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Giardino Lounge e Ristorante

Via B. Papio 1, Ascona 6612, Switzerland
+41 91 791 89 00
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Ranked #12 of 55 Restaurants in Ascona
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $13 - $77
Mon - Sat 8:00 am - 12:00 am
Cuisines: Indian
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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  • English first
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English first
Geneva, Switzerland
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122 reviews 122 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
106 helpful votes 106 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!

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Basel, Minusio
19 reviews 19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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!!!

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Baveno, Italy
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67 reviews 67 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 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 

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Zurich, Switzerland
1 review
1 helpful vote 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 

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Benfleet, United Kingdom
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110 reviews 110 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 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 

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Porto Ronco, Switzerland
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186 reviews 186 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
76 helpful votes 76 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.

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Tegna, Switzerland
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43 reviews 43 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 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.

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Senior Contributor
45 reviews 45 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 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!

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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 13 - 77
Cuisine: Indian

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