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La Veranda Restaurant

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riva Antonio Caccia 7 | Hotel Splendide Royal, Lugano 6900, Switzerland
091 985 77 11
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Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely meals both dinner and breakfast. For dinner, was surprised with portions but at the end I wasn't hungry. Had stuffed sole & Branzino. Both well prepared and presented. Very pleasant tasting. For starters-- had zucchini flower stuffed, and the other barrata w/tomato & prawns (heated). Ample room for desert - a desert tray came over - we had fruit... More 

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Michigan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our dinner was included in our tour package so we could order whatever we wanted from the menu. My appetizer was zucchini and stuffed mushrooms. For my main course I ordered suckling pig, a nice tender piece of pork service along with small roasted potatoes and diced vegetables. It was really good. For dessert, I ordered apple strudel and whipped... More 

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 263 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent and wonderful decor, piano music, very professional and friendly staff, good, although expensive, list of wines, rich and savoury food, though not surprising. A very nice experience for a luxurious hotel restaurant. And if you are lucky enough to get one of the window tables, what a view from lake lugano!

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Orlando, FL
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 207 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016

While staying at the hotel we ate here with a group which is usually the kiss of death for an enjoyable experience. Not this time. The setting is extremely impressive with old style tall ceilings, romantic views over the lake and appropriate furnishings. My wife and I had capresse salad, fresh pasta with fish sauce, veal, sea bass, and raspberry... More 

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Charlottesville, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016

We were not hungry enough for a full menu and were pleased to be able to choose just a pasta dish with asparagus and prawns, an item on a full menu list. We were brought all sorts of delicious and beautifully presented "amuse bouche" and they plied us with all sorts of extra delights including an after dinner drink with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2016 via mobile

Very impressive staff. all highly attentive and professional. Food was amazing and sizes moderate so you could actually go with 2-3 courses easily highly recommend!

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Nicosia, Cyprus
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2015

Excellent view of the lake, especially if you have a window table. Kind service but rather slow. Food quite good by hotel standards.

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Massagno
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

The summer special of Middle Eastern food is the best. The selected chefs are very good. This yesr's was an Egyptian with slightly different ideas but Sami from Lebanon 2014 was excellent. Friends and I returned many times.

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Los Gatos, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

A real disappointment. The restaurant service was slow even by Southern European standards. The food was mediocre and the prices exorbitant. You can find much better and hopefully avoid the other patrons who not only got frustrated by the slow service but also vented their ire very loudly which destroyed even the ambience

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Rocky River, Ohio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Eat in style with impeccable service. Menus combines local fare with traditional. Pastas are home made. Salads fresh and well dressed. Delightful dining room. Fish was fresh. Vegetables cooked to perfection. Wines a bit on the pricy side but nice selection of European wines. Desserts are to die for, nothing low cal😊 A true dining experience that is to be... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Mediterranean, European, Italian, Swiss
Meals
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: riva Antonio Caccia 7 | Hotel Splendide Royal, Lugano 6900, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Swiss Alps  >  Canton of Ticino  >  Lugano
  • Phone Number: 091 985 77 11
  • This restaurant is at Hotel Splendide Royal

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?