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Gostilna Na gradu

Grajska planota 1 | Ljubljana Castle, Ljubljana 1000, Slovenia
+386 31 301 777
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good35%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“roast lamb” (6 reviews)
“baked apple” (3 reviews)
“sea bass” (14 reviews)
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CUISINES
European, Slovenian, Eastern European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Grajska planota 1 | Ljubljana Castle, Ljubljana 1000, Slovenia
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Top resturant in ljubljana castle. They have a glass terrace and it is great to eat there. Traditional food on a modern way.

Thank ZHpilot
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The restaurant is beautifully set in the Ljubljana castle. They serve good traditional food and good local wines. Prices are relatively low given the quality of food and the location. It's not a tourist trap as one might imagine, staff is very friendly.

Thank Pascal D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After touring the castle, we were able to secure an outdoor table at the restaurant. The menu had pages of local Slovenian foods from starters to desserts. We decided to have a light salad and enjoy the out of doors. It was incredibly windy with...More

Thank A T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our Slovenian friends took us here for dinner. The location is beautiful, in the main castle courtyard. Set menus range from €30-42 with many a la carte options as well and an extensive wine list. Food was excellent, with a real regional flavour. Service very...More

Thank Jez-n-Beebs
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ate our final dinner of a week's holiday in Ljubljana here and it was a fitting highlight for a great week. The restaurant is located in the courtyard of the Castle, and is pretty quiet in the evenings even in high season. The menu...More

Thank robert p
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Pros: food quality, service, location Cons: location (long stroll up the hill) I ordered pasta filled with potato ('žlikrofi'), lamb ragout. A bowl arrived and first few sips seemed nothing special. After a while the flavor kicked in. I ate all the heavy stuff but...More

Thank Piotr Z
Reviewed August 1, 2017

Beautiful location in the castle , interesting menu with a lot of Slovenian specialties and everything was very tasteful and creative with a correct price... Waiters were very helpful and give us good advices... A must to try !

Thank sylbadkitty
Reviewed July 31, 2017 via mobile

We stumbled upon this gem by accident. While visiting Ljubljana Castle there were several restaurants within the city walls. We didn't know this but there was going to be a movie preview that evening and preparations were being made. We walked up to Gostilna Na...More

Thank Kris S
Reviewed July 28, 2017

Gostilna is nice restaurant for a dinner for two. Inner space is divided it two parts. More interesting is a glass room with open look to the terrace. Inner part is too noisy, sometimes with very loud groups. Food is simply good. They serve something...More

Thank Miha P
Reviewed July 27, 2017

Great food but I was shocked by the bill, it was the most expensive meal we had on our entire European trip. The views were good, service impeccable, but in hindsight we could have had three meals beside the river for the same price.

Thank Listen4life
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
European, Slovenian, Eastern European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Kids, Scenic view, Local cuisine, Large groups, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Grajska planota 1 | Ljubljana Castle, Ljubljana 1000, Slovenia
  • Location: Europe  >  Slovenia  >  Upper Carniola Region  >  Ljubljana
  • Phone Number: +386 31 301 777
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Description
Gostilna Na Gradu is in the castle courtyard. The decor is a mix of old castle artifacts and modern like the castle. We went with a group, the food and service were excellent. Normally I would avoid any restaurant in a monument for anything more than a hot dog at the time of famine. This one is run by the couple that own Hisa Franko near Kobarid. Ana Ros is a gifted chef. More on that with my review of Hisa Franko. (The food is Slovenian and not really Croatian. In this part of the world, wars have been fought over less!
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