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Lorenzini and Du Theatre

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Hotelgasse 10, Bern CH-3011, Switzerland
031 318 50 67
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 31
    Excellent
  • 37
    Very good
  • 21
    Average
  • 7
    Poor
  • 7
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Classy Italian Cuisine

The Lorenzini fully lived up to my expectations, given the Bindella-brand and the price tag on the meals. The location is spacious, but super packed during lunch time - reservation mandatory. I had a saltimbocca with risotto. The meat was good, but the risotto was cooked to perfection.

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 11, 2015
mwuersch
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Zurich, Switzerland
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Doing business
  • Entertaining clients
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103 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Dendermonde, Belgium
Senior Contributor
39 reviews 39 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

Very beautiful place, very good and fresh food and the service is very good. The location is also very good.

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Zurich
Top Contributor
66 reviews 66 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

Since our last visit two years ago, the quality level of the Lorenzini unfortunately moved to average from very good. We went there for lunch today, and having been a regular when living near Bern, I fondly remembered the quality of the food in terms of aesthetics and taste. Sadly our salads were drowning in salad dressing, and both the... More 

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Paris, France
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

Disappointed by the poor service and average food, we love Italian good food and this is not a nice place to have a dinner!

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Zurich, Switzerland
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

The Lorenzini fully lived up to my expectations, given the Bindella-brand and the price tag on the meals. The location is spacious, but super packed during lunch time - reservation mandatory. I had a saltimbocca with risotto. The meat was good, but the risotto was cooked to perfection.

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Berlin, Germany
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

The ambiance in this place is really nice and classy. I ordered one of the risottos with a glass of wine and sat in one of the various spacious rooms they've got upstairs. The light and the decoration were very fine and pleasant. I've got to say, great experience all in all. There's something legendary about this place, I felt...... More 

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Luxemburg, Luxembourg, Luxembourg
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4 reviews 4 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Pleasant place to many people, especially on the weekends. Everything we ordered was good quality as in Italy The staff is very warm and wants to be helpful. Recommend for Italian kitchen lovers

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Zurich, Switzerland
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207 reviews 207 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
791 helpful votes 791 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

There is no shortage of cheap, middle-of-the-road restaurants in Bern. Lorenzini is certainly not one of them. Despite of belonging to a chain of restaurants it retaines its character and constantly delivers good quality food and top-notch service. On my most recent visit, however, there was a slip, which should not happen in a restaurant of this calibre. My "Bistecca... More 

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Basel, Switzerland
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64 reviews 64 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

I love this place because it never changes. And I always order red bean salad for starters and Capelletti with Burro/Salvia as main dish. Never change a winning dish. The head waiters have been the same for many years and the interior decoration is tastefully Italian. Exquisite wine list and atmospheric bar on ground floor, filled with beautiful people. Mind... More 

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Bern, Switzerland
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29 reviews 29 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

The food and wines in Lorenzini are exquisite. People in Bern already know this, but visitors to Bern may be drawn to some of the mediocre or adequate pizzerias that are prominently visible on the street in the Altstadt. Lorenzini is centrally located but perhaps not as obvious to a visitor. If it is sunny, there are seats outdoors, but... More 

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Taipei, Taiwan
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23 reviews 23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

My partner and I had a lunch here with our tour group in September 2013. It's a three-course meal, the portions they served for each course were not big, but they were absolutely delicious, we could still feel comfortably full. The salad we had as a starter was so fresh and crispy, which then followed by the chicken breast with... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Hotelgasse 10, Bern CH-3011, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Bern  >  Bern Mittelland District  >  Bern
  • Phone Number: 031 318 50 67

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, Swiss

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Doing business, Entertaining clients

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?