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Holmes Lido HP

Piazza Risorgimento 5, Cernobbio, Italy
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Ranked #39 of 42 restaurants in Cernobbio
Cuisines: Italian
Good for: Bar scene
Most recent review
- Jun 11, 2013
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Good for: Bar scene
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26 reviews from our community

7% Recommend
Rating summary
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Any
English first
12 reviews 12 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2013

Very good food in a beautiful location on the banks of Lake Como at Cernobbio. Excellent, friendly service and lots of fun!

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Adelaide, Australia
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73 reviews 73 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2013

The waiter had had a long busy day and was not shy about letting us know this when our party of four enquired if we could dine one evening. For such a top location, over looking Lake Como, the food and service were less than satisfying. The pasta meals looked and tasted like supermarket frozen take home and microwave dishes.... More

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Paris, France
11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2012

We went for lunch to this restaurant which is well located in front of Come Lake thniking we would have a nice, simple meal. As soon as we sat at a table on the terrace, the owner came to tell our two (quiet) children to be careful with the tablecloth...quite surprising as a welcome word. Then we ordered water, and... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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30 reviews 30 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2012

We chose the restaurant because of its beautiful location on the water for a light lunch. From the start the waiter was rude. He clearly wanted us to chose one of the specials of the day and when two of us chose pizza he was dismissive and incredibly rude. Although the two pasta dishes and the pizza were fine they... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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85 reviews 85 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2012

Went here for lunch today and ended up leaving before we had ordered. Waiter was rude obviously not happy that we only wanted pizzas (so why do they offer them?) and told us we couldn't have side salads as they only came with main courses and we hadn't ordered any! Will not go back. Plenty of other great places to... More

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Bucharest, Romania
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128 reviews 128 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2012 via mobile

It was at 6PM and we asked for food. The waiter was polite and mentioned that he can offer only "primi piati". We ordered penne con prosciuto and tagliatelle con gamberi. Both good! The beer from tap was just ok, as were the deserts: nocciolla. A head waiter noticed our interest in the birds on the outdoor grass and explained... More

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Sydney, Australia
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124 reviews 124 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2011

We stopped by for a quick lunch - wanting just a pizza to share between two...the very rude waiter tried to upsell us (as he did to the a nearby table) .. when they bought the pizza, it was the wrong one. Also ordered a beer which was flat (from the tap) and when we complained, again, just rude service.... More

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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46 reviews 46 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2011

Extremely disappointing restaraunt, I am not normally overly fussy, but when a restaraunt tries to take you for a ride and take advantage of you being a tourist, it gives me good grounds for complaining! Great location, looking out over Lake Como and quite pleasant sat outside. Waiters were at first friendly, but when they brought our meals one of... More

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