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Crno Zrno

Gornji trg 17, Ljubljana 1000, Slovenia
+386 31 446 398
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Overview
  • Excellent91%
  • Very good6%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“beans” (6 reviews)
“cold brew” (7 reviews)
Open Now
10:30 AM - 5:30 PM Hours
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$$ - $$$
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Gornji trg 17, Ljubljana 1000, Slovenia
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1 - 10 of 23 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent coffee! I tried the cold brew and loved it. The owner is really friendly and happy to share his passion for coffee. The place is lovely, very colourful. If you love coffee, you have to stop there!

Thank Emilie G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited this small coffee shop as part of a food tour. The owner was very proficient, highly skilled and obviously very devoted to explaining his journey and the story of coffee. He also happens to be extremely welcoming and polite. The coffee was excellent and...More

Thank bendigoboy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

For serious coffee drinkers in Ljubljana, this is the #1 choice. The owner, from Colombia , knows his single source beans and some unusual ways to brew them. Highly recommend the cold brew, shaken not stirred like a James Bond martini, and served in a...More

Thank strangersblog
Reviewed June 16, 2018 via mobile

First and just one speciality coffee place in Ljubljana, but I'm pretty sure, that would be no.1 between many. Nice small spot, with smily owner Alex and his fabulous coffee.

Thank Jiří V
Reviewed June 15, 2018 via mobile

Cool little hole in the wall coffee place with some nice looking tiles! The owner knew his coffee very well and explained where the beans were from that week. They sell a cold brew coffee which was really good.

Thank Dec P
Reviewed May 10, 2018 via mobile

The best place in town to get specialty coffee. I am a local and have recently started to interst myself in coffee. I am brewing coffe at home and I am buying coffee beans at Alex’s (the owner) because he has the freshest coffee and...More

Thank Domen K
Reviewed April 14, 2018 via mobile

Whilst small, Crno Zrno is a visually striking cafe in the old town of Ljubljana. The proprietor serves coffee from beans grown in his home-country of Columbia - we had a flat white, chemex filter and cappuccino across two days and all were great.

Thank J L
Alexander N, Owner at Crno Zrno, responded to this reviewResponded April 19, 2018

Thank you for your review. We enjoy preparing our Colombian coffees while sharing the stories of the small holder farmers producing it. We are glad that our clients come back, no matter how short is their stay in Ljubljana.

Reviewed March 13, 2018 via mobile

Coffee is special, but of excellent taste. The owner is very kind and polite. The place is small and really cute. We loved our visit and will defenitely come back.

Thank Sarxxx_97
Reviewed February 25, 2018 via mobile

Very nice place (central, charming), but very small. Nice guy, knows about his coffee and that coffee was really good. Recommended for a quick stop.

Thank Aleksandra K
Reviewed November 29, 2017 via mobile

- easy access - small quaint space - reasonable price - good cappuccino - nice barista Maybe miss the "flat white" if tgats what your searching for Overall good experience

Thank Adam M
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
$2 - $12
Cuisine
Meals
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Restaurant features
Free Wifi
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Monday
10:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Tuesday
10:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Wednesday
10:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Thursday
10:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Friday
10:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Saturday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Gornji trg 17, Ljubljana 1000, Slovenia
  • Location: Europe  >  Slovenia  >  Upper Carniola Region  >  Ljubljana
  • Phone Number: +386 31 446 398
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Description
Črno Zrno means Black Bean. This fantastic niche espresso bar is niche in more ways than one. For a start it’s literally a hole-in-the-wall café with a bit of street space, and the barista is also an architect so naturally what space there is is somewhat beautiful. It also exclusively serves specialty Colombian coffees, roasted for them locally and brewed to perfection: espresso, V60, Chemex, Aeropress, coldbrew, milky coffees, specialty brews and takeaways are also available. With an atmosphere more like a shrine that a café, coffee nerds should head here to talk beans as long as they like and possibly grab a good shot. They develop workshops, collaborate with local restaurants in food pairing events and sell coffee for home.
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