Enjoy a memorable night out in Venice with this package that includes dinner at a top-rated local restaurant, followed by a chamber music concert at a historic church. Enjoy a savory three-course meat or fish meal at Osteria Leon Bianco, and then make your way to the 17th-century Church of San Vidal for an intimate performance by the renowned Interpreti Veneziani ensemble. Immerse yourself in the atmospheric setting as the talented musicians bring to life classic Baroque compositions by maestros such as Bach, Mozart, Handel and Vivaldi.
Pre-show dinner and Interpreri Veneziani concert in Venice
Start the evening with dinner at Osteria Leon Bianco
Choose from a meat or fish menu and enjoy three courses of classic Venetian fare
Walk to the nearby Church of San Vidal for the baroque music concert
Listen to the Interpreri Veneziani perform Mozart’s “A Little Night Music” and more
Treat yourself to an elegant and authentic evening in Venice with this specially designed combo package. Begin your night at the highly rated Osteria Leon Bianco, where your individual party will have a reservation for a three-course, pre-show dinner. Savor an appetizer and first and second courses featuring either meat or fish. You can purchase wine and other drinks from the bar to complement your meal. After dining for about 1.5 hours, make your way to the nearby Church of San Vidal, an approximately 10 minute walk from the restaurant (directions will be provided). This 17th-century former church has been repurposed as an intimate concert venue and is home to the critically acclaimed Interpreti Veneziani chamber music ensemble. Take your seat among the beautiful surroundings and lose yourself in the glorious sounds of Baroque compositions performed with passion by the talented musicians. Admire the altar painting by Renaissance master Carpaccio and the lofty cathedral ceilings, which provide ideal acoustics for classics such as Vivaldi’s ‘The Four Seasons’ and Mozart’s ‘A Little Night Music.’ See the Itinerary below for a full listing of upcoming performances. Please note: This is a pre-booked dinner and concert package, not an organized guided tour.
Reviews by Viator travelers
Was not pleased with this . Booked...
, Oct 2017
Was not pleased with this . Booked dinner , found the place was not a great environment. Finished dinner then ask where we to go for concert. Gave us very vague instructions so needless to say we struggled to find it asking several people along the way. Was not nice at all
The meal was very good with some nice options on a set menu. The only problem we encountered was that our waiter directed us to Chiesa di Santo Stefano rather than to Chiesa di San Vidal for the Baroque concert. Luckily, the two churches are in close proximity to each other and we weren't too late for the concert. My recommendation is that the people working at Osteria Leon Bianco need to know which church to send people to for the concert. We were fortunate that we could gain admission to the concert even though we were late.
If you have time this is a nice change. The restaurant was good and the concert was excellent. Slightly confusing in finding the restaurant with the Viator directions being just off the square. Allow 1 1/2 hrs for the meal and then the walk to the church is about 10 minutes which is easy to find, but ask at the restaurant. The times given in the brochure do not agree but that is probably due to the various changes in programs offered for the concert. Our times showed concert starting at 8:30 but did not start until 9, which would have given us extra time to enjoy the meal at Osteria Leon Bianco.
This was a VERY disappointing experience. First, knowing that time before the concert would be tight, we arrived 10 minutes early 7:20 the front of the restaurant was packed, and upon presentation of our voucher we were escorted to a dim and noisy back room, seated right be the kitchen door. If we had not already pre-paid we would have walked out.
Second, available wait staff were clearly overworked, we did not receive wine or starters until 7:50, with our next dish served at 8:10 and the final plate at 8:20. Clearly it is an IMPOSSIBLE schedule. After we rushed through dinner, we rushed to the concert venue which as packed, and we secured two of the remaining four seats in the very back row of the church. Bottom line: food was average, service slow, and we barely made the concert.
Now, if you're dining in Italy, common sense will tell you to allow a full two hours prior to an event. I am SURPRISED that Viator would not know this and work it into the schedule. If we booked the concert directly in town, we would have saved, and then been able to select an appropriate dining location. There is absolutely nothing to recommend on this combo. The music was wonderful, of course, at least that which we heard in the last-row dead-zone.
A complete disappointment.
I wish to inform you about the restaurant and concert trip booked by your company. Firstly there was no organised trip. We found the restaurant and the concert venue ourselves. There were no other participants. When trying to phone the local contact, there was no reply. So in short there was no organised trip.
Thankfully the restaurant venue, staff and food was superb
The concert was fantastic.
But had we not been able to sort it all out ourselves, it could have been a disaster.
I would like this review posted on line to warn others.
The concert was fantastic. Highly recommend. If you love this type of music, it is a must do. The dinner not so much. It was not that close to the show location. Food was very bland. 1 of only 2 bad meals we had during our 2 week trip to Italy. Definitely not worth the extra cost. There are multiple restaurants in the same square at the show location. Waiter automatically assumed the change from the bill was a tip.