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Gostilna Metulj

$$ - $$$
Italian, Seafood, European, Soups, Central European, Slovenian
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Cankarjeva ulica 60, Nova Gorica 5000, Slovenia
+386 5 302 19 36
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Showing 11: English reviews
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34 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

Had several 3 course lunches here. Soups, mains & deserts all excellent. At least 4 of us in the group each time and all were delighted with their food. Lovely restaurant too, decor is very nice.

Thank James B
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

Metulj is my favourite place for brunch or lunch! I eat at the restaurant at least once or twice a week and never disappointed me yet! Service is fast and very friendly. I recommend all kinds of soups (minestrone) and gnocchi with porcini mushrooms are fantastic!

Thank Sara T
Gorizia, Italy
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 October 2016

I know this excellent restaurant since 2000 since I came to Nova Gorica for the first time and I fell in love with it at the first sight searching for some good restaurant in the area to have a lunch. Occasionally we went there to eat when we were there around and my enthusiasm was always the same cause every... More 

Thank Virginia M
Nova Gorica, Slovenia
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28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 May 2016

Sometimes I had good food here. But the last time I was there the food was really terrible. I had to ask the waiter for another meal. This was OK, but far from very good. The service was very good. Ambient is OK too.

Thank pgtoni
Kranjska Gora, Slovenia
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57 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 September 2015 via mobile

Staff is very friendly, serving quick due to our request while we had no more than 40minutes to get our food and finish the meal...Food is tasty and nicely served, the prices are more than acceptable, only the wine was disappointing while having lunch in wine region one expects to get better wine quality than elsewhere... :P however, we will... More 

Thank 7Witch
Brisbane Region, Australia
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177 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 May 2014

Local food with some typical Slovenian dishes. My family liked it, but the restaurant isn't very vegetarian or vegan friendly.

Thank planetjulija
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 August 2013

Simply awful. I have never eaten so bad in my whole life. The antipasti was still frozen and the pasta uneatable. Don't go!

3 Thank Review701
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 October 2012 via mobile

I took my family on dinner after a while we last visited "Metulj" and we were astonished about the changes that were made by the new owner. We were also surprised about their new pizza offer on their menu that are fantastic. Thanks again for your kindnes! See you soon.

4 Thank JozeSkok
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2012 via mobile

Great value for money. We tryed a grilled porcini dish and than a great Fiorentina. Great service and cosy atmosphere. Thanks again!!!

3 Thank RobinSmith2
Dublin, Tipperary, Ireland
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28 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 October 2012 via mobile

We were only in Nova Gorica in transit between Italy and Austria but we were thrilled to have had our lunch in this place. Starter of Jota soup (bean and cabbage soup). Mains of swordfish and beef with Parma ham and Gorgonzola. Really good value. Abundant portions. 30min walk from station. If you're passing through like we were, or in... More 

5 Thank Claire P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$50
Italian, Seafood, European, Soups, Central European, Slovenian
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cankarjeva ulica 60, Nova Gorica 5000, Slovenia
  • Location: Europe  >  Slovenia  >  Styria Region  >  Nova Gorica
  • Phone Number: +386 5 302 19 36

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?