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“OUR FAVOURITE RESTAURANT IN THE SOUTH OF SWITZERLAND” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of La Chiesa

La Chiesa
Ranked #6 of 128 Restaurants in Locarno
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$12 - US$52
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Restaurant details
Good for: Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Description: The Restaurant Lachiesa is next to the ,,Santa Trinità" church in Locarno Monti. The restaurant has been renovated some years ago and has a beautiful view on the Maggiore Lake. Mediterranean dishes with some French and Asiatic details. Open days: from Tuesday to Sunday.
ascona
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88 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
“OUR FAVOURITE RESTAURANT IN THE SOUTH OF SWITZERLAND”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2013

We are faithful guests of La Chiesa since Mr. Claudio Borsoni opened his restaurant in this very special place. We have never been disappointed. As other reviewers state the food is outstanding and the view is beautiful. The only problem I see is the parking which in this area is reduced, especially in the evenings. But I highly recommend this place for lunch or dinner.
P.S. I wrote a review of this restaurant last year, but for unknown reason tripadvisor did not publish it.

  • Visited July 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank GranmaAlma
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English first
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Good place good food”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 May 2013

Beautiful view on the lake area, sophisticated food while respecting terroir: we had delicious rombiolina salad and raviolis a l'ail des ours. Good service, nice owner. Will get back one day.

  • Visited May 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank DemandingAndy66
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Connecticut USA
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164 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
“Nice spot excellent food, incredible vistas”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2012

High up above Locarno in the Monti area is the quaint La Chiesa Restaurant. The owner - chef is from northern Switzerland and he mixes international, Swiss and Italian cuisine in an artfull way. Every dish we tried was outstanding in taste and presentation. Some of his appetizers were quite innovative. The restaurant is samll but very tasteful decorated. Service is perfect and the wine selection astonishing. This is not a low cost trattoria or Grotto and the bill at the end of the meal can be steep. Nevertheless its worthwhile and you pay the price for outstanding cuisine, top service and a setting who's view is breathtaking.

  • Visited November 2012
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank picafloralpino
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Herentals, Belgium
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30 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“a top chef-kok”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2012

you tast what the chef makes and what the sous chefs makes. Excellent main corses and excellent wines. Only the prices are a bit to expensive. So for switserland is the price/quality ok, for the people out of the rest of Europe maybe a littlebit to expensive.

  • Visited November 2011
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank alainandannemarie
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