“Rakar will offer you what you might sometime dream of tasting, but were afraid to believe it! Probably the best value for your money in Slovenia!”
Violeta in Uroš Mencinger – leading Slovenian food critic
Every dish is created by the hands of our chefs with passion, imagination and attention to the delicate balance of magical tastes and smells. The connection between the idyllic environment and fresh, natural ingrediants makes for a unique, charming culinary experience.
Our recipe for success are locally produced ingredients, which only make a short trips from the fields to our plates where they blossom under the hands of our experienced chefs.
Be seduced by the passion and imagination of our masterful chefs, who create magical dishes that please the senses of even the most demanding customers.
Exquisite cousine deserves and demands to be accompanied by an equally exquisite wine selection. Carefully selected wine card in Rakar restaurant will please even the most experienced and demanding of tastebuds, for it mirrors all the expertise, effort and thought that was put into it by the in-house sommelier. Wines from wine countries all over the world enrich the dining experience by accompanying the taste of our excuisite dishes.
Our wine cellar is stocked with wines varying from the classic selections to the newer, extravagant and trendy notes. Exellent wine is a privilege that you will indulge in with every visit to our restaurant.
Would you like to get away from the noise, calm yourself down, fill your lungs with fresh air or just rest after a long trip? Our rooms offer a quite, peacefull retreat with all the comfort you may need.
Beds are king sized, comfortable and covered with soft, inviting sheets. You will be awaken by the moring light, pouring through the windows along the sounds and views of untarnished nature.
A wedding is a once in a lifetime event that needs to be planned with an abundance of imagination, professionalism, attention to detail and custom made solutions, catered to the whims and wishes of the bride and groom to be.
Our rich experience in the field, along with the wonderful, inspiring surroundings will create a magica wedding day that you will always remember. We consult and adapt the wedding celebration to each individual couple, either traditional or spiced up with modern, innovative touches.
Our story began 15 years ago, when intergenerational cooperation along with family support from our parents proved to be the best grounds for a successful beginning of our business. Dreams of a space, filled with warmth, great food and wine and exceptional people from all over the world, enjoying the tastes and smells have always inspired our family, starting with our parents who opened the Rakar restaurant in 1994 in an idyllic village Ponikve near Trebnje.
Younger generation brought along a fresh breeze and a surge of new ideas, trends and experiments, but kept the signature hospitality, kindness and the warm, welcoming feel of Dolenjska region. We are known for our exceptional cousine, unparalleled in our region, appreciated by guests all over the world. Our young, experienced team makes everyone feel welcome, appreciated and satisfied, so our guest keep returning to relive the amazing culinary experience we give them.