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Restaurant Ophelia

Seestrasse 25, 78464 Konstanz, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany (Formerly Hotel RIVA)
+49(0)7531 363090
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  • English first
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Germany
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27 reviews 27 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

Had the pleasure to enjoy this magnificent restaurant. Two Michelin stars speak for itself! Every dish is made up like a painting and every bite you take explodes in your mouth. Top chef who really managed to not only cook on the highest level, but also create art on every plate. Even if you don't stay at the RIVA hotel,... More

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Kendal
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120 reviews 120 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

We started in the hotel bar for a small aperitif,before taking the short walk to this very special restaurant.Werner the Maitre d' welcomed us with a warm smile,and when soon we were drinking a lovely glass of Rose sekt.The menu is written very simply but it only tells you a part of the story!Before you order Werner ensured that all... More

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Zurich, Switzerland
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23 reviews 23 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2013

The Ophelia is wonderfully located on the shore of Lake Constance with a marvellous view over the lake to the Swiss Alps. You cannot beat that. The atmosphere inside is lavish and noble. The staff was friendly, attentive and perfect yet at the same time seemed a little tense and lacked a bit of ease and warmth. Each course was... More

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sf
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43 reviews 43 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2013

I was favorably impressed. We ordered the four course menu. However it is better described as closer to ten courses as the meal is preceded by an armada of small appetizers. In many ways they stole the thunder from the four chosen courses that followed. The cooking is quite precise so that each preparation was what it was meant to... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2013

I wouldn't say this one of the top 5 meals I have ever had, but I would still call it outstanding. My dinner included beef carpacio (very light, just amount of seasoning), local white fish with gnocchi and sweet potatoes and a light glass of red wine. Totally worth taking the time to cross the water via ferry from Meersburg!... More

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Kendal
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120 reviews 120 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2013

This has got to be amongst the top 3 meals I have ever eaten.I was dining some really good friends who live in Konstanz. I had as always emailed my dietary restrictions before I arrived.This was noted perfectly.They ensured that my friends were not deprived of anything to fit in with me,which was excellent! The evening starts with a wave... More

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London, United Kingdom
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256 reviews 256 reviews
182 restaurant reviews
135 helpful votes 135 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2012

Ophelia is one of the top 3 restaurants I have ever been to. Everything is amazing. The food of course is great. And the food is at par with the ambience, the excellent service ( the Maitre D' is the best ever) and the whole dining experience.... We have been back a couple of times and will keep going back....

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