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Gostilna Sestica

Slovenska cesta 40, Ljubljana 1000, Slovenia
+386 1 242 08 55
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good38%
  • Average20%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible6%
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European, Slovenian, Eastern European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Slovenska cesta 40, Ljubljana 1000, Slovenia
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: Gostilna Sestica
1. Slovenian food from fireplace
"Very good starters, traditional cheese dumplings, delicious steak"
Kasia S
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2. Warm atmosphere
" It had a warm atmosphere, good service and very friendly staff."
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3. Long tradition
" Local slovenian dishes with a long, long tradition, since - 1776!"
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Located on Ljubljana's main street, the city's oldest restaurant with a nice vibe serves domestic cuisine and wine. This is a venue I would suggest to use for both private and official occassions. If you would attend it in peak time, I'd suggest to make...More

Thank Fotos82
marko b, General Manager at Gostilna Sestica, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear Fotos82, Great review, thank you. One of our trade marks is also that we serve only Slovenian beer and wine as you have noticed. Hope to welcome you again. Kind regards,

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Reviewed December 28, 2017

I ate at Gostilma Sestica during a 3-day visit to Ljubljana. It is located on Slovenska Cesta a 5-minute walk from the central Triple Bridge. I was attracted by the fact that it presents itself as a traditional Slovenian restaurant and this turned out to...More

Thank Richard_Harpum
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Excelent slovenian food, nice service. Recommended for business partners from abroad. They were all excited

Thank 2016Luka2016
marko b, General Manager at Gostilna Sestica, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello 2016Luka2016, Thank you for bringing your business partner to the oldest traditional gostilna (tavern) in Ljubljana. Wishing you all the best.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of the oldest restaurant with well known history. You will get domestic cuisine and food prepared with great passion and quality. Large restaurant but in peak time quite full.

Thank Play W
marko b, General Manager at Gostilna Sestica, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Play W, Thank you so much for your review. Traditional Slovenian food is more heavy than customers think especialy from medirenaean countries but this is the original way and we try to kepp it. Hope to welocome you again.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was advised to visit Šestica restaurant as it is one of the oldest restaurants in Ljubljana. Šestica restaurant serves good but expensive traditional Slovenian food aimed for tourists. You can tell that the waiters been working there for ages and they know they are...More

Thank Dr_Ahmad_J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Big restaurant with nice traditional food. The only point could be the stuff looking more to the people, but we went a bit late and they were not too much. I’ll repeat

Thank asxzqwrd
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The restaurant deserves the best reviews even before visiting it, due to the fact that it is so old. They respect that tradition in all aspects, from the menu to the atmosphere and the interior. It's a family run business and this closeness of the...More

Thank buba2018
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I went to this restaurant with some friends in the evening. What about ... Service without courtesy, inedible and heavy dishes. The only nice and courteous was the Maître. NEVER AGAIN!

Thank Livia C
Reviewed February 1, 2018 via mobile

It may have been the time of year(January) or the time (early evening) but the restaurant lacked ambience and the food quality was pretty average. The mushroom soup in a bread bowl had novelty but we felt short changed on the quantity of actual soup....More

Thank BCB28
Reviewed January 23, 2018

visited here in December good honest food , nice setting with open fire , staff friendly and explained the menu to us .

Thank David H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$6 - $31
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Families with children, Business meetings, Kids, Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
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
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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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