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Ristorante Luce

Piazza Litta 1 | Villa e Collezione Panza, 21100, Varese, Italy
+39 0332 242199
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good45%
  • Average12%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
18 Oct 2018
“Unusual (but tasty) Fish and Chips”
12 Nov 2017
“Best stars for a day in the beauty ”
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Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, European, International, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Piazza Litta 1 | Villa e Collezione Panza, 21100, Varese, Italy
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Reviewed 18 October 2018

Whilst visiting Villa Panza we happened upon the court yard to the Restaurant Luce and decided to have a look at the menu. To our surprise there was Fish and Chips - a good job really because the surly waiter didn't speak much English at...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Back_Country_Bob123
Reviewed 13 November 2017 via mobile

I had lunch with friends before visiting the exhibition I think it is the best preparation for the arts in the villa. We enjoyed the location and the food The on comment is about the service, very professional but cold

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank PPAlmasio
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

One of the best meals for a long time. The service was fantastic and the taster menu inspiration. Thanks also to the headwaiter for arranging appropriate wine to go with our meal. A very special occasion.

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank 173lewisn
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

After visiting Villa Panza we have a light lunch. It was surprisingly very good for a museum restaurant. Only they have only 1 person for the service and that was too much for one person to serve all of us. There were 6 tables to...More

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank helyt2015
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

Maybe five stars are a bit much, but this restaurant and its adjacent museum are a great treat. Small portions but excellent preparation. A good, well chosen wine list. Wonderful outside seating next to museum park, but also on a rainy day stylish minimalist high...More

Date of visit: May 2017
Thank Flori2
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

We read about the young chef opening in this beautiful set, and we thought it was worth trying it after a visit. We could not had better villa is beautiful, the general idea of helping artist is great, and the final touch of a young...More

Date of visit: April 2016
Thank andcar74
Reviewed 2 January 2017

I was at Luce few times and they never disappointed me. I decided to spend there the new year's eve and they went far beyond my expectations. The menu was sophisticated, fancy, well balanced, portions were perfect and ingredients made a great blend of territory...More

Date of visit: December 2016
5  Thank The_Gourmand2014
Reviewed 15 August 2015

A lovely setting within the Villa Litta Panza. We ate lunch here after viewing the incredible art on display there. The tables outside overlook the immaculate gardens or dine inside where the decor is a suitable mix of contemporary and modern. Overall its very comfortable...More

Date of visit: August 2015
Thank gowerguy
Reviewed 4 August 2015

We knew the restaurant from last year, but were reluctant because of the recent reviews we had read. So we tried to go nearby, but luckily this was closed. We were received by young, friendly and motivated staff, served very well and the salad from...More

Date of visit: August 2015
Thank ghbonu
Reviewed 18 February 2015 via mobile

The restaurant is located in a national treasure called Villa Panza. The restaurant is very upmarket and the menu choices the bases except for the lack of side dishes for the main. The food itself promised more than it delivered. Both the ravioli and the...More

Thank BrianXB
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Average prices
US$40 - US$192
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Piazza Litta 1 | Villa e Collezione Panza, 21100, Varese, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lombardy  >  Province of Varese  >  Varese
  • Phone Number: +39 0332 242199
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Our menu a la carte springs from Chef Matteo Pisciotta's creative cousine, based on Italian and, in particular, on Varese regional traditions.Vegetable garden, orchard, park, 50 places, a crystal mezzanine hosting the kitchen table for a dinner with the Brigade de Cousine, a spring dinner in the old greenhouse, a classy pic-nic in the park, a bistrot business lunch.All of this, in our very special way.
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