4 new MICHELIN Stars in The MICHELIN Guide Slovenia 2022 – 9 stars, 6 green stars & awards

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All the new One, Two and Three Stars, Green Stars and Bib Gourmands for Slovenia are here! Prestigious French restaurants guide Michelin revealed the new Michelin Star restaurants in Slovenia for 2022 at an Slovenian Tourist Board PR event in Ljubljana.

Slovenian Tourist Board that Michelin Guide, as well as the prestigious Michelin Stars, are again in Slovenia and released its famous Slovenian Michelin Guide update. The arrival of the renowned Michelin restaurant guide was presented at last year’s edition of Days of Slovenian Tourism and is the result of important steps that Slovenian gastronomy has made in the field of development and increasing the recognition and reputation of Slovenia as a destination for top gastronomic experiences.

The anticipation over the last few weeks grew steadily both in the restaurant kitchen as well as among the culinary enthusiasts in Slovenia. The Michelin guide in Slovenia represents a great opportunity for Slovenia to increase its profile as a top regional gastronomic destination and to raise the quality of Slovenian gastronomy, and for the most excellent Slovenian restaurants a unique opportunity to gain the Michelin star they been dreaming about.

The printed version of the red Michelin guide in Slovenia will be published this year, which further emphasizes the importance of gastronomy as a key development and promotion theme of Slovenian tourism in 2020 and 2021, especially since both gastronomic and touristic sectors were hit hard during the epidemic.

Recipients of Michelin Stars Slovenia 2022

The wait is finally over! We are happy to announce who will receive the Michelin stars in Slovenia in 2022. Michelin Guide inspectors were impressed with Slovenia, both as a country but also with the restaurants, where they enjoyed their meals. What impressed them, even more, was the sustainability factor.

Two Michelin stars restaurants and chef: Hiša Franko, chef Ana Roš, Kobarid

One Michelin star restaurants and chefs:

  1. COB, chef, Filip Matjaž, Portorož, NEW
  2. Hiša Denk, chef Gregor Vračko, Zgornja Kungota
  3. Hiša Linhart, chef Uroš Štefelin, Radovljica – NEW
  4. Gostilna pri Lojzetu – Dvorec Zemono, chef Tomaž Kavčič, Vipava
  5. Grič, chef Luka Košir, Šentjošt nad Horjulom
  6. Milka, David Žafran, NEW
  7. Restavracija Dam, chef Uroš Fakuč, Nova Gorica
  8. Restavracija Atelje chef Jorg Zupan, Ljubljana
  9. Strelec, chef Igor Jagodic, Ljubljana – NEW

Check who received the Michelin Stars in Slovenia last year, here.

The Michelin sustainability awards

The sustainability awards from Michelin go to: Gostišče Grič with Luka Košir, Hiša Franko with Ano Roš, Gostilna Krištof with Uroš Gorjanc, Gostilna Mahorčič with Ksenija Krajšek Mahorčič, Gostilna Repovž with Meta Repovž- NEW, Hiša Linhart with Uroš Štefelin NEW.

Michelin guide Slovenia 2022

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As- Ljubljana, Altrokè -Ljubljana NEW, B-Restaurant – Ljubljana, Calypso – Nova Gorica, City Terasa- Maribor NEW, Cubo – Ljubljana, Dvor Jezeršek – Cerklje na Gorenjskem, Etna -Divača, Galerija okusov – Petrovče, Gostilna Danilo- Reteče, Gostilna Francl- Celje, Gostilna Krištof – Kranj, Gostilna Vovko- Brusnice, Gredič- Dobrovo v Brdih, Harfa- Ljubljana,  Hiša Krasna- Lokev, Hiša Torkla- Korte, JB Restaurant – Ljubljana, Kendov Dvorec – Idrija, Julijana – Bled, Landerik – Ljubljana, Mak- Maribor, Ošterija Debeluh – Brežice, Otočec Castle – Otočec, Monstera Bistro – Ljubljana, Pavus – Celje, Pikol – Nova Gorica, Restavracija 1906 – Bled NEW, Restavracija Hotela Marina – Izola, Restavracija Mama Marija – Kranjska Gora NEW, Rizibizi – Portorož, Sedem – Maribor, Separé – Ljubljana, Shambala- Ljubljana, Sophia – Portorož, Stara Gostilna – Piran, Sushimama -Ljubljana, Špacapanova hiša -Komen NEW, Valvas’or – Ljubljana, Vila Planinka – Jezersko, Vila Podvin- Radovljica NEW

