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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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Orlando, FL
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304 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 194 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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Thank Patricia T
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34 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
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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Thank Gabizinha D
Nicosia, Cyprus
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81 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
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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Thank Theodore L
Massagno
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25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
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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218 reviews
134 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
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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Thank Tom B
Rocky River, Ohio
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211 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
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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Gastonia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Had the spinach quiche with grilled shrimp for and appetizer. For my entre I had the lamb medallions. And for my desert I had the tiramisu. It was all delicious

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Los Gatos, California
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218 reviews
134 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Few things are more painful than a traditional restaurant in deep decline. The food was anything from average to terrible - the pike perch was almost inedible it was so old and fishy - while the service while all white glove was slow and ponderous. The atmosphere wasn't helped by one incredibly irate customer who started ranting about how slow... More 

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Thank Tom B
Dublin, Ireland
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53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015 via mobile

Not sure where to even start... Terrible vegetarian and regular club sandwiches, using slice pan bread that we waited almost 50 minutes for even though there were only two other tables in the bar. Freezing cold chips that were also hard and straight out of the freezer. We had driven around all day and as it was a Monday in... 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
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?