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gala zar

Loshka Ulica, Maribor, Slovenia
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good47%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“baked beans” (2 reviews)
“grilled meat” (3 reviews)
“salad” (7 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Eastern European, Barbecue, European, Central European
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Loshka Ulica, Maribor, Slovenia
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1 - 10 of 49 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family and I ate went for lunch at the Gala žar in Maribor. We ate veal soup which was great; big portion of hot, creamy, tasty soup with vegetables and veal pieces which were so tender they practically melted in our mouths. Main course,...More

Thank evak167
Reviewed 29 January 2018 via mobile

No need to think much if you like Balkan grill specialties. This is a right place for you. They also have wines from all parts of former Yugoslavia.

Thank info k
Reviewed 8 December 2017 via mobile

By the river Drava, few steps from Water tower, there is a cosy restaurant with great tasty Balcan food. Mekana rakija for beginning, then hot fresh lepinje to go well with cevapcici, vesalice, sudzukice and other meat specialities. Not cheap, but tasty.

Thank Romana T
Reviewed 6 September 2017

The best food in maribor. A must go for everyone if you like this kind of food. No where is better for sire. Institute for food!

Thank Nik H
Reviewed 14 May 2017

We ordered a GALA grill mix for two. It was a huge portion, some meat we liked some we did not. The waiter was average, not too kind, but neither rude.

Thank Péter Á
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

The place looks nice but not food and service. Cevapcici and pljeskavica where tasteless. And waiter bihaveior not very kind, more passive agressiv. Wie will not visit it again.

Thank Sanja A
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

We found this restaurant while we was walking long the river. The place is nice and the menu is also in English and German. It's easy to order something. The food is good, we tried meat and was excellent. Good experience.

Thank Mirko R
Reviewed 17 January 2017

For years we are guest of Gala zar. No deviations from the superior quality of the food. The scale is set a very high, and every time we had the same, high quality. The main ''problem'' is how to eat as much as possible different...More

Thank dav0rinn
Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

My boyfriend and I wanted to have a real Slovenian food, and at the embankment of Drava we found this restaurant. Excellent food, nice service, good prices. The service was fast, the waiter was nice.

Thank Viktoria L
Reviewed 14 July 2016

The food was certainly interesting. Enjoyed some dishes, not others. I liked the salads and bread. Home made Serbian food. Menu very meaty. Nice location by the river. Good wine.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Eastern European, Barbecue, European, Central European
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Loshka Ulica, Maribor, Slovenia
  • Location: Europe  >  Slovenia  >  Styria Region  >  Maribor
  • Phone Number: 10-2000-02-252-36-00
grilled meats, large menu, multilingual, on Drava River, large portions of excellent quality, very reasonable prices, friendly helpful service, Old Town center area
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