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“High quality Lugano restaurant with a fantastic view”

Principe Leopoldo Restaurant
Ranked #16 of 379 Restaurants in Lugano
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$68 - US$201
Cuisines: Italian, Mediterranean, European, Swiss
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Good for: Bar Scene, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Valet Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Description: 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.
Hong Kong, China
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42 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“High quality Lugano restaurant with a fantastic view”
5 of 5 bubbles 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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English first
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Lunch in Principe”
5 of 5 bubbles 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 it before 2-3 days, in advance. For people, who are interested to have a lunch there, it's not a problem to get a table during the day time. The cuisine is italian, service is acceptable, but prices are undeservedly high, but the atmosphere worth it!

  • Visited November 2012
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2 Thank Nastya P
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Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
“Principe Leopoldo is my favorite resturant in Lugano”
5 of 5 bubbles 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.

  • Visited June 2013
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2 Thank Alsherebi
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