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12 Rue de la Boucherie, Luxembourg City 1247, Luxembourg
+352 26 73 77 1
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good37%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“pasta” (12 reviews)
“sea bass” (3 reviews)
“tagliata” (3 reviews)
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Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
12 Rue de la Boucherie, Luxembourg City 1247, Luxembourg
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Very good italian restaurant in the historical centre (Vieille Ville) of Luxembourg-City. As this trendy restaurant is often very busy, I recommend to book your table in advance. They have a very good choice of salads, pasta, meat and fish dishes. Typical italian antipasti and...More

Thank wpaul75
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The restaurant is perfect for a bit fancier evening, right in the city center. Both the meat and the seafood were great. In general we had a lovely evening, no complaints.

Thank Flavia D
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

We were almost 70 people coming from worldwide. A flouvered and fresh italian Prosecco di Valdobbiadene as aperitive, followed by a "just made" seafood salade with crispy vegetables as starter. Then a little portion of "Paccheri with sea-bass ragu" and a well prepared "Tagliata of...More

Thank stefanopittiglio
Reviewed 6 February 2017

Didn't realise this when we booked but this restaurant has it's own nightclub below it!! Doesn't open until 7pm when the music starts playing downstairs. Didn't affect us too much early on but not sure about later? Food is OK, very rich and very big...More

Thank p35
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

Food and staff are absolutely fabulous! One tip: ask for their wine cellar. They'll hand you the key and off you go to the dungeons with a great selection of reasonably priced wines for all over Europe. You take a picture of the label and...More

Thank Christophe P
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

had a dinner with friends saturday eve, the resto was not packed but still we were obliged to call the waiters every time had a fish carapccio (tasting of 4) as starter, which was a bit wattery and had too much lemon on it so...More

Thank wiazanna
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

I selected this restaurant based on the rating and positive reviews. The pasta and prawn main course I selected would have been better in every other place I have ever eaten pasta. I would have made a better job of it when I was a...More

Thank GParker_52
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

7 courses of excellent food on New Years Eve. Very friendly staff and a great atmosphere. Definitely worth a visit if you're in Luxembourg!

Thank Daniel I
Reviewed 17 December 2016

Essenza is a fine Italian dine. The setting is spacious and stylish, a combination of old and new. The menu offers quite some variety, but might sometimes be difficult to understand: a menu for the food, a menu for the specialties, a menu for the...More

Thank Michaël P
Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

We had the marinated fish that wasn't fresh at all and the tagliate de manzo was cold. Definitely not the best Italian in town I hope. Poor winelist.

Thank Koen M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$59
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:00
19:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:00
19:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:00
19:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:00
19:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:00
19:30 - 22:30
19:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 Rue de la Boucherie, Luxembourg City 1247, Luxembourg
  • Location: Europe  >  Luxembourg  >  Luxembourg District  >  Luxembourg City
  • Phone Number: +352 26 73 77 1
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A unique venue, in the Heart of Luxembourg City.
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