Fondazione Hermann Hesse Montagnola
Boccadoro Literary Café
Located next to the Museum, the Boccadoro Literary Café offers a pleasant and relaxed atmosphere where you can enjoy a cup a of coffee or a light snack, wines and soft drinks.

We provide a wide choice of food and drinks, carefully selected from local suppliers.
Most cakes are home-made and top-quality wines come from local producers.

The coffee, supplied by a Ticinese coffee-roasting company, is a blend by Max Havelaar, a well known trademark supporting Fair Trade through small and environmentally friendly producers.

International newspapers, magazines and books in different languages are at disposal.

Boccadoro Café is also provided with a free internet point.

Special events, such as apéritifs, refreshments and receptions can be organized at the Boccadoro Café.

If you would like more information please email

or call 0041 (0)91 993 37 50.


We will offer you a wide choice of menus trying to accomodate your needs.

Boccadoro Literary Café
Vicolo dei Somazzi
6926 Montagnola

Opening times


From November 16th the Boccadoro Literary Café will be open:

  • Monday from 8.00 a.m. to 11.30 a.m.
  • Tuesday to Friday: from 8.00 a.m. to 12.00 noon and from 3.00 p.m. to 6.00 p.m.
  • Saturday and Sunday: from 8.00 a.m. to 6.00 p.m.
Special openings upon reservation.


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