• Location: Ljubljana, Slovenia
  • Duration: 2 hours (approx.)
From USD $ 46.53 View price calendar

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Experience the delightful culture of Ljubljana during a traditional supper and folk dance event. The capital of Slovenia is the country's epicenter of culture and it shows. Sit back and enjoy an expressive folk dance show original to the region. Indulge in customary foods, savor local wine and play traditional games. After filling up on Slovenian folklore, you will receive a memorable gift as you depart.


  • Dinner show with folk dances in Ljubljana
  • Enjoy a welcome drink of schnapps and some dried fruit
  • Feast on Slovenian fare such as chicken or pork in peasant-style sauce, paired with a glass of wine
  • Watch costumed locals perform traditional folk dances
  • Join in dances and play amusing traditional games
  • Learn how to do the traditional polka dance

What You Can Expect

Traditional Slovenian Dinner and Show

Enjoy an evening of Slovenian cuisine and culture

Arrive at the lively restaurant in central Ljubljana and jump into jubilation with a tasting of šklojce (traditional Slovenian schnapps) and some dried fruit. Then, appreciate this under the radar European capital at its best through a night of traditional food and folk dancing.

After regaining your composure from the schnapps get ready for four courses of Slovenian heritage food accompanied by a glass of local vino. After savouring vegetable soup the show begins. Witness three merry dance performances that will have you bouncing in your seat.

Next, fill up with a peasant-style chicken (pork option is available upon request) and green salad. Harness your energy as its your turn to hop onto the dance floor to learn the Polka. Then grab dessert and enjoy games such as aspouštertanc, which translates as 'the cushion dance.' Finally, after a night of continuous joy, depart and receive a special gift.

Customer Reviews


5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2018

Great evening--small intimate group with lots of audience participation offered. Lovely people all around.

Henry B

5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2018

This tour was amazing!

Julianna S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2017

My husband is from Slovenia, so I thought he might find this a bit cheesy. However, we both enjoyed it immensely and would highly recommend the Traditional Slovenian Dinner to anyone!

Virginia M

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2017

A delicious taste of Slovenia, in one evening

This was our first trip to Slovenia, and sadly, we only had one day - so we searched for a way to enjoy some of the local food and culture, in a fun, welcoming environment. Gostilna Sestica and the Traditional Slovenian Dinner and Show, turned out to be all we could have hoped for. We arrived early, walking from our hotel. Some places might have been stressed at the early arrival, but Matevs and company promptly seated us, bringing us our welcoming schnapps and wine. The event included those drinks, appetizers, salad, entree and dessert. However, as we had had a long day hiking to Bled Castle and driving from Venice, we ordered beer before the starting time.....again, everyone took our non-standard order in stride. So.....first the food: starting with mixed appetizers of two kinds of sausages, pickles, 2 cheeses, and bread - wonderful, flavorful and well presented. Then a salad - just the right size to cleanse the palate as well as fresh with some kind of grain topping barley perhaps? that was unusual and appetizing. Entree - well, I'm a Czech girl and the fried chicken tasted just like what grandma used to make - accompanied by an extremely tender slice of pork, with gravy and mashed potatoes. We both left as members of the clean plate club. Dessert was poached pear I believe in a red wine sauce but I could be mistaken with a wonderful custard. Bottom line, the food, presentation and service alone made our evening a hit. But.....then the entertainment and educational part of the evening hit it out of the park. Again Matevs stepped forward, this time as our master of ceremonies - introducing 3 pairs of dancers in traditional garb of a particular region as I recall, it was Krakow - Slovenia, not Poland describing the various articles of clothing and explaining a bit of the background. He did an exception job of informing without being pedantic and got everyone in the spirit of the moment. Truly a fine host. The dancers and accompanist who were all gifted performers demonstrated several styles of dance. However, another fun aspect of the evening was involving the guests to participate which was great fun for those performing as well as those observing. All in all, a wonderful evening

Jennifer M

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2017

This was one of the best dinner and shows we have been to. Such a nice warm welcome with fruit and drinks, down to the singing and dancing. Love how they interacted with the guests and got everyone involved in the dancing. We had trouble with where the location was at. But I received both a call and email letting me know where we needed to be.


5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2017

Unforgettable moment with my wife, having a traditional Slovenian dinner with dance and games, we do really loves it.
with personalized services and hospitality given by the manager, makes us feel so pleased..

By the time we revisit Slovenia, surely we will going back here..

at the beginning we've quiet confuse since we thought the CP would welcome us on the front gate,
besides there was a huge group coming as well.
Hence I need to call her. just to make sure we are not entering the wrong restaurant, and feel worried at the first 10 minutes, but then after the CP / manager come to us, all seems running well.


5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2017

very good tour

Gregor B

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2017

Absolutely beautiful dancing and costumes. Two hour flew by! It was lovely to finish the day on such a positive and lovely note. The dancers looked so sweet, the show made me well up with happiness. The food is great and the location in only five minutes walk from famous Tripple bridge. Well worth the money and there's nice souvenir you get after the show. I recommend Traditional Slovenian Dinner to everybody who visits Ljubljana, Slovenia.

Daniel T United States of ... 

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2016

I was looking forward to this event to experience the traditional folklore of Slovenia and was not disappointed. The show took place in restaurant 5 min walk from famous Triple Bridge. Walking through the door we were welcomed by folklore groupe, they offered us dried fruits and a local spirit.
There were also other guests, but no more than two dozen making cozy, and pristine atmospheree.
The food vas great, 3 course menu ending with poached pear in spiced red wine- delicious. Musicians and dancers make a joyful and cheer show accompanied by song, dance, and singing.
I also figured out how to improve my polka dance skills
Overall a pleasant evening...

Patricia R

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016

Slovenian evening fulfilled all my expectations. My daughter and I found the location right away, 5 minutes from hotel Turist in city center. At the entrance we were greeted by boys and girls dressed in traditional costumes and liquer borovnicevec was great! Food was excellent and my picky daughter ate pear in teran sauce. We played a game with hats and had great time with other guests. Night was fulfilled with folclore and dancing. If you are interested in heritage and good traditional food, then this is something you can't miss.

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