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Via ai Castelli 11 | Hotel La Meridiana Relais & Chateaux, Garlenda, Italy
0182580271
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This restaurant is at La Meridiana
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8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Tue - Sun 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Private Dining, Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for: Romantic
Description: A Gourmet experience in a charming setting: il rosmarino Restaurant is...
A Gourmet experience in a charming setting: il rosmarino Restaurant is located inside Relais & Chateaux La Meridiana.Experience daily homemade pasta - troffie and ravioli - fresh baked bread, homemade grissini and focaccia. Every dish is prepared with care and skill as traditional Ligurian food is our passion.Here herbs play a major role: basil, marjoram, thyme, sage, chives and rosemary add a touch of flavour to many preparations.A good reason to taste Ligurian menu is the excellence of its fresh products, because artichokes, zucchini and the violet asparagus from Albenga are a must, in combination with a superb extra virgin oil.Winelovers will find their paradise at "il rosmarino" cave... where Edmondo Segre collects the best Italian wines of many different vintages. He can lead you to a sensory examination to highlight differences between similar wines and he can also organize vertical and horizontal wine tastings.His wonderful cellar offers a rich collection of more than 7000 bottles, from rare vintages by famous producers to the emerging new generations of wine makers.Outdoor dining in Summertime: alfresco tables in a breezy patio by blooming gardens are waiting for you during July and August.Open only at dinner-time, reservation suggested.
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  • 28
    Excellent
  • 4
    Very good
  • 2
    Average
  • 0
    Poor
  • 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
Riviera charm

One of the finest tables I have experienced in that region. Very refined decoration and surroundings. Outstanding cuisine; menu changing every day with emphasis on reginal recipies and products. Good selection of wines. Professional service.

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 6, 2015
n0rbert07
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Lugano, Switzerland
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Lugano, Switzerland
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2015

One of the finest tables I have experienced in that region. Very refined decoration and surroundings. Outstanding cuisine; menu changing every day with emphasis on reginal recipies and products. Good selection of wines. Professional service.

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Thank n0rbert07
Alfortville, France
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179 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

Excellent food and wines with renewal of menu each day. Local quality products (fish and vegetables)

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Thank JFVergnus
london
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

Didn't like anything except the bicycles and the pianist. It is a shame that the overall impression was to separate one from one's money as efficiently as possible.

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LaMeridianaGarlenda, Proprietario at Il Rosmarino, responded to this review

Dear Mr. SmithYLondon, We received your comments about our “Ristorante il rosmarino” and we are happy to know that you liked our bycicles and the pianist. The Italian Western Riviera and Albenga is a blessed land, offering also other things: the best spiny artichokes, beefsteak (in Italian “cuore di bue”) tomatoes, purple asparagus and “trumpet-shaped” zucchinis. Tasty fishes and excellent... More 

Jupiter, Florida
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134 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Our meal was excellent. You can choose either 2 or 3 courses. Seared tuna to start. Veal tonnato, prepared differently than normal but extremely good. Pasta with shrimp. Wine by the glass was local and very very good. Staff were knowledgable and friendly. I highly recommend this restaurant.

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Thank dianemontgomery
Petersfield, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

This is Italy, not France! Everything was pure and simple yet sophisticated and so full of balanced flavours. Venison tartare, Guinea fowl, tomato and strawberry desert, pineapple carpaccio. Large dog friendly restaurant!

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Thank Ann B
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2013

I had dinner in this restaurant twice, first with a group and the second one with my family. Both were remarkable experiences of having real Ligurian cuisine. My son had a plate of spaghetti with ragù, finished everything and declared it as one of the best he had. There's a great attention to details, the amount of food is just... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2013

while i ticked the NOT one of the best meals we have had let me explain. there is only so much gourmand food we can eat and enjoy. in between we love fresh clean tasty and interesting food like we experienced at Il Rosmarino....and we never tired of it because it is different every day. and the chef was very... More 

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Thank Grant M
Santa Fe, New Mexico
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2013

the menu is great and this is the place you want to be! The food is delicious! you have a large variety of dishes and the wine that is offered is excellent and you'll drink it willingly. Also the outdoor terrace you will get a lot of fresh air despite the hot days.

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Thank John H
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2012

The menu (small but various) changes every day, depending on every day catch of fish and products which the Chef likes and bought on the morning market. These ingredients turn into delicious creatives dishes, so Italian but with strong Ligurian influence. Also, on your request, the Chef can prepare practically everything you want (and moreover, you can order a dish,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Via ai Castelli 11 | Hotel La Meridiana Relais & Chateaux, Garlenda, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Liguria  >  Province of Savona  >  Garlenda
  • Phone Number: 0182580271

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 56 - 90
  • Cuisine: Mediterranean, Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic

Description

A Gourmet experience in a charming setting: il rosmarino Restaurant is located inside Relais & Chateaux La Meridiana.Experience daily homemade pasta - troffie and ravioli - fresh baked bread, homemade grissini and focaccia. Every dish is prepared with care and skill as traditional Ligurian food is our passion.Here herbs play a major role: basil, marjoram, thyme, sage, chives and rosemary add a touch of flavour to many preparations.A good reason to taste Ligurian menu is the excellence of its fresh products, because artichokes, zucchini and the violet asparagus from Albenga are a must, in combination with a superb extra virgin oil.Winelovers will find their paradise at "il rosmarino" cave... where Edmondo Segre collects the best Italian wines of many different vintages. He can lead you to a sensory examination to highlight differences between similar wines and he can also organize vertical and horizontal wine tastings.His wonderful cellar offers a rich collection of more than 7000 bottles, from rare vintages by famous producers to the emerging new generations of wine makers.Outdoor dining in Summertime: alfresco tables in a breezy patio by blooming gardens are waiting for you during July and August.Open only at dinner-time, reservation suggested.
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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