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Essenza

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12 Rue de la Boucherie, Luxembourg City 1247, Luxembourg
+352 26 73 77 1
Today
12:00 - 14:00
19:30 - 22:30
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Mon - Fri 12:00 - 14:00
Mon - Sat 19:30 - 22:30
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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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63 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago 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 basically the taste was not amazing then went for a fish in postacchio crust, the... More 

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High Wycombe, England, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago 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 student - and my cooking was not good! The prawns were cardboard and the pasta... More 

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Thank GParker_52
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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!

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Londerzeel, Belgium
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51 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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 soft drinks, a menu for the wine and a menu for the aperitifs. Food is... More 

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Thank Michaël P
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Thank Koen M
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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.

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milan
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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 

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Hoersholm, Denmark
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55 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 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 

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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.

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Thank Christophe P
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 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!

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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
Average prices
US$5 - US$53
Cuisine
Bar, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 - 14:00
19:30 - 22:30
Tuesday
12:00 - 14:00
19:30 - 22:30
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:00
19:30 - 22:30
Thursday
12:00 - 14:00
19:30 - 22:30
Friday
12:00 - 14:00
19:30 - 22:30
Saturday
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
Description
A unique venue, in the Heart of Luxembourg City.

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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?