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Mikloshicheva cesta 17, Ljubljana 1000, Slovenia
+386 1 430 70 70
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good14%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
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“tasting menu” (16 reviews)
“ravioli” (10 reviews)
“smoked eel” (3 reviews)
European, Slovenian, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly
Mikloshicheva cesta 17, Ljubljana 1000, Slovenia
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Overall, the experience was quite average. Although the food is really good, I don´t get what all the fuss is about. The place has a very particular style but it seems like and old gym turned into a restaurant. The service was good but we...More

Thank Maja K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our friends recommended a place as they knew the owner. We had 5-course meals which were very good mixture of meat and fish. We also had some good wines. The atmosphere was so so. The owner is not a nice person, eapecially when hes drunk....More

Thank SharkTank1986
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

JB had been recommended to us and is highly rated here and appears on Pelligrino's best 100 restaurants list so we had high expectations. We found it pretentious. We felt ignored by the servers and had to get up and ask for our bill at...More

Thank Virginia R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After much research we made a reservation at JB prior to leaving on our trip. We were not disappointed, as the food was terrific. Each course was beautifully presented and had excellent flavors. Our waiter spoke excellent English, and helped us choose a menu. The...More

1  Thank PoisonPrincess
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I was eating a long tasting menu and it was incredible. Also the service exellent and the wine list is nice. we will come back!

1  Thank majak568
Reviewed May 17, 2018 via mobile

Everzthing was great, from the staff to the food. Reallz the best Ljibljana hs to offer in terms of fine dining.

1  Thank cvirnlenart
Reviewed May 16, 2018 via mobile

Incredible food, great hospitality, beautiful atmosphere. Highly recommend - one of the best restaurants in town.

1  Thank Katja B
Reviewed April 14, 2018 via mobile

JB was disappointing; the service was inattentive (fish knive for dessert), the different courses had kind of the same taste (soy sauce), we did not arrive at the red wine, the restaurant was almost empty and coffee was not served as the machine was already...More

3  Thank Katja B
Reviewed January 16, 2018

If you are looking for olde-worlde kind of service with some seriously excellent food, then this is just the place for you !!! The food is traditional but, at the same time, imaginative and the service is absolutely perfect !!!! It was new year's eve...More

1  Thank RaymondB
Reviewed January 5, 2018

It is difficult to describe the disappointment with this overly hyped restaurant. The meals are served in set menus and not easily adjusted for particular guest requests and forbid someone having a specific dietary requirement such as an allergy or intolerance. Perhaps it is unfair...More

2  Thank Tomislav V
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Edward G
June 21, 2016|
Response from Simon V | Reviewed this property |
JB is definitely one of the city's more formal restaurants, so you probably wouldn't want to turn up in shorts and T-shirts. Equally, it is not jacket-and-tie territory, so semi-respectable attire should be fine.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
European, Slovenian, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mikloshicheva cesta 17, Ljubljana 1000, Slovenia
  • Location: Europe  >  Slovenia  >  Upper Carniola Region  >  Ljubljana
  • Phone Number: +386 1 430 70 70
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