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Kavarna Union

Cafe, European, Bar, Slovenian, Central European
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Miklosiceva cesta 1, Ljubljana, Slovenia
+386 1 308 19 72
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Sun - Thu 07:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 07:00 - 00:00
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Dublin, Ireland
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing hot drinks. My friends rated the coffee as brilliant and I have to say the Cacao was the best I've had in the city so far. The only problem was the tempeture, they weren't as hot as I would have liked, but the flavour was wonderful. The cakes looked delicious but unfortunately the price was too much so I... More 

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Thank Aine R
Oulu, Finland
Level Contributor
46 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

This review concerns only breakfast, that we ate one morning on our trip. The Mini Classic -breakfast was well worth of 6,90 euros (croissant, bread, coffee, fruits, salad with cheese), but the service was very slow. Almost four star anyway.

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Thank Pekka_1859
Union_Hoteli_Team, Kavarna Union team at Kavarna Union, responded to this review

Dear Pekka_1859, Thank you for taking the time to write down your thoughts. We are delighted you liked the breakfast. However we are sorry you experienced slow service, we will look into this, thanks for letting us know. We hope you will visit us again, if your travels bring you back to Ljubljana. Kind regards, Kavarna Union team More 

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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016

If you are looking for traditional coffee place Kavarna Union is the place you are looking for. The service is excellent. When there you must also try some of their famous cakes and pies.

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Thank Andrej S
Union_Hoteli_Team, Manager at Kavarna Union, responded to this review

Dear Andrej S, Thank you for your review. We are happy you enjoyed our Cafe and we hope you to see you again. Kind regards, Kavarna Union Team More 

Turkey
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76 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 May 2016

Kavarna Union is the cafe-saloon of the Grand Hotel Union which is open not only the hotel guests but to everyone. It has a great and rich wine cellar and the most delicious pastry samples of Australian & Slovenian kitchen... I must not forget to add its fresh and delicious coffee as well... During our stay there was a tango... More 

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Thank Nettie2009
Union_Hoteli_Team, Kavaran Union Team at Kavarna Union, responded to this review

Dear Nettie2009, Thank you fro taking the time to write this wonderful review. We are happy you enjoyed our cafe and we do hope to see you again in the future. Kind regards, Kavarna Union Team More 

Udine, Italy
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87 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 April 2016

The best place to take a brunch, cocktail, cak, wine ot thea in an elegant setting and always well served.

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Thank 57Paolo57
Union_Hoteli_Team, Kavarna Union Team at Kavarna Union, responded to this review

Dear 57Paolo57, Thank you for your kind words, we hope to see you back soon. Kind regards, Kavarna Union Team More 

Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany
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30 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2016

The quality of the food and drinks is very good with a service to match. The waiter was extremely welcoming and service was quick!

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Thank JanundCharlotte
Union_Hoteli_Team, F&B Manager Assistant at Kavarna Union, responded to this review

Dear JanundCharlotte, I am very pleased you liked our café, food and drinks quality, and our service. I will be sure to let my team know you liked their quick and welcoming service. I hope to see you again the next time you are in Ljubljana. Kind regards, Jolanda Ivanuša F&B Manager Assistant More 

London, United Kingdom
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97 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2015

I was staying at the Union Hotel and the Kavarna has a lovely atmosphere, friendly staff and superb cakes!

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Thank Marco S
Union_Hoteli_Team, F&B Manager Assistant at Kavarna Union, responded to this review

Dear Marco S, I would like to thank you for giving your kind review. I am happy you enjoyed our atmosphere, personnel and desserts. I hope to see you again in The Grand Union Café as well as in The Grand Hotel Union. Kind regards, Jolanda Ivanuša F&B Manager Assistant More 

Italy
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160 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2015

It was cold, it was foggy, and we found this great café, Old Europe style, in the heart of the liberty quarter of Ljubljana. We just had a tea, but we greatly enjoyed the atmosphere of this place. We have seen some great cales, too. Good service, and 40 minutes spent in a very pleasant fashion!

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1 Thank Achille C
Union_Hoteli_Team, F&B Manager Assistant at Kavarna Union, responded to this review

Dear Achille C, Thank you for your lovely review. I am happy you enjoyed our Cafe and its atmosphere. I am also pleased you liked our tea and cakes. We hope to see you again next time you are in Ljubljana. Hopefully the weather will be better. Kind regards, Jolanda Ivanuša F&B Manager Assistant More 

Ljubljana, Slovenia
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790 reviews
221 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 542 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2015

I love this caffe (kavarna) for its ambient in an old hotel with more tha 100 years of history! Usualy I come for a tea and it is ok, as well as coffe (my friends say). Try some of the sweets!

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1 Thank izi f
Ceh_Tomo, F&B Manager Assistant at Kavarna Union, responded to this review

Dear izi f, Thank you very much for taking the time to tell us about your visit and your positive feedback. I am happy you enjoyed the ambient with your friends. Next time I recommend you to try our newest breakfast selection untill 11am or catch sweet happy hours between 3 and 6 pm. We would be more than happy... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2015 via mobile

It seems that the waiter is bothered by guests. Very strange service indeed! The waiter kept switching off lights to induce customers to leave...

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2 Thank Radovan C
Ceh_Tomo, F&B Manager Assistant at Kavarna Union, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Radovan C, Thank you for taking your time to leave us your feedback. I am very sorry for unpleasant situation that happened to you at Kavarna Union. Please note our closing time is at 11 p.m.. Therefore I would very much appreciate if you could email me more details. It seems the time of your visit might be... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 8
Cuisine
Cafe, European, Bar, Slovenian, Central European
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Takeout
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 23:00
Monday
07:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 23:00
Thursday
07:00 - 23:00
Friday
07:00 - 00:00
Saturday
07:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Miklosiceva cesta 1, Ljubljana, Slovenia
  • Location: Europe  >  Slovenia  >  Upper Carniola Region  >  Ljubljana
  • Phone Number: +386 1 308 19 72
Description
The Grand Union Cafe has been Ljubljana's vibrant pulse since 1905!

A wide choice of fruit, herbal and oriental teas, unique confectionery based on ancient recipes, excellent coffee, a variety of snacks, foreign and local newspapers and magazines, evening theatre, cabaret and concerts by renowned artists..

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