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Gostilna Na gradu

Grajska planota 1 | Ljubljana Castle, Ljubljana 1000, Slovenia
+386 31 301 777
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good34%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“roast lamb” (6 reviews)
“baked apple” (3 reviews)
“sea bass” (14 reviews)
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European, Slovenian, Eastern European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Grajska planota 1 | Ljubljana Castle, Ljubljana 1000, Slovenia
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I had the sea bass. It was definitely one of the best meals I’ve had in a long time. I’ve never enjoyed broccoli and cauliflower so much with my food.

Thank Feroz A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Poor value for an expensive price. Small plates. Long Service. Some of the dishes without any taste. Doesn't worth it. At all.

Thank Orly T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant is a place of two distinct contrasts. Fresh and quality ingredients with creative food presentation are disappointingly cooked in a boring and underwhelming manner. With every bite I craved for the advertised authentic taste that never came. It was authentically plain. The three...More

Thank Markosokol
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Top resturant in ljubljana castle. They have a glass terrace and it is great to eat there. Traditional food on a modern way.

Thank ZHpilot
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

The restaurant is beautifully set in the Ljubljana castle. They serve good traditional food and good local wines. Prices are relatively low given the quality of food and the location. It's not a tourist trap as one might imagine, staff is very friendly.

Thank Pascal D
Reviewed 6 September 2017

After touring the castle, we were able to secure an outdoor table at the restaurant. The menu had pages of local Slovenian foods from starters to desserts. We decided to have a light salad and enjoy the out of doors. It was incredibly windy with...More

Thank A T
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

Our Slovenian friends took us here for dinner. The location is beautiful, in the main castle courtyard. Set menus range from €30-42 with many a la carte options as well and an extensive wine list. Food was excellent, with a real regional flavour. Service very...More

Thank Jez-n-Beebs
Reviewed 20 August 2017

We ate our final dinner of a week's holiday in Ljubljana here and it was a fitting highlight for a great week. The restaurant is located in the courtyard of the Castle, and is pretty quiet in the evenings even in high season. The menu...More

Thank robert p
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Pros: food quality, service, location Cons: location (long stroll up the hill) I ordered pasta filled with potato ('žlikrofi'), lamb ragout. A bowl arrived and first few sips seemed nothing special. After a while the flavor kicked in. I ate all the heavy stuff but...More

Thank Piotr Z
Reviewed 1 August 2017

Beautiful location in the castle , interesting menu with a lot of Slovenian specialties and everything was very tasteful and creative with a correct price... Waiters were very helpful and give us good advices... A must to try !

Thank sylbadkitty
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
European, Slovenian, Eastern European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, View, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Grajska planota 1 | Ljubljana Castle, Ljubljana 1000, Slovenia
  • Location: Europe  >  Slovenia  >  Upper Carniola Region  >  Ljubljana
  • Phone Number: +386 31 301 777
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Gostilna Na Gradu is in the castle courtyard. The decor is a mix of old castle artifacts and modern like the castle. We went with a group, the food and service were excellent. Normally I would avoid any restaurant in a monument for anything more than a hot dog at the time of famine. This one is run by the couple that own Hisa Franko near Kobarid. Ana Ros is a gifted chef. More on that with my review of Hisa Franko. (The food is Slovenian and not really Croatian. In this part of the world, wars have been fought over less!
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