Discover Three Exciting New Experiences in Ljubljana

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Discover Three Exciting New Experiences in Ljubljana

Ljubljana Tourism is excited to unveil three new experiences to explore the city’s culinary scene. Enjoy the revamped Yummy Market Walk, taste gourmet dishes at Open Kitchen On a Platter, and embark on the Ljubljana Region Gourmet Experience: From Farm Fields to Michelin-Star Restaurant.

Discover Three Exciting New Experiences in Ljubljana

Discover three fresh and innovative ways to dive into Ljubljana’s dynamic culinary scene and rich traditions. The revitalized Yummy Market Walk now offers a deeper exploration of Slovenia’s regional delicacies. Additionally, the new Open Kitchen On a Platter experience allows you to taste gourmet creations from some of Ljubljana’s top chefs. Lastly, embark on the Ljubljana Region Gourmet Experience: From Farm Fields to Michelin-Star Restaurant, a unique journey from local farms to the acclaimed Michelin-starred Grič restaurant.

Yummy Market Walk

This exciting experience invites you to explore seven delightful tasting stations, each showcasing the best of Slovenian cuisine and culture. Your journey begins with a refreshing glass of sparkling wine (or juice) from one of Slovenia’s most renowned winemakers, setting the stage for an unforgettable tasting tour. As you wander through the vibrant market, you will sample a delectable array of local delicacies including crispy dried apple treats, artisanal cheeses from Pustotnik Farm, fresh milk, a variety of sweet and savoury honeys and traditional Prekmurje dishes. In addition, your expert guide will share fascinating behind-the-scenes stories and historical insights about the market, unveiling why this bustling hub is a cherished part of Ljubljana’s identity and a source of local pride.

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Open Kitchen on a Platter – The Gourmet Ljubljana Tasting Menus

Embark on a gourmet adventure with Open Kitchen on a Platter. Featuring four delicious tasting menus, this experience offers an in-depth exploration of Slovenia’s culinary traditions at the popular open-air market held every Friday in good weather. From “Urban Ljubljana” to “Vegetarian Slovenia,” each menu offers a unique culinary experience accompanied by a selection of wines, beers, cocktails, and soft drinks. Enjoy a private table and immerse yourself in the stories and flavors of this iconic market.

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The Ljubljana Region Gourmet Experience: From Farm Fields to Michelin-Star Restaurant

This exclusive tour offers a unique opportunity to explore the lush countryside of Ljubljana and discover the passion behind Slovenia’s top gourmet destinations. Begin your adventure at the Orešnik Cheese Farm, where you’ll meet the Orešnik family, renowned for their exceptional goat’s milk cheeses. Here, you’ll witness firsthand the idyllic life of the goat herd and learn about the farm’s commitment to quality and sustainability. Taste their exquisite cheeses and local delicacies, celebrated in top restaurants across Slovenia for their exceptional taste and craftsmanship. Next, make your way to the Grič Restaurant in Šentjošt nad Horjul, helmed by the acclaimed chef Luka Košir. A distinguished figure in Slovenia’s culinary scene, Košir is celebrated not only for his creative brilliance but also for his dedication to sustainable cooking practices. Grič boasts both a Michelin star for culinary excellence and a green Michelin star for its commitment to sustainability.

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This new chapter in Ljubljana's gastronomic journey responds to the city’s ever-growing appetite for diverse and high-quality food experiences. With a notable rise in gastronomic tourism—14% of visitors in 2022 came to Ljubljana specifically for its food and drink—these unique culinary offerings provide an exciting opportunity to discover why Ljubljana’s food scene is flourishing.

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