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12 Rue de la Boucherie, Luxembourg City 1247, Luxembourg
+352 26 73 77 1
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good37%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“pasta” (16 reviews)
“raviolini” (3 reviews)
19:30 - 22:30 Hours
Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
12 Rue de la Boucherie, Luxembourg City 1247, Luxembourg
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Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Good service and wine. Ordered rolled swordfish. It was a little too mushy and lukewarm for my taste, with an overpowering taste of lemon. But the starters, sides, wine, and service were good.

1  Thank Jeanne S
Reviewed 25 July 2018

Essenza has really delicious and original food one of my favorite places in Luxembourg City. You will find nice innovative dishes with interesting flavours, very good service and a great location, so you can go out dancing right after dinner. The price is a bit...More

1  Thank Nancykikuko
Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

This is a nice typical new stile Italian restaurant and I rated it a little less because of the pasta dishes that seemed to me very common. The starters we had .the other dishes like the asparagus fillet and overall the desserts were excellent. To...More

Reviewed 25 February 2018

We visited this place for dinner with friends. We were satisfied with the raviolis and beef (see image) and the interior decoration is very interesting.The negative point is the service which is very slow even if the Italian waiters are friendly. We waited 30 minutes...More

Thank Asterios S
strat56, Manager at Essenza, responded to this reviewResponded 27 February 2018

hi ... but you forgot to say that ... you were in 15 people arrived at different times and ordered at different times .. Saturday night in a full restaurant........🤔

Reviewed 6 February 2018

Absolutely recommended both for lunch and dinner! Let the Italian waiters suggest you the plates of the day or something to taste while waiting for the main course. Pasta is awesome and the restaurant is just two minutes away from the Cathedral.

Thank Gio_vanni94a
Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

Delicious italian dishes mixing original iextraordinary Italian products with a more modern presentation. Good service and a decent wine list.

Thank Andrea O
Reviewed 13 November 2017

Nicely decorated interior. Romantic. Italian waiter. Ordered only two portions of ravioli since we were still full from the cakes we ate at the chocolate house a few hours beforehand. One with ricotta filling and the other one with meat. Amuse bouche served before dinner...More

Thank maltese_foodie
Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

The title says it all! Starter, main course and dessert were all impeccable. Definitely recommend and a must visit in Luxembourg.

Thank Giacomo T
Reviewed 16 October 2017

I go there for lunch very often and sometime at dinner with friends or family. It's a real Italian restaurant with a Sicilian touch. Pasta is cooked at the italian way (al dente) and the right quantity, meat and fish are both well cooked. My...More

Thank giuseppe d
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

...do I need to write this and make sure as many people as possible go to this lovely place and eat! First off, Italians all know how to do food, well more or less. This place really raises the bar though! We started off with...More

Thank Dennis M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$58
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
19:30 - 22:30
19:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:00
19:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:00
19:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:00
19:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:00
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
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