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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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A unique venue, in the Heart of Luxembourg City.
US$11 - US$57
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Bar, Seafood
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
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All reviews pasta beef carpaccio cakes italian restaurant in luxembourg wonderful restaurant decent wine list restaurant based nice wine dinner with friends lovely meal slow service italians lemon waiters
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great Italian restaurant with an excellent menu. The owner, Alain, is charming and the restaurant also has its own wine cellar and a disco that is opened on Fridays and Saturdays (until 6am).

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Acciano
Reviewed 17 February 2019 via mobile

We chose this restaurant based on reviews and the variety of the predominantly Italian menu. We weren’t disappointed and had a lovely meal in a romantic setting. We had two types of carpaccio (salmon/beef) and the two beef pastas. All the food was tasty with...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank 205adamb
Reviewed 29 December 2018 via mobile

This restaurant is a jewel in the heart of Luxembourg City. Though a bit pricey, it is 100% worth it. There was excellent service and an extensive menu. Their pasta dishes were unique and very tasty, I especially recommend the braised beef ravioli. All in...More

Date of visit: December 2018
2  Thank JYYYY
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Good service and wine. Ordered rolled swordfish. It was a little too mushy and lukewarm for my taste, with an overpowering taste of lemon. But the starters, sides, wine, and service were good.

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank Jeanne S
Reviewed 25 July 2018

Essenza has really delicious and original food one of my favorite places in Luxembourg City. You will find nice innovative dishes with interesting flavours, very good service and a great location, so you can go out dancing right after dinner. The price is a bit...More

Date of visit: September 2017
1  Thank Nancykikuko
Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

This is a nice typical new stile Italian restaurant and I rated it a little less because of the pasta dishes that seemed to me very common. The starters we had .the other dishes like the asparagus fillet and overall the desserts were excellent. To...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Reviewed 25 February 2018

We visited this place for dinner with friends. We were satisfied with the raviolis and beef (see image) and the interior decoration is very interesting.The negative point is the service which is very slow even if the Italian waiters are friendly. We waited 30 minutes...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank Asterios S
strat56, Manager at Essenza, responded to this reviewResponded 27 February 2018

hi ... but you forgot to say that ... you were in 15 people arrived at different times and ordered at different times .. Saturday night in a full restaurant........🤔

Reviewed 6 February 2018

Absolutely recommended both for lunch and dinner! Let the Italian waiters suggest you the plates of the day or something to taste while waiting for the main course. Pasta is awesome and the restaurant is just two minutes away from the Cathedral.

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank Gio_vanni94a
Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

Delicious italian dishes mixing original iextraordinary Italian products with a more modern presentation. Good service and a decent wine list.

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank 770andreao
Reviewed 13 November 2017

Nicely decorated interior. Romantic. Italian waiter. Ordered only two portions of ravioli since we were still full from the cakes we ate at the chocolate house a few hours beforehand. One with ricotta filling and the other one with meat. Amuse bouche served before dinner...More

Date of visit: November 2017
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