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Locanda del Pilone

Strada della Cicchetta 1, 12051, Alba, Italy
+39 0173 366616
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good20%
  • Average11%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“wine tasting” (2 reviews)
“menus” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, European, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
Strada della Cicchetta 1, 12051, Alba, Italy
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Incredible setting, beautiful & elegant. Staff superb & food exquisite. Extremely well priced. Felt like I was staying in a Chateaux de Relais. Would definitely come back with friends & family. Very well located to Barbaresco & Barolo region . Michelin 1 star restaurant. Just...More

Thank cristidel
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had to sweat before finding the restaurant, which is located off the main road, up a very narrow side road leading to almost nothing else - and, worst of all, with no signs showing how to get to it (if there are such signs,...More

Thank Nir D
Reviewed 3 December 2016

There were 7 of us in our party and we all would return in a minute. The food is inventive, beautiful and quite delicious! Deep wine list as well. We all enjoyed white truffles on our plates for at least 1 course, some had more....More

Thank phyllissica
Reviewed 16 October 2016

Overnight trip with friends specifically to dine at this restaurant. We had the grand tasting menu with 10 courses and the meal was excellent! Service great. Wine pairings great and at reasonable price. Wished we would have stayed another night at the hotel. Definitely deserving...More

1  Thank windy_city_wolfs
Reviewed 11 October 2016

The restarant is situated on a hilltop with fantastic views. It has a star in the Michelin Guide and it is very well deserved. The food and the wine was fantastic and the service impeccable.

1  Thank Lindaosollied
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

From the dining room that reminds of a vault cellar you see the yard of this gorgeous winery. The large selection of cheese and the delicious slow cooked veal fillet were just divine! We drank a 16year old barolo from the region that make the...More

Thank Ramona R
Reviewed 1 October 2016

Situated on the top of a hill overlooking the magnificent slopes with vineyards - a very beautiful scenery. Very friendly servants and nice atmosphere. The restaurant has one Michelin star now - and the food and servings are on this level. We had a glass...More

1  Thank Roarmaag
Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

Attention to details without being too fussy. A fresh interpretation of local classics in full respect of tradition (like incredibly tiny raviolini del plin with roasted duck filling in a surprising cream of boraggine) combined with inventive delicacies (like the pannocchie di mare e di...More

Thank Laura L
Reviewed 22 June 2016 via mobile

We booked a Junior Suite last August. On arrival I was so disappointed. It was on 2 levels both of which were dysfunctional. It was small for 2 people and 2 large suitcases. The balcony looked on to the inner courtyard so that the magnificent...More

Thank AlexandraMelbourne
Reviewed 24 April 2016

Located in hotel by the same name the selections were varied but interestingly the dinner menus for women did not include prices and the menus for men patrons did include the prices!!! Wifi is marginal at best and requires some skill and patience to access....More

Thank BobWE
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Caro jack la Motta , lo sai che il piccione non si può cucinare , è proibito ne tantomeno mangiare !!
17 June 2016|
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Response from Lizardfred | Reviewed this property |
Credo lei abbia sbagliato interlocutore.
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il prezzo medio...grazie!
15 October 2015|
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Response from villadoc | Reviewed this property |
Concordo....100 a testa senza esagerare con il vino, ovviamente....
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, View, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Strada della Cicchetta 1, 12051, Alba, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Piedmont  >  Province of Cuneo  >  Alba
  • Phone Number: +39 0173 366616
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Just five kilometers from Alba, up a winding, scenic road flanked by vine-covered hillsides, a foodies paradise awaits: Locanda del Pilone, where one can stop for lunch or dinner at the Michelin-starred restaurant and stay for the night, in traditionally furnished rooms with modern comforts such as wi-fi connection.Surrounded by 360-degree views of rolling foothills and in the distance, the Italian Alps, Locanda del Pilone is an ideal destination for food and wine lovers in search of world-class hospitality and an authentic Piedmontese experience rolled into one.Il paradiso dei foodies vi attende a soli 5 km da Alba, lungo un maestoso paesaggio collinare vitato. Alla Locanda del Pilone vi potete fermare per un pranzo o una cena nel rinomato ristorante stellato Michelin, e trascorrere la notte nelle deliziose camere in stile tradizionale al primo piano, dove troverete i piu moderni comfort come la connessione wi-fi.Con una vista che spazia a 360 gradi raggiungendo perfino le alture alpine, la Locanda del Pilone e una destinazione obbligatoria per gli amanti della gastronomia, come per gli entusiasti in cerca di una memorabile esperienza in Piemonte.