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Ristorante Seven

via Moscia 2, Ascona 6612, Switzerland
+41 91 780 77 88
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good24%
  • Average12%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible10%
Aug 28, 2016
“Excellent Food, Service and View”
Jul 26, 2016
“Great location, great food”
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Mediterranean, Italian, Grill, European, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly
via Moscia 2, Ascona 6612, Switzerland
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Reviewed July 14, 2016

Not to be confused with Seven Sea Lounge, this is Seven. A restaurant that used to have a Michelin star. We arrived without a reservation, and that was fine. Although we did not get a 'front row' table, we were given an acceptable table. The...More

Thank Condor1950
Reviewed June 19, 2016 via mobile

I visited the restaurant with few friends last night. The food from the 5-course tasting menu was good. However, I must say that I have never experienced such a bad service,especially since it's a Michelin restaurant. Took around 1 hour until the first course arrived...More

Thank Helen S
FB Manager S, Food & Beverage Manager at Ristorante Seven, responded to this reviewResponded June 30, 2016

Buongiorno Helen S Thank you for your detailed review on Tripadvisor. We appreciate your time invested in giving us your important feedback. We are disappointed to hear that your experience was not complete satisfying for you. We severly discussed the points you mentioned with our...More

Reviewed May 16, 2016 via mobile

This is my fifth time at Seven, but I was disappointed. We ordered the surprise menu with wine pairing. The menu was ok, but the pork fillet was really not tender. The main disappointment was the wine pairing which felt like they want to get...More

Thank Go100go
Reviewed May 15, 2016

The Seven in Ascona lies at the end of the lake promenade with a nice view on the other restaurants. You better make a reservation, the restaurant is not big and often fully booked. The interior is very stylish. Among others, you are able to...More

Thank 61_IslandHopper
Reviewed January 1, 2016 via mobile

Open year-round (weather permitting), this is one of the best spots in Ascona to have an 'aperitivo'. We are frequent visitors and, on this particular visit, we enjoyed a delicious 'vin brulee'. During the summer months, a water mist cooling system keeps everyone comfortable on...More

Thank Louise H
FB Manager S, Food & Beverage Manager at Ristorante Seven, responded to this reviewResponded January 13, 2016

Dear Louise H Thank you for your kind reply and feedback via Tripadvisor. The team of our Seven Sea Lounge as well as the management are very happy to hear that you are on of our frequent guests! Thank you! Great to hear that you...More

Reviewed September 12, 2015 via mobile

This review only covers the lake-side bar and not the restaurant! We arrived during a not so busy hour in early september with a party of 6. After beeing ignored for over 20 minutes we left and spent our money elsewhere. And yes we tried...More

Thank Kirk_Hammett
FB Manager S, Food & Beverage Manager at Ristorante Seven, responded to this reviewResponded September 23, 2015

Buonasera Kirk_Hamm Thank you for your feedback in reference to your experience at the Sea Lounge. We were very disappointed in reading that we did not meet your expectaions. For sure is not our aim to make guests feel ignored. Please accept my sincere appologies...More

Reviewed September 12, 2015 via mobile

I've been there three times the last weeks and love the ambience! The food is really good, you can see right into the kitchen. The staff was always friendly and although you need to wait a little longer for everything on a saturday night when...More

Thank Alessandra S
Reviewed September 5, 2015

The waitress was very attentive and helped me create my own "tailor made" dish because of the specific diet I'm on which turned out to be delicious. Relaxing atmosphere with a nice view of the lake.More

Thank Angie K
FB Manager S, Food & Beverage Manager at Ristorante Seven, responded to this reviewResponded September 9, 2015

Dear Angie K Thank you for your review on Tripadvisor. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your meal even if you have to respect special diary ruels! it is our aim to make our guests feel welcome and comfortable throughout their dinner. Best...More

Reviewed August 30, 2015

Hard to know what to write here, for once, even though I have over 400 reviews to my name. why? because this place has a Michelin star, yet I was underwhelmed in many areas. the decor and setting are lovely. The personnel are multilingual and...More

2  Thank hask74
Reviewed August 10, 2015

Sunday lunch at Seven with friends out from London proved to be a fantastic choice! The stunning location, set slightly apart and impressively elevated, commands a great view over the harbour and picturesque village of Ascona - making it perfect for seeing and being seen....More

1  Thank Clifford L
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$30 - $132
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Scenic view, Romantic, Bar scene, Special occasions
Open Hours
7:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: via Moscia 2, Ascona 6612, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Swiss Alps  >  Canton of Ticino  >  Lake Maggiore  >  Ascona
  • Phone Number: +41 91 780 77 88
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Built on one of the most inviting spots of the Piazza of Ascona, overlooking the vistas of the Swiss Alps and the waterfront of Lago Maggiore, Ristorante Seven reflects much of the region versatility. Catering business lunches and romantic dinners to clientele who enjoy the fun and excitement of exploring new culinary experience born out of love for basic raw substance, the restaurant offers fresh and seasonal ingredients and the rich tastes of Mediterranean cuisine.

Our chef brings with his young team a bevy of unique inspirations to the menu, allowing guests to explore creative & traditional combinations: Mediterranean antipasti exalting shellfish-flavors, raw fish and meat, fresh homemade pasta and rainbow of risottos – all prepared a la carte.
For lovers of grill, we offer a wide variety of cuts from the best Swiss farms prepared in high temperatures to achieve slightly smoky flavor, ensuring a perfect grilling in Josper oven.
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