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via Cattedrale 12, Lugano 6900, Switzerland
+41 91 922 05 05
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good38%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“tartare” (11 reviews)
“pasta” (7 reviews)
“beef” (3 reviews)
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Italian, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
via Cattedrale 12, Lugano 6900, Switzerland
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11 - 20 of 86 reviews

Reviewed 20 August 2016

I loved the place! We were welcomed by the owner Franceso, who suggested we should sit on the beautiful terrace. I had a terrific dinner with friends where we tasted some great wines. The food and service were amazing and the atmosphere really freindly. The...More

1  Thank Nicolas Q
Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

Went for a romantic weekend to Lugano and ran unexpectedly in one of the many narrow streets of Lugano when a friendly bearded man smiled at us and said loudly "Buongiorno"! Intrigued we went inside to have a look at the place and got astonished...More

2  Thank ericjanmayer
Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

The place is really cosy. The wine was good and the food was okay. Just the service was a little bit slow and not friendly. But the rest was nice.

Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

We were invited inside by the nice exterior and interior of the restaurant, followed by signs on the door of the tripadvisor rating!! To be honest we felt cheated by this..... We were 6 girls away for the weekend, our drinks order was not taken...More

Thank oldroydRG
Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

The place is nice, food is ok, but the service is very poor. To 4 out of 6 persons the drink was forgoten until 30 minutes later we claim that we were still waiting. After the main course we wait more than 45 minutes but...More

Thank Sofia A
Reviewed 3 June 2016 via mobile

Went here for dinner on our first night in Lugano. A good restaurant with an excellent wine list. Food was good (we both had the duck) & well presented. Service could have been a little better but all up a very nice evening!

Thank Harry M
Reviewed 26 October 2015

I have not been to Trani for a while. It still looks the same (a little bit like a french wine bar) but the management has changed. We arrived at a saturday for Lunch. The menu for lunch is now shorter, with a business menu,...More

Thank Susy-1974
Reviewed 7 October 2015

We had dinner in Trani based on the rave reviews it got in tripadvisor. Not all dishes were great but they were above average. The good ones were - capers di buffala, the lasagne and the fish and less recommended are the veal and the...More

Thank icorem
Reviewed 19 August 2015 via mobile

Very nice restaurant situated in the heart of Lugano surrounded by the old city. Made out of old stones but with a slice of modernity, the restaurant is a very cosy place, where you have the feeling of being at home whereas it remains gastronomic!...More

1  Thank Michael L
Reviewed 20 July 2015

Squid ink pasta very nice, gnocchi pesto just ok. Service was satisfactory but not warming. Restaurant located outside setting on steps of a sloping side street.

Thank Michelle J
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$17 - US$45
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:30 - 00:00
09:30 - 00:00
09:30 - 00:00
09:30 - 00:00
09:30 - 01:00
18:30 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: via Cattedrale 12, Lugano 6900, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Swiss Alps  >  Canton of Ticino  >  Lugano
  • Phone Number: +41 91 922 05 05
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