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Mikloshicheva cesta 17, Ljubljana 1000, Slovenia
+386 1 430 70 70
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good15%
  • Average8%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
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“tasting menu” (16 reviews)
“ravioli” (10 reviews)
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European, Slovenian, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly
Mikloshicheva cesta 17, Ljubljana 1000, Slovenia
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Reviewed 16 October 2017

JB's is palcednear the Ljubljana's railway/bus station in narrow Miklošičeva street so refined and sutile that you can simply pass by - eventhought it is in ground floor of one of Jože Plečnik's magnificents city palaces. Interior is also refined and subtle as is the...More

Thank Borut B
Reviewed 11 October 2017

I was told by a local this restaurant from chef-owner Janez Bratovž was once a contender for a Michelin star, but was unfairly passed over by the guide, the buzz abated and it has been in decline over the past few years. Whether this is...More

3  Thank manndras
Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

A slightly old fashioned setting ( chandeliers etc) but knowledgable service with a good knowledge of wine. The food was well prepared and adventurous but slightly lacked star quality! A thoroughly enjoyable meal

Thank Philip H
Reviewed 25 September 2017

JB was only a short walk from our hotel (Central) so we stopped in for an early dinner without reservations on a weeknight and had no problem getting a table. The decor is rather elegant. A nice touch was stools brought out for the ladies'...More

1  Thank Larry T
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

My wife and i chose JB restaurant as a treat after not being out for a long time. We were positively surprised by the tastes and presentation of the food. We had pasta with home made sauce and sour cream as a warm starter, slices...More

1  Thank Tomaz P
Reviewed 12 September 2017

Everything was good! The food, the wine, the service. Good to learn to know some Slovakian wines! What more to say?

1  Thank rallobil
Reviewed 8 September 2017

Our reservations were made by our hotel and we were told this was one of the top restaurants in Europe. We were greeted at the door and were immediately seated. Both of the servers we had were outstanding. They were personable, professional, and carefully explained...More

Thank A T
Reviewed 8 September 2017

Excellent combination of traditional food, modern cuisine and personal tuch of chef Janez Bratovž. I take 10 way menu .... BEST !!! The food tastes amazing, everything I tried was delicious. The staff is extremely polite. A very fancy restaurant, perhaps the most fancy in...More

1  Thank Robert M
Reviewed 6 September 2017

This restaurant is a complete counterpoint to the 'traditional' places catering to the hordes in the old town. Janez Bratovz cooks from the heart, but a heart that has the techniques and choices of ingredients of a master craftsman. Everything from the bread to the...More

1  Thank Walpy
Reviewed 30 August 2017

Chef Janez Bratovz runs this place like a symphony. Having spent decades in this business, his experience shows in the amazing dishes that we got to taste. Beef Cheeks, Ravioli and much more were a treat to the senses. I was lucky to get a...More

Thank SagarVS
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Edward G
21 June 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
Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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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