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Gostilna Sestica

Slovenska cesta 40, Ljubljana 1000, Slovenia
+386 1 242 08 55
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good38%
  • Average20%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“tripe” (3 reviews)
“schnitzel” (7 reviews)
“mushroom soup” (10 reviews)
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European, Slovenian, Eastern European, Central 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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1 - 10 of 302 reviews

Reviewed yesterday 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
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 5 days ago

The restaurant is cosy, the service was very good, interesting menu with a lot of options and nice local wines. The restaurant seems popular with locals and tourists - luckily we had a reservation. Recommended.When we tried it for a second night, it was booked...More

Thank Burg_13
Reviewed 18 March 2018

Located on Ljubljana's main street, the city's oldest restaurant with a nice vibe serves domestic cuisine and wine. This is a venue I would suggest to use for both private and official occassions. If you would attend it in peak time, I'd suggest to make...More

Thank Fotos82
marko b, General Manager at Gostilna Sestica, responded to this reviewResponded 19 March 2018

Dear Fotos82, Great review, thank you. One of our trade marks is also that we serve only Slovenian beer and wine as you have noticed. Hope to welcome you again. Kind regards,

Reviewed 13 March 2018

Excelent slovenian food, nice service. Recommended for business partners from abroad. They were all excited

Thank 2016Luka2016
marko b, General Manager at Gostilna Sestica, responded to this reviewResponded 14 March 2018

Hello 2016Luka2016, Thank you for bringing your business partner to the oldest traditional gostilna (tavern) in Ljubljana. Wishing you all the best.

Reviewed 6 March 2018

One of the oldest restaurant with well known history. You will get domestic cuisine and food prepared with great passion and quality. Large restaurant but in peak time quite full.

Thank Play W
marko b, General Manager at Gostilna Sestica, responded to this reviewResponded 13 March 2018

Dear Play W, Thank you so much for your review. Traditional Slovenian food is more heavy than customers think especialy from medirenaean countries but this is the original way and we try to kepp it. Hope to welocome you again.

Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

I was advised to visit Šestica restaurant as it is one of the oldest restaurants in Ljubljana. Šestica restaurant serves good but expensive traditional Slovenian food aimed for tourists. You can tell that the waiters been working there for ages and they know they are...More

Thank Dr_Ahmad_J
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

Big restaurant with nice traditional food. The only point could be the stuff looking more to the people, but we went a bit late and they were not too much. I’ll repeat

Thank asxzqwrd
Reviewed 25 February 2018

The restaurant deserves the best reviews even before visiting it, due to the fact that it is so old. They respect that tradition in all aspects, from the menu to the atmosphere and the interior. It's a family run business and this closeness of the...More

Thank buba2018
Reviewed 23 February 2018 via mobile

I went to this restaurant with some friends in the evening. What about ... Service without courtesy, inedible and heavy dishes. The only nice and courteous was the Maître. NEVER AGAIN!

Thank Livia C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$31
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
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 5:00 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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