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Authentic Italian Cuisines at Lucia Ristorante in Hotel Céleste, Makati City

Lucia Ristorante at Hotel Celeste

Our classy, luxurious and elegant accommodation experience at Hotel Céleste was complemented with no less but sumptuous and delicious Italian dishes at Lucia Ristorante. Located next to Hotel Céleste's hotel lobby for guests and non-guests to dine in, Lucia Ristorante is a semi-fine dining restaurant that offers a wide selection of authentic Italian cuisines and a wide range of premium Italian wines.

Lucia Ristorante at Hotel Celeste

Lucia Ristorante is the brainchild of Chef Davide Lombardi, who brought his expertise in Italian cuisine to the Philippines through the wide selection of mouthwatering dishes at Lucia Ristorante. The restaurant features classic and authentic Italian dishes from antipasti (starters) to main entrees; as well as from soups, to pasta and pizza to desserts.

SEE ALSO: Hotel Céleste: "Classy, Luxurious and Elegant Boutique Hotel in Makati City"

Lucia Ristorante at Hotel Celeste

Our gastronomic adventure started with a sumptuous lunch during our first day at Hotel Céleste. Our dinner on our first night and lunch on our 2nd day, just before we checkout were also hosted by Lucia Ristorante.

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Lucia Ristorante at Hotel Celeste

For starters (antipasti), we had a sampling of cold and hot appetizers such as Mozzarella di Bufala, Calamari Fritti and Insalata Mista. These light and refreshing appetizers are all good. Ideal to start your Italian cuisine adventures.

Lucia Ristorante at Hotel Celeste
Insalata Mista - mixed green salad with Italian vinaigrette

Lucia Ristorante at Hotel Celeste
Calamari Fritti - deep fried squid side of Aioli

Lucia Ristorante at Hotel Celeste
Mozzarella di Bufala - fresh bufala mozzarela in arungula and tomato salad

We also got to try 2 different soups, the Crema di Funghi Tartufata and Minestrone Alla Genovese.

Lucia Ristorante at Hotel Celeste
Minestrone Alla Genovese - assorted vegetables with pesto sauce

Lucia Ristorante at Hotel Celeste
Crema di Funghi Tartufata - cream of mushroom with Tartufata salsa

Then for the main dishes we got to try Pollo Alla Cacciatore which is made from boneless chicken thigh stuffed with mushroom and served with vegetable and rich pomodoro sauce.

Lucia Ristorante at Hotel Celeste
Pollo Alla Cacciatore

We also had Dentice Arrosto Salsa Zafferano which is made from roasted lapu-lapu fillet in saffron sauce; as well as Ossobuco di Manzo, which is oven braised beef shank with risotto.

Lucia Ristorante at Hotel Celeste
Dentice Arrosto Salsa Zafferano

Lucia Ristorante at Hotel Celeste
Ossobuco di Manzo

We also had some pasta such as the Paglia E Fieno, Taglierini Neri and the Ravioli di Magro. These pasta are seriously good. The Taglierini Neri made from the freshest ingredients is definitely my favorite!

Lucia Ristorante at Hotel Celeste
Paglia E Fieno - bi-colored Paglia pasta with beef ragout with herbed butter aromas

Lucia Ristorante at Hotel Celeste
Taglierini Neri - squid ink Taglierini with marinated salmon

Lucia Ristorante at Hotel Celeste
Ravioli di Magro - ricotta cheese and spinach ravioli topped with parmesan and truffle butter


Of course, we have to try their pizza! They served us with one of their classic recipes of Quatro Formaggi which is richly flavored with four types of cheeses - Provolone, Fontina, Gorgonzola and Mozzarella. We also tried the Al Salumi which is made with coppa, prosclutto, mortadella and salami. Their pizzas are definitely a must-try!

Lucia Ristorante at Hotel Celeste
Quatro Formaggi

Lucia Ristorante at Hotel Celeste
Al Salumi

For my favorite part, the desserts, we had several servings of Gelato, Tiramisu and Panna Cotta. This is the 2nd time I've tried Lucia Ristorante's Tiramisu, and it's really really good! Don't leave Lucia Ristorante without trying it!

Lucia Ristorante at Hotel Celeste
Gelato

Lucia Ristorante at Hotel Celeste
Tiramisu

Lucia Ristorante at Hotel Celeste
Panna Cotta

Lucia Ristorante is also a perfect place to unwind after a day's work. They have daily happy hour from 3:00 PM to 8:00 PM where you can enjoy local beers and cocktails for half the price! Then paired it with cheese, and you're all set for a good night!

Lucia Ristorante at Hotel Celeste

Lucia Ristorante at Hotel Celeste

Lucia Ristorante at Hotel Celeste

Lucia Ristorante at Hotel Celeste

Lucia Ristorante at Hotel Celeste

Lucia Ristorante at Hotel Celeste

For drinks, must-try are their fresh juices and shakes.

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Lucia Ristorante at Hotel Celeste

For a more intimate setting, Lucia Ristorante has a private dining area ideal for small gatherings, meetings or for a private dinner date with your love one.

Lucia Ristorante at Hotel Celeste

Overall, we had a delightful and satisfying dining experience at Lucia Ristorante! For delicious Authentic Italian cuisines, dine at Lucia Ristorante in Hotel Céleste! It may be a bit on the pricey side, but certainly worth every peso spent.


Lucia Ristorante at Hotel Céleste

Location: 02 San Lorenzo Drive, Corner Arnaiz Avenue
San Lorenzo Village, Makati City, Philippines
Contact Number: (632) 836-0023 / (632) 887-7164 to 66
Facebook: www.facebook.com/luciaristoranteph
Twitter and Instagram: @LuciaRistorante

Book Online at Hotel Céleste: Check Rates and Book Here!


Disclosure: Lucia Ristorante hosted all our meals during our overnight stay at Hotel Céleste.





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1 comments :

Patrick Corrales said...

Loved the bi-colored pasta! :)

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