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12 Rue de la Boucherie, Luxembourg City 1247, Luxembourg
+352 26 73 77 1
12:00 - 14:00
19:30 - 22:30
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Mon - Fri 12:00 - 14:00
Mon - Sat 19:30 - 22:30
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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were almost 70 people coming from worldwide. A flouvered and fresh italian Prosecco di Valdobbiadene as aperitive, followed by a "just made" seafood salade with crispy vegetables as starter. Then a little portion of "Paccheri with sea-bass ragu" and a well prepared "Tagliata of Tuna" as main dish. To finish a fruit salad, probably the less interesting dish of... More 

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Ludlow, United Kingdom
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141 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
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 

Thank p35
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152 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 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 

Thank Christophe P
Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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83 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
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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43 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
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 

Thank GParker_52
1 review
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!

Thank Daniel I
Londerzeel, Belgium
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68 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 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 

Thank Michaël P
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24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
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.

Thank Koen M
Level Contributor
3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 20 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.

Thank Jens Å
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213 reviews
145 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$54
Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
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
12:00 - 14:00
19:30 - 22:30
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
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?