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Gostilna Kaval

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Italian, Steakhouse, European, Central European, Pizza, International, Mediterranean, Slovenian
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Tacenska cesta 95, Ljubljana, Slovenia
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11:00 - 23:00
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 23:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 23:00
Fri 11:00 - 23:30
Sat 12:00 - 23:30
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Restaurant has a nice atmosphere and steaks are a good choice. They also serve fish, but it was not a good choice. In a portion of a sea bass file with pumpkin risotto were only few little pieces of a fish and a large amount of risotto, although the price was the same as for a steak.

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Thank Mojca I
Ljubljana, Slovenia
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32 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is a very nice place in a suburb of Ljubljana. They have plenty of space inside and two gardens (terrace and a garden) for summertime. Service is good and they offer good food.

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Thank Ales_traveler
Novi Sad, Serbia
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31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

Commercal quality Italian food. Do not expect anything and you will be safisfied at the end. No superlatives here, but real nice pizzas and pasta. Fresh and selected ingediants, good salad bar.

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Thank DeanDekki
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251 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

Place is a bit from Ljubljana downtown but very convenient lets say after hiking in nearby popular Smarna gora. They serve almost everything you like and they have wide selection of quality wines as well. Parking space is large and there is also playground for kids next to it.

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Thank GlobalPocket
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17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

I love the restaurant and the ambient and the stuff is very friendly. It is not a bad idea to do a reservation because sometimes they are full and you can stay without a seat. Food is tasty and T-bone steaks are delicious. Steaks are worth every single penny!

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Thank Matija V
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6 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

If I could give another star, I would. We arrived to a busy room, yet were immediately greeted by a cheerful waiter and given a table. They took our order and brought our food within the space of like 10 minutes, so you'd think maybe the food wouldn't be that great, but the pizza I had was no joke the... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Location is not in the center of Ljubljana, but this is no problem. You can go by car, bus,...Restauration has a big parking place. Servis, food, staff are good/nice. The italian ambiance. Sometimes you need reservation. The place is good for big group and family. The prices are a little higher.

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Thank 17Edy6
Ljubljana, Slovenia
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70 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is really stuck in the past. The menu is the same as it was 10 years ago, interior as well. But the real problem is the staff: forgetfull, uninspiring... they are not rude, but not helpful either. There are planty better options to eat in Ljubljana.

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Thank 471maja
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

Excellent service, fabulous pizza'a and wonderful ambiance. Meal was very reasonable, would definitely go again.

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Thank G33ner
Ljubljana, Slovenia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

We were been here few times, mostly with friends (smaller group). It's good to make a reservation, somethimes they are full. Beautifull ambient, tasty food, stuff is ok, prices are a little bit higher than in restaurants nearby. Big paking place outside.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$29
Cuisine
Italian, Steakhouse, European, Central European, Pizza, International, Mediterranean, Slovenian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 23:00
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:30
Saturday
12:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Tacenska cesta 95, Ljubljana, Slovenia
  • Location: Europe  >  Slovenia  >  Upper Carniola Region  >  Ljubljana

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?