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12 Rue de la Boucherie, Luxembourg City 1247, Luxembourg
+352 26 73 77 1
12:00 - 14:00
19:30 - 22:30
Closed now
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Mon - Fri 12:00 - 14:00
Mon - Sat 19:30 - 22:30
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

We ate a single main dish each. I took the pasta. The food was really good and the service was excellent. Italian speaking staff, but it was no problem to use our english.

Thank Jens Å
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213 reviews
145 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

We had a quick lunch. The place really looks noce, downstairs there is, I think, a wine bar, upstairs the restaurant. Dark colours, but relaxing. Spacious set up, so you do not need to listen in to you neighbours... The food is pretty good, modern Italian Service was great, kind, fast and efficient. It is a place I will certainly... More 

1 Thank srm_56347
Hoersholm, Denmark
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52 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

Despite a long wait for the menu card, a longer wait to order, I can recommend Essenza based on the food and ambience. It is a very nice restaurant, the entré with ravioli was tasty and well presented except for a rather large piece of parmesan that had been dropped together with the shavings. The tagliata beef was excellent, as... More 

Thank Ulrik P
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130 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

Try their lunch menu : it's fair priced and great Italian food in a nice surrounding and very professional staff.

Thank Christophe P
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

I went already three times to the restaurant and tried different things each time. Meet is excellent quality and pasta is delicious. The waiters have vey good attitude. They are polite and always alert to meet clients requests. It is the best Italian restaurant of Luxembourg!

1 Thank Antonio E
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126 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

Been there for the first time, since the Essenza rebranding and what a good surprise this was; the food was very tasty, good ingredients, tender meat, respectful presentation; just do not expect any high end gourmet food and you'll be fine; service was very friendly and efficient too; wine menu sports some interesting choices; the interior (a long time Lux... More 

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Cuneo, Italy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Excellent lunch menu today at 14€ main dish. We were three: Salmon was delicious, pasta with broccoli and tuna salad also. Water, a glass of wine and coffees for 50€. Top service in terms kindness and very nice place, great for couples or business.

Thank FT1973
Cairns, Australia
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

The place is pretty nice and the food is always great, seems to be in Italy again. Good taste and presentation. It is expensive, compare to other restaurants; and the menu never changes (after a while you go there you can get bored to always find the same dishes).

Thank 1carbonella1
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6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

Great service, good food, excellent wine. Nice and quiet, without the loud music you get in other places. Very recommended for business dinners.

2 Thank Ruth R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$53
Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
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
A unique venue, in the Heart of Luxembourg City.

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