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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner

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Behind a humble, discreet entrance at Križevniška street next to the Križanke theatre, Shambala is a place of harmony. The interior merges the old thick-walled Ljubljana house with a stylish modern interior design, which shows some eastern mystique. The food follows this composition in reverse: It’s essentially Asian, incorporating modern trends and a glimpse of what we are traditionally used to. In short - it’s the eastern promises fulfilled.
$13 - $56
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Thai, Vietnamese, Asian
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Table Service, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Coming here for the past 2,5 years since we came to Ljubljana for the first time. Best curry I have ever had

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank LiamKai0717
Reviewed 1 week ago

Unexpected Asian flavours in the old city of Ljubljana. Excellent local wine. Very friendly service. In the summer you can seat in the beautiful terrace. We enjoyed our dinner. Thank you!

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Evangelia83
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Even though it is located some fifty meters from the often crowded and sometimes noisy Ljubljanica river bank, it is a place of tranquility. Perfectly designed and decorated in an old town house, symbolically for the cuisine - synthesis between old and new as well...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank ZahtevniGost
Reviewed April 30, 2019 via mobile

I stumbled across this place, up a side street from the river. The food was so fresh and hot and tasty. I had all vegetarian options. Service was quick, polite and was made to feel at ease dining alone. The house white was excellent. I...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank supersunshine
Reviewed April 21, 2019

The food was positively amazing, the house wine too. However, there are some things I had a problem with: I was sat on the garden, which wasn't ready (as the server admitted) - it was cold and dark. Also, they should really consider getting ceramic...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Jaš M
Reviewed April 12, 2019

I was at lunch within a week of restaurants. The room is very pleasant, the music is calm and quietly quiet. A lunch with four dishes was exceptional. From the greetings kitchen to the dessert, which is really original made. The main dish is, in...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Igor H
Reviewed March 29, 2019 via mobile

Terrific food, great service, beautiful decor. I particularly enjoyed the Vegetable stir fry with tofu everything was cooked to perfection. Try this you won't be disappointed

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank TheresaC809
Reviewed March 2, 2019 via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed the delicious food and excellent service. A real gem! Particularly enjoyed the mixed starter selection comprising teriyaki chicken, snow peas and tofu, Vietnamese spring rolls, tempura vegetables.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank chilli_bom_bom
Reviewed January 6, 2019 via mobile

So if you like asian food you will like shambala. They are friendly. Problem is that under the restaurant is road and the cars are pretty anoying.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank timon30
Reviewed January 1, 2019

We went to Shambala with friends for a "New Years" dinner. We reserved a table (I recommend doing it prior the visit) for 4 and the restaurant was all booked when we reserved. Atmosphere was really nice and warm and the staff is really nice....More

Date of visit: December 2018
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