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Veranda Beach Cafe

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Via Calozzo, 22010 Pianello del Lario, Italy
+39 333 313 8960
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8:00 am - 1:00 am
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 1:00 am
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Lunch, Drinks, Dinner, Reservations
Description: Veranda is many things, it's a lounge bar, a restaurant, a funny place on...
Veranda is many things, it's a lounge bar, a restaurant, a funny place on the beach and an home made ice-cream parlour. Ideal for business lunch, romantic dinner or just for a drink after dinner!
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  • 87
    Excellent
  • 32
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Hidden gem

Lovely place in Pianello. Great, quick friendly service with good food. A lovely setting also. It is also a cafe, ice cream place so great for ice creams during the day which were also very delicious!

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 18, 2015
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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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63 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Lovely place in Pianello. Great, quick friendly service with good food. A lovely setting also. It is also a cafe, ice cream place so great for ice creams during the day which were also very delicious!

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Didn't like the food at all. We tried this restaurant upon advise so expectations where bit high for this place. We had the mixed seafood as starter which turned out to be some raw fish and shrimps. I like this in Japanese restaurants when very fresh and with some soja sauce but this just didn't taste good at all. We... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

Amazing little gem, great food, lovely atmosphere and fab sevice. Even if you are staying in another town around the lake I would definitely recommend a visit for food in the evening, or even a quick pitstop in the day for a flavoured G&T or a home made italian ice cream.

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Norway
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

We actually thought this was just a cafe, as most times we saw people having a drink og gelato... Wow were we surpised... Two nights we had an amazing 3-course menu. The value is great, views nice, relaxing atmospher, and food tasteful. They have some interesting tvists on the menu, so that its not just the ordinary Italian. Wished we'd... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

I have been visiting Pianello Del Lario and the Veranda bar for ten years - staff are incredibly friendly and helpful. A morning coffee and pastry, to an afternoon drink and evening meal, this place is perfectly situated with beautiful views over the lake. Suitable for all family, couples and drinks with friends. The atmosphere is great both during the... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

The staff are so very friendly and made us very welcome on the numerous occasions we dined or just had a drink in this idyllic setting. Shame that it closes from October until next spring. The party night (Wednesday) was particularly exciting.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Enjoyed our dinner at The Veranda immensely. Was recommended to us by a local italian who is a keen food enthusiast. We were not disappointed. I cannot praise the restaurant and staff enough. Excellent service from Serena, delightful and attentive, who recommended an excellent yet affordable wine to accompany our meal. Each course was impeccably presented, with evidently fresh ingredients... More 

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Stow-on-the-Wold, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

We had a couple of lunches here, the meals were simple but good. The restaurant is a cafe style alongside a caravan site so does good trade and is popular.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

During daytime this may seem a regular hangout for your daily icecream and a glance at the lake but as time goes by family time is ending and a more sophisticated atmosphere automatically follows. Lunch is a good mixture of olden goldies and some new dinging as the evenings will serve you more starstruck food. The quality is always good... More 

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Blewbury, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Rude staff, went for a quiet evening drink, was told "we don't serve til 7", fair enough, pointed to a table and served other people, my partner went to the bar and ordered drinks, another girl brought them out! Got brought out a little saucer of nibble things, which tasted like cat food on toast, or a sausage meatball, dry... More 

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VerandaBeach, Proprietario at Veranda Beach Cafe, responded to this review

Hi mrsgoggings, this is our first TERRIBLE review. Obviously something went wrong and we apologize for this. We have 90% of reviews between good and excellent and most of these comes from the quality of our food and the kindness of our staff... I invite you to check other review. Probably you simply did not like our restaurant ... we... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Via Calozzo, 22010 Pianello del Lario, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lombardy  >  Lake Como  >  Pianello del Lario
  • Phone Number: +39 333 313 8960

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 21 - 55
  • Cuisine: Italian

Description

Veranda is many things, it's a lounge bar, a restaurant, a funny place on the beach and an home made ice-cream parlour. Ideal for business lunch, romantic dinner or just for a drink after dinner!
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 1:00 am
Monday
8:00 am - 1:00 am
Tuesday
8:00 am - 1:00 am
Wednesday
8:00 am - 1:00 am
Thursday
8:00 am - 1:00 am
Friday
8:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday
8:00 am - 1:00 am

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