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Principe Leopoldo Restaurant

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via Montalbano 5, Lugano 6990, Switzerland
+41 91 985 88 55
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:30
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19:00 - 22:30
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Lausanne, Switzerland
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2014 via mobile

Club sandwich 48.- without french fries. I didnt even know that this could exist. If not restaurant is good service us friendly the rooms/ hotel in general is a bit old

Thank Cecilia-D7
Varese, Italy
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80 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2014

Principe Lepoldo resturant is one of my favourite resturant in Switzerland, everything is at the right place, all details are under control and the dinner ( or lunch) is so sophisticated but taking care of taste that are simple and not "mixed up" as usually happens when some chefs want to amaze customers. Wine selection is really impressive and also... More 

1 Thank FMC64
Prague, Czech Republic
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69 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 January 2014

Came here for lunch and what a view it was! Really relaxing and calming atmosphere with lovely food, but the view it offered was very serene and picturesque. All in all was a good experience. The staff was very friendly and patient with us.

Thank KGha
Ankara, Turkey
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66 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 January 2014 via mobile

Its one of the most greatest gourmet restaurant that I had ever been... Its really expensive but if you go for lunch, they have a set menu of 4 courses for 68 chf... So worth going and worth seeing the view of the veranda... Its really amazing!!!

2 Thank g b
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2013 via mobile

We celebrated a friend's birthday in this place and it was great! First of all the view is fantastic over all Lugano and lakes.The food was alla gourmet, perfect, specially fish dishes. The birthday cake was made for us with yoghurt and fresh rasberry.The only disadvantage in this restaurant is the prices, very high as everywhere in switzerland.

1 Thank rebekka026
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 August 2013

Amazing view and great location. Food is good and service not bad a part the maitre that is shouting for nothing. He also pretend to be nice with customers, but you can easily understand that is not genuine

Thank mollasatine
Hong Kong, China
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42 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 August 2013

I definitely recommend this restaurant to treat yourself whilst staying in Lugano. The restaurant has an amazing high view overlooking Lugano. The good was superb and the service excellent. The wine list was substantial yet not overly priced considering the location. The staff were very warm, friendly and attentive.

1 Thank Ellie8888
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 August 2013 via mobile

I'm very often in Lugano and i usually go to Principe! It's not only an amazing hotel, but also a perfect and high-quality restaurant! There is a spectacular view-lake and mountains around, a small garden in front and romantic atmosphere in the evening. However, it's not that easy to get a table there in the evening, it's better to reserve... More 

2 Thank Nastya P
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 June 2013

The view is extraordinary overlooking the nice lake of Lugano and surrounding green mountains from a hill. All starters, pasta, risotto, main course, and desert were unique and delicious.

2 Thank Alsherebi

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$68 - US$201
Italian, Mediterranean, European, Swiss, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: via Montalbano 5, Lugano 6990, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Swiss Alps  >  Canton of Ticino  >  Lugano
  • Phone Number: +41 91 985 88 55
  • This restaurant is at Villa Principe Leopoldo
French experience and genuine Italian tradition. This genuine cuisine, made with passion and respectful of products, offers a taste of Italiy, without neglecting local recipes, classic cuisine or traditional recipes. This cuisine, thanks to Chef Ranza's masterful touch has obtained numerous awards. The restaurant boasts excellent mentions in important international guides such as Les Grandes Tables, Gault Millau and Veronelli.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?