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Gostilna Jelen

Celovska cesta 462, Ljubljana 1000, Slovenia
+386 1 516 15 45
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good34%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
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“main course” (2 reviews)
“crust” (2 reviews)
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European, Pizza, Barbecue, Slovenian, Eastern European, Central European
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Celovska cesta 462, Ljubljana 1000, Slovenia
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Reviewed 5 September 2017

Had diner here with the family. Took some typical Slovenian courses. The food was Ok and of good quality but not really refined. Portions are really big (the small salad as a side dish for instance is surely served as a main course in another...More

Thank Marnik V
Reviewed 13 June 2017

We went there on lunch. The place was quite busy, so we expected it to be ok... But...the food was not tasty at all! The fried chicken was salty, the crust was not crunchy but hard, the baked potatoes tasted badly and were really salty,...More

Thank Priles123
Reviewed 9 May 2017

If you want simple Slovene (and other Balkan) food this is a reasonable place to stop. Service was a bit slow, but we also arrived "early" for dinner so perhaps they weren't ready. In any case I had the veal which was tender, and the...More

Thank notdex
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

Me and my friend were really hungry when we visited. The waitress was really rude and she took at least 20min to come to our table. We wanted to order and she threw menus on the table and left. She made fun of our order...More

Thank Urša Č
Reviewed 16 November 2016

In the base floor of Pension Jelen, this 'Gostilna' (local name for simple restaurants) stands out: every meal was very good, and opening times are also very generous.

Thank rocmayer
Reviewed 11 November 2016

I was on business trip with colleague of mine for 2 days in Ljubljana. After we were here, we almost lost our jobs because we want to prolong our trip for few days just to eat here again. Or move to Ljubljana forever. There are...More

Thank Mario Ž
Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

A perfect restaurant for traditional balcanic grill meals. Very friendly and helpful staff, nice atmosphere, huge portions and what is the most important, excellent, tasty food. We were absolutely satisfied with all kinds of meals: soups, salads, grilled meats (cevapcici, sausages, chicken, etc.) and the...More

Thank András D
Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

Excellent grill! Nice staff! Lovely garden! Delicious salad! Free for smoking in the garden. Simpatic interior design.

Thank Boris M
Reviewed 10 June 2016

I was looking for something local, based on meat, onion and Ajvar, and of course delicious. And I got exactly this here. Plus a good and cold Ursus beer. Sat outside, in a patio kind of, accompanied by a cheeky little bird begging for crumbs...More

Thank Jakub J
Reviewed 16 May 2016 via mobile

Food looks good, but we didn't like the taste (except the soup). Fish was to oily and so the vegetables. Not my cup of tea.

Thank d787
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  • Value
Average prices
US$ 22 - US$ 29
European, Pizza, Barbecue, Slovenian, Eastern European, Central European
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Celovska cesta 462, Ljubljana 1000, Slovenia
  • Location: Europe  >  Slovenia  >  Upper Carniola Region  >  Ljubljana
  • Phone Number: +386 1 516 15 45
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