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$26 - $73
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European, Slovenian, Central European
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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It seems incredible but for more than three centuries the same family has run this restaurant surrounded by delightful rolling hills. The focus here is...
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Bib Gourmand: good quality, good value cooking
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food is excellent, very creative, beautifully presented. They use organic produce from their garden and from the local farms. The staff are very professional, attentive and super friendly. The food is full of flavour, super tasty. We were impressed by the creativity of the...chef, who made amazing dishes even with the very specific dietary limitations, such as vegan and gluten-free (at the same time). I also the design of the restaurant is very modern, and must have been renovated recently. The pictures on the TripAdvisor do not show the beautiful interior as it is now. I highly recommend this restaurant. In my opinion, it is one of the very best restaurants in Slovenia.More

Date of visit: November 2022
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Reviewed June 11, 2022

Average food and terrible service. Unethical place, don't recommend, and definitely will not go again. We didn't order the prefix menu, although the wait staff and hostess kept pushing it; because we didn't have time. The hostess not only got our order wrong, she became...defensive and started lying about what they actually served us. I ordered venison with celery and some kind of Berry sauce, one of our friends ordered veal prepared two ways. I specifically asked the hostess what were the two ways they prepare the veal, she couldn't explain and just keep saying shoulder and back. I asked her if it's two different cuts of veal prepared the same way, she said yes. I thought that was strange but ordered it nevertheless because there were only three choices of main course on the menu. What we got was completely different than what we ordered! We were both served the exact same looking dish -- neither celery nor two ways/cuts of anything! It was a piece of loin with something; so bland I can't even remember what it was. When I asked her if that was venison or veal, she said venison, so I said to her my friend ordered veal. She became rude and defensive. Kept asking us if everything was ok; well, it's obviously NOT OK. When we told her my friend doesn't eat venison, she started saying that it was veal... I reminded her that I ordered venison, she became irritated and said they never had venison to begin with, only veal and lamb! Well, why not tell us at the start when we ordered?! Why put on the menu thing you don't have!!! Even if that's veal as she claimed, it still doesn't match what was written on the menu - prepared two ways OR what she said -- should and back. It was just a piece of meat grilled and cut in half. Just incredible! Rude and very average food. Terrible experience. It's as though she never even bothered to pay any attention to what we ACTUALLY WISH TO EAT, just as long as they can dish out whatever's in the kitchen and charge for it. I've been here before covid, very different experience. Not surprised people got food poisoning; they don't even seem to know what they have and what they're serving 🤣More

Date of visit: June 2022
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Reviewed March 20, 2021

It is trendy to say that you are getting your culinary inspiration from the traditional dishes and local ingredients, but not many chefs in Slovenia are as dedicated to it as is Meta Repovž and even the most media-exposed chefs in Slovenia should learn from...her. The place itself kept the charm of a countryside inn. It was not created by an architect, but by decades of family tradition. If you like fancy places, you will probably be disappointed, but if you are all about great food, Repovž will charm you. The dishes in their tasting menus change frequently; therefore, recommending a particular dish does not make a sense. But for an illustration of what you can expect, let me describe a few most memorable dishes of our dinner. They were served on a whimsical mix of modern, minimalistic plates and straight-of-the-flea-market dishes that reminded us of meals at our grandparents long time ago. The selection of appetizers was excellent; they were a feast of flavors and textures and a testimony to how Repovž is using local ingredients. A simple potato salad with chanterelles was converted to a culinary masterpiece, homemade cold cuts were exquisite, and we would gladly return just to have some more lamb sweetbreads and liver with turnip. The winner of the evening was a fritter made of aged sheep cheese. It was accompanied by a crisp made of the same cheese, sheep yoghurt with lovage, and mushrooms. A minimalistic plating of a dish that was oh so complex in taste. Heavy notes of fried cheese were masterfully lightened by the yoghurt, lovage providing additional freshness and complexity. Repovž doesn't do things to put them in a baroque description of the dish (there is no menu anyway), but because they feel how it should be done. They are humble in presenting themselves with words. Instead, the plates tell the story of a great chef. We were curious about what would beef soup, a golden standard of Slovenian Sunday lunches, bring. The chef wandered away from Šentjanž into the world with this one. Spices were suggesting an influence of Vietnamese pho, miso and poached egg reminded us of ramen, while a slice of raw beef was shabu-shabu-like. It could be a hotchpotch, but it was anything but that. A perfect blend of local and global, perfectly matched flavors, kudos to the chef! Lamb offal has already been explored, but repeating the theme didn't bother us. The "deaf" štrukelj (yeasted dough, cooked in a steamer), a typical dish of the region, was made of spelt flour coming from Repovž own farm, it was filled with nicely spiced meat, and converted from its standard role of a side dish into a nice main dish. If you have a chance (and you should take time to really enjoy Repovž), stay there over the night. Not just because of rooms with a great view to the nature, but because of a royal breakfast that is included in the stay. Repovž is a rare jewel and it has to be discovered over and over again.More

