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Gostilna Sestica

Slovenska cesta 40, Ljubljana 1000, Slovenia
+386 1 242 08 55
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good37%
  • Average20%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“tripe” (3 reviews)
“schnitzel” (9 reviews)
“polenta” (8 reviews)
Opens in 28 min
All hours
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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Reviews (598)
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1 - 10 of 275 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

A speciality of Ljubljana is "moving cake” a spiced cake with layers of apple, poppy seeds, caramel, walnuts and ricotta cheese. Gostilna Sestica is supposed to be the best place to try this cake, so we shared a piece with some coffee. The cake itself...More

Thank ron d
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Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

I emailed the restaurant and asked for a nice table for my wife and I for her birthday and they did not disappoint. We had a lovely romantic evening. They even put flowers on the table for her which no other table had. The restaurant...More

Thank Brian C
marko b, General Manager at Gostilna Sestica, responded to this reviewResponded 18 May 2017

Dear Brian C, Thank you so much for this rewiew and that you enjoyed your meals and vistit. Whising you and your wife all the best. Kind regards.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I brought here my german business partners, who wanted to try out Slovenian specialties. My guests are well culinary skilled and that's why I was initially in doubt if we really get real home-made dishes that would positive surprise my guests. The restaurant was very...More

Thank Tadej P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Šestica is a great restaurant if you want to have a very traditional experience. It is in a very old building dating back 100's of years and the food and costumes are from a time gone by. There are many small dining rooms so even...More

Thank geomom01
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were told this was a tradition Slovenian food restaurant so we tried it. The food was very good although they had a bus tour group in so service suffered. The mushroom soup in a bread bowl was very good, but not enough soup was...More

Thank Richard F
Reviewed 11 October 2017

My wife and I had been advised that this restaurant serves very good, traditional food, though we were not told exactly where is was. We were staying at the Grand Hotel Union and we were told to go around the back and the restaurant was...More

Thank MWandAW
Reviewed 8 October 2017

Traditional Slovenian restaurant that has occupied this location for decades. Suspect that it might cater to tour groups as there was traditional music and dancing taking place at the front. We therefore chose to sit in the back. Both of us had goulash with polenta...More

Thank Mark P
Reviewed 6 October 2017

Our tour group had our farewell dinner here on our last night in Slovenia. So much fun! There was traditional dancing, accordion playing, games with audience participation. The food was excellent as was the brandy and wine. Service was exceptional considering it appeared that there...More

Thank Linda B
Reviewed 1 October 2017

The food was very nice. Only problem we had not finished the soup before our main course was placed on our table. Noticed this happened to other dinners as well. That said the food was delightful. The house wine is nothing to get excited about....More

Thank Peter H
Reviewed 28 September 2017

Based on reviews on TA we went here for dinner. Immediately we were put off by the tour groups dining here with excessive noise present and lack of service by the wait staff. Our older waiter was initially quite grumpy and unresponsive, but he eventually...More

Thank jrandsk
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$29
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
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
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
  • E-mail
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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