The Best Restaurants in Lugano

14 restaurants ranked highest on Falstaff's 100-point scale in Lugano. All information including address, phone number and opening hours.
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This is a jewel of haute cuisine, conquering the hearts of even the most demanding gourmets. The concept of the restaurant is to meld flavours from southern Italy with the traditions of Ticino, mirroring the personal story of its chef Domenico Ruberto.

Riva Antonio Caccia 7, 6900 Lugano, Switzerland
Luxury / High End

The View is an exceptional place to enjoy exclusive and sophisticated gastronomic experiences. The cuisine by the talented chef Diego Della Schiava inspires creativity, tinkering, courage and outstanding passion.

Via Guidino 29, 6900 Lugano, Switzerland

The restaurant Galerie Arté al Lago is the flagship of the Grand Hotel Villa Castagnola. The unique restaurant, in an art gallery overlooking the waters of Lago di Ceresio, offers not only the best gourmet cuisine but also a breathtaking view.

Piazza Emilio Bossi 7, 6906 Lugano, Switzerland
Classic & Traditional Cuisine

The exquisite cuisine of Principe Leopoldo shows passion and savoir-faire. Each element is the result of attentive selection and preparation based on in-depth knowledge of the ingredients.

Via Montalbano 5, 6900 Lugano, Switzerland
Luxury / High End

In the evening, at the elegant Le Relais, you can taste the refined cuisine of Chef Alessandro Boleso. His exquisite Mediterranean creations are characterised by intense flavours that he conjures up from fresh local and seasonal ingredients of the highest quality.

Viale Castagnola 31, 6906 Lugano, Switzerland
Ethnic Cuisine

Great emphasis is placed on the selection of ingredients, with special attention to seasonal and typical Ticino products. Definitely try one of the delicious risottos or a specialty from the Josper grill oven.

Via Stauffacher 1, 6900 Lugano, Switzerland

Both à la carte and with the tasting menu, the dishes from Ristorante Badalucci delight with flavour, complexity and technique. Through a skilful combination of tradition and innovation, flavours are created that awaken emotions and stay in the memory.

Viale Cassarate 3, 6900 Lugano, Switzerland
Ethnic Cuisine

Chef Dario Ranza, thanks to experience, professionalism and creativity, makes the Ristorante Ciani a hot spot for gourmets. Whether dining with friends, trying the surprise menu or going à la carte, the dishes assure a tasty and refined classic Mediterranean cuisine.

Piazza Indipendenza 4, 6900 Lugano, Switzerland

Ticino is a crossroads of Europe, where the flavours of the Alps meet the playfulness of Mediterranean cuisine. René Nagy, chef at Osteria Cyrano, interprets this geographical location creatively and skilfully, conjuring up surprising gastronomic delights.

Corso Enrico Pestalozzi 27, 6900 Lugano, Switzerland
Classic & Traditional Cuisine

Via Pessina 3, 6900 Lugano, Switzerland
Classic & Traditional Cuisine

Piazza Cioccaro 1, 6900 Lugano, Switzerland
Classic & Traditional Cuisine

Via Tesserete 10, 6900 Lugano, Switzerland
Classic & Traditional Cuisine

Riva Vela 4, 6900 Lugano, Switzerland
Classic & Traditional Cuisine

Via Massimiliano Magatti 3, 6900 Lugano, Switzerland