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European, Slovenian, Central European
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Mikloshicheva cesta 17, Ljubljana 1000, Slovenia
+386 1 430 70 70
12:00 - 23:00
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Mon - Fri 12:00 - 23:00
Sat 17:00 - 23:00
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

The food tastes amazing, everything I tried was delicious. The staff is extremely polite. A very fancy restaurant, perhaps the most fancy in Ljubljana. Therefore, the prices are very high.

1 Thank Bruno Š
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

We have visited this restaurant within week of restaurants. Due to reputation, expectations were very high, but the result was not so excellent. Place was OK, service too, but menu was not as expected - maybe they should change a menu if there is a price problem (I know, you can't expect same ingredients as if you order classic tasting... More 

Thank Tadej P
Ljubljana, Slovenia
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33 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

My partner and I visited JB restaurant during the "Restaurants week". When we saw the menu online, we were really worried, because we don't like the certain tastes of the food on the menu. Staff was very kind. I haven't experienced before to be offered a mini chair for my purse, which I found really nice, because I don't like... More 

Thank 2014Kat_GB
Ljubljana, Slovenia
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

Me and my partner went to the restaurant during the "Week of the Restaurants" and were very disappointed. I've been to this restaurant before, roughly 15 years ago. At the time the restaurant deserved the reputation of being one of the best Slovenia has to offer.This time though it was the opposite. The food was average at best and the... More 

Thank DolcedeLece
Ljubljana, Slovenia
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65 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

Visited this upscale restaurant with our friends and had the grand menu. Everything was delicious, but the prawns were to die for. Definitely worth visiting!

Thank j_donne
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106 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

Some superb dishes came out of the kitchen, but there was something a little "off" about this place on the night we went. There is an interesting variety of tasting menus. I had the "Great Tasting Menu." Well, mostly. I never received the scampi and was not told that they were out of it or that there would be a... More 

Thank phinneasbec
Copenhagen, Denmark
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25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

Business dinner where traditional local dishes meets a modern upgrade and twist. Great combination of ingredients - pork to die for, well presented - at times by chef himself, attentive high quality service. I get what the hype is about and in my opinion well deserved. Local wine comes with the set menu and they were interesting to meet as... More 

Thank PeterBrazil
Ljubljana, Slovenia
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37 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

I love this place. Food is really delicious, they don't make questionable dishes like some other hip restaurants. Staff is really friendly, chef is a cool guy. If you don't want to sit indoors, you can find them in Odprta kuhna (in summer season) where they have one of the best meals in Pogacarjev trg.

Thank Ula K
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166 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

JB was recommended by a local foodie, so our expectations were high. But very little of what we experienced hit a high note. Yes, the service was excellent. From there, it was downhill. The room is best described as austere formal. The amuse bouche was far too fishy. Our appetizers were meh and only one of our two main courses... More 

1 Thank LeGenerale
Reno, Nevada
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69 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

This place is world class in every way from presentation, service to the amazing dishes that arrive with the joy of cooking. This is THE place to eat a world class dinner!

1 Thank Robert S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
European, Slovenian, Central European
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?