Vodnikov hram is a restaurant with a continuous history dating back to the 19th century. It is named after the Slovenian poet and intellectual Valentin Vodnik (1758–1819), whose monument stands at the Ljubljana Central Market, across the way from the restaurant. The restaurant's menu, based around typical Slovenian flavours, includes a wide choice of Slovenian specialities such as buckwheat 'žganci' (a lumpy dish of boiled flour, shredded and sprinkled with melted fat), buckwheat 'krapci' (boiled dough pockets with filling), 'jota' (bean and sauerkraut stew), 'bujta repa' (sour turnip and pearl millet stew with pork), gnocchi, 'prekmurska gibanica' (a layered cake typical of the Slovenian region of Prekmurje), and a range of other typical Slovenian dishes.
Menu choice: Slovenian dishes, Mediterranean dishes, seafood, seasonal dishes, game dishes, vegetarian dishes, grilled dishes, mid-morning meals, lunchtime menus, desserts, slow food, varietal Slovenian wines.
Typical Ljubljana dishes: beef tongue, beef soup with noodles, pražen krompir (sautéed potatoes), frog legs, kranjska klobasa (pork and bacon sausage), štruklji (with cottage cheese, walnut filling with buckwheat), apple strudel.
Additional amenities: outdoor seating, high chairs, wireless internet, takeaway service, catering services for events and functions, themed events, organization of gala and corporate dinners
Mondays to Saturdays 8:00-24:00, Sundays and and public holidays 10:00-24:00.
Langugages of communication: Slovenian, English, German, Italian, Croatian.
It is recommended that you book your table in advance.
The restaurant is accessible to disabled and mobility impaired people.
A room for private gatherings or parties can be arranged for groups.
A bus stop is located nearby.