Date of visit: June 2020
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Reviewed September 5, 2020 via mobile

Repovž has justly been Michelin awarded. As a part of JRE was well known not only in Slovenia for a longer period. Though not really easy accessible, it’s location in the core of Dolenjska offers a travel a countryside that is excellent entry point to...local but very much upgraded local cuisine. One expect a selection of surprises with professinal but warmhearted waiters, so I can only say: very nice experience. But then local wines are really a surprise. I am quite well into Slovenian wines, but I did not know there are so many exqusit wine producers in this region.More

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed July 27, 2020

We tried six-course tasting menu. They serve authentic, local food (locally-produced and organic food). Every single dish was delicious. On their page, they say 'Harmony of flavours' and they don't lie. Service was not just nice, but excellent, professional. The whole experience was amazing.

Date of visit: June 2020
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Reviewed July 26, 2020 via mobile

I recommend a visit! Lovely hospitality, excellent food and local dishes will take you over! Take a tasting menu with wine pairing. And the breakfast you will spend in the middle of the home garden is an unforgettable experience!

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed July 25, 2020

It worths the travel. Original dishes in a cozy place. Delicious food well paired with high quality wines. Very welcoming ambience.

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed July 13, 2020

great cook, excellent food, they superbly feed even a vegan, which is usually a problem in mixed companies.

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed July 5, 2020 via mobile

It was one of the best decisions this year. We had an amazing late afternoon lunch. The staff is amazing, polite, smiled, elegant. Food is outstanding, something new, different, beautiful. We took degustation menu. I am giving you some pictures but it is not all....Go there and take a look by yourself. ;)More

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed June 19, 2020 via mobile

We just got first Michelin Stars in Slovenia this week. And they made a brilliant mistake. This place is Michelin star for sure. And way better than at least 2 restaurants that got them. But why brilliant mistake? Simple when looking from positive, selfish side...- people will not know for this hidden heaven so we will get spoiled in peace by outstanding coulinary magic and pristine smiles from family Repovz. My compliments to you, Repovz team!More

Date of visit: June 2020
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Reviewed June 7, 2020 via mobile

Really nice family restaurant with friendly staff - food made from really good and domestic ingredients.

Date of visit: June 2020
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Reviewed May 31, 2020

Very friendly staff, excellent food & wines, lovely atmosphere. Definitely one of the best restaurants in Slovenia. Highly recommended.

Date of visit: May 2020
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Reviewed May 24, 2020 via mobile

Small restaurant with great, delicious food, wine and ambient. A place to come again and again and again. If you are near it's a must to visit. A food for angels.

Date of visit: May 2020
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Reviewed February 16, 2020

We celebrated anniversary and choosing this hidden gem was best thing we did. Modern local cousin, service excellent, food so tasty and fresh and carefully choosen from locals farms. It's a little bit away from main roads, but worth any kilometer and they also offering...rooms, where you can sleep or take vacations. You have to make this experience, as I recommend them and hoping to come back again.More

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed January 26, 2020 via mobile

Couldn't imagine better! woow! Best slow food restaurant i have ever eaten in. Kind staff and nice ambient.

Date of visit: January 2020
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