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$4 - $39
Mediterranean, European, Slovenian, Central European, International
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed September 21, 2019

Food, wine and service were top notch. Very knowledgeable waiter made excellent suggestions for wine pairings. Highly recommend!

Date of visit: September 2019
Reviewed August 12, 2019

Good food and nice staff but we waited more than one our for our order... they should have more staff, speacily in August...

Date of visit: August 2019
Reviewed July 29, 2019

We were on our way from Trieste to Ljubljana and actually picked Storja as #1 in Postojna, but it was ~5pm and Storja did not have any food until 6, so we went to Proteus instead. What a great place! We are very picky (many...Michelin star visits over the past 2 decades), and this place delivers. The service is friendly, but impeccable. The food is not uber-creative, and one would not expect this here. However, the ingredients are locally sourced and very tasty, while the preparations are simple but very well executed. Just the beef bouillon is worth a trip. Nothing fancy, just taste, taste, taste. We also had a leg of lamb and branzino. Although the fish was farm raised, it was fed some good food and was very fresh and well prepared. The local wine recommendations by the waiter were also very good.More

Date of visit: July 2019
Reviewed July 20, 2019

great food, reasonable prices. nice location on square. friendly and good staff. would repeat if i am ever back.

Date of visit: July 2019
Reviewed July 19, 2019

After a day out we returned to Postojna but didn't want to eat at the hotel so we went to Proteus instead and were not dissapointed. The restaurant has it's own car park. We were sitting outside. The staff was very friendly and helpfull. The...kids shared a dish and when served it already came on 2 plates. All food was very tastefull and everybody enjoyed the food and the drinks. There was some live music on the square in front of the restaurant, but that didn't bother us.More

Date of visit: July 2019
Reviewed July 13, 2019 via mobile

We had dinner in this restaurant and it seemed quite interesting from the outside so we decided to try it. About dishes: very good products and fine cooking but prices are too high for the quantities. About service: we had 3 different waiters during dinner,...and the waiting times were too much long, really; if we had just one the service would have been a lot better. About location: nice and intimate. Ok guys but 4€ for 1L water.. please..More

Date of visit: July 2019
Reviewed July 13, 2019

Good food and excellent service. Everything on list heard to be local product. Staff is gladly offering help if ever needed.

Date of visit: July 2019
Reviewed July 5, 2019 via mobile

We walked from the Cave in the sweltering heat & found this restaurant on the square in Postojna. It wasnt very busy when we visited which was a relief after the crowds up the road! The food is largely sourced locally & the waiter recommended...pairings with Slovenian wines. Our meals were enjoyable & service was excellent.More

Date of visit: July 2019
Reviewed July 5, 2019 via mobile

Postojna is small and although there are a few bars, there aren’t loads of places to eat. This restaurant looks posh but service is super friendly. We didn’t want a huge meal- the warm starters and salad platters are ample, the mins looked enormous. Prices...are a little steep but food is fresh and tasty and there are veggie options. The green risotto, mushroom soup or large salad.More

Date of visit: July 2019
Reviewed June 27, 2019 via mobile

Good food, friendly service and great value for money. Located in the centre of Postojna at the main square. We were told they are trying to use as much of local products as possible

Date of visit: May 2019
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March 19, 2016|
Response from Sabina_PJ | Property representative |
Hi, MarNi46, yes we are able to prepare gluten free menu upon agreement on the spot. Welcome!
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  • Restaurant Proteus is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
    • Food: 4.5
    • Service: 4.5
    • Value: 4
    • Atmosphere: 4