At the end of March, the Slovenia Restaurant Awards have been handed out to the best Slovenian restaurants of 2018. The ceremony at Fužine castle in Ljubljana revealed not only top five regional restaurants and three overall winners, but also the restaurant with the largest number of public votes.
This year, the Slovenia Restaurant Awards expert commission made a list of 165 restaurants, which were then assessed by more than a thousand members of the Chefs & Foodies Academy and voted for at www.the-slovenia.com. Altogether more than 7,000 votes were collected. At the end of March, the Slovenia Restaurant Awards have been handed out to the best Slovenian restaurants of 2018 at the ceremony at Fužine castle in Ljubljana.
Top 50 regional restaurants (sorted alphabetically):
Ljubljana and Central Slovenia: Gostilna As, Gostilna Čubr, Gostilna Mihovec, Gostilna na Gradu, Gostilna Skaručna, Gostišče Grič, JB Restaurant, Cubo Restaurant, Strelec Restaurant and Sushimama.
Southern Slovenia: Domačija Novak, Gostilna Rakar, Gostilna Repovž, Gostilna Šekoranja, Gostilna Vovko, Ošterija Debeluh, Pod skednjem – Pule Estate, Otočec Castle Restaurant, Oštarija, Tri lučke Restaurant.
Western Slovenija: Domačija Majerija, Gostilna Mahorčič, Gostilna pri Lojzetu, Hiša Franko, Hiša Torkla, Nejka and Uroš Klinec, Ošterija Klinec, Dam Restaurant, Kendov dvorec Restaurant, Pikol Restaurant.
Winners: the regional winners 2018 are Strelec Restaurant in Ljubljana and Central Slovenia, Gostilna Krištof – Northern Slovenia, Ošterija Debeluh – Southern Slovenia, Hiša Denk – Eastern Slovenia and Hiša Franko – Western Slovenia. The other regional finalists earned the title of the best regional restaurants.
Three overall winners of the national selection for the best Slovenian restaurants 2018 in alphabetical order are the Hiša Franko, Ošterija Debeluh and Pri Lojzetu.
The restaurant with the largest number of online votes was Galerija okusov.