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Al Vecchio Convento

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Viale Luigi Borri 348, 21100 Varese, Italy
+39 0332 261005
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Milan, Italy
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2015 via mobile

Was here for lunch with a friend. They serve mainly seasonal dishes from the tradition of Tuscany, I had a starter and a main course both with boar. The presentation is very good, the taste absolutely delicious. Good list of Italian wines. The location is in an old building, with private parking, and has been restored with taste. The atmosphere... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2015

We had a lovely dinner. Beautiful restaurant, staff are excellent. Restaurant serves Tuscan food and every dish is made of first class ingredients. Not the cheapest in town, but worth every euro we have spent. Staff make the whole dining experience complete. They do an excellent job!

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Howrah, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 May 2014

Food with class and flare. The dining room surrounded with history and antiques. The first class service, friendly and not overpowering. The manager took time to show all the collection of antiques furniture full of history, not to mention the cellar.

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Swindon, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2013

I was takeen to this restaurant for dinner by my hosts. The ambiance was good and service fine but the menu was excellent. This being the asparaagus season there was a meenu with asparagus in every dish served in a most delicate and imaginative way accomapnied by good wines. Really a little gem of a restaurant and with very reasonable... More 

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Turin, Italy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2013 via mobile

I was there for a quick dinner with some collegues: it was a great experience! Meat was great, rice was a marvellous experience, desserts were the best things you can eat! There is a big private parking area near the restaurant so even if it is a little bit far from the city center it is easy to be reached.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Viale Luigi Borri 348, 21100 Varese, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lombardy  >  Province of Varese  >  Varese
  • Phone Number: +39 0332 261005

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?