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      Restaurant Menu 2024

      Discover the new menu with all the seasonal and local dishes that you can enjoy in our rooms as a couple or in company in the warmth of a welcoming environment, waiting for nature to awaken, come to life and the beautiful season arrives.

      Local, fresh and 0 kilometer products!
      Directly from the pond to the table.
      • Lombard meat slaughtered by the Martinelli farm in Arcisate.
      • Products coming from farms in our Province.
      • Fresh vegetables and fruit picked from the greenhouses and plantations of our trusted farmers.
      • Beer from the Poretti della Valganna Brewery.
      • House wines selected from vineyards in Lombardy, Veneto and nearby Piedmont.
      • Bread and pastries of our own production.
      • All desserts are homemade. Our proposals change every week. Let yourself be inspired… ask the waiter.
      • Schiacciata, bread and pizzas made by us, directly from our wood-fired oven.

      “Stop and breathe.
      Take time for yourself, sharing the joy of being together… the beauty and goodness of rediscovering the values ​​of good eating and good drinking, for the pleasure of good food.”

      Particular attention is dedicated to vegetarians and celiacs.
      For those intolerant to lactose or other foods, please inform the waiters.
      Upon request, the Chef will offer you freshly cooked specialties from time to time.
      Ask to the waiter.

      Possible presence of allergens (marked in brackets), indicate next to the name of the dish, in sequence of ingredients.

      To start…

      • Fried fish / Acquadelle (1, 4)
      • Leek flan, courgette cream in scapece and crusco pepper (3, 7)
      • Traditional veal with tuna sauce (3, 9)
      • Pickled fish from the lake with its vegetables (1, 4, 12)
      • Smoked lake trout tartare and tzatziki sauce accompanied by polenta chips (4, 7)
      • Fantasia Fonteviva composed of: rich selection of mixed cold cuts, homemade giardiniera, honey onions, guinea fowl pâté and lake carpione (minimum for two people)
      • Cheeses to share (two people) to satisfy the stomach and give pleasure to the palate accompanied by red onion jam, walnuts and Varese honey (7, 10)

      They can’t miss…

      *fresh artisanal pasta

      • Pumpkin, carrot and ginger cream served in the loaf (1, 7)
      • Cavatelli with history, mint and cherry tomatoes (1, 4)
      • Spaghetti alla guitar with lake carbonara (1, 3, 4, 7)
      • Purple gnocchi with white ragù, Taggiasca olives and pine nuts (1, 3, 7)
      • Burrata tortelloni, yellow tomato cream and toasted bread (1, 3, 7)
      • Fonteviva risotto with perch** (when not available fresh, imported)
        lemon and caper powders (1, 4, 7) Minimum for two people (express cuisine – waiting times of 20-30 minutes)

      ** Product blast chilled and/or frozen

      Our Polente

      with stone-ground flours directly in the valley from the historic Rigamonti mill

      • Polenta with cheese trio (7)
      • Polenta and sautéed porcini mushrooms (chilled if not in season)

      Continuing with…

      • Roasted celeriac, vegetable caponata and burratina (1, 7)
      • Roasted lake trout fillet, aromatic herb cream and baked potatoes (4, 7)
      • Great mixed fried fish from the lake with fried vegetables and potato chips
      • Sturgeon fillet Milanese style with rocket and cherry tomatoes (1, 3, 4)
      • Angelo Poretti red beer stew with rustic stone-ground polenta (1)
      • Roasted rack of lamb, cocoa and Marsala sauce, accompanied by light caponata (1)
      • Sliced ​​Fassona served on a bed of baked potatoes with caramelized Tropea onion
      • Grilled Scottona Fiorentina min. 1 kg for every 2 people

        *** all second courses are already accompanied by a side dish

      N.B.: to keep the product always fresh, reclamation is carried out, when necessary, using a blast chilling process.

      Asparagus paper

      Do you want to know our proposals dedicated to asparagus and white asparagus from Cantello? Click here to see the special card

      Side Dishes

      • Green or mixed salad
      • Baked potatoes
      • Potato Omelette** (1)
      • Sauteed seasonal vegetables
      • Great mix of grilled vegetables
      • Salad of Cantello asparagus (while supplies last) or other seasonal first fruits, flavored with mint and embellished with flakes of pecorino cheese
      • Sautéed porcini mushrooms (if not in season, blast chilled)

        ** Frozen or chilled product

      The dessert

      Our waiters will offer you the desserts of the moment from time to time, strictly made by us where our classics cannot be missing:

      • Traditional tiramisu (1, 3, 5, 7, 8)
      • Bourbon flavored vanilla Creme Brulèe (3, 7)
      • Chocolate salami with pistachios and vanilla sauce
      • Tart of the day (subject to availability)
      • Apple and cinnamon strudel with fior di latte ice cream (1, 3, 5, 7, 8)
      • Cheese Cake in the glass with berries (1, 7, 8)
      • Trilogy of small Sicilian cannoli (1, 3, 7, 8)
      • Delicious cup with coffee cream, crumble and whipped cream Strawberries plain or with whipped cream or with cream ice cream (cream 7 or ice cream 1, 3, 5, 7, 8)
      • Ice creams (1, 3, 5, 7, 8)
      • Sicilian granita (according to availability) with or without whipped cream (1, 7)

      The Maitre recommends… (subject to availability)

      • Zabaglione with Moscato prepared at the table, for a minimum of 2 people (3, 12)
      • Orange crêpes suzette flambéed with Grand Marnier and garnished with ice cream (1, 3, 5, 6, 7, 8)


      • Moscato d’Asti 2022 – Piedmont – Cantina Carlin de Paolo (12)
      • Zibibbo of Pantelleria – Sicily – Cantina Martinez 1866 (12)
      • Porto Tawny, Offley – Portugal, Vintage
      • Gonzales Byass (Jerez) Nectar – Spain – Pedro Ximénes
      • Pedro Ximénez, aged Sherry (12 years) – Spain – Jerez de la Frontera
      • Passito Ben Ryè D.O.C. – Sicily – Donna Fugata Winery (12)

      Thought for the little ones..

      • Partial menu
        (first or second course, jelly and drink)
      • Complete menu
        (first course, second course, jelly and drink)


      • Red pasta with tomato or Bolognese sauce
        or Lasagna (1, 3, 7, 9)
        Breadcrumbs with chips and sauce (1, 3)
        Ice Cream (1, 3, 5, 6, 7, 8)
        1 drink of your choice
      • 30 minutes of playground offered for children eating the children’s menu, weather permitting. Distancing provisions in line with ministerial regulations are applied.


      1. Cereals containing gluten and derived products
      2. Shellfish and shellfish products
      3. Eggs and egg products
      4. Fish and fish products
      5. Peanuts and peanut products
      6. Soy and soy products
      7. Milk and milk-based products (including lactose)
      8. Nuts and their products
      9. Celery and celery-based products
      10. Mustard and mustard products
      11. Sesame seeds and sesame seed products
      12. Sulfur dioxide and sulphites in higher concentrations
      at 10 mg/kg or 10 mg/liter in terms of total SO2
      13. Lupines and lupine products
      14. Shellfish and shellfish products

      N.B.: to keep the product always fresh, reclamation is carried out, when necessary, thanks to a blast chilling process


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