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Mikloshicheva cesta 17, Ljubljana 1000, Slovenia
+386 1 430 70 70
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good15%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
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“tasting menu” (18 reviews)
“goose liver” (6 reviews)
“ravioli” (10 reviews)
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European, Slovenian, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly
Mikloshicheva cesta 17, Ljubljana 1000, Slovenia
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We like to eat. The waiter was genuine, nice and interactive. The food ... was brilliant, potato ice-cream with caviar, little tarts with foie grais... we were blown away!!! Oh and the view... is great.

Thank liza090
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is one of the top 3 restaurants in Slovenia and yes, my expectations were high. Maybe to high. The ambient is very modern, nice music in the background. We ate a four plate menu, everything was well prepared, service top notch but something was...More

Thank Iztok P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Everything from the traditional cuisine to the staff is pleasant and enjoyable. JB provides affordable tasting set menu and first-timers can give it a try. The staff and the chef would constantly have conversation with us and give us clear explanations about the dishes. Their...More

Thank jchristabelle
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It seems this restaurant has received mixed reviews ........ for "excellent" to "average" with many people expecting more. I think you need to be a "foodie" to appreciate JB. I ordered the tasting menu - which is steep at 60 Euros - but it had...More

Thank GareThere
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We decided to end our two week holiday with an evening at a nice restaurant but unfortunately, we did not achieve that by eating at JB. The biggest problem was that the food was simply not very flavorful or interesting and there was very little...More

Thank jsmarsch
Reviewed June 29, 2018

Every tour guide told me that JB was the top restaurant in Ljubljana but that was not how I found it. The location is close to the railway and bus stations in a quiet street with no atmosphere. When I went in to make a...More

Thank AnthonyIG
Reviewed June 18, 2018

Overall, the experience was quite average. Although the food is really good, I don´t get what all the fuss is about. The place has a very particular style but it seems like and old gym turned into a restaurant. The service was good but we...More

Thank Maja K
Reviewed June 8, 2018 via mobile

Our friends recommended a place as they knew the owner. We had 5-course meals which were very good mixture of meat and fish. We also had some good wines. The atmosphere was so so. The owner is not a nice person, eapecially when hes drunk....More

Thank SharkTank1986
Reviewed June 4, 2018

JB had been recommended to us and is highly rated here and appears on Pelligrino's best 100 restaurants list so we had high expectations. We found it pretentious. We felt ignored by the servers and had to get up and ask for our bill at...More

Thank Virginia R
Reviewed June 3, 2018

After much research we made a reservation at JB prior to leaving on our trip. We were not disappointed, as the food was terrific. Each course was beautifully presented and had excellent flavors. Our waiter spoke excellent English, and helped us choose a menu. The...More

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Edward G
June 21, 2016|
Response from Simon V | Reviewed this property |
JB is definitely one of the city's more formal restaurants, so you probably wouldn't want to turn up in shorts and T-shirts. Equally, it is not jacket-and-tie territory, so semi-respectable attire should be fine.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
European, Slovenian, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic, Special occasions
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mikloshicheva cesta 17, Ljubljana 1000, Slovenia
  • Location: Europe  >  Slovenia  >  Upper Carniola Region  >  Ljubljana
  • Phone Number: +386 1 430 70 70
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