Gault & Millau in Slovenia
Gault & Millau is among the three most influential international guides in gastronomy. It is renowned for its toques awarded to restaurants around the world. Restaurants that meet Gault & Millau's criteria may obtain one to five toques and are featured in the guide. 2018 saw Slovenia publishing its own edition of this gastronomic guide. It includes 130 restaurants checked out by anonymous inspectors, of which six restaurants obtained four toques and two were awarded a high rating – 17.5 points out of a possible 20. You are warmly invited to get to know the best six, sit down at a table and check out their quality.
Gastronomy for four toques
You can eat and drink well in Slovenia. According to Gault & Millau, you will enjoy a particularly exceptional gastronomic experience in certain restaurants. Hiša Franko and Gostilna pri Lojzetu are the highest ranked, and a further four restaurants can pride themselves on four toques.
Where does the secret lie?
... in fresh local ingredients. In exceptional creativity flirting with tradition. But in particular, in the great love put into the preparation of culinary masterpieces. Discover the work of top-notch Slovenian chefs, through the eyes of Ana Roš (Hiša Franko) and Janez Bratovž (JB Restaurant).
Three toques – great names
Along with restaurants with four toques, a further 25 Slovenia restaurants boast three toques. They include restaurants where individuals noticed and awarded by Gault & Millau critics work, for example, Igor Jagodic from Strelec Restaurant and David Vrečko from Mak Restaurant. Janez Bratovž from JB Restaurant was awarded for his contribution to the development of Slovenian cuisine, Meta Repovž from Repovž Restaurant was declared Traditional Cuisine Chef, while the title of a young talent was awarded to Mojmir Mark Šiftar from Evergreen Restaurant. The best waiter Matic Šubic works at Maxim Restaurant.
Popular gastronomic hub
Would you like to have a snack but are not sure where to go? Discover 50 most popular culinary spots in Slovenia, where you can indulge in excellent food from around the world. Do not forget to visit the Open Kitchen in Ljubljana which is the best “POP” hub according to Gault & Millau.
Enter the world of tastes of Slovenia
Learn about the typical Slovenian tastes chefs skilfully put into their dishes in addition to top culinary masterpieces. Toast with supreme Slovenian wines or beers.