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L'arcimboldo

9.1/10
441 reviews

Average price €40

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Accanto a Piazza San Giuseppe, su via Galliera, l’angolo è meta di raffinati gourmet per le botteghe che negli ultimi anni vi hanno aperto. Dal 2015 anche Federica Fava e lo chef Daniele Meli hanno rilevato un locale storico. Cambio di nome che esalta la passione e l’impegno nella promozione dell’arte oltre che della buona cucina tradizionale. In sala, e in uno spazio dedicato al piano di sotto, sono esposte opere di artisti.

Classici bolognesi proposti sia in versione tradizionale che in una interpretazione creativa basata su ingredienti di stagione e eccellenze del territorio. Lasagna bolognese composta al momento così come in versione destrutturata è la croccante espressione della cotoletta di vitello alla bolognese. Carta dei vini con molte etichette locali e birre artigianali del territorio.

Scritto da Francesca Gamberini, bolognese, ex ristoratrice, si occupa di cultura gastronomica da quindici anni. Attualmente collabora con agenzie di comunicazione nella produzione di eventi e ha un blog frafoodstories.com dove racconta storie di cucina, cibo e viaggi.

INSIDER tip

Arte e buon cibo da gustare. In quella che era una cantina un ampio spazio per mostre e degustazioni. Presto anche un laboratorio di pasta fresca e prodotti da forno.

Restaurant menu

  • Average price €40 Special request
Tortellini di San Petronio (con crema di Parmigiano)
€13
Gran bollito alla bolognese in salsa verde
€20
Cotoletta petroniana con patate DOP
€18

Dietary options

Vegetarian dishes
See à la carte and set menus

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Ratings & Reviews

Excellent

9.1/10
based on 441 reviews
Only customers who have dined at the restaurant after making a reservation on TheFork can leave a review.
Quality of food :9.3/10
Service :9.2/10
Setting :8.8/10
  1. Matteo F.
    Matteo F.
    • 2 reviews
    9.5/10

    ottimo

  2. Hugh R.
    Hugh R.
    • 2 reviews
    10/10

    This was a celebratory Sunday lunch, and we thoroughly enjoyed the meal (pasta, guinea fowl and beef). Portion sizes were such that we left no room for dessert. A sophisticated meal in an attractively presented room, with good service. Highly recommended, reservations essential.

  3. Alexandra M.
    Alexandra M.
    • one review
    9/10

    Impeccable. What else is there to say? Go.

  4. Valérie W.
    Valérie W.
    • 11 reviews
    10/10

    This is an amazing restaurant where you have interesting variations on classic dishes. The amuse bouche at first was a very good tarte and our appetizers: parmigiana melanzane and mortadella mozarrella was very very good deconstructed dishes. The main courses were even better. Would highly recommend and would definitely come back soon!

  5. Trisha R.
    Trisha R.
    • one review
    10/10

    Everything about this place was outstanding. There's many great restaurants in Bologna, no doubt. It's hard to choose. But, if you get the chance to dine here, you will wear a smile on your face and in your heart... And belly ????????

  6. Jorge C.
    Jorge C.
    • 2 reviews
    10/10

    Great food, service and atmosphere! Dinner was a wonderful experience. It's a small restaurant serving great bolognese cuisine with a modern twist in a refined setting.

  7. Pam B.
    Pam B.
    • one review
    10/10

    The staff were friendly and welcoming, they were happy to help with the menu, describing items etc even helping with wine choice if required. The food was outstanding. We had such a lovely evening. Essential to book ahead as they had to turn people away without reservations. The owner mingled among the tables which was a nice touch. The only fault I had was we had a bottle of Prosecco but no ice bucket to keep it chilled, we could have asked for one but we felt they should have supplied without asking.

  8. Alan A.
    Alan A.
    • 2 reviews
    10/10

    The restraunt was welcoming with a great ambience. The menu really showcased local food. Our select meals were excellent. Staff really helpful and informative about choices and wines.

  9. Violet X.
    Violet X.
    • 5 reviews
    10/10

    It’s a very pleasant lunch! The staff are super nice and helpful even I’m the only one at the table. I like the way that they combined traditional Bolognese dishes with creative look! You still taste home-cooking but the presentation of the dishes are very modern.

  10. Paul F.
    Paul F.
    • one review
    9.5/10

    The real deal

  11. Cameron E.
    Cameron E.
    • one review
    10/10

    Very nice ambiance, excellent & knowledgeable service, superb food presentation and the great flavors. All-in-all an excellent experience!

  12. Penny C.
    Penny C.
    • one review
    10/10

    Lovely staff, food came promptly and was very well presented may have been a little rich so cheese mousse could do with being smaller. That would be the only criticism. Also as others have said you need to book as all the way through our meal they were turning people away. There are only about 30 covers.

  13. Gary D.
    Gary D.
    • one review
    10/10

    una meravigliosa esperienza

  14. John C.
    John C.
    • one review
    9/10

    Always wanted to come to Bologna for the food. Heard so much, Had possibly the best dish ever. I am still trying to understand the complex flavors. Perfectly made, beautiful presented. Fabulous.

  15. Ian  J.
    Ian J.
    • 6 reviews
    10/10

    Wow......a fantastic evening in a superb restaurant. Great menu at very reasonable prices.We had great meals in Bologna but this was the best..Would recommend booking

  16. Pamela A.
    Pamela A.
    • 4 reviews
    10/10

    Excellent food and friendly service, try it!

  17. S T.
    S T.
    • 16 reviews
    9/10

    This was our first visit. We had the fried mortadella appetizer, lasagna and tagliatelle bolognese as a middle course, followed by braised veal cheeks. Dessert was a traditional almond cake with cream. All were very well prepared. Atmosphere was very nice. Service was excellent. Prices were very fair. We will return.

  18. Matt P.
    Matt P.
    • one review
    10/10

    High quality, imaginative food for very reasonable prices. A real highlight in Bologna. Amazing.

  19. James J.
    James J.
    • one review
    10/10

    Lovely staff and excellent food.

  20. Antonella B.
    Antonella B.
    • 3 reviews
    10/10

    Tradizione e innovazione

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Opening time

Pranzo: dal martedi alla domenica dalle 12:30 alle 14:30 (eccetto il lunedi)

Cena: dal martedi al sabato dalle 19:30 alle 21:30 (eccetto il lunedi e la domenica)

How to get to the restaurant

Via Galliera, 34, I-40121, Bologna, Italy

About the restaurant

DUE PASSIONI - Il ristorante L’Arcimboldo, nel centro di Bologna, a pochi passi da Piazza VIII Agosto e dalla Stazione Centrale, nasce dal progetto di due giovani, Daniele e Federica, che uniscono le rispettive passioni per cibo e arte in uno spazio originale.

CIBO E ARTE - Le proposte gastronomiche, innovative ma rispettose della tradizione e dei prodotti locali, sono inserite in una scenografia periodicamente aggiornata, a firma di giovani artisti esordienti. Vengono proposti piatti tradizionali bolognesi rivisitati in chiave contemporanea, con grande attenzione alla stagionalità.

LOCATION PERFETTA - Il locale, con circa 35 posti, è perfetto per pranzi di lavoro, cene con amici e serate romantiche. Il piano interrato, con volta a botte, accoglie la cantina oltre a mostre ed eventi.

Features

Barbecue, , Communion, Good for a business lunch, Good for families, Romantic, Terrace, Traditional, Wedding, Christmas and New Year, Father's Day, New year's eve, , TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence, Valentine's Day

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