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    A combination of gourmet cuisine & stylish atmosphere

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A combination of gourmet cuisine & stylish atmosphere

A unique restaurant inside an art gallery such as those found in London and New York. Across the road from the hotel and directly on the lake, the Restaurant Gallery Arté al Lago offers breathtaking views of Lugano as well as a changing scene of international artworks. Head Chef Frank Oerthle creates spectacular signature dishes in a menu that specializes in lake fish and seafood.

The restaurant has one Michelin Star and 16 GaultMillau points and is the only Michelin starred restaurant in Lugano. Frank Oerthle was awarded "newcomer Chef of the year 2009” by the GaultMillau guide.

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 Tuesday to Saturday:

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.
Pets are not allowed at the Bar and in the restaurants.
We thank you in advance for your understanding.


Piazza Emilio Bossi 7
6906 Lugano (Svizzera)
Tel. +41 91 973 48 00


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Please be informed that,  the Restaurant will be closed from monday november 2nd to monday november 9th 2020. We will open november 10th for dinner.