The best places to enjoy dessert in Ljubljana
It’s no secret I love food and I bet you won’t be surprised when I say I LOVE dessert. Don’t we all? Here’s your guide to the top places to enjoy a finger-licking dessert when you’re in Ljubljana and your sweet tooth calls for a luciously decadent treat.
Zvezda means star in Slovenian. When you enter, I suggest you to go to the glass case full of delectable cakes and desserts and choose there, rather than just look at the menu. The selection of cakes and ice creams is very wide; they offer chocolate cakes, raw, vegan and diabetic cakes, pies, studels, nut rolls, creams in a cup and more. Check out online. The quality has never been a question, anything you pick is amazing. You can also try Gibanica, a traditional Slovenian cake! But be ready to wait a little bit to be seated, the cafe is very popular with locals and tourists, and because of that almost always full.
Address: Wolfova ulica 14, 1000 Ljubljana
Chocolate lover? Then Rustika’s a place for you. Exquisitely designed chocolate that melts in your mouth. You for sure won’t stop after your first bite. They also offer homemade ice cream, cookies, cakes and pretty much anything you can imagine being made out of chocolate, so if you need to buy some sweet souvenirs while in Slovenia, look no further. Everything is made from natural Slovenian ingredients.
Address: Trubarjeva 44, 1000 Ljubljana
PUFFY LIL’ PANCAKES
One of the most popular places to have a sugar fix. The pancakes are fluffy, but if you ask me the best part are various amazing toppings. No idea what I’m talking about? See their Instagram.
Address: Čopova ulica 14, 1000 Ljubljana
VIGÒ ICE CREAM
Summer or winter, you can always get ice cream at this place. They have a wide range of unusual flavours, which makes them stand out from the competition. Try Cheesecake, it is my favourite.
This is one of those places you keep returning to again and again. Trust me when I say if there was an award for the best pancakes in the world (or is there one?), they’d win it. It’s especially lovely in spring or summer, when you can enjoy the devine dessert sitting out by the river in Ljubljana’s Old Town.
Last one mentioned, but when it comes to the popularity, it’s one of the winners. In Cacao you’ll find variety of ice creams (happy news: big scoops!), homemade cakes and hot beverages. The location is ideal, right in the city centre with a great view of the castle, so it’s often busy. On the plus side, the service is quick, so don’t let the crowds stop you from visiting.
Now you learnt about my personal favourites. What are yours? Do you think I missed something? Let me know in the comments bellow.
All photos without photo credits are brought from the official websites or Facebook pages of the aforementioned places.