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Antico Ristorante

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Piazza Lucchini 5, Gandria, Lugano 6978, Switzerland
+41 91 971 48 71
10:00 - 22:00
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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 5 November 2016

We were a party of six and had a wonderful meal. The food was very good, the service was excellent and the views fantastic.

Thank acely_g
Pfaeffikon, Switzerland
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485 reviews
288 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 211 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

Although food may be better elsewhere, the place is really nice, offering friendly service and beautiful views over the lake while enjoying a glass of aromatic and delicate Merlot di Ticino.

Thank ElenaNW87RL
Ao Nang, Thailand
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

Had some time to kill waiting for the boat so stopped here for a drink. When I told the owner I wasn't eating, he have me the classic we'll not make money from you so you're no interest to us look. He brought the glass to the table and although I saw him pouring other drinks properly, he poured mine... More 

Thank omuirithe
Valencia, Spain
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

I had grilled prawns with rice and ruccola. Very good. Stunning views. Stressed personnel but friendly.

Thank Manskrikaerika
Zurich, Switzerland
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 July 2016

I really only write reviews for places that are very good or very awful. After eating the spaghetti with clams, I started throwing up and had awful diarrhea within hours. It was really painful. It did not help that we had gone in earlier in the day to reserve a table at the edge of the terrace. When we arrived... More 

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3 reviews
Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

The most beautiful setting for a restaurant. We walked up to here from Lugano. It took an hour and a half, but it was well worth it, amazing scenery, beautiful architecture, nature,....,then the food and the service were exceptional I am coming back here

Thank Tharmada
Shaftesbury, United Kingdom
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57 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 June 2016

Good service and reasonably priced good food with a lovely lakeside view made for a delightful lunch stop after the lakeside walk from central Lugano.

Thank goldhump
Basel, Switzerland
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65 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 May 2016

I've eaten here many times, never disappointed. Good food, plentiful and fresh. It's always a pleasure.

Thank 17clarence
Singapore, Singapore
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69 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 May 2016 via mobile

Was here for a light lunch before catching the ferry back to Lugano. Had the tuna tartare and a soup. The bruschetta was on the house, which was a nice touch. The restaurant is pretty busy and if you want a table by the lake, you probably have to come earlier or make reservations in advance.

Thank Marilyn C
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74 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 September 2015 via mobile

We visited the place at a beautiful afternoon to have some coffee and ice cream. The waiter didn't look happy when we told him that we weren't there to have lunch. Before we had even finished with our coffees, the waiter brought the bill and we sure didn't feel welcome at all. We choose the place because on the wall... More 

Thank Anni K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Swiss, Mediterranean, European
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available
Good for
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Piazza Lucchini 5, Gandria, Lugano 6978, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Swiss Alps  >  Canton of Ticino  >  Lugano  >  Gandria
  • Phone Number: +41 91 971 48 71

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