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via Pessina 12, Lugano 6900, Switzerland
+41 91 911 30 80
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good43%
  • Average14%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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“lunch” (12 reviews)
“sandwiches” (5 reviews)
“risotto” (5 reviews)
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08:30 - 18:30All hours
Italian, Swiss, European, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
via Pessina 12, Lugano 6900, Switzerland
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1 - 10 of 38 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went 12 people from different companies for a dinner. The food was a disaster, very small dishes. The bill was not at the level of the price. We payed 47 € each and after dinner went to the kebab for some food as the...More

Thank Joseba M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I like the place, selection of cheese and wine good, same for the bread. in that respect, definitely good for an aperitif however watch what you order !!! The mix cheese and ham, was 23.50. not on the card. no comment worth it but be...More

Thank JVG2012
Gabbani_1973, Responsabile reception at Gabbani, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Mr. Guildford, we thank you for your review on Tripadvisor and we apologize for what happened during your visit at our restaurant. As you correctly wrote, the mix plate cheese and ham is not a proposal of our menu. We do our best trying...More

Reviewed 20 June 2017

We planned a lunch for 40 people at LAC. Had a very hard time communicating with the catering manager. Really unprofessional situation. The food was good but the location and service was terrible. Such a shame.

Thank Jpphoto13
Reviewed 2 April 2017

I didn't think the restaurant was as good as I had thought. It looks quite simple from the outside but the choice of the men is wide and the day menu is extremely rich for not even CHF 30. The vegetables that were used in...More

Thank sofia b
Reviewed 31 January 2017

You can always find someone you know here for aperitif and have great drinks and snacks!! Great location in the heart of Lugano

2  Thank Andrea P
Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

We stopped here for a quick lunch we had a super good salad, risotto, coffee and drinks for 27CHF! Waitress are super friendly and the all food looks delicious !!

Thank YoannHAMONIC
Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

Indeed the same gastronomic excellence with taste, elegance and style. And so the prices though, likewise, one mustn't grumble if one wishes to enjoy delicious food and impeccable service. A real treat.

Thank ElenaNW87RL
Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

Nice place to grab a good bite after busting the LAC. Good salads and local beers with a great view of the lake from the terrace.

Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

We opted for the business lunch and weren't disappointed. Not only was it good value-for-money but I woud go as far to say that the squid pasta as well as the risotto were sublime. The business lunch menu includes a refreshing salad as a starter...More

Thank Annabell M
Reviewed 10 September 2016

We grabbed a couple of sandwiches here. We also bought potato salad, pasta salad and shrimp couscous. Fantastic!. We took it back to the shaded terrace of our hotel and had the best picnic!

Thank bbbuttercup
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
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Open Hours
08:30 - 18:30
08:30 - 18:30
08:30 - 18:30
08:30 - 18:30
08:30 - 18:30
09:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: via Pessina 12, Lugano 6900, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Swiss Alps  >  Canton of Ticino  >  Lugano
  • Phone Number: +41 91 911 30 80
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Divine taste experience, discover, smell and enjoy our culinary delights and visit our gourmet shops for meat and sausage products, cheese, wine and champagne, fruits and vegetables, bread and pastries and panini.
Ever since we have been stocking a variety of high-quality products for the sophisticated gourmet kitchen: special kinds of meat and sausages,
delicious fine foods from both the domestic and foreign markets, genuine products from the region.
The Gabbani Selection, as well as fine special-label red, white and sparkling wines and champagnes coming from small, special wineries.
The outstanding quality and unique taste of all our products is based on the careful selection of raw materials and the manual know-how of our suppliers and employees.
We draw from many years of culinary experience and invest significant time in the search for high-quality and handcrafted products.
Our culinary selection of fresh fine food and genuine specialities from the region is unique.
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