Ljubljana restaurants

Top Choice Slovenian in Ljubljana

Strelec

This is haute cuisine from on high –the Archer's Tower of Ljubljana Castle, no less – with a menu that traces the city's history chosen by ethnologist Janez Bogataj and prepared by Igor Jagodic, recognised as one of…
Top Choice Slovenian in Ljubljana

Monstera Bistro

The concept bistro of star TV chef Bine Volčič delivers 'best-meal-of-the-trip' quality using locally sourced, seasonal ingredients and zero-waste food-prep concepts. Most diners opt for the three-course lunch (star…
Top Choice Burgers in Ljubljana

Pop's Place

Centrally located craft-beer and burger bar that's evolved into a must-visit. The burgers, with locally sourced beef and brioche-style buns, are excellent, as are the beers and cocktails. The dining area feels festi…
Top Choice International in Ljubljana

Ek Bistro

Ljubljana's top spot for brunch, meaning in this case big slices of avocado toast on homemade bread, bowls of muesli and yoghurt, and eggs Benedict on fresh-baked English muffins. Wash it down with a glass of freshl…
Slovenian in Ljubljana

Gostilna na Gradu

Right within the Ljubljana Castle complex, Na Gradu is much too stylish to be just a gostilna (inn-like restaurant). The award-winning chefs use only Slovenian-sourced breads, cheeses and meats, and age-old recipes …
International in Ljubljana

Gostilna Dela

This delightful bistro serves tasty homestyle cuisine, only much better. From the soups and the meat and vegetarian main courses to the shop-made štruklji (cheese dumplings), it's all memorable. The breakfast omelet…
Slovenian in Ljubljana

Druga Violina

Just opposite the Academy of Music, the 'Second Fiddle' is an extremely pleasant and affordable place for a meal in the Old Town. There are lots of Slovenian dishes, including ajdova kaša z jurčki (buckwheat groats …
Slovenian in Ljubljana

Špajza

The 'Pantry' attracts as much with its homey decor as with its Slovenian cuisine, executed with a modern touch. Several rooms in an ancient townhouse filled with rough-hewn tables and chairs, wooden floors and nosta…
Ice Cream in Ljubljana

Gelateria Romantika

Some might say this isn't just Ljubljana's best ice cream, but some of the best in the world. We'll let you decide, but the diverse flavour combinations (pumpkin-seed oil, cucumber, bilberry) are a welcome change fr…
Mediterranean in Ljubljana

Vino & Ribe

This unsuspecting spot along Stari trg, looking something like a diner, focuses on a couple of things (hint: they're in the name) and does them very well. Order at the counter from a small menu of grilled fish, frie…