Best of Ljubljana

Best way to explore Ljubljana: Rent a city bike Bicikelj and explore the streets

Best walking tour: Start at Stari trg, climb on the castle hill by Pot na grad, have the best view on Ljubljana from the Castle Tower, descend by Študentska steza, stop at the Market and have a drink at one of the bars.

Best view: Castle Tower

Best food

Best Slovene food: Pri škofu (food garnished with flowers and herbs from the home garden)

Best meatČompe

Best fancy restaurant: As

Best eco restaurant: Bazilika

Best pizzaPizzeria Trta

Best Sushi: Sushi mama

Best Thai food: Bankogstreet.si

Best Falafel: Falafel, orientalska kuhinja, Trubarjeva cesta 40

Best Burek: Nobel burek, Miklošičeva cesta 30

Best pleskavica & čevapčiči: Gostilna Čad

Best chocolate: Rustika, Trubarjeva ul. & BTC City

Best Cakes: Domača peka, Igriška 3

Best icecream: Cacao, Petkovškovo nabrežje 3

Best cake and coffee in the old town: Slaščičarna pri vodnjaku

Best tea house: Čajnica Cha, Stari trg 3

Best homebrew beer and snack: Eksperiment, Slovenska cesta 10

Best Cafes

The coolest bar with good music and hanging out out with interesting young localsBikofe

The coolest place to have a beer and hang out with movie artistsŽmavc, Rimska cesta 21

Best coffee: Cafetino

Best ambient: Kavarna SEM

Best working environmentKavarna Rog

Best bar to sit outside when it’s cold: LP

Best selection of wines: Vinoteka Movia, J&b vinoteka

Best snacks: Le petit Café

Arts & Entertainment

Best galleries: Aksioma, Alkatraz, Vžigalica

Best Antique Shops: Carniola Antiqua, Trubarjeva ul.

Best festivals: Ana Desetnica, Ana Mraz, Festival of woman, Filmfestival, Animateka

Best street art festival: Ana Desetnica

Best gay-lesbian friendly clubs: Roza Klub K4, Tiffany, Metelkova

Best radio: Radio Student 89.3 Mghz

Best experimental theater: Glej theatre, Gregorčičeva 3

Best place to see a good movie: Kinodvor, Kolodvorska ul.13

Best place to discover new and old music: Metelkova

Best theater company: Slovensko mladinsko gledališče, Vilharjeva11,

Best place to taking the kids when is raining: Hiša eksperimentov, Trubarjeva

Best place to see a dance performance: Španski borci

The coolest art place: Stara Elektrarna, Slomškova ul.

Best libraries: Knjižnica Oton Župančič, CTK

Best community art: Park Tabor

Best museums: SEM, Moderna galerija, Prirodoslovni muzej, Narodna galerija

Best urban garden: Park Tivoli

Best place to have fun at night: Metelkova

Best place to have some rest: banks of the river Ljubljanica

Best shopping

Best bookstores:
Behemot, Židovska steza 3
Konzorcij, Slovenska c. 29
Modrijan, Trubarjeva ul.
Sanje, Trubarjeva ul.

Best vintage: Vintage Divas Store, Mesarska cesta 4

Best street market: Art market, Artish

Best independent Slovene designers shop: KODA386, Tavčarjeva 4

Best department store: Veleblagovnica Nama, Tavčarjeva c. 2

Best shopping mall: BTC City

Sports & Recreation

Best place to run: Tivoli park

Best marathon: Ljubljana marathon

Best place to rent a canu: Kajakaški klub, Livada 31

Best bike repair shop: Rog, Trubarjeva 76