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Candela

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Sonnenstrasse 5, St. Gallen 9000, Switzerland
+41 71 246 46 46
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11:00 - 00:00
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Mon - Sat 11:00 - 00:00
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have been here last week (Thursday night) with a good friend for a spontaneous dinner. As we entered this elegant place we were warmly welcomed by Ms. Gerster. She immediately guided us to a nice table at the window. I really enjoyed the atmosphere even the restaurant got really full. After a pre dinner cocktail we decided to order... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

Modern decor with graciously spaced tables within the dining room made the restaurant seem rather ordinary, but the food and service were impressive. The offerings are diverse and have Indian, Thai and European flavor so. The bread was truly delicious, and plentiful. I had an Asian influenced meal of a fried rice served with peanut chicken satay....the little pickles were... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

Good food in a good ambiance. The sommelier was very helpfull, friendly and had good personal touch. The wine was great. Probably a restaurant that Robert de Niro would go to ;)

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Thank Awhvandeven
Hong Kong, null, Hong Kong
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

Simplicty perfect , love this restaurant Coming back here every time I visit SWITZERLAND , service is super friendly , is displaying great standards and they remember you on each visit . Attention to details are great and appreciated . This all comes back proper training Food is outstanding , simple and the basic are right , not many restaurant... More 

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1 Thank Ralph F
Quebec City, Canada
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

During our 2 weeks tour in Switzerland (we were a group of 20 persons) it was by far away the best restaurant we have done. The hospitality, service and quality of the fine international cuisine owned by Mr René Engler. Monika, the general manager took extra care of us and we also appreciated the staff who took care of us... More 

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Miami, Florida
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103 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016

Good food, nice service and convenient location. A very nice restaurant for a special occasion or business meal.

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Thank LucindaR_11
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

Great restaurant... Friendly service and host. I have seen even a clutch of fame goes there such as actor Robert de Nero...

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

On arrival the Restaurant was very Busy. We received a very warm and friendly welcome and were seated promptly without waiting. The service was swift and very professional. The menu was well presented with excellent product knowledge, making us feel confident and we looked forward to our meal. Our food arrived surprisingly quickly, the presentation exactly what we had expected... More 

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1 Thank Kurt S
St. Gallen, Switzerland
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016

Had a lovely lunch at Candela! The casual courtyard is very inviting and the service team has taken great care and was very attentive. Tried the beef burger, one of the best i've ever had. We'll be back!

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1 Thank Bianca K
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

We are so lucky that we stopped by Candela on a road trip to Salzburg. The service was great and the food was amazing. It is a bit upscale, yet has a cool vibe. I mean our kids were wearing shorts and crocs, and yet, the staff was very hospitable and never made us feel uncomfortable. The food is a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
European, Swiss, International, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 00:00
Thursday
11:00 - 00:00
Friday
11:00 - 00:00
Saturday
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sonnenstrasse 5, St. Gallen 9000, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of St. Gallen  >  St. Gallen
  • Phone Number: +41 71 246 46 46

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