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Via Undici Febbraio 2, 73040, Castrignano del Capo, Italy
+39 0833 751029
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15 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

We wanted to eat something very traditional and so it was. The ambient the food every single thing makes you feel the lifestyle of Puglia.

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Thank Zerina R
Singapore, Singapore
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85 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016

Restaurant looks like you're eating in someone's backyard - perfectly cool! Service was great! Food - simply tasty pugliese cuisine. Love it! Wonderful discovery - village and restaurant!

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Thank Tapanuli
Le Vesinet, France
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39 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2016

Everything was perfect. Hospitality and service were very pleasant. The cooking was great, with local products. Highly recommended.

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Thank bromain
Sydney, Australia
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 May 2016

I had the good fortune of enjoying both lunch and dinner here, sitting both in the charming dining room as well as out in the peaceful courtyard surrounded by the restaurant's ancient stone walls. The rustic food was delicious and plentiful both times. Artichokes were in season and there was a myriad of tasty dishes on offer incorporating the local... More 

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Co Durham
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43 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2015

Sadly we only found this place at the end of our holiday but managed a couple of great meals. It's a lovely characterful building, retro an apt name for clever use of antiques. Food certainly one of the best meals we had, antipasto of course, but it was particularly good, fava beans wonderful and the chicken dish was particularly tasty,... More 

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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 May 2015 via mobile

Fantastic surrounding Great food, no menu, but the chef speaks perfectly English and tells you what they have in store for you Price wise ; superb !! A very welcome visit

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Thank Mark C
South Africa
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2015

What a lovely place,! From the entrance, the interior, the food and Salvatore and his wife, they are such wonderful hosts and the breakfast we had was delicious. After the exchange of some bank notes(we least some South African bank notes) Salvatore gave us a bottle of his local wine in a beautiful bottle. The bottle has a special place... More 

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Thank Bobisko
Steenhuffel, Brabant, Belgium
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2013

This wonderful restaurant is worth to visit. If you like cakes and sweets, you'll be at the best address. But also the warm kitchen is so well done. Salvatore, the owner, is a very proud and wonderful cook. The interior is so authentic, a bit antique but very lovely. When doing a tour by bike from Leuca, you must really... More 

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Thank Paul T
Malmö, Skåne Län, Sweden
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2013

Extremely pleasant place, traditional food from the area, very nice people. Choose the antipasti and enjoy a serving of more than 15 local plates to share with friends or family like the original tradition of the area. You can definetely trust the suggestions of the waiters for the choice of the menu.

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Thank Francesco P
New York City, New York
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101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 137 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2011

A fantastic 17th century palazzo in a tiny village near Santa Maria de Leuca (5km), one wonderful restaurant....Salvatore is a terrific, multilingual host,friendly,generous and offers helpful guidance. The menu is all about the delicious local food and his creativity. Awesome antipasti, homemade orrechiette pasta with olives., great sausage. Did I mention that it's not only a trattoria but also a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Undici Febbraio 2, 73040, Castrignano del Capo, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Puglia  >  Province of Lecce  >  Castrignano del Capo
  • Phone Number: +39 0833 751029

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?