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Here we bring you information on grocery stores based in the center of Ljubljana. Most frequently you will find Mercator convenience stores, while you may come across Hofer, Spar and Lidl stores as well. Other retailers are relatively rare. There are no stores open 24/7 in Ljubljana, some can work until 11 pm or midnight though. 

Mercator by the Triple Bridge

This food store is probably the most centrally located as it is adjacent to the Triple Bridge.

Even though it is relatively small it has what you may need for an afternoon snack: yogurts, sweets, water, beverages, bread, fruit, sandwiches etc.

Open: Monday – Saturday from 7 am until 9 pm, Sundays closed.

Address:  Stritarjeva 9, 1000 Ljubljana

Spar Copova Street

Not big but well stocked grocery store is very centrally located and for that reason often pretty busy.

You will find it in the middle of Copova Street, between the Preseren Square and Slovenska cesta Road.

Open: until 9 pm, on Sundays closed.

Address:  Copova 38, 1000 Ljubljana

Hofer –  Palace Kapitelj

This Hofer store is located close to the City Market and the Dragon Bridge, alongside the Ljubljanica river.

Follow stairs leading from the street to the first floor or use an elevator from the right side. There is a pharmacy next to this convenience store.

Open: Monday – Saturday from 8 am until 9 pm, Sundays closed.

Address:  Poljanski nasip 10, 1000 Ljubljana

Law in Slovenia prohibits sales of alchoholic beverages after 9 pm. After that alchohol is accessible in cafes, bars and clubs only.

There are no grocery stores open all night. For urgent nightly shopping visit the nearest gas station. Many are open all night and sell beverages, pastries, sandwiches and even milk. 

Mercator Congress Square

The only advantage of this convenience store is that it is open longer than other stores of the kind.

As it is located in the very center of town and surrounded by bars, clubs and cafés, it can be packed with youngsters on Friday and Saturday evenings buying drinks.

Open: Every day until 11 pm.

Address:  Kongresni trg Square 9, 1000 Ljubljana

Supermarket Spar – Palace Kapitelj

Relatively new and dependable supermarket is situated in the city centre, in the modern building of the Kapitelj Palace, just a step away from the Dragon Bridge.  There is a parking garage underneath.

Open: Monday – Saturday from 8 am till 8 pm, Sundays closed.

Address:  Poljanski nasip 8, 1000 Ljubljana

Mercator Dalmatinova Street

This grocery store is situated just a 3-minute walk from the Preseren Square.

It is one of the biggest and most well stocked grocery stores in the center of the city. It has a café and a restroom too.

Open: Until 9 pm, Saturdays until 5 pm, Sundays closed.

Address:  Dalmatinova 4a, 1000 Ljubljana