Food &

A gourmet interpretation of traditional flavours

Our guests can enjoy a rich and engaging experience at our restaurants, which serve up iconic dishes from the Ticino and Mediterranean tradition revisited in a modern key, capable of conveying the full and refined taste of the regional dishes that best represent the variety this area has to offer. The chef and his assistants select fresh, top-quality produce on a daily basis, working with only the very best local and international raw ingredients.

From your starter to dessert, get ready for a journey of discovery of unique flavours, skilfully paired with fine wines from our extensive cellar.

Our team specializes in dietetics, general and sports nutrition education. On request the hotel is also able to cater for special dietary requirements. If you provide prior notice when booking your stay, we can help you maintain any nutritional journeys you have already started throughout the duration of your holiday.


Enjoy the elegant and relaxed atmosphere of our restaurants, which are some of the most appealing in Ascona. The sophisticated Restaurant Room and our Grotto never fail to amaze guests with their meticulous interior design, the authentic flavours of their cuisine and the wonderful view from the spacious terrace overlooking Lake Maggiore and the gently rolling hills. The terrace, with its unmissable view, and the pergola, surrounded by luxuriant private gardens, guarantee an unforgettable dining experience.

The restaurant will reopen on March 1, 2024

Restaurant opening hours

Lunch midday

2 p.m. (limited menu during the afternoon)


6:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.

Lunch and dinner can also be served free of charge in your room. Breakfast and picnics are available on request.

Book your table: +41 (0) 91 785 15 15

Menu à la carte
Best Augustine Appetizer Combo
28.- CHF

Spinach and Artichoke Dip, Mozzarella Sticks, Avocado Egg

Chicken Lettuce Wraps
34.- CHF

Sautéed chicken, mushrooms, water chestnuts, celery, garlic,

Chicken Pot Stickers Pan
25.- CHF

Seared dumplings, chicken, ginger, garlic, yellow chives, onions

Spinach And Artichoke Dip Spinach
18.- CHF

Artichokes, cream cheese, parmesan cheese, crispy corn chips

Baby Back Pork Ribs
38.- CHF

Slow-roasted overnight baby back ribs

Cauliflower And Quinoa Power Bowl
22.45.- CHF

Roasted barbacoa cauliflower, Peruvian quinoa + brown rice

Fire-Roasted Barbacoa Chicken
35.- CHF

Barbacoa-spiced chicken, brown rice, black beans, feta cheese

Fresh Atlantic Salmon
40.- CHF

Flame-broiled or blackened salmon fillet, lemon

Mediterranean Chicken Pita Tacos
19.75.- CHF

Seasoned grilled chicken, cucumbers, tomatoes, red onions

Peruvian Quinoa Bowl
22.45.- CHF

Peruvian quinoa + brown rice, sautéed red onions

Shrimp Scampi Pasta
35.- CHF

Sautéed jumbo shrimp, spaghetti, garlic butter sauce

Tri-Tip & Shrimp Scampi
32.- CHF

6 oz. slow-roasted sirloin tri-tip, shrimp scampi

Baked Beignet
8.70.- CHF

Fluffy dough baked golden brown

Cookies ’n’ Cream
7.- CHF

Chocolate cookie with the taste of Ore

Gluten Free Chocolate Chip Fresh
8.90.- CHF

Chocolate chip cookie, rich vanilla bean ice cream

Hot Fudge Brownie
8.75.- CHF

Gooey brownie, rich vanilla bean ice cream

Monkey Bread
15.- CHF

pull-apart bread, butter, brown sugar, cinnamon

12.- CHF

Your choice of three mini Pizookies

Salted Caramel
14.95.- CHF

Caramel cookie with sweet almond toffee, pretzel bites

Triple Chocolate With Ghirardelli
20.- CHF

Chocolate cookie with chunks of Ghirardelli


The Hotel Ascona’s wonderfully elegant bar is the perfect place for a relaxing break or a drink with friends. The eye-catching interior wall of natural rock, which forms part of the Monte Verità, acts as a backdrop to this enchanting setting, ideal for whiling away the hours at any time of day or evening. The bar continues outside, beneath a wisteria-clad pergola with views over Lake Maggiore.

Bar opening hours



Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, which is why the Hotel Ascona offers guests a rich buffet packed with sweet and savoury options.

You can try all sorts of baked goods and small pastries, a vast selection of dairy products and jams, and also eggs, cold meats, cheeses and seasonal fruit.

What’s more, guests can order from an à la carte menu with a selection of delicious hot dishes freshly prepared by our chef. On request the hotel is also able to cater for special dietary requirements.


from 8 a.m. ‒ 10:30 a.m.