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Gostilna Metulj

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Mediterranean, European, Soups, Slovenian, Italian, Central European
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Cankarjeva ulica 60, Nova Gorica 5000, Slovenia
+386 5 302 19 36
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Gorizia, Italy
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles 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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27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles 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
Level Contributor
57 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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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175 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles 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
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 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
5 of 5 bubbles 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
5 of 5 bubbles 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
5 of 5 bubbles 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
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 February 2012

We visited the restaurant on the recommendation of other friends who were already there... The food was excellent, their "Ljubljanski steak" and beef steak were excellent. Pleasant is also the environment and service, prices are totally reasonable. We will keep on coming there...

5 Thank Mark S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 7 - US$ 48
Mediterranean, European, Soups, Slovenian, Italian, Central European
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
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?