Gostilna pri Lojzetu, a restaurant in a mansion from the 17th century

In charge of creating incredible dishes at the family-run restaurant, Gostilna pri Lojzetu is the owner and multiple award-winning head chef Tomaž Kavčič.


Wedding ceremonies, concerts, lunch and dinner on the terrace, big garden, historical and cultural monuments


A la card restaurant, wonderful view of vineyards, over 600 different wines, ideal also for wedding parties, concerts and other private events.


Gostilna pri Lojzetu can also be hired out for caterings, with some of the past catering jobs being for weddings on desolate islands, parties deep in the forest, galas, or more intimate events, just for friends and family.


Chef Tomaž Kavčič is the pioneer of slow-food cuisine in Slovenia, the fourth generation of the restaurant-owning family that runs Pri Lojzetu restaurant, situated in the castle Zemono from 17th century, Vipavska valley. He is also the 1st President of JRE Slovenia, Member of honour who cooked in Bruxelles for all 27 Prime Ministers of the European Union. He is the first ambassador of Mercedes-Benz in Slovenia, honorary consul of Republic Serbia. He won the Slovenia JRE Innovation Award 2017/18 unique style: innovative ways and techniques of cooking, but without forgetting the tradition and basic seasonal fresh quality ingredients of the region. Tomaž is known for his clean flavors and personal care for the guests.


Closest accommodation
Hotel & Casino Gold Club Ajdovščina (5 km from Manor Zemono – 3 app, 36 double rooms; Perla, Casinò & Hotel**** , Hotel Park in Nova Gorica, Appartment Podfarovž in Vipava

Closest meeting facilities
At manor Zemono (for up to 400 guests)


Vipavska valley is the valley of vineyards and orchardsSun-spoilt and windswept, the valley also houses an impressive amount of artworks. The churches and monasteries (in Vipavski Križ) scattered across the valley feature a plethora of religious art pieces. The valley with its undulating countryside, steep crags and tall plateaus offers hiking trails of various difficulty. Any time of the year, the Vipava Valley features a cycling trail worth taking. Whoever has flown over the Vipava Valley is sure to return again and again. The valley and the sloping hills surrounding it form a true paradise for paragliders and hang-gliders, while aircraft aficionados will find a warm welcome at the Ajdovščina sport airport. The steep walls surrounding the Vipava Valley and the gorges cut out by streams and rivers have provided some incredible rock faces that attract climbers from both far and wide. Once they reach the top climbers are rewarded with stunning views of the majestic Adriatic Sea and towering Alpine peaks.The crystal clear rivers and picturesque waterfronts are attractive, providing ample opportunity for anglers to enjoy the beautiful outdoors.


Reception set-up (max. number of guests for a standing reception )400
Banquet set-up (max. number of guests for a seated dinner)180
Theatre set-up (max. number of guests for a conference or concert):250
Technical Equipment (audio / video / lighting, stage,..)all basic technical equipment, lighting


1. From Italy:
Highway Venezia – exit Villese; enter to Slovenia, take the Highway to Ljubljana – exit Ajdovščina, take the local road to Vipava; after 5 km: Manor Zemono is on the hill on Your left

2. From Ljubljana
Take the Highway to Nova Gorica; exit Vipava, take the local road, after 2 km Manor Zemono is on Your right


Okusi d.o.o., Turizem in gostinstvo
Tomaž Kavčič
T: 0038640777726
E: zemono@zemono.sI
Ljubljana, 1000