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Restaurant Grad at Otocec Castle

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European, Slovenian, Central European
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Grajska cesta 2, Otocec, Novo Mesto, Slovenia
+386 7 384 89 00
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Maribor, Slovenia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 135 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

When you see the romantic island, old castle and Relais Chateau plaque and five stars, you expect a lot. Waiters are kind and they serve fast (place was nearly unoccupied). Food was above the average but prices were not average. They are high for the quality of furniture and inner decoration of the place. Look at menu list first.

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Thank Miha P
Bratislava, Slovakia
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When I was checking the area of Novo Mesto in Slovenia, Otocec Castle immediately caught my eye, as castles are always on the top of a list of my visits. It was surprising, that there is also Restaurant and Hotel located in the Castle, what made my visit even more interesting. I did reservation as soon as possible, which was... More 

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Thank VierkaWeenjoy
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 15, 2017 via mobile

We always try to stop here for lunch during our travels around these parts. And so far we haven't been disappointed once! Fantastic fresh food , good selection of local wines, knowledgeable staff. We'll keep coming back.

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Thank Dragan V
Novo Mesto, Slovenia
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 18, 2017

In a haven of peace where the spirit of the past blends marvellously with the rhythm of modern life, Otočec Castle offers an atmosphere that has retained its character and authenticity. This unique castle is on an island right in the middle of Krka River.

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Thank alterpetcalima
Belgrade, Serbia
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179 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 8, 2017

The only reason I gave 4 to this restaurant is that it is too formal. Everything is on the too high level, so that you do not feel relaxed. However, the food is delicius, the servis is perfect, the place is very intersting in some historical castle.

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Bordeaux, France
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 29, 2016

This is my favorite restaurant so far. I've been going there almost once a year every time we pass by Slovenia. Food is amazing, service is perfect and prices are descent. See you next year!

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Thank bganzolo
Bled, Slovenia
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 25, 2016

We had excellent dinner!. Food was great, very tasty and served professionaly and very friendly. We dined in hunter's room,small cosy restaurant with open fire and intimate atmosphere.

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Leidschendam, The Netherlands
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 30, 2016

We passed this beautiful spot in Slovenia and because we never had dinner in a relais et chateaux restaurant. We decided to make the Hotel Grad Otocec a first. Made the reservation with a very capable hotel hostess and were welcomed by one of the best waiters we had ever had at our table. Spoke his languages fluently and could... More 

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Saudi Arabia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2016

We have dinner here. The place is nice but the food is average. Service was good. A bit pricy for what we had

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Thank Hietham
Lund, Sweden
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 16, 2016

If you do not have time for a full meal, this is a wonderful place to stop during a drive. Or make a special outing. Service is friendly even if you only want coffee or tea and a cake. Large assortment of baked good and puddings. Recommend the gribanica: thin pastry with layers of apple, fresh cheese and black poppy... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
European, Slovenian, Central European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups, Families with children, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Grajska cesta 2, Otocec, Novo Mesto, Slovenia
  • Location: Europe  >  Slovenia  >  Lower Carniola Region  >  Novo Mesto  >  Otocec
  • Phone Number: +386 7 384 89 00

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