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Shambala

Krizhevnishka ulica 12, Ljubljana 1000, Slovenia
+386 31 843 833
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Overview
  • Excellent50%
  • Very good33%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
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Open Now
12:00 - 22:30All hours
CUISINES
Thai, Vietnamese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
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LOCATION
Krizhevnishka ulica 12, Ljubljana 1000, Slovenia
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1 - 10 of 149 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Every time I'm in Slovenia I come here! I eat the same dish and I fall in luv with it again and again.. for several years the taste is the same if not better! I feel guilty if would order something else! That's how good...More

Thank Fatima H
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We visited the restaurant on a Saturday night and I have to say that the back garden in the summer is really pleasant. The same can be said about the waiter that was serving us. As for the food - generally it is good but...More

Thank N3jc
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent Asian food in a beautiful shady garden. Surprisingly good white house wine. I ate a "choice of appetizers", Shrimps in Singapore sauce and Chocolate souffle. It was all very good!

Thank PrimozSusnik
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I used to love this place. They started well but in last two years I noticed they become misers with okra and expensier vegetables. It looks like they are not doing well and they started to use more cheap components like broccoly and carrots and...More

Thank Edi Edvard S
Reviewed 14 August 2017

I admit. I love asian food. Not everything of every. And Shambala ist doing just according to my taste. Fresh, crisp, authentic, vegetables, excellent curry, bbq tiger prawns and my favourite: vietnamese rolls with shrimps and sweet&sour sauce. Service is professional, wine card well adapted...More

1  Thank Igor S
Reviewed 10 August 2017

I liked the restaurant in a quiet part of city center. The food was good, personnel attentive and polite, very professional. I had vegies with tofu. The portion was not very big but taste was good.

Thank made2016
Reviewed 5 August 2017

I loved the interior of restaurant but on a hot evening we prefered to stay in a nice garden which had an Asian touch- as the food! We ordered some different meals - from salad to noodls, shrimps... Everything was tasty, with great combination of...More

1  Thank izi f
Reviewed 19 July 2017

Food used to be of better taste and quality (now it's just average), staff more attentive and friendlier.

Thank Darinka_x
Reviewed 13 July 2017

I have been to this place few times and noticed that last year the quality of food and choices were a little bit better. In all honesty, I wouldn't call it Asian cuisine, more like European cuisine with Asian touches. Quite huge portions, from which...More

2  Thank Ksenia Z
Reviewed 11 July 2017

The food is good & tasty. Nice interior, very elegant. Shambala is a beautiful restaurant with tasty food and a great atmosphere. the served food is just about right size. price ok. . Staff is friendly and prof. It's a slow food restaurant. Just visit...More

Thank Robert M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$14 - US$60
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 - 22:30
Tuesday
12:00 - 22:30
Wednesday
12:00 - 22:30
Thursday
12:00 - 22:30
Friday
12:00 - 22:30
Saturday
12:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Krizhevnishka ulica 12, Ljubljana 1000, Slovenia
  • Location: Europe  >  Slovenia  >  Upper Carniola Region  >  Ljubljana
  • Phone Number: +386 31 843 833
  • E-mail
Description
Behind a humble, discreet entrance at Križevniška street next to the Križanke theatre, Shambala is a place of harmony. The interior merges the old thick-walled Ljubljana house with a stylish modern interior design, which shows some eastern mystique. The food follows this composition in reverse: It’s essentially Asian, incorporating modern trends and a glimpse of what we are traditionally used to. In short - it’s the eastern promises fulfilled.
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