Nestled in the quaint medieval village of Vico Morcote
overlooking Lake Lugano, Ristorante La Sorgente welcomes
curious visitors in search of a local, fine-dining experience.

Nestled in the quaint medieval village of Vico Morcote overlooking Lake Lugano, Ristorante La Sorgente welcomes curious visitors in search of a local, fine-dining experience.

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    Menu à la carte

    Starters

    Insalatina di puntarelle, acciughe, radicchio e tuorlo marinato 24
    Luccio tataki, kiwi, mela e aceto di melograno 28
    Uova di quaglia al porto, agretti e ceci montati 26

    First dishes

    Spaghetto all’aglio nero, prezzemolo e missultin grigliato 27
    Fregola mantecata agli asparagi bianchi e carciofi croccanti 31
    Raviolone di puntine, asparagi in insalata e burro acido 29

    Main courses

    Trota, aglio orsino, cavolfiore e cime di rapa al fuoco 39
    Tofu alla brace, asparagi, lenticchie fondenti e radicchio 32
    Lombatina di vitello, verdure dell’orto, demi – glace e tartufo 49
    La nostra puntina alla brace glassata con contorno di stagione 35

    Dessert

    Tatin di mele, vaniglia e wasabi 15
    Fragole e “13” 15
    French Toast LA SORGENTE 15
    Zabaione al Porto con gelato alla vaniglia e crumble 15

    Tasting menu

    In the hall: Norman Summa, responsabile
    In the kitchen: Francesco Sangalli, chef e Mattia Bacchiavini, sous chef

    Vegan and vegetarian options are always available.
    For allergies and intolerances please contact our restaurant staff.

    A kitchen without too many tricks or special effects.

    An authentic cuisine awaits those who discover this hidden gem. First and foremost, at the core of Chef Francesco Sangalli’s vision are high-quality, local ingredients produced by small scale farmers.

    The card proposals are lively

    He then enhances these local products with his unique cooking techniques: open flame, charcoal, and smoking. The result is haute cuisine that embraces sustainability, environmental consciousness, and modernity.

    Around twenty place settings only

    The menu is curated in the pursuit of seasonality and embracing the availability of indigenous ingredients.

    A small reality

    La Sorgente: a small restaurant, filled with dedication, innovation, and passion. All elements which go hand in hand with the carefully crafted, organic wines from the family-owned wine estate, Tenuta Castello di Morcote. It is a lifestyle experience combining distinguished wines with elevated gastronomy.