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Ristorante Grotto della Salute

Located in a happy and peaceful garden a few steps from the center of Lugano,
the Grotto della Salute, since its origins at the end of the nineteenth century, has been characterized by the authenticity and simplicity of its culinary offerings.
Today with the addition of both a touch of elegance to the venue and a more contemporary cuisine.

The Restaurant

Located in a happy and peaceful garden a few steps from the center of Lugano,
the Grotto della Salute, since its origins at the end of the nineteenth century, has been characterized by the authenticity and simplicity of its culinary offerings.
Today with the addition of both a touch of elegance to the venue and a more contemporary cuisine.

Our menus

Classici

Le Entrate

Vitello tonnato della tradizione

26 

Acciughe del Cantabrico con peperoni arrostiti e aromi

23 

Tartare di manzo tartufata con scaglie di grana

35 

Carpaccio di fegato con asparagi e salsa all’uovo e senape

24 

Le Paste Fresche

Gnocchetti di ricotta e grano saraceno con fonduta di formaggi d’alpeggio

26 

Vegetariano

Maccheroni integrali “Senatore Cappelli” al burro, asparagi e parmigiano

26 

Casoncelli del Grotto

26 

Agnolotti del Plin al sugo di arrosto

24 

I Secondi

Trancio di tonno scottato con battuto di pomodoro, cipollotto e peperoncino

40 

Brasato di guancia di manzo al vino rosso con polenta del Mulino di Maroggia

32 

Fegato di vitello secondo tradizione del Grotto

38 

Viennese di vitello servita con pomodorini, capperi e rucola

42 

Polpette di carne al sugo d’arrosto e rosmarino con purea soffice di patate

32 

The Cellar

"True connoisseurs don't drink wine, they taste secrets"
Salvador Dali

Salvador Dalì

The Cellar

"True connoisseurs don't drink wine, they taste secrets"
Salvador Dali

Cantina Grotto della Salute
The chef

The chef

Fabio Barbaglini

Already working at the age of 14, in the kitchens of Lake Maggiore, Fabio Barbaglini completed his studies in Switzerland, and then worked in various international starred restaurants, until he opened his first restaurant at the age of 23, the "Caffè Groppi" in Trecate (No), awarded the Michelin star in 2003.

Since 2022 Fabio Barbaglini has been part of our team at the Grotto della Salute as Chef.

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Eating with the Artist

The Grotto della Salute exhibits the works during 2023
by Marco Tamburro

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Michelin Bib Gourmand
Swiss Wine List Award