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Restaurant • Fine Dining

Pri Lojzetu

Restaurant Pri Lojzetu

The Pri Lojzetu restaurant is housed in an exquisite 17th-century Palladian building on the hill above the village of Zemono in Vipava valley and offers an excellent combination of exclusive contemporary Slovene cuisine and genuine rural hospitality. Chef's cooking styles range from simple to traditional, but all his dishes look like true works of art. There are à la carte, set meal and different testing menu options, with many innovative approaches to traditional dishes. A popular venue for weddings, the manor Zemono also hosts other private events. Pri Lojzetu's extensive wine list boasts over 700 different wines, which have been carefully collected from both Slovene and foreign wineries.

Pri Lojzetu

Vipava, Slovenia
G&M 17,5
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Tomaž Kavčič

Tomaž Kavčič
MdH Membre d'Honneur

Chef Tomaž Kavčič, the pioneer of the slow-food cuisine in Slovenia, is the fourth generation at restaurant Pri Lojzetu, situated in the Zemono Manor house from 17th century, Vipavska valley.

Sara Kavčič

Sara Kavčič
JRE JRE-Jeunes Restaurateurs

Sara Kavčič represents the fifth generation working at the renowned Gostilna Pri Lojzetu, situated within the historic Zemono mansion dating back to the 17th century. Her father, Chef Tomaž Kavčič, stands as a pioneer of slow-food cuisine in Slovenia, infusing his culinary creations with simplicity, reverence for tradition, and the finest seasonal ingredients sourced from the region.

Traditional cuisine

17,5 Gault Millau points

1 Michelin star

Pri Lojzetu’s cuisine

The beautiful historic Zemono Manor House is home to restaurant Pri Lojzetu, which has been around for over a decade and offers unique cuisine. Chef Tomaž Kavčič’s menu is always exciting, made from top-notch, mostly local ingredients. Tomaž is a true artist of combining flavours, cooking technologies, and high-quality ingredients. His outstanding efforts do not go unnoticed and are rewarded with 17,5 Gault Millau points, as well as a Michelin star.

Pri Lojzetu ambiance & surroundings

The luxurious atmosphere of Pri Lojzetu restaurant is rooted in the beautiful Zemono estate. The dining rooms are decorated in chic baroque style, complementing the artful dishes you receive during the meals. On the outdoor terrace, you can enjoy the finest cuisine with a breathtaking view of the lush green surroundings. Restaurant Pri Lojzetu is located in the town of Vipava in western Slovenia. An interesting nearby sight is the famous Postojna cave, situated 25 minutes from Vipava. This fantastic web of underground tunnels is the greatest tourist attraction of Slovenia and one of the world's largest Karst monuments.



Pri Lojzetu Dvorec Zemono 7 5271 Vipava Slovenia


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Opening times

Thursday 17:00 - 22:00
Friday 12:00 - 17:00 18:00 - 22:00
Saturday 12:00 - 17:00 18:00 - 22:00
Sunday 12:00 - 17:00

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