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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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Hours:
Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 1:00 am
Dining options: Breakfast, Drinks, Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, 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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  • 79
    Excellent
  • 30
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 5
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  • 2
    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
Consistently amazing!

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 23, 2015
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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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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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Cardiff
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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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

Lovely restaurant with lakeview. Staff is very friendly and they all speak english. Don't expect a big plate of pasta or pizza's here but fine dining of exceptional quality. The food is made with love and we could taste that.

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Warwick, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 via mobile

Great place for coffee or ice cream right next to the lakeside. Next to a promenade which would be great to walk along in the evenings. Not easy to find but park in the public car park down via Don Carlo Coppini next to the church, then walk to the lake and turn right.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

Charming cafe on the lakeside with delicious fresh seafood and big choice of homemade ice-cream. The fried squid were fantastic!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

Fish restaurant with freshly cooked food. Waitresses very friendly and helpful especially if you don't speak Italian! We went back the next day to try different flavours of ice cream as so good.

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

Many thanks for your kind review! We keep on doing our best! We wish you a great summer!! More 

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Additional Information about Veranda Beach Cafe

Address: Via Calozzo, 22010 Pianello del Lario, Italy
Phone Number: +39 333 313 8960
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lombardy  >  Lake Como  >  Pianello del Lario
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
Average Prices: USD 21 - 55
Cuisine: Italian

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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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