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.

Menu à la carte

Starters

Insalatina di pomodoro e panzanella di melone, pane e sedano croccante 24
Tartare di manzo Svizzera, melanzana alla brace, olio di nocciola e capperi 29
Pesce di lago marinato, pesche, lardo speziato e gruè di cacao 27

First dishes

Spaghetto pomodoro, rucola fresca e büscion affumicato 26
Fregola mantecata con peperoni estivi e cipolle rosse 29
Raviolo aperto al ragu di coniglio, fonduta al Gottardo e pepe 31

Main courses

Trota, patata al lime e salsa di olive di Cerignola 39
Caponata estiva di verdura, ceci montati e cetriolo fresco 32
Lombatina di vitello, verdure dell’orto, demi – glace e tartufo 49
La nostra Costina alla brace glassata con contorno di stagione 35

Dessert

La Sorgente in fiore 15
Cheesecake al büscion , saturnine, sambuco e melassa di frutta 15
Rinfresco estivo con crema al pepe, Generoso e yoghurt dell’Alpe 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.