The 4 Best Places to Eat in Bovec, Slovenia

bovec best restaurants

Whether you’re looking for a hip place to eat or a fine dining establishment, Bovec restaurant scene can offer you plenty. Slovenia’s adventure hub consists of various places for all tastes, budgets and crowd sizes. Take some time off your jam-packed itinerary to check out 4 of the best restaurants and places to eat while in Bovec. 


Local must-try treats, Vegetarian/Vegan, Street food. €
Bovec town square. 

This is a place or better said, a nice hut where you just have to stop and try one of the best local treats. Bovška kuhn’ca – Bovec kitch’n is a popular location for a quick, budget-friendly bite to eat using only local ingredients, products and hand picked mushrooms by Bojan and Anja, the owners, themselves. If you’ve worked up an appetite after a day of adventurous expeditions, there are three of freshly-made treats you can choose from: postrv na žaru (grilled trout with potatoes), čompe s skuto in sirom (potatoes with cottage cheese and sheep cheese), frika s polento (potatoes with cheese and herbs with polenta) and gobe s polento (grilled mushrooms served with polenta) and more. This is an absolute do-not-miss-kinda-spot. And remember – when you’re supporting a local, you’re supporting a dream.

Local treats and local street food in Bovec main square.


Restaurant, Slovene dishes with a twist, Seasonal diversity. Lunch, dinner. €€
Log pod Mangartom 31, Bovec. tel. +44 7861 786821

Slow-cooked local meats, traditional Slovene dishes, BBQ & Grill, burgers, salads and homemade desserts.

Owned by a British chef, Brunarica offers classic Slovene cuisine along with some less commonly found dishes. The place pays attention that it’s dishes are locally sourced, full of seasonal ingredients. The food is fresh and don’t be surprised if they run out of something in the evening as almost everything is daily prepared.


Restaurant, upscale local cuisine. Lunch, dinner. €€€
Log pod Mangartom 57, Bovec. tel. +386 41 219 332

A fine dining venue in a renovated old  restaurant just a 10-minute drive from Bovec.

Gostišče Mangrt is tucked away in a discreet village away from the tourist crowds. An intimate atmosphere is greatly complemented by authentic but chic interior, they have an impressive wine menu where you’ll find a wide selection of Slovenia best wines. Their cuisine is modern with a local twist, offering menus that are based on seasonal diversity using local ingredients. Highly recommend if you want to enjoy and have one of the best dinning experience in the Soča Valley.


Pizzeria, Vegetarian. Early dinner. €
Offers service around Bovec area.
Phone only tel. +386 41 758 706

Want to take it simple tonight? Order a pizza. But be ready for unexpected as this might be the best pizza you ever had.

Fresh ingredients from Italy, just the right dough and you know what’s the best – it’s just a call away. Tends to get super busy from 6 – 8pm so be prepared to order it on time or to wait up to a hour. But hey, you are on vacation, right?

Check their website for opening hours and menu. 


Then, check out how to get to Soča Valley. The best way to discover the hidden corners of this jaw-dropping region is by kayaking Soča river or by riding a MTB on one of the best Slovenia mountain bike trails. Visit us, let us guide you through this magical land and experience more than just a vacation in Slovenia.

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