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Vila Podvin

Opened in 2013, Vila Podvin is part of the beautifully restored 14th-century castle, where the Slovene constitution was written, some 2km east of Radovljica, and just a short drive north of Ljubljana. The restaurant, itself, was converted from the original stables into a spacious building with Stane Kregar’s stained glass windows. There are seven comfortable …

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HIŠA TORKLA, Korte

Situated in a beautifully restored traditional 19th-century Istrian house in the charming hilltop town of Korte, the cuisine at Hiša Torkla is just as exceptional as the setting.  Prepared using fresh seasonal ingredients from local farmers, hunters and fishermen, many of the dishes are based on age-old Slovene recipes with a little bit of modern …

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Strelec: Winner of Best Restaurant in Ljubljana for 2017

Located in Ljubljana Castle and boasting a kitchen run by famed chef Igor Jagodic, the impecable Strelec was selected by our committee of experts and the voters as the Best Restaurant in Ljubljana and Central Slovenia during the inaugural 2017 THE Slovenia Restaurant Awards.  Perched high up in the archer’s tower of the grand Ljubljana …

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Sushimama

The first – and for a long time only – Japanese restaurant in Slovenia, the small and intimate Sushimama’s interesting little touches beyond the actual food include a subscription to Wallpaper magazine and the brave act of putting the head Japanese sushi chef Hiroki Ishikawa on display as he works in the restaurant. The extensive …

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Restavracija Sedem

Restavracija Sedem, a culinary school restaurant, is located right in the heart of Maribor’s centre. Its students take much of the responsibility that comes with operating a restaurant which include welcoming guests, organising themselves and creating reasonably priced diverse dishes. With a coffee shop attached with delicious sweets and cocktails, and their offer of grabbing …

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Restavracija Mak

Despite being a little out of the way and not possessing the most inspiring of interiors, Restavracija Mak has forged a reputation as Maribor’s finest restaurant, a testament to the supreme quality of its food if ever there was one. Sure, the food at Mak isn’t cheap, but food of this standard rarely ever is. …

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