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Gostilna Sestica

$$ - $$$European, ,
Slovenska cesta 40, Ljubljana 1000, Slovenia
+386 1 242 08 55
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good39%
  • Average20%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“goulash” (15 reviews)
“mushroom soup” (10 reviews)
“pork” (10 reviews)
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European, Slovenian, Central European, Eastern 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 today

Lovely history, oldest hotel in Ljubljana, great Slovenian food but a few more contemporary dishes on the menu too. Tomato salad and season salads were fantastic, fresh and flavourful. Goulash, wow! Our waiter had the best sense of humour, we dined in the garden on...More

Thank ontheroadsince73
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 29 December 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
Reviewed 3 days ago

We chose this restaurant after reading the reviews on TripAdvisor and we weren't disappointed. The decor is very local as is the menu; and there were many locals in there too - always a good sign. We chose local sausage dishes and they were certainly...More

Thank BeatriceManchester
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a really friendly place where you are welcomed in (which as a couple and not a table of 4 we found a rarity in Ljubljana and we're being turned away from empty restaurants because they said they only accept parties of 4 or...More

Thank Elizabeth C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed nearby and it was recommended by the guys in the bar we visited, very busy Saturday night but they managed to fit us in and it was worth it, the food was traditional, fresh and plentiful, very reasonable and the waiter was friendly too.

Thank Yas99
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This restaurant have 2 parts. First one with a slovenian food. The food was good but we were not impressed. The other part is for pizzas and pasta. Pizza were one of the best we ever have eaten. Definitely worth of visiting this restaurant. In...More

Thank Spina24
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Old style traditional restaurant offering mainly traditional Slovenian dishes. Very nice atmosphere, perfect services. Restaurant offers seating in garden as well.

Thank Petr J
Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

We left after 10 minutes before even ordering something. The noise was really annoying, we couldn't even understand our own words. Then, additionally, a show with dance and music started. We didn't stay for any second longer. This had nothing to do with a nice...More

Thank stinkepete
Reviewed 1 May 2018

We went here with our tour group for a traditional meal. The food was very good and the restaurant had a great atmosphere.

Thank jill w
Reviewed 23 April 2018 via mobile

I liked eating in the patio. On a hot day it was really refreshing. The mushrooms soup was amazing. The home made dishes were really good. A place to come back

Thank Francisco N
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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
Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 9:00 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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