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“A superb dinner”
Review of Vivanda

Vivanda
Ranked #1 of 4 Restaurants in Brail
Price range: US$171 - US$223
Cuisines: Contemporary
Description: At the Gourmet Restaurant VIVANDA you will be treated to an exclusive surprise, degustation menu in the evening. Dario Cadonau has learnt his passion – cooking - from top chefs. He cooked with Daniel Bumann at the Chesa Pirani in La Punt (18 points and 2 stars), with Philip Rochat in Crissier (19 points and 3 stars) and with Harald Wohlfahrt at the Traube, Tonbach (19 points and 3 stars). You can select the wine to go with your gourmet meal yourself in the vaulted cellar or choose from the wine list. The open fire, many candles and the personal service will provide you with an unforgettable experience.
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Description: At the Gourmet Restaurant VIVANDA you will be treated to an exclusive surprise, degustation menu in the evening. Dario Cadonau has learnt his passion – cooking - from top chefs. He cooked with Daniel Bumann at the Chesa Pirani in La Punt (18 points and 2 stars), with Philip Rochat in Crissier (19 points and 3 stars) and with Harald Wohlfahrt at the Traube, Tonbach (19 points and 3 stars). You can select the wine to go with your gourmet meal yourself in the vaulted cellar or choose from the wine list. The open fire, many candles and the personal service will provide you with an unforgettable experience.
Reviewed 28 July 2013

I have recently reviewed a two michelin stars restaurant in Menton. It was excellent. But I can say that the experience at Vivanda was even better. What does it take to get Michelin stars ? If it is the number of waiters per customer, Vivanda may not make it. But if it is total customer satisfaction for a great 5 course menu, then Vivanda and its great young chef, Dario Cadonau, deserve two stars.
And with just one smart waiter, friendly , efficient, clear, you will not need a sommelier, a maitre d'hotel, etc..
20 years ago, I would have gone for the 8 course menu ! The quality of the 5 courses was exceptional. Very subtle tastes. Beautiful presentations. Everything is so refined, from the little bread rolls served on a hot stone, to the black truffle butter, and everything else on the table. Then the appetizers, the fish and the meat dishes, the desert follow, all delicate, subtle, and inventive served on very elegant plates. The wine list is extensive. We went for a fine 2009 Margaux.
The decor of the restaurant, all big stones and wood, gives you the space, light, cosiness and elegance you would expect for a great dining experience.
If you stay at the excellent In Lain Hotel Candonau, don't miss their gastronomic restaurant. You will not be disappointed by their other restaurant either . And if you stay in St Moritz, Pontresina, Zuoz or around here, try the Vivanda . Cela vaut le detour !

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Reviewed 6 June 2013

Very nice dinner in a beautiful seting. Seasonal cuisine and lovely servings with wonderful taste. The restaurant setting in the 450 year ole main building. Absolutely worth a detour!

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Reviewed 3 March 2013 via mobile

We LOVED this restaurant! The young owners / chef made us enjoy an incredible gourmet evening.

The food has been incredibly creative and delicious. The ambience and service have been phenomenal. The dinner experience is not cheap (CHF 190 per person) - but definitely justified by the quality of the offering. Wine list is very fair, we had the excellent Bordeaux by the glass, which was a great choice. Bring time and appetite!

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Reviewed 1 October 2017
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