We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Ristorante la Lira

Certificate of Excellence
Improve this listing
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Your filters are still active.
There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
Get directions
Via Della Repubblica 63, 13900 Biella, Italy
+39 015 252 0788
Website
Today
12:00 pm - 2:15 pm
7:15 pm - 11:00 pm
Closed now
See all hours
Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:15 pm
7:15 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 197 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 80
    Excellent
  • 86
    Very good
  • 20
    Average
  • 11
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Can't go wrong here

We went here for a Sunday lunch and it definitely exceeded our expectations. The greeting was warm and friendly and we had uniformly excellent service from our (English-speaking) waiter throughout the meal. The menu is extensive - if anything the choice is too great - but traditional/conservative... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 24, 2015
James141009
,
Geneva, Switzerland
Good for:
  • Special occasions
  • Doing business
  • Romantic
Add Photo Write a Review

197 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Rate and write a review
Roll over, then click to rate
  Click to rate
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Any
English first
Geneva, Switzerland
Level Contributor
9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

We went here for a Sunday lunch and it definitely exceeded our expectations. The greeting was warm and friendly and we had uniformly excellent service from our (English-speaking) waiter throughout the meal. The menu is extensive - if anything the choice is too great - but traditional/conservative. That said, the chef is clearly technically first-rate. Between us, we had among... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Level Contributor
25 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

I recently visited the restaurant with family and girlfriend. It was my birthday and I totally loved the place. The food is great and the staff really nice. Beside the posh setting, the atmosphere is warm and friendly. The prices are a little bit high if compared to the nigh restaurants, but you pay for valuable food.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Pietro864, Proprietario at Ristorante la Lira, responded to this review
Google Translation

Buongiorno, Ringraziandola per la recensione positiva e, sperando di poterla ospitare nuovamente, porgiamo i più Cordiali Saluti. More 

Pollone, Italy
Level Contributor
33 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Elegant setting, refined service and great food. Interesting to taste the flavour of the dishes they propose. Good quality of the meat too. It is reccomended also to have a quiet conversation during the meal, it is a very peaceful place.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Pietro864, Proprietario at Ristorante la Lira, responded to this review
Google Translation

Buongiorno, Ringraziandola per la recensione positiva e, sperando di poterla ospitare nuovamente, porgiamo i più Cordiali Saluti. More 

Mumbai (Bombay), India
Level Contributor
89 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

Food was good, at least they had broader vegetarian choice. Had sparkling Italian wine- was good. Food was equally good, Risotto was little let down, otherwise everything else was delicious.

Was this review helpful? Yes
pietrocalcagno, Proprietario at Ristorante la Lira, responded to this review
Google Translation

Buongiorno, Ringraziandola per la recensione positiva e, sperando di poterla ospitare nuovamente, porgiamo i più Cordiali Saluti. More 

Biella
Level Contributor
7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

The restaurant present a good and wide menu, the food is good but the prices too high and the service very very slow. Not slow food but slow service!

Was this review helpful? Yes
Biella
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2013

A very warm welcome, helpful and patient waiter, excellent food with wines to match...I highly recommend La Lira, Biella.

Review collected in partnership with this restaurant

Was this review helpful? Yes
San Carlos, California
Level Contributor
12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2013

Having a second residence in the region, we are often in the area during vacations, and La Lira is one of our favorite stops when in town for lunch. With a comfortable, but not over-the-top decoration, attentive service and great food, La Lira is very central and easy to get to. It works well with family or for business, with... More 

Review collected in partnership with this restaurant

Was this review helpful? Yes
San Carlos, California
Level Contributor
12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2012

Since we discovered the Lira, we have been coming back a couple of times a year. The pizzas allow for a tasty (and children appropriate!) quick lunch, while the seasonal menu, well prepared and presented, is always delicious.... The Tagliolini al riccio di mare are briny and a real treat. A must is to come by during TRUFFLES season...

Was this review helpful? Yes
Lecco, Italy
Level Contributor
63 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2011

When you cross the streets of Biella, you will not discover a place like this if you don't know it!! The premises is ok, not particularly amazing but the food is really good, well cooked and particular. It's not the usual restaurant that wants to give you sophisticated food at a stellar price, it's a restaurant that starts from the... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes

Travelers who viewed Ristorante la Lira also viewed

Biella, Province of Biella
Biella, Province of Biella
 
Biella, Province of Biella
Biella, Province of Biella
 

Been to Ristorante la Lira? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Ristorante la Lira

Address: Via Della Repubblica 63, 13900 Biella, Italy
Phone Number: +39 015 252 0788
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Piedmont  >  Province of Biella  >  Biella
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 2:15 pm  7:15 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday 12:00 pm - 2:15 pm  7:15 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 2:15 pm  7:15 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 2:15 pm  7:15 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 2:15 pm  7:15 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 2:15 pm  7:15 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 2:15 pm  7:15 pm - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 22 - 55
Cuisine: Pizza, Vegetarian, Italian

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Via Della Repubblica 63, 13900 Biella, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Piedmont  >  Province of Biella  >  Biella
  • Phone Number: +39 015 252 0788

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 22 - 55
  • Cuisine: Pizza, Vegetarian, Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions, Doing business, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 2:15 pm
7:15 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 2:15 pm
7:15 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 2:15 pm
7:15 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 2:15 pm
7:15 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:15 pm
7:15 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:15 pm
7:15 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 2:15 pm
7:15 pm - 11:00 pm

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Ristorante la Lira staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?