We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Giardino Lounge e Ristorante

$$$$
Improve this listing
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Your filters are still active.
There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
Get directions
Via B. Papio 1, Ascona 6612, Switzerland
+41 91 791 89 00
Website
Today
8:00 am - 12:00 am
Closed now
See all hours
Hours:
Mon - Sat 8:00 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 44 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 26
    Excellent
  • 9
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Fantastic setting, great service and food

We had a very nice dinner as "walk in" guests, and were served by a very nice local waitress with a great sense of humour! the food was excellent and the ambiance next to a pond with water lilies very nice! We definitively will return!

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 3, 2014
swisscheck
,
Geneva, Switzerland
Add Photo Write a Review

44 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Rate and write a review
Roll over, then click to rate
  Click to rate
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Any
English first
Geneva, Switzerland
Level Contributor
127 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

We had a very nice dinner as "walk in" guests, and were served by a very nice local waitress with a great sense of humour! the food was excellent and the ambiance next to a pond with water lilies very nice! We definitively will return!

Was this review helpful? Yes
Basel, Minusio
Level Contributor
25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014 via mobile

If you happen to miss Indian food or you want to try something "different", go to the Gardino in Ascona. The chef is from New Delhi, and he's managed to develop a menu which is going to tickle your tastebuds without being greasy or hot. What a find!!! I'd go back in a heartbeat!!!

Was this review helpful? Yes
Baveno, Italy
Level Contributor
72 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

We read great reviews about this restaurant and were interested in having an Indian meal for a change of pace. The garden photo on the web site is misleading as the outside dining area is on a busy street with no garden. We ordered a normal bottle of Ribolla Gialla italian wine (normally around 20 euro in Italy / 55... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Zurich, Switzerland
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

This is one of my favored places in the Ticino area. I stayed at the Giardino Hotel in Ascona and this is their lounge which is located in the very centre of Ascona. The lounge has a very nice feel, great atmosphere, relaxing music and simply great food. 3 Thumbs up and five stars for this place without a doubt.... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Benfleet, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
144 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2013

Neither of us like our food with too much spice, we told the waiter and our food was perfect. We started. With a cocktail which we do not normally have but they were good. The waiters were really helpful and charming. We went back on several occasions just to sit outside and have a cup of tea. Nice atmosphere and... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Porto Ronco, Switzerland
Level Contributor
202 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2013

We had a superb dinner, Beef Curry, Tikka Masala, Naan Garlic, Palak Paneer and lots more. Superb Wine List, Great Teas, try the Shakti and the Saraswati, you won't regret it. Great staff, perfect service, lovely interior, clean.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Tegna, Switzerland
Level Contributor
43 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2012

it is surely the place to be for those who want to be seen. spectacular green wall of plants. great service of tea, good quality. outside sitting on street but very comfortable.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Northern Portugal, Portugal
Level Contributor
46 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2011

best lunch we had in a long time. simply perfect. nice interior and terrace. business lunch for sfr 24 unbeatable, served in three different bowls: soup, first course, main dish. plus the dessert. homemade bread and grissini. very innovative dishes. service couldn't be better and the chef de service is top class. bravo e auguri. be back soon!

Was this review helpful? Yes 1

Travelers who viewed Giardino Lounge e Ristorante also viewed

Ascona, Lake Maggiore
Ascona, Lake Maggiore
 
Ascona, Lake Maggiore
Ascona, Lake Maggiore
 

Been to Giardino Lounge e Ristorante? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Giardino Lounge e Ristorante

Address: Via B. Papio 1, Ascona 6612, Switzerland
Phone Number: +41 91 791 89 00
Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Swiss Alps  >  Canton of Ticino  >  Lake Maggiore  >  Ascona
Open Hours:
Monday 8:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday 8:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday 8:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday 8:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday 8:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday 8:00 am - 12:00 am
Average Prices: USD 12 - 72
Cuisine: Italian, Indian

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Via B. Papio 1, Ascona 6612, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Swiss Alps  >  Canton of Ticino  >  Lake Maggiore  >  Ascona
  • Phone Number: +41 91 791 89 00

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 12 - 72
  • Price Range: $ $ $ $
  • Cuisine: Italian, Indian
Open Hours
Monday
8:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
8:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
8:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
8:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
8:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
8:00 am - 12:00 am

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Giardino Lounge e Ristorante and other visitors
1 question
Ask a question
Questions? Get answers from Giardino Lounge e Ristorante staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?