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Riviera Nazario Sauro 28, 73014, Gallipoli, Italy
+39 0833 263836
10:00 - 23:59
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London, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Great service and food. The restaurant accommodated a very big group of us before our wedding in Puglia. They did a brilliant job serving us all. The ambience and setting is brilliant too. Would definitely visit again - thank you!!

Thank Loveswine2016_
New York City, New York
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113 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

The absolute worst meal I've ever had in Italy. This cannot be under the same ownership of past good reviews. Everything that we had was beyond awful. I've actually never had bad wine (even table/house wine) in Italy - but the stuff here was undrinkable (I had a glass of white, my friend had a glass of red - both... More 

Thank StuckOnTravels
Farnham, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

This restaurant must be one the the best in old town Gallipoli. We went twice during our recent stay. The first evening we sat outside and the second inside because the weather had become windy. Both times we had fabulous food. The service was excellent and although the waiters could not speak very much English, they helped us with the... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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126 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Very poor lazy cooking, which is so disappointing as the sea view is the best in town. Here goes..overcooked swordfish and prawns ,and stodgy oversalted pasta which was so amateurish we laughed. At the moment [after 3 visits] i rate Italian restaurants in London better than those in Puglia.

Thank tony r
Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

Swordfish Roulade was great. Sea bass topped with potato was great. The calamari was a bit too tough. Octopus carpaccio was lovely. Grilled veg was good. Waiters spoke okay english. This place would have a great sea view in the daytime. All in with a bottle of water and 2 glasses of wine was 77euros.

Thank Robert O
London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016

My wife and I booked a table here and we ate upstairs on the roof looking out over the bay. Down on the rocks would have been nice as well but when we went to check it out when we got there we decided on the roof as we thought the views were better. Food was very nice although the... More 

Thank Huss951
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101 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

Really flexible staff. I asked for something not on the menu and it was no problem. Very relaxing place to eat...right down at the sea. Great choice of wine too. All in all a place not be be missed if at all possible

Thank wattenwo
Rome, Italy
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

Get a table downstairs on the rocks Order a plateau of fresh red prawns raw with carpaccio of ricciola and spigola and a tartare of red tuna . Drink a fantastic cold champagne Eat a spaghettone di grano duro with red prawns and cherry tomatoes Get your millefoglie And pay the right rate for this Only sone exceptions to be... More 

Thank hugusnet
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60 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016

Beautiful terrace so pretty place to dine, but the food was pretty mediocre all around. Actually my fish main course wasn't great. That said, when I say food was mediocre I'm comparing it to all the other fantastic meals we've had in Italy so any other country it'd be great. But there were other places we felt were better in... More 

Thank rose1979
London, United Kingdom
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9 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

Nice location but average food, the raw seafood plate was fresh at least but the pasta and cooked seafood mixed grill was average.

Thank MrHonest T

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 32 - USD 53
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 - 23:59
10:00 - 23:59
10:00 - 23:59
10:00 - 23:59
10:00 - 23:59
10:00 - 23:59
10:00 - 23:59
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Riviera Nazario Sauro 28, 73014, Gallipoli, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Puglia  >  Province of Lecce  >  Gallipoli
  • Phone Number: +39 0833 263836
Restaurant located overlooking the sea , offers indoor and outdoor terrace with a views on Gallipoli's bay.A sea area relax is available where guests can swim and having lunchhave lunch under the ombrella's

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