Bib Gourmand Awards

Bib Gourmand goes to gostilna na Gradu -Ljubljana, gostilna Jožef -Idrija, gostilna Mahorčič – Rodik, gostilna Rajh – Murska Sobota, gostilna Ruj- Dutovlje, Tabar– Ljubljana, Gostilna Repovž – Šentjanž.

The arrival of the Michelin Guide is an opportunity for even greater quality in Slovenian gastronomy, as well as for other providers in the direction of creating and upgrading the complementary offer at the destination. Namely, it has been proven that the destinations have increased the number of visitors, their consumption, and overnight stay due to the Michelin-starred restaurants. Michelin stars are a motivation for raising quality and developing other tourist offers in the destination, and their positive impact can be seen in other sectors, too. The practice has shown that an individual successful restaurant can lift the entire local economy.

Michelin Guide and Michelin Stars in Slovenia, but what do Slovenian chefs think about them?

Gastronomy has always been one of the key elements in promoting Slovenian tourism. As such, it has been recognized by various stakeholders in the Slovenian tourism industry, who have united themselves in the vision of the development of Slovene tourism in the direction of unique sustainable boutique 5-star experiences. 

Recently we have set down with Slovenian chefs to talk about the arrival of Michelin in Slovenia.

We asked Tomaž Kavčič, Ana RošJanez BratovžLuka KoširČrt ButulBine VolčičMarko Pavčnik, Grega RepovžIgor Jagodic, Mojmir Šiftar and Matej Tomažič about the arrival of Michelin in Slovenia and with kind of an impact, the famous French guide named after a tire – Michelin will have on Slovenian gastronomy.

All of these Slovenian chefs and their Slovenian restaurants have been recognized as creme de la creme at this year’s The Slovenia Restaurant Awards 2020. Learn more about this year’s winners of The Slovenia Restaurant Awards 2020 here.

Slovenian Michelin Stars and those across the Slovenian border

With all the talk about the first-ever Michelin stars in Slovenia, we must not forget there is an amazing chef who lives just a short drive away from the Slovenian border with Italy you will find a Michelin starred restaurant La Suibida, where our fellow Slovene Joško Sirk holds the prestigious honor that is the Michelin Star. Read more about the first Slovenian Michelin Star across the Slovenian border.

There are currently over 2000 restaurants around the world, who are the proud recipients of (one, two,or even three) Michelin star(s).

While we just received our first Michelin Guide in Slovenia, countries around Slovenia already have a few Michelin starred restaurants. Slovenia is the last one to receive the famous red restaurants guide Michelin. Discover which restaurants across the Slovenian border have Michelin stars and were featured in Michelin Guide.

The Michelin Guide just unveiled the new selection for the fourth edition of the MICHELIN Guide Croatia 2020 in March.

Best Slovenian restaurants

Two weeks before the Michelin Guide in Slovenia reveal, we hosted the fourth annual The Slovenia Restaurant Awards 2020. Due to the restrictions on public gatherings this year’s The Slovenia Restaurant Awards were held online in the form of a virtual ceremony together with amazing chefs like Ana Roš, Tomaž Kavčič,and Uroš Štefelin. Make sure you check out the best Slovenian restaurants and the winners of this year’s The Slovenia Restaurant Awards 2020.