Villa Castagnola
Grand Hotel Lugano
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  • A combination of gourmet cuisine & stylish atmosphere

    A combination of gourmet cuisine & stylish atmosphere

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A combination of gourmet cuisine & stylish atmosphere

The award-winning Galleria Arté al Lago Restaurant is the jewel in the crown of the Grand Hotel Villa Castagnola. This unique restaurant in Ticino is housed in an art gallery overlooking the waters of Lake Ceresio and offers a breath taking view. The restaurant has 16 GaultMillau points. The sumptuous spaces are decorated with works of art by internationally renowned artists with thematic exhibitions that are renewed twice a year, creating an exclusive ambience.

Chef Frank Oerthle, named 2009 Emerging Chef for Ticino and in charge since the opening in 2001, translates his culinary passion into an innovative and tempting selection of dishes, creating above all menus based on sea and lake fish. A chef who loves contact with the public, simple yet creative but at the same time precise and enthusiastic. A true artist who dedicates his life to his passion for gastronomy in order to ensure his guests have the most memorable experience.


Gallery Arté features art and sculptures by a range of different artists, with exhibitions changing two times a year. See Art Gallery Exhibitions section for further information. Visits to the Art Gallery are possible during opening hours or by prior arrangement.

Restaurant Manager: Davide Bolzonello

Opening hours

Open from Wednesday to Sunday:

For dinner  from 7pm to 9:30pm

We kindly remind our Guests that for dinner in our restaurants a smart casual attire is required. Gentlemen are asked to wear long trousers; shorts/Bermuda are not permitted.

Children from the age of 10 are welcome.
Pets are not allowed at the Bar and in the restaurants.
We thank you in advance for your understanding.


Rivetta Alfonsina Storni 1 
6900 Lugano (Svizzera)
Tel. +41 91 973 48 00

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