Touted as one of the best vegetarian restaurants in the city and the only vegetarian Michelin-star restaurant in all of Europe, Joia manages to live up to the hype surrounding it. Founder Pietro Leemann's 'non-violent' food philosophy guarantees that your dining experience will be as calm as the dishes you are served. Reflecting culinary brilliance, innovation and contemporary touches with its vegan and gluten-free menu, Joia floors its guests with each dish. A list of impeccable wines complement the menu, from Dom Perignon and Collard-Chardelle selections to several others.
Il Luogo di Aimo e Nadia has raised the standards of Italian gastronomy since its establishment in 1962. The cuisine features a subtle nuance of authentic and modern Italian flavors that are a treat to the palate. Choose from a collection of fine wines that is sure to please the most sophisticated of palates. The kitchen is helmed by chefs Alessandro Negrini and Fabio Pisani who carry forward the tradition of the original culinary maestros, Aimo and Nadia Moroni. The interiors are bathed in white and feature gracefully set tables. The tasting menu is recommended.
The lively atmosphere and loud music of this place combine with typical, Argentine cuisine, cooked-to-perfection steaks, cocktails, shows and nice people to make this a lively place. There is a Happy hour every day with a large range of aperitifs. The kitchen is open until 1:30a and meat is imported directly from Argentina. A drink is obligatory.
Enjoy a delicious meal in a classy setting at Agapé in Lugano. The restaurant is run by Stéfanie and Stefano, two dedicated chefs who promise a fantastic culinary experience in a French bistro setting and have garnered many fans. The expertly chosen menu is changed every week. Thus, guests can enjoy a meal on each visit. Relish a contemporary feast in style, where each presentation is wonderful and quite inventive. A genuinely mind-blowing surprise tasting menu is offered to visitors for supper on specific days of the week.
A Michelin-Star restaurant, Principe Leopoldo offers gourmet cuisine at its best. The cuisine features a delicate balance of flavors and is prepared using traditional techniques and local ingredients. The wine offerings are diverse, making this restaurant a great option for oenophiles. Treat yourself to scenic lake views as you relish scrumptious delights prepared by the chef. If you wish to enjoy a cozy ambiance, you can dine inside. However, if you wish to enjoy a breath of fresh air, you can dine on the patio.
Set along Piazza Emilio Bossi road in Lugano, Galleria Arté al Lago is part of the Grand Hotel Villa Castagnola. This restaurant is situated on the banks of the lake, Lago di Lugano. Set in an art gallery, the award-winning restaurant is headed by Chef Frank Oerthle and his team. The art gallery is known to host art exhibitions that showcase artworks made by various talented artists. The restaurant’s menu includes a wide range of fresh seafood that is sourced from the lake.