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Top Choice Modern Slovenian in Lake Bled

Castle Restaurant

It's hard to fault the superb location of the castle's restaurant, with a terrace and views straight from a postcard. What a relief the food is as good as it is: black risotto with octopus, lake trout fillet, veal f…
Top Choice Castle in Lake Bled

Bled Castle

Perched atop a steep cliff more than 100m above the lake, Bled Castle is how most people imagine a medieval fortress to be, with towers, ramparts, moats and a terrace offering magnificent views. The castle houses a …
Top Choice Island in Lake Bled

Bled Island

Tiny, tear-shaped Bled Island beckons from the shore. There’s the Church of the Assumption and a small museum, but the real thrill is the ride out by pletna (gondola). The pletna will set you down on the south side …
Top Choice Lake in Lake Bled

Lake Bled

Bled’s greatest attraction is its exquisite blue-green lake, measuring just 2km by 1.4km. The lake is lovely to behold from almost any vantage point, and makes a beautiful backdrop for the 6km walk along the shore. …
Top Choice Slovenian in Lake Bled

Finefood – Penzion Berc

In a magical garden setting, Penzion Berc sets up a summertime restaurant, with local produce served fresh from its open kitchen. Try sea bass with asparagus soufflé, homemade pasta with fresh black truffle, deer en…
International in Lake Bled


Expect a mixed bag of international flavours from this colourful, upmarket restaurant. The menu wanders from local classics (trout amandine, grilled calamari) to pastas and Balkan grilled meats. The most interesting…
Seafood in Lake Bled

Ostarija Peglez'n

Fish is the main game at the lovely, central 'Iron Inn'. Enjoy the cute retro decor with lots of antiques and curios, and choose from a tempting menu of trout from local rivers, John Dory from the Adriatic coast, an…
Cafe in Lake Bled

Slaščičarna Zima

Bled’s culinary speciality is the delicious kremna rezina, also known as the kremšnita: it's a layer of vanilla custard topped with whipped cream and sandwiched between two layers of flaky pastry. While Šmon patisse…
Cafe in Lake Bled

Park Restaurant & Cafe

The Park Cafe has a huge terrace and a commanding position over the lake’s eastern end – it's a good spot for coffee and kremna rezina. The cafe is said to be the place where the cake was first created – as well as …
Pub in Lake Bled

Pub Bled

The pick of the town's pubs, this friendly place sits above the Oštarija Peglez’n restaurant and has great cocktails and, on some nights, a DJ.