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Ristorante Luce

Piazza Litta 1 | Villa e Collezione Panza, 21100, Varese, Italy
+39 347 616 6807
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good43%
  • Average12%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
2 Aug 2017
“Villa Panza visit”
14 Mar 2017
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, International, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Piazza Litta 1 | Villa e Collezione Panza, 21100, Varese, Italy
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of the best meals for a long time. The service was fantastic and the taster menu inspiration. Thanks also to the headwaiter for arranging appropriate wine to go with our meal. A very special occasion.

Thank Lewis N
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

After visiting Villa Panza we have a light lunch. It was surprisingly very good for a museum restaurant. Only they have only 1 person for the service and that was too much for one person to serve all of us. There were 6 tables to...More

Thank Hely T
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

Maybe five stars are a bit much, but this restaurant and its adjacent museum are a great treat. Small portions but excellent preparation. A good, well chosen wine list. Wonderful outside seating next to museum park, but also on a rainy day stylish minimalist high...More

Thank Flori2
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

We read about the young chef opening in this beautiful set, and we thought it was worth trying it after a visit. We could not had better villa is beautiful, the general idea of helping artist is great, and the final touch of a young...More

Thank andcar74
Reviewed 2 January 2017

I was at Luce few times and they never disappointed me. I decided to spend there the new year's eve and they went far beyond my expectations. The menu was sophisticated, fancy, well balanced, portions were perfect and ingredients made a great blend of territory...More

2  Thank The_Gourmand2014
Reviewed 15 August 2015

A lovely setting within the Villa Litta Panza. We ate lunch here after viewing the incredible art on display there. The tables outside overlook the immaculate gardens or dine inside where the decor is a suitable mix of contemporary and modern. Overall its very comfortable...More

Thank gowerguy
Reviewed 5 August 2015

We knew the restaurant from last year, but were reluctant because of the recent reviews we had read. So we tried to go nearby, but luckily this was closed. We were received by young, friendly and motivated staff, served very well and the salad from...More

Thank ghbonu
Reviewed 18 February 2015 via mobile

The restaurant is located in a national treasure called Villa Panza. The restaurant is very upmarket and the menu choices the bases except for the lack of side dishes for the main. The food itself promised more than it delivered. Both the ravioli and the...More

Thank BrianXB
Reviewed 25 July 2014 via mobile

Looking for a nice place to eat we stumbled upon Luce by surprise, but how great it was! English speaking waiters, good wine and great food! The bill was a bit high, but the atmosphere, chef and the waiters were worth it!

1  Thank Marleen O
Reviewed 8 April 2012

Really good service and very nice food. About 30 $$€ a person including wine from their excellent list

Thank santjordi
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
USD 56 - USD 169
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Piazza Litta 1 | Villa e Collezione Panza, 21100, Varese, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lombardy  >  Province of Varese  >  Varese
  • Phone Number: +39 347 616 6807
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Our menu a la carte springs from Chef Matteo Pisciotta's creative cousine, based on Italian and, in particular, on Varese regional traditions.Vegetable garden, orchard, park, 50 places, a crystal mezzanine hosting the kitchen table for a dinner with the Brigade de Cousine, a spring dinner in the old greenhouse, a classy pic-nic in the park, a bistrot business lunch.All of this, in our very special way.
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