Redentore 2019 at the Gabrielli Restaurant: aperitif in the garden and dinner on a summer terrace

Duration: aprox. 5 hours 

Location: Venice

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Why choose this experience?

1 Enjoy a relaxing aperitif in the inner courtyard of the restaurant
2 Enjoy an excellent fish dinner on the ground floor of one of the most famous venues in Venice, in Riva degli Schiavoni
3 Fully enjoy the 'festive' atmosphere that the night of the Redeemer brings every year

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Important info

Availability:

Saturday 20 July 2019

Departure point:

Palazzo Grand Hotel Gabrielli, Riva degli Schiavoni 4110

Departure time

7.30 pm

Languages available

There will be no explanations

Prices

Full: €100.00

No reductions available.

Duration
aprox. 5 hours
Inclusions
  • Aperitif in the garden
  • Dinner on the courtyard of the restaurant on the ground floor
Exclusions
  • What is not specified under "Inclusions"
Additional information:

There will be no refund in case of NO-SHOW and/or if you reject the service on the day; if customers decide to leave the tour before the end of the service.

To take part in the event you must present yourself at the meeting point at the specified time and present a copy of the voucher (printed or in electronic devices).

Bookings can be made up to 24 working hours before the service.

Please notify us about any food allergies or intolerances.

CANCELLATION POLICIES:

  • with cancellations before 29/06/19, 25% of the amount paid will be charged
  • with cancellations before 6/07/19, 50% of the amount paid will be charged
  • with cancellations from 13/07/19 onwards, 100% of the amount paid will be charged

In exceptional cases and/or reasons of force majeure that may prevent the tour already purchased to run regularly (i.e. acts of nature, strikes, exceptional closures, serious unexpected events or health problems experienced by the person in charge with the service after which it is really impossible to find a substitute), the tour might be cancelled. The customer will be notified of this as soon as possible and will be asked to choose between postponing the tour on the first date available or receiving a prompt refund of the price paid for the tour, if the cancellation policy of the service itself allows a refund.

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Full description

Saturday 20th July 2019 make no plans, one of the most entertaining and most anticipated evenings of Venetian summer is waiting for you! This is the Feast of the Redeemer which, for more than four centuries, has been celebrated on the third weekend of July: while it is true that Sunday is a very important day for religious Venetians - and soon you will discover why – it is also true that Saturday night has now become an unmissable occasion to spend time with friends and to admire the splendid (and long) fireworks at 23.30 which, every year, attract thousands of spectators from all over the world.

So why not choose an exclusive location like the Gabrielli Restaurant to celebrate the night of the Redeemer in Venice? The evening will begin with a relaxing aperitif, enriched with delicious fingerfoods, in the inner courtyard and then continue with the actual dinner, which will be served on the ground floor in Riva degli Schiavoni, directly overlooking St Mark’s Bay. Precisely because of its strategic location, this area is one of the most popular spots for watching the fireworks, so much so that people begin to fill the shores from the afternoon. But you won't have to worry: the mobile structures that delimit the courtyard will allow you to enjoy your dinner in peace! Your view of the fireworks will be partially covered by the crowd but you will be able to admire the highest fireworks that are still very beautiful and choreographic.

And now, start licking your lips... here's the menu:

 

From 19.30 - WELCOME APERITIF IN THE INTERNAL COURT

Green Spritz
Prosecco Ardenghi
Raw fish well with oysters, prawns and scampi 

Typical Venetian finger food
Smoked tuna with marinated spring onion
Swordfish with lime mayonnaise and lumpfish roe
Salmon with tzatziki sauce
Creamed cod with polenta crouton
Octopus salad with crunchy celery and Ligurian olives
Cuttlefish and sweet pepper salad
Shrimp with marinated zucchini
Parma ham and pecorino cheese
Small Capresi
Oven cooked artichokes with bacon

Sushi Corner: Selection of Uramaki

 

From 20.30 - DINNER IN THE COURTYARD 

Starter
Slice of red tuna in veal sauce with marinated caper leaves and crispy tapioca

First course
Risotto with saffron pistils, red Sicilian prawns and caviar
Black Beluga Homemade scallops seared with brandy with roasted almond polenta and crispy Sauris bacon

Second course
Rockfish in seaweed and shellfish stew, potato olives and cherry tomatoes

Dessert
Mango Bavarese with raspberry sauce on almond crumble, fresh fruit and lemon pearls

Drinks
Selection of Ardenghi wines, water and coffee

 

Among the events of the 2019 Redentore, choose a dinner at the Gabrielli Restaurant in Riva degli Schiavoni: an unmissable experience to spend with your family or with your friends. Between delicious dishes, good wine and fireworks, the evening will be truly... crackling!

Let's have a closer look at the tradition of the feast of the Redeemer, an ancient tradition of the city of Venice that finds its origins in the 16th century, when the Venetian population was decimated by a terrible plague. Legend has it that the epidemic was defeated by the prayers of the survivors and by the Doge’s promise to build a temple, whose first stone was laid on the third Sunday of July 1577... that's why every year, in the third weekend of July, a votive bridge of boats is built that crosses the Giudecca Canal up to the Chiesa della Salute where thousands of believers light a candle to ask the Madonna for the gift of health precisely.

Today the Redeemer is a feast between the sacred and the profane: if on the one hand the religious tradition continues, on the other it has become an unmissable event for Venetians and tourists. The show offered by the hundreds of boats lit up in St. Mark's Bay combined with the marvel of fireworks is something extraordinary to see at least once in your life!

So, what are you waiting for? Saturday 20th July we are waiting for you at the Gabrielli Restaurant to spend the Redentore night with you!

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