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Sonnenstrasse 5, St. Gallen 9000, Switzerland
+41 71 246 46 46
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good26%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“steak” (5 reviews)
European, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Sonnenstrasse 5, St. Gallen 9000, Switzerland
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1 - 10 of 36 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The menu has a good selection of seafood, steak and vegetarian choices. The wine selection was limited, but with good choices. The young server was good, but slow. The facility was well decorated and they have a nice outside patio area.

Thank M V
Reviewed 25 June 2018

I've been here several times for lunch and every time the meal was delicious. I recommend ordering steak. It's just prepared as you want it to be. The dining room is modern and with high ceiling. That gives you a great view over the place...More

Thank DeNi84
Reviewed 14 June 2018 via mobile

With my time here in Europe, I have frequented many of great establishments across the continent, but I must say- this is a stand-out. HIGHLY recommend.

2  Thank Ethan G
Reviewed 14 February 2018 via mobile

I've been there for a dinner and everything was great - service, meal and atmosphere! A bit pricy, but worth every penny!

1  Thank rt_the_one
Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

We just had a glorious dinner here. The dining room is elegant, modern, relaxing and very comfortable. Who ever designed the lighting is a genius. Extremely friendly staff. Our waiters were very helpful and efficient. My lactose free diet was taken very seriously and a...More

Thank DairyFreeTraveller
Reviewed 27 January 2018 via mobile

Candela is certainly one of the best places for lunch or dinner in the region. Quite pricey, but close-to-perfect food, service and atmosphere. My last experience was only four points because the Piccata was far too dark and there were some timing issues with the...More

Thank trooper92
Reviewed 23 January 2018 via mobile

Really delicious food! The staff is highly schooled how to treat their guests! The dishes were extraordinary and really delicious!

Thank Marigona R
Reviewed 16 December 2017 via mobile

Very good international and Swiss fair Attentive staff Go in a group!! I went alone as I was lodged in a nearby hotel during business trip. Not sure the manager was appreciative of me and the other single diner

Thank Dhoy
Reviewed 13 November 2017

Went there with a business fellow, lovely place, located near the old town. Ordered a burger, loved the beef & bacon marriage. The service was nice, English is spoken,

1  Thank Chi X
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

This is our second time here in Candela. The first time was in the summer, we sat outside and enjoyed a 3-course Tavolata Menu to share. It was incredible! The second time was just recently, we were in St.Gallen and decided to go for lunch....More

1  Thank Diana K
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sonnenstrasse 5, St. Gallen 9000, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of St. Gallen  >  St. Gallen
  • Phone Number: +41 71 246 46 46
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