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Ristorante Colonne

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Via Fincara 37, Varese, Italy
39 0332 22 04 04
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Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Breakfast, Dinner, Delivery, Reservations

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    Very good
  • 35
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  • 16
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  • 9
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Wedding lunch

Original menu,1st class ingredients, excellent presentation, perfect wine selection and great service all in a beautiful location with stunning views over the Varese lake region ! What else do you need ?

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 3, 2015
Ciriboldolo
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Province of Varese, Italy
Good for:
  • Romantic
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Province of Varese, Italy
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

Original menu,1st class ingredients, excellent presentation, perfect wine selection and great service all in a beautiful location with stunning views over the Varese lake region ! What else do you need ?

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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

I travelled here solo to get some much needed R&R and to eat some great Italian food. I wasn't disappointed. Each of my meals here was superb and they also had menus in English, which was an added bonus, given my limited Italian language skills. The view was also absolutely superb, looking down over Varese from the top of Sacro... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

Beautiful location ontop of Unesco heritage site-sacro Monte. The restaurant overlooks what feels like all of Italy. Wine list is limited to Italian wines ranging from €15-300. There are a few things that could be improved such as a tweak to the service to bring it up to Michelin standards. I would change the chairs too. But when reviewing the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

I spent the best couple of days I haven't done in a while. The place is unbelievable with a breath taking view. I had dinner with my husband and that was something else. The room was busy but the food and the service was impeccable, I had the most amazing glazed duck I've tried in my life. The room we... More 

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Lausanne, Switzerland
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Positive: This hotel has a great view and each room a very nice terrasse. We really felt bad for this family that runs this small hotel, because at the end of the day, we could see that they made their best to make us confortable. But in such an amateur way and too many bad ingredients unfortunately. Negative: The toilet... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

I had dinner with a big group, everything was very Well arranged, food was excellent! Service ok, friendly.

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Varese
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

I went there with my wife with a groupon, therefore I can't judge the usual price. The view was amazing, you should go in summer and seat outside. The service is standard for a high quality restaurant, food quality was really good, Definitely I will go back.

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New York
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

We booked one night at this hotel and wish we had stayed longer. The most breathtaking view from our balcony that I have ever seen. It looked down over the town of Varese and the lakes. The room was very quaint and clean. My son and I had dinner at the restaurant on the terrace. It's true it is expensive... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Had the dinner for special guests. Especially was just the price. Appetizer was bland. Main course tasteless. Truffle gnocchi not tasted like that.The Wine is expensive. The Service is attentive and nice.

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scotland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

The Colonne restaurant on Sacro Monte above Varese offers an outstanding dining experience. Chef Silvio Battistoni used to run a Michelin-starred restaurant down in the lowlands but (or so it is said) he got bored with the foie gras and decided to cook simple things instead. Well, if I can have his two variants of pork belly (crispy and melting)... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Via Fincara 37, Varese, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lombardy  >  Province of Varese  >  Varese
  • Phone Number: 39 0332 22 04 04

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 32 - 128
  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic

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