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Hotel du Lac

Contrada Del Prestino, 11, LC 23829 Varenna, Italy
+39 0341 830238
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good33%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (19 reviews)
“white fish” (2 reviews)
“spaghetti” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Contrada Del Prestino, 11, LC 23829 Varenna, Italy
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Reviewed 25 November 2017

Whenever I am lucky enough to visit Italy, I always marvel at how Italian chefs manage to get so much flavour in their vegetables. Hotel du Lac achieves this feat admirably! The location is stunning, away from the hustle of the main front in Varenna,...More

Thank Inncomunicado V
Reviewed 24 October 2017

We found a perfect place, the restaurant part of the Hotel du Lac. It had a small outdoor patio on the cliffs overlooking Lake Como. It was away from the crowds in town and just perfect. My wife enjoyed Incontro Tra Lago E Bosco (smoked...More

Thank Tim F
Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

The location and view from the terrace is stunning. An excellent place to stop, a little off the beaten track, for a coffee. Not cheap but the views were worth it. And we had the whole thing to ourselves.

Thank pk_1878
Reviewed 30 September 2017

Good location and stunning view from our balcony room. No tea/coffee facilities in room but now wonder is this an Italian thing as none of the places we stayed in seemed to have those facilities

Thank mikesarn
Reviewed 27 September 2017

The restaurant only serves lunch and aperitivo. We were seated with a great view (there is no seating with a bad view!) of the lake and presented with our drinks and a nice meat/cheese tray. Lovely English woman served us and was most gracious.

Thank Eljer88
Reviewed 8 September 2017

My wife and I were exploring beautiful Varenna and happened across the Hotel du Lac. The restaurant is quite elegant with a memorable lakeside location. The restaurant has a highly professional staff, an inviting lakeside dining room and expansive views. Our lunch was perfection -...More

Thank LightFighter
Reviewed 7 September 2017

We were given a warm Italian welcome like long lost friends.We were given Room No 10 which was more than adequate but best of all was the big patio which had comfortable outdoor furniture for relaxing and a view which is world class.

Thank cozzie50
Reviewed 29 August 2017

Hotel Du Lac was a great experience everything from the amenities, staff, service and location. We had booked 2 rooms for us. One of the rooms we got was like a pent house room, 2 story with a wall of big huge windows and panoramic...More

Thank Aman K
Reviewed 28 August 2017

Views here are amazing. Stop in here to escape he crowds and take a drink and a cheese/charcuterie board (10€) made up of local products on this lovely terrace.

Thank AusParis
Reviewed 23 August 2017

We stopped by and made reservations for the following day, due to the awesome view from their veranda. We arrived and had railing seating, which is exactly what we wanted. The view is Fantastic! The food arrived and was only average, the portions were small...More

Thank woopullup
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Contrada Del Prestino, 11, LC 23829 Varenna, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lombardy  >  Lake Como  >  Varenna
  • Phone Number: +39 0341 830238
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