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Ristorante Luce

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Italian, International, Contemporary
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Piazza Litta 1 | Villa e Collezione Panza, 21100 Varese, Italy
+39 0332 242199
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Malvern, United Kingdom
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277 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 258 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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 and clean. The staff are incredibly helpful, attentive and our waiter spoke excellent English. The... More 

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Lucerne, Switzerland
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33 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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 their own garden and their self-baked bread were really delicious and very nicely arranged. The... More 

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Gavirate
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles 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 pork were cold when served suggesting the food stood for too long before being served.... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2014 via mobile

Looking for a nice place to eat we stumbled upon Luce by surprise, but how great it was! English speaking waiters, good wine and great food! The bill was a bit high, but the atmosphere, chef and the waiters were worth it!

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San Diego, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 264 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 April 2012

Really good service and very nice food. About 30 $$€ a person including wine from their excellent list

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$56 - US$169
Cuisine
Italian, International, Contemporary
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, 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
Description
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?