The Grand Union Café has been Ljubljana’s vibrant pulse since 1905!

A wide choice of fruit, herbal and oriental teas, unique confectionery based on ancient recipes, excellent coffee, a variety of teas and snacks, foreign and local newspapers and magazines, evening theatre, cabaret and variety shows by renowned artists.

Warmly invited!

Bridge in the Union Café

Tuesday Night Swing

The dance that took the world by storm in the 30s and 40s, is back. Join us in the world of swing.

Science on the Street, Knowledge and Ideas on the Go

Short popular science lectures given by Slovene scientists who present interesting scientific facts in a popular way.

"Varietejček" Fairy Tale Variety

Five storytelling and theatre serials will be staged, all revolving around each central theme: the book. Children aged 3 to7 are kindly invited to join us every Saturday.


Every Saturday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Free entry.

Saturday Night Dance

Every Saturday at 8 p.m. Free entry.

Opening hours and location

From Monday to Saturday from 9 a.m. till 5 p.m.
On evening performance days from 7 p.m. till midnight.


The ground floor of the Grand Hotel Union, Miklošičeva 1, Ljubljana

About café

Classical café atmosphere

If you'd like to enjoy your morning coffee in a genuine café atmosphere and read the daily newspaper in peace and quiet, you should definitely stop in the Grand Union Café. Our staff will be happy to serve you warm or hot drinks and sweeten your mood with unique confectionery based on ancient recipes.


Union invites you to a ball or a theatre performance

In the evening, we warmly invite you to enjoy a drink of your choice in the cosy atmosphere of this classical café and watch one of the theatre, cabaret or variety shows. Dance with us on a dance evening, attend a lecture or join us on a Saturday morning in »Varietejček« - a programme, intended especially for children.


Read all about the Grand Union Café entertainment in our monthly publication »The News from Union«.