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Il Picciolo di Rame

Castello di Vestignano, Caldarola, Italy
+39 348 331 6588
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  • Excellent87%
  • Very good10%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Italian, Mediterranean, Soups
$$ - $$$
Castello di Vestignano, Caldarola, Italy
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Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

This is not just a meal but a culinary education and performance. Don't eat lunch beforehand if going for dinner! Brilliant selection of marvellous food, all at very good value.

Thank Matthew L
Reviewed 10 August 2017

We had an excellent meal last night at this atmospheric restaurant in the ancient hamlet of Castello di Vestignano. The restaurant is small but perfectly formed! Silvano is a great host who has obviously researched his subject well. His mother has been a source of...More

1  Thank Maggie W
Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

This is not just a visit to a restaurant , but a whole experience ! We booked on a windy evening as we wanted to try something new in this lovely area. Road to the tiny town is indeed a bit a search, and not...More

1  Thank Ciske
Reviewed 31 October 2016

Our 4th visit to this unique location and we never fail to be impressed by the quality of the food. Owner Silvano's passionate descriptions reflect the love that goes into preparing these traditional tastes of the region's history. Whilst not necessarily advocating visiting while a...More

1  Thank HighburyExplorer
Reviewed 1 October 2016

Worth the trip and hike into this borgo. This is a true culinary experience, combined with history of food and culture. Don't be alarmed by the 12 courses, as portions are small, and due to the quality and cooking method not heavy. But an extra...More

Thank Miniamo
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Our host told us we must try Il Picciolo despite the drive in to the hills at night, and he was right! It's was actually a very pretty drive and if I had more confidence in our directions I probably would have quite enjoyed it....More

Thank Lyn&MarkfromOz
Reviewed 7 June 2016

The castle of Vestignano itself deserves a visit, merge with quiet atmosphere having a walk in lone narrow streets, then have dinner by mr. Silvano taking care that he himself will welcome you. It's a kind of histrion that will tell stories of the surroundings,...More

Thank Vieri1671
Reviewed 24 April 2016 via mobile

The owners of the house we are renting told us that Picciolo Di Rame was "not to be missed" Having spent three hours there this afternoon enjoying the 12 course tasting menu I can only endorse their comments. Real flavours of the local area including...More

Thank Paul C
Reviewed 29 September 2015

Everything about having dinner at Il Picciolo di Rame was unforgettable! Getting lost for over an hour still didn't ruin the experience that Silvano and his sous chefs have to offer! The venue was very special and the surprise menu was awesome - even the...More

Thank JoriJack
Reviewed 31 August 2015

An experience everyone would enjoy! The owner and capable host is a veritable history professor with a great knowledge of the region and its culinary past and in this beautiful old converted "frantoio", you travel back to a simpler time with him enjoying dishes the...More

Thank ddsoffida
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14 September 2015|
Response from heat57 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Linda No we were a couple. On our visit the rest of the clientele were an extended family having a confirmation celebration. Any body can book- no limit on numbers.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
19:00 - 23:00
19:00 - 23:00
19:00 - 23:00
19:00 - 23:00
19:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Castello di Vestignano, Caldarola, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Marche  >  Province of Macerata  >  Caldarola
  • Phone Number: +39 348 331 6588
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