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Ristorante La Cupola

#482 of 1,243 Restaurants in Venice
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Santa Croce
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Santa Croce 577 | Hotel Carlton on the Grand Canal, 30135 Venice, Italy
+39 041 275 2200
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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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95 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ate here on our first night at hotel and it was superb, good selection to choose from and an excellent wine list too.

Thank Barbara S
Yeovil, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

Stunning, delighted with our choice and great service. Yes it's pricey but as long as you as happy to pay for the standard of excellence, then you won't be disappointed. Pretty layout of the restaurant gives a romantic and intimate feeling. Staff seem to be versatile in French, English and happy to correct our Italian!! Not often I'm impressed to... More 

Thank WalkingFarmer
Brisbane, Australia
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44 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 January 2017

One of the best meals I have ever eaten! The restaurant was beautifully decorated for the occasion, and service excellent. A balanced 7 courses, all delicious, served with great attentiveness from the staff. As we had out 5 year old with us, the staff adapted and adjusted his own courses to allow us all to enjoy the meal over almost... More 

Thank BradKT
Northampton, United Kingdom
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128 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

We had the set menu and it was delicious The wait staff were delightful - very attentive We are staying at the Carlton so this was an easy choice for our first evening but I would recommend for anyone

Thank N_Rayn
North Wales,
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33 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 December 2016

We ate hear for my wife's birthday and had a really lovely time. Food was very good but not outstanding but the service from Dario and his fellow waiters was excellent.

Thank Pack0222
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31 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

We arrived at the Carton Hotel after a tiring journey and didn't fancy going out for dinner. Almost reluctantly, we decided to eat in the hotel. What a surprise! The restaurant is attractive, we were greeted warmly and given a choice of table as business was quiet. All food was cooked well, presented with care and most enjoyable. The wine... More 

Thank Keith W
north east
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126 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 25 August 2016

We arranged to have our wedding reception at The Carlton on The Grand Canal with our family of seventeen guests. La Cupola is the restaurant within the hotel. Our plans were made before arrival over several months with Fabio, who was extremely helpful, professional and knowledgeable. He helped us with our questions and accommodated our needs. The food was absolutely... More 

1 Thank Jameshel
Mossley, United Kingdom
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129 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 2 June 2016

La Cupola is the restaurant connected to the Hotel Carlton on the Grand Canal, which is where we were staying whilst in Venice. Thanks to me vastly underestimating just how long it takes a water taxi to get from the airport to the Grand Canal, we had arrived at the hotel with barely enough time to get changed for our... More 

Thank Lee D
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170 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 2 May 2016 via mobile

Dinner for 4 - nice surroundings but service is a little pretentious. Food was good but not great - lobster medallions were not very good but beef fillet was well cooked. It is quite expensive - €300 including wine, service charge and tip.

Thank Jim_bris
Manchester, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 23 April 2016

pre booked before we went - special deal for gondola ride and a meal (without drinks). Excellent food and service.

1 Thank alan m

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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Average prices
US$28 - US$168
Italian, Mediterranean, European, International, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Santa Croce 577 | Hotel Carlton on the Grand Canal, 30135 Venice, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Veneto  >  Province of Venice  >  City of Venice  >  Venice>  > Santa Croce
  • Neighbourhood: Santa Croce
  • Phone Number: +39 041 275 2200
Elegant reflections, inviting aromas, brilliant colours and exclusive tastes: these are the defining features of our restaurant “La Cupola”, a jewel of refined style in newly renovated surroundings, boasting harmony in its menu selections inspired both by innovative cuisine, as well as the genuine traditions of the territory.The distinct, welcoming atmosphere and the fine cuisine will envelop you and capture you, transforming your “mealtime” into an exceptional experience.You will be greeted with warmth and courtesy, and given expert advice on your menu selections.The typical and international specialties are served with refined simplicity, elegant and genuine at the same time, accompanied by an exclusive wine list. Our Maitre, Filippo Nocerino, will be at your disposition for any special requests.Perfect for any occassion or simply for a romantic evening, our restaurant “La Cupola” will live up to your expectations and your appetites!

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Santa Croce
Santa Croce gained importance as a sestiere (district) when Piazzale Roma was created in the 1930s to bring cars and buses close to the center of Venice. Constitution Bridge spans the Grand Canal linking Piazzale Roma to the train station. This area buzzes with energy from travelers and students. Historic palaces and former industrial buildings house some departments of Ca' Foscari and IUAV Architecture universities. On the Fondaco dei Turchi, Venice's Museum of Natural History offers Venetians prehistoric thrills, plus an overview of lagoon fish and wildlife. The Grand Canal, northern boundary of Santa Croce, is lined with palaces and decorated by the tall green dome of San Simeon Piccolo. Ca' Pesaro attracts Venetians to its contemporary art exhibitions. The Grand Canal exposes only one face of these buildings. On the opposite side, the palace often interacts with a square or a busy street to represent its neighbourhood identity.
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