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Motto del Gallo

via Bicentenario 16 | Taverne, Lugano 6807, Switzerland
+41 91 945 28 71
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Overview
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good26%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
18 Oct 2016
“beatiful place”
28 Sep 2016
“Good Food, attentive and kind staff.”
Open Now
18:30 - 22:00All hours
CUISINES
Italian, Swiss, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$$$
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Value
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LOCATION
via Bicentenario 16 | Taverne, Lugano 6807, Switzerland
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Reviewed 18 October 2016

very good in every point, confortable, warm atmosphere, polite service, good selection of local wines, high quality of food, well prepared respect of the season

Thank debe D
Reviewed 28 September 2016

A very particular location for this restaurant. A good menu well executed will let you happy of the visit. This place has a good wine list too. Staff always attentive and kind, but never too intrusive.

Thank Carlo_Milan_Italy
Reviewed 26 September 2016

We were celebrating a relation's birthday - 4 of us - and the surroundings, the table layout, the crockery and glassware were immaculate. The staff are multilingual and the service is superb and non-intrusive. I had the tournedos - perfectly cooked - and of Aberdeen...More

Thank Gordon S
Reviewed 4 September 2016

Very "pittoresque" restaurant, ideal for a romantic summer night even if we came as a family group; the service was truly impeccable, very upscale; the food was delicious and the wine as well. The staff took very good care of us and of our 4...More

Thank AudreyQuadroni
Reviewed 24 October 2015 via mobile

Great local in a 1500 nucleo with antique fireplaces. Food was excellent, service and ambiente outstanding. For a nice quiet dinner a wonderful experience.

1  Thank GCM_FL
Reviewed 11 October 2015 via mobile

Amazing food and wine pairing we had on our latest visit to this restaurant and it was by far the best meal we had during our 4 night stay in Lugano. The room where we dined was very quaint and cosy and the food was...More

1  Thank Sara K
Reviewed 19 December 2014 via mobile

Upon arrival we were greeted by a somewhat grumpy host and shown to our table in a fairly smokey dining room. The fireplace was at least 2 rooms away but it seemed we were sitting right in front of it, in poorly ventilated conditions. Unfortunately...More

3  Thank R_H_O188095
Reviewed 9 December 2014 via mobile

I had a wonderful night at Motto Del Gallo. Wonderful food, wine and great service. I highly recommend this restaurant in Lugano.

2  Thank Tokyobilly
Reviewed 30 November 2014 via mobile

The obviously fantastic ambience is being undone by some not so minor mistakes. Service has become unattentive and borderline rude on occasions, some dishes were tasteless or confusing, quality of basic ingredients were questionable. The background music was mainstream pop from the 80's which is...More

1  Thank andrebbe
Reviewed 21 September 2014

I visited this quiet temple of gourmets last Saturday for lunch with my brother. The peaceful environment, the efficient and discreet staff and the excellence of food has been maintained since many years! The lunch time menue of either 3 or 4 courses offers a...More

1  Thank Ivano62
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$46 - US$94
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
18:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
18:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
Wednesday
18:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
Thursday
18:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
Friday
18:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
Saturday
18:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: via Bicentenario 16 | Taverne, Lugano 6807, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Swiss Alps  >  Canton of Ticino  >  Lugano
  • Phone Number: +41 91 945 28 71
  • E-mail
Description
In the Italian part of Switzerland, an ancien fortified village along the road that connected Lugano to the Granducato of Milan in the 1400s, is today a unique restaurant. Imaginative haute cuisine that unlocks all the flavours of the Mediterranean. In the evening, four pretty suites enhance the pleasure of an extremely romantic setting.Nella Svizzera italiana, un antico borgo fortificato sulla strada che nel '400 collegava Lugano al Granducato di Milano e oggi un locale dall'atmosfera unica. Haute cuisine allegra e fantasiosa che sprigiona tutti i profumi del Mediterraneo, senza tralasciare cio che offre il territorio. La sera, quattro deliziose suites dilatano il piacere di una romanticissima sosta
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