Photo credit: Pri treh ribnikih

Maribor’s area is renowned for its great food offered at tourist farms, while in the city its superb restaurants, inns, and pubs have a wealth of culinary delights. One of the most impressive and surprising culinary venues is the 300-year-old restaurant The Three Ponds (Pri treh ribnikih) located in the magnificent surroundings of the city’s main park and, as the restaurant’s name says, right next to three park’s ponds.

In The Three Ponds a business visitor to Maribor can savour local specialties and enjoy in the ambient of a beautiful wine cellar. Restaurant’s cuisine is based on traditional regional and Slovenian recipes with a modern twist that chefs use in the preparation and in the presentation of the dishes. Restaurant provides a selection of Slovenian wines with the emphasis on regional wine producers chosen by the restaurant’s wine advisers among whom the restaurant proudly counts also Drago Medved, wine knight of the prestigious Ordo equestris vini Europae.

Recently, the restaurant was included on the Gault & Millau culinary guide not just for its food and wine, but also for its pleasant and soothing atmosphere of the local ambient set right next to ponds that offer a perfect and romantic view for anyone that wants a different experience of a restaurant setting.

The restaurant part can accommodate 50 guests, while its charming wine cellar up to 40. The restaurant boasts also a beautiful summer garden which is decorated with carefully selected plants, flowers, and spices that are grown for the restaurant’s recipes.

Maribor’s beautifully landscaped City Park that was 110 years ago designed in a British style of parks presents one of the city of Maribor’s most important green spaces for it spreads over 5 hectares. Its central area consists of a popular promenade that takes to the three ponds where the Three Ponds restaurant reigns with its delicious food.

And of course, every business or congress guest will love the wine tasting in the restaurant’s rustic wine cellar as well. The Three Ponds restaurants provides a perfect treat and heaven for any food and wine lover while on a business visit to the capital of Slovenian Styria.