) – one just above the water and the second one upstairs with the semi – opened terrace. First level terrace has the capacity of 70 people, while the second terrace can take up to 90 people. Like the first restaurant, this one is also designed in ethnical style in the spirit of the long tradition, where you can also see a lots of vintage tools, utensils, teapots, etc. dating from the 20th century.

Within this object there are 3 suites and 6 rooms, with capacity of 23 persons in total. More about the accommodation> 

Restaurant Šoja Drinjača

Restaurant Šoja Drinjača

We found the perfect location for the third restaurant in Drinjača, 15 kilometers from Zvornik. With a lot of flowers, plants and a little lake, this restaurant is a great spot for the coffee break while trvelling. See the photos >

We are very proud of our garden behind the restaurant, where we grow vegetables. Our guests have the unique opportunity to try our organic peppers, tomatoes, cucumbers… And also, we grow a few kinds of herbs – like basil, parsley and mint, and unbelievably  – we managed to grow lemon and mandarins.

This restaurant has a capacity of 200 people inside, and 150 people outdoors. We also have accommodation with capacity of 10 people. More about the accommodation> 

Since the foundation until today, the restaurant hosted many guests, as from the local area, so as many tourists and visitors from more than 30 countries worldwide. Some of the guests’ reviews: 

We had a great time at the restaurant "Šoja". The food was absolutely perfect, we loved the veal. We hope to visit this restaurant again. Best wishes!


Wonderful food and great hospitality. Thank you very much and we wish you a lot of happy guests! Merry Christmas!

PaulCzech Republic

One of the rarely exceptional restaurants in the ex-Yu countries and beyond. Delicious food and friendly staff are just some of things common for this place. Highly recommended! Delicious potato prepared under the ash.

Srđan AlimpićNovi Sad, Serbia

Phenomenal food and kind owner.

RudyJakarta, Indonesia

We're from Canaries (Spain) and we're enjoying the time spent here. Great food and amazing people!

AnabelaCanary Islands (Spain)

Tasty food and nice service. Thank you very much!


Thanks for the warm hospitality. The trout was tasty! All the best,

JohannaHong Kong