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Essenza

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12 Rue de la Boucherie, Luxembourg City 1247, Luxembourg
+352 26 73 77 1
Sunday
Closed
Hours:
Mon - Fri 12:00 - 14:00
Mon - Sat 19:30 - 22:30
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Ludlow, United Kingdom
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141 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2017

Didn't realise this when we booked but this restaurant has it's own nightclub below it!! Doesn't open until 7pm when the music starts playing downstairs. Didn't affect us too much early on but not sure about later? Food is OK, very rich and very big portions. Service is quick but inattentive. Place is OK for a quickish, reasonable priced fill... More 

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141 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

Food and staff are absolutely fabulous! One tip: ask for their wine cellar. They'll hand you the key and off you go to the dungeons with a great selection of reasonably priced wines for all over Europe. You take a picture of the label and they'll serve you your choice. Only backdrop: there's no sommelier downstairs so you'll have to... More 

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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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78 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

had a dinner with friends saturday eve, the resto was not packed but still we were obliged to call the waiters every time had a fish carapccio (tasting of 4) as starter, which was a bit wattery and had too much lemon on it so basically the taste was not amazing then went for a fish in postacchio crust, the... More 

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High Wycombe, England, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

I selected this restaurant based on the rating and positive reviews. The pasta and prawn main course I selected would have been better in every other place I have ever eaten pasta. I would have made a better job of it when I was a student - and my cooking was not good! The prawns were cardboard and the pasta... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

7 courses of excellent food on New Years Eve. Very friendly staff and a great atmosphere. Definitely worth a visit if you're in Luxembourg!

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Londerzeel, Belgium
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61 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016

Essenza is a fine Italian dine. The setting is spacious and stylish, a combination of old and new. The menu offers quite some variety, but might sometimes be difficult to understand: a menu for the food, a menu for the specialties, a menu for the soft drinks, a menu for the wine and a menu for the aperitifs. Food is... More 

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Thank Michaël P
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

We had the marinated fish that wasn't fresh at all and the tagliate de manzo was cold. Definitely not the best Italian in town I hope. Poor winelist.

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Thank Koen M
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

We ate a single main dish each. I took the pasta. The food was really good and the service was excellent. Italian speaking staff, but it was no problem to use our english.

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milan
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213 reviews
145 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

We had a quick lunch. The place really looks noce, downstairs there is, I think, a wine bar, upstairs the restaurant. Dark colours, but relaxing. Spacious set up, so you do not need to listen in to you neighbours... The food is pretty good, modern Italian Service was great, kind, fast and efficient. It is a place I will certainly... More 

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Hoersholm, Denmark
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57 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

Despite a long wait for the menu card, a longer wait to order, I can recommend Essenza based on the food and ambience. It is a very nice restaurant, the entré with ravioli was tasty and well presented except for a rather large piece of parmesan that had been dropped together with the shavings. The tagliata beef was excellent, as... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$54
Cuisine
Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 - 14:00
19:30 - 22:30
Tuesday
12:00 - 14:00
19:30 - 22:30
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:00
19:30 - 22:30
Thursday
12:00 - 14:00
19:30 - 22:30
Friday
12:00 - 14:00
19:30 - 22:30
Saturday
19:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 Rue de la Boucherie, Luxembourg City 1247, Luxembourg
  • Location: Europe  >  Luxembourg  >  Luxembourg District  >  Luxembourg City
  • Phone Number: +352 26 73 77 1
Description
A unique venue, in the Heart of Luxembourg City.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?