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Gostilna Sestica

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European, Slovenian, Eastern European, Central European
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Slovenska cesta 40, Ljubljana 1000, Slovenia
+386 1 242 08 55
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10:00 - 23:00
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Sun 12:00 - 17:00
Mon - Fri 10:00 - 23:00
Sat 12:00 - 23:00
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Very good starters, traditional cheese dumplings, delicious steak, awesome mushroom sauce, great Radler! Mr. Nedeljko - our waiter - very attentive, explained whatever we needed to know, provided service with great commitment and kept good timing between the meals. You can see the restaurant has been there for a very long time and has its own history that is reflected... More 

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1 Thank Kasia S
marko b, General Manager at Gostilna Sestica, responded to this review

Dear Kasia S, Amazing rewiew. Thank you very much and we will let our colegue Mr. Nedeljko know that you liked his service. Hope to welcome you back again. Kind regards More 

Murcia, Spain
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37 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016 via mobile

We felt the real slovenian taste of food, but always the natural way of life of its people. We were looking for slovenian meals and it was dificult to choose in its long and local focused offer. The best: its quality and feeling that you are at an old Ljubliana restaurant where the tradition has been kept for a long... More 

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Maribor, Slovenia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good food, surprisingly fast, friendly staff (even though we were a noisy and large group), nice looking restaurant... what more can you ask for?

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1 Thank mmanmman
marko b, General Manager at Gostilna Sestica, responded to this review

Hello mmanmman, Thank you and your collegues for beeing our guest and sharing your experience with the reader of Tripadvisor. Great review and hope that we will welcome you again. Kind regards. More 

Zagreb, Croatia
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13 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very warm and nice ambient, very good food and hospitality staff...we will back again soon and sure...

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Thank Alen Ž
marko b, General Manager at Gostilna Sestica, responded to this review

Hello Alen Ž, Great rewiew, thank you so much and even better that we will welcome you back again. Kind regards. More 

Belgrade, Serbia
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2017

Nice restaurant with history, specific national meals and drinks, very professional staff, pleasant space, good location in the city center, very good total impression.

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1 Thank b0rkav
marko b, General Manager at Gostilna Sestica, responded to this review

Hello bOrkav, Lovley review, thank you very much for sharing it with the readers. Hope to welcome you again. Best regards. More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

We were here on a very cold day so we sat next to the fireplace, it was really nice. The restaurant is big, the staff is very friendly and kind. There is a daily menu also (3 plates) with a reasonable price. It's a good place to try the traditional slovenian food.

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Thank Petra P
marko b, General Manager at Gostilna Sestica, responded to this review

Hello Petra P, Thank you very much for your lovley rewiew and to share your thoughts with other readers. Hope to welcome you again. Whising you all the best. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

A very good place to eat, with great service. We took 2 beefteaks with mushrooms and it was delicious!!!

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Thank Alex B
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

The restaurant was recommended by Tourist Info Office as traditional, oldest (celebrating 240 years) and offering decent food. Restaurant is decorated without any details of its long history, food was tasteless and for drink....no matter what kind of beer you order, you will get what waiters decide - most probably Union brand (which is BTW not bad) Food: 3/10 Service:... More 

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Thousand Oaks, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

The Tourist Agency recommended this restaurant as a good example of Slovenian food. When entering, you pass through the "locals" section (bright and modern) into the "tourist" section (decorated with kitschy wallpaper, etc). Well, we were tourists, after all, so no problem with that. We were given an extensive menu by a friendly waitress. The food was generous and delicious.... More 

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Thank EricaTO
marko b, General Manager at Gostilna Sestica, responded to this review

Dear Erica TO! Thanks a lot for your kind review. Well as you noticed we have the majority of guests local people that is probaly why there are not so many rewiews on Tripadvisor as there should be considering that we are the largest gostilna in town. It brings always a smile on my face when someone says that we... More 

Coalville, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

|What a lovely restaurant this is, and when we were there, they had traditional Slovenian dancers on show.

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Thank russell w
marko b, General Manager at Gostilna Sestica, responded to this review

Hello! Thanks a lot for your kind review. We thank you for stopping by gostilna Šestica and for sharing your review with other fellow travelers. We're looking forward to seeing you again. Best regards. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$26
Cuisine
European, Slovenian, Eastern European, Central European
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Cheap Eats, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 17:00
Monday
10:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 23:00
Thursday
10:00 - 23:00
Friday
10:00 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Slovenska cesta 40, Ljubljana 1000, Slovenia
  • Location: Europe  >  Slovenia  >  Upper Carniola Region  >  Ljubljana
  • Phone Number: +386 1 242 08 55
Description
Gostilna what means in Slovenian Inn Sestica is the oldest and largest establishment in Ljubljana the capital of Slovenia. It is operating continuosly since 1776 with no interupption serving traditional and original Slovenian food. It is popular with locals and visitors from abroad with an large summer garden in the backyard.

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