Gostilna pri Lojzetu – Dvorec Zemono

Chef: Tomaž Kavčič

Undoubtedly amongst the handful of restaurants that can truly claim
to be the best of the best in Slovenia (and the wider region), Gostilna
Pri Lojzetu has its roots in a family business that opened at the
end of the 19th century. The award-winning restaurant and fourth
generation chef Tomaž Kavčič have been at their current location,
Dvorec Zemono, for more than ten years. Perched on a small hill in
just outside of the town of Vipava in the famed valley of the same
name, in addition to the resplendent architecture and original, oneof-
a-kind frescoes, the 17th century Palladian palace offers stunning
views of the vineyards, peach orchards and picturesque villages that
cover the breathtaking valley beneath the magnificent limestone
mountain known as Nanos.

Of course what you now hold in your hands is a book about
Slovenia's best restaurants, and you can rest assured that the
gastronomic perfection of what you find on your plate and in your
glass at Gostilna Pri Lojzetu will be every bit the equal of the stunning
surroundings. The seemingly always effervescent and affable Tomaž
Kavčič is known across the region and beyond for his original take
on Slow Food, with the menu featuring his innovative approaches to
traditional local dishes - and his love for the Vipava Valley manifested
on each and every plate. Chef Kavčič has been duly recognised for his
culinary accomplishments, and is the first and long-time president of
the Slovenian section of Jeunes Restaurateurs d'Europe as well as
the winner of the European JRE Award for Innovation. If you'd like to
partake in this divine gastronomic experience, make sure to book a
table well in advance of your visit.


Zemono 7 Vipava

+386 5 368 70 07


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