Just 12 kilometers (7.5 mi) from Luxembourg City, Capellen is a small town in the commune of Mamer. When it comes to the food scene in the area, you can feel influences from the countries surrounding Luxembourg, but also Asian influences. Diversity is definitely the best word to describe Capellen’s cuisine, which makes it an even more appealing spot for foodies. Here are the best places to enjoy a good meal in and around Capellen:
1. Darjeeling Restaurant
One of the best restaurants in Capellen, Darjeeling Restaurant is your go-to place for Indian food in this small town. The small restaurant welcomes guests in a cozy atmosphere and nice décor, offering dishes at reasonable prices. Spicy Indian dishes are cooked to perfection, but what previous customers have appreciated the most is their Tibetan food.
Address: 19 Route d'Arlon, Capellen 8310, Luxembourg
Phone: +352 30 71 76
Facebook page: Darjeeling Restaurant
If you’re looking for a quick bite at an affordable price, Bites is for you. Their menu is quite diverse, with plenty of choices for breakfast, lunch, or a quick snack in between. Bites serves sandwiches, paninis, wraps, burgers, salads, a soup of the day, pasta, desserts, and more.
Address: 38, Parc d'Activite Hirebusch, Capellen 8308, Luxembourg
Phone: +352 26 10 22 23
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On the fancier side, for a fine dining meal, check out L’Ultimo, where Italian and European food are served. The one thing that tops the taste of the dishes is the plating, which will impress even connoisseurs. Previous customers recommend the risotto and the pasta with truffles. You don’t have to worry about drinks; the waiters always have great suggestions. Another great thing about L’Ultimo, especially if you are a local, is that the menu is frequently updated with new dishes.
Address: 83 Route d'Arlon, Mamer 8211, Luxembourg
Phone: +352 26 31 31 07
Website: L’Ultimo (in French)
4. Restaurant Bistronome
Just a bit outside the city, Restaurant Bistronome welcomes guests in a cozy atmosphere with lovely, modern décor; it is a great place for a business lunch or an evening on the terrace. The service here is highly appreciated, as it is friendly but professional, helpful but discrete. The food and wine are great, although some customers consider the prices a bit too steep. The entrecote and duck are among the most recommended dishes, according to customers’ reviews.
Address: 373 Route d'Arlon, 8011 Strassen, Luxembourg
Phone: +352 26 31 31 90
Website: Restaurant Bistronome (in French)
5. Papaya Restaurant
Papaya Restaurant is a great option for lunch in Mamer. You can choose to eat on-site in the modern and stylish décor or order for take away and eat at home or at the office. Customers particularly enjoy the noodles and sushi here and rate the sushi as one of the best in Luxembourg. Ingredients are always fresh and dishes are carefully prepared. The staff is friendly and welcoming, another plus for this lovely place.
Address: 2 Rue de l'École, 8278 Mamer, Luxembourg
Phone: +352 29 21 72
Website: Papaya Restaurant (in French)
6. La Croccante
La Croccante in Mamer is a must-try for Italian food with a twist. They serve anything from appetizers, pastas, meat and fish dishes, and desserts, but the pizza is what everyone who has tried it recommends. Pizza here is thin-crusted, like Italians enjoy it, with generous and tasty toppings. You can enjoy it in the restaurant or order it for takeout, which is very practical, especially for locals.
The service is prompt and helpful, with friendly staff used to foreigners and patient when confronted with language barriers.
Address: 2 Route de Dippach, 8225 Mamer, Luxembourg
Phone: +352 26 11 93 20
Website: La Croccante (in French)
7. Tian Tian
As the name suggests, Tian Tian is home to Asian and Chinese cuisine. It’s usually hard to find great Asian restaurants, especially in small towns like Capellen, but this place will not disappoint. Guests recommend the Chinese chicken, but if you are looking to try something new, you can order one of the specials. The overall experience at Tian Tian is perfected by Carmen, the owner, who greets and serves guests. She always has a smile on, is very friendly, and not to mention fluent in French, English, German, and maybe more.
Address: 1 Rue de Kehlen, 8235 Mamer, Luxembourg
Phone: +352 26 31 06 67
Website: Tian Tian (in French)
8. Il Tartufo
If you’re into European cuisine, especially Italian, you have to try lunch at Il Tartufo, where you will be greeted in an authentic Italian accent. Located in a business park in Capellen, Il Tartufo has both inside and outside dining areas, sophisticated décor, and a lovely ambiance. Guests can enjoy the daily lunch menu, containing salad, pizza, fish, pasta, or meat. Previous customers recommend fish, which is always served fresh, or pizza. If it gets busy, sometimes the service is not extremely fast, but the food will make your wait worth it.
Address: L-8303,, 30 Parc d'Activites Capellen, Mamer, Luxembourg
Phone: +352 26 10 23 60
Website: Il Tartufo (in French)
Capellen, Luxembourg: a place for the foodie's bucket list
Just 30 minutes away (by car) from Luxembourg City, Capellen is home to some great dining spots. Although it is not a big city, the restaurants in the area value the importance of quality, fresh ingredients, and authentic recipes. The food scene in the area is extremely diverse, with places that serve everything from local or European food, to Japanese, Chinese, or Italian dishes. Whenever you are in the area, Capellen should definitely be on your list of places to eat. One thing to have in mind though, is that restaurants in Luxembourg usually close in the afternoon and reopen in time for dinner. So make sure you eat lunch, preferably before 1:30 pm - 2:00 pm, otherwise you will have to wait until they reopen for dinner or go “restaurant-hunting” until you find an open place that serves food during the afternoon.
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