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Locanda Gandriese Restaurant

) #2 of 7 Restaurants in Gandria ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Italian, , European
Via alla Chiesa 3, Gandria, Lugano 6978, Switzerland
+41 91 971 41 81
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good34%
  • Average14%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“gnocchi” (5 reviews)
“raclette” (2 reviews)
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Opens in 30 min
All hours
Italian, Swiss, European, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
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Via alla Chiesa 3, Gandria, Lugano 6978, Switzerland
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1 - 10 of 56 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Very nice lately renovated location in the Center of Gandria with lake view terazza. New owner and cook from Sardegna with a very competent team and service. For me the best restaurant in Gandria. Worth to go and having a nice evening with very good...More

Thank Ja S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our hotel recommended this restaurant and we loved dinner here: Food: We tried a number of dishes and they were all excellent. My favorite here was the polenta, a traditional Tichinese brown polenta that is earthy and coarse ground. Wonderful and chewy, we had it...More

Thank Khaja
Reviewed 1 week ago

Ate here while we were visiting Gandria during our stay in Lugano. Food was beautiful with lots of Sicilian ingredients, the service was excellent and the view just incredible. Can highly recommend.

Thank HJenkins71
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The views are amazing and the food is great. We took a bus to get there and when dinner was done at 10pm there were no buses back. We walked home an hour and it was worth it. If you aren't willing to do the...More

Thank jenw96
Reviewed 29 April 2017

The restaurant where we planned to eat was full so we searched for another. Locanda Gandriese was the best looking of those we saw, plus the odors wafting from the kitchen made up our minds. The menu was short but packed with tempting dishes. My...More

1  Thank DonPaulo
Reviewed 19 April 2017

Amazing food, great customer service and perfect location for lake view dining. It's very clean and friendly atmosphere insider. What more could one ask for? Thanks Mario for your warm hospitality and great customer service. Will visit again!

Thank 240parvez
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Nice compact menu, well executed. The crispy goat with polenta was yummy. Friendly staff and amazing water views!

Thank EarthGopher
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

The restaurant is in a nice place.The meal is normal,but the personal service are very very deficient. For dinner,2 hours.

Thank luis fernando z
Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

You don't realise how special this place is until you sit on the warm terrace and enjoy the view! The meal's not bad either :D been here several times now. Excellent service from Mario who helped us tremendously with our Italian explaining how to find...More

Thank Mij R
Reviewed 20 October 2016

We ate here a few times whilst holidaying in Gandria and thoroughly enjoyed our meals each time. The view from the terrace is amazing! I don't think you could find a better spot! We were always greeted warmly and made to feel very welcome. The...More

Thank beccaboo81
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Buffet, Waitstaff, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Kids
Open Hours
09:30 - 22:30
09:30 - 22:30
09:30 - 22:30
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09:30 - 22:30
09:30 - 22:30
09:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via alla Chiesa 3, Gandria, Lugano 6978, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Swiss Alps  >  Canton of Ticino  >  Lugano  >  Gandria
  • Phone Number: +41 91 971 41 81
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The restaurant & guest house is located in the historic center of Gandria, overlooking the Ceresio lake. From the interior terrace you can enjoy a spectacular view of the landscape in which it's located the village, one of the ten most beautiful of Switzerland (L'Hebdo, 2006).
It offers Ticinese, Sardinian and Mediterranean food specialties.
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