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Stara Gostilna

Savudrijska Ulica, 2, Piran 6330, Slovenia
+386 5 671 32 96
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good29%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“fish soup” (4 reviews)
“nice food” (2 reviews)
“grappa” (6 reviews)
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Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Soups, Slovenian, Central European
££ - £££
Savudrijska Ulica, 2, Piran 6330, Slovenia
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11 - 20 of 82 reviews

Reviewed 21 June 2015

We read about the place in Lonely Planet, and somehow accidentally hit on it browsing Piran narrow lanes. We dined twice out of 4 nights. Which speaks volumes. We had outstanding fish soup, second best in our experience, great grilled sardines with garlic, excellent (to...More

Thank Gandibober
Reviewed 29 May 2015

One of the worst meals we have ever had. Watered risotto with a selection of seafood which turned out to be long grain rice with a few shrimps and tasteless sauce, followed by a seafood platter, all of which was overcooked and tasteless. We didn't...More

Thank AlexiaF85
Reviewed 17 April 2015

We had a salad - it was nothing special, frankly basic and rather dull. The grilled calamari was OK, fresh but otherwise forgettable. The waitress was unwelcoming and did not offer a menu but kindly explained they would close in ca. 1 hour (at about...More

Thank American_Traveller1
Reviewed 29 October 2014

The restaurant was very cosy, food was good, however, we were either over charged or it was the most expensive meal we had in our 2 weeks in Slovenia! 45 euros for fish??? 1 sparkling water, 2 house wines, and a fish and our bill...More

Thank gemmasigga
Reviewed 1 September 2014

We asked a local for a recommendation and were not disappointed. This restaurant located in a small square behind the Town Hall serves really great seafood. We has some very nice starters but the event of the evening was the "Fish Plate for Two" .....More

Thank Pat M
Reviewed 21 August 2014 via mobile

On the suggestion of a local we went to Stara Gostilna. Definitely a good suggestion. We had a very special dinner, fried calamari were excellent. The owner is really kind, we experienced a great service. As soon as I'll back in Piran I'll have one...More

Thank Matteo B
Reviewed 10 August 2014 via mobile

We walked a lot through Piran searching and finally bumped into this nice restaurant -- right behind our hotel :-) I can only say: try the "grilled fish for two" -- you won't regret! We actually went there twice in a row for dinner and...More

Thank AnsgarS-J
Reviewed 16 June 2014

Most restaurants serve more or less the same food in Piran, so the difference is in the cooking and the atmosphere. it is well worth avoiding the large seafront restaurants to try this family run, friendly, very good value restaurant with excellent seafood and fresh...More

1  Thank FCMW
Reviewed 27 May 2014 via mobile

My partner and I stopped to eat here after reading the reviews. The food was good, but the server (who said he was the owner) was rude and argumentative. There was a miscommunication with the order (I pointed to the menu item "risotto or gnocchi...More

7  Thank Joe C
Reviewed 10 May 2014 via mobile

Little family restauran,perfect food, very good service. Normal price. When you go in Piran you must to visit them. It's near Hotel Piran. We will go again. :)

Thank TamiPosavec
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$101
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Soups, Slovenian, Central European
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Savudrijska Ulica, 2, Piran 6330, Slovenia
  • Location: Europe  >  Slovenia  >  Slovenian Littoral Region  >  Slovenian Istria  >  Piran
  • Phone Number: +386 5 671 32 96
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