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Via Rio Bianco 4, Bressanone, Italy
+39 0472 832750
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Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • Food
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  • Value
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Very pricy a la Carte.

It would be more economical for your to ask for half persion including breakfast and dinner(three courses covered) it is a 5 to 7 course restaurant.Local wines good and not expensive.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Peter I
Toronto, Canada
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  • Local cuisine
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English first
Toronto, Canada
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23 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It would be more economical for your to ask for half persion including breakfast and dinner(three courses covered) it is a 5 to 7 course restaurant.Local wines good and not expensive.

Thank Peter I
Montreal, Canada
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35 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2015

The atmosphere was lovely. The food was generally very good. list was extensive and perhaps a bit overdone. WineThe disappointing feature was the spottiness of the service. Expensive.

Thank Ron G
Broek in Waterland
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015

In 1551 the King of Portugal send a special gift to Kaiser Maximilian of Austria. The trip went from Lissabon to Barcelona and from Genua to Vienna. The gift was an elephant caught in India and guarded by soldiers and attendants.. By taking the Brennerpas they get stuck for more then a week in the snow in Bresanone. The landlord... More 

Thank Anton van W
Miami, Florida
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

I have long been a fan of the South Tirol Region of Italy and especially of the area between Bolzano (Bozen) and Bressanone (Brixen). When I think of dining in this area, great local wine, traditional cooking, and cozy wooden rooms with ceramic ovens come to mind. The restaurant at The Elephant Hotel has all this but so much more.... More 

Thank EpicureanHedonist
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30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Amazing setting for a group of our friends along with my Wife and I to enjoy some incredible wine and food together. Staff are friendly and knowledgeable, service was outstanding. We selected local produce where possible and were rewarded with tasty well prepared dishes and beautiful red wines. If you have time, visit cellar and historical items on display. We... More 

Thank David R
Manchester, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

A lunch time memory I will never forget ,I am looking forward to my next visit,the place is wonderful the staff are pure class and the food is fantastic

Thank Michaeltattersall
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Creative presentation, exquisitely prepared meal, excellent service in a remarkable historic hotel. The staff is friendly, knowledgeable and professional. The tables are beautifully set with white linens, fresh flowers and real candles. Our wine was decanted in a gorgeous vessel. Recommendations for sparkling wine aperitif and local LeGrein with dinner were on point. Tomatoes and an abundance of flowers are... More 

Thank A B
Bangkok, Thailand
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87 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

The restaurant is inside Elephant hotel. Fine dishes, good selections drinks and a nice bar to end the evening

Thank 474ralfg
Maghera, United Kingdom
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195 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 147 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

Lovely selection of Warm and cold starters. I went for a moist, succulent and gloriously seasoned tartar while a sweet risotto was served to my dining partner. The soup was too much so I didn't finish it. The Veal for main course was cooked perfectly and garnished with a heavy gravy...just what I like. The fish was full of flavor... More 

Thank europelover26
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2013

It was a pleasure to be treated to such professional and traditional European service. Decanting of wine, a matre d' hotel with intelligent suggestions,and historic surroundings compliment excellent food.

Thank Neil S

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Via Rio Bianco 4, Bressanone, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Trentino-Alto Adige  >  South Tyrol Province  >  Bressanone
  • Phone Number: +39 0472 832750

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 37 - 58
  • Cuisine: Italian, Austrian, Mediterranean, European

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine


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