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Il Giardino del Simposio

Via della Condottura 2, 04013 Sermoneta, Italy
+39 339 284 6905
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good25%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“fresh pasta” (2 reviews)
“bread” (3 reviews)
“bottarga” (6 reviews)
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Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Via della Condottura 2, 04013 Sermoneta, Italy
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Reviewed 6 September 2017

It's a tricky place to find, just down a little side street from the main cobblestoned walkway up through the village. You'll be glad you bothered, though, and booking is recommendable as it's very popular. It's one of those places where the owner comes out...More

Thank Sean H
Fabiosermoneta, Proprietario at Il Giardino del Simposio, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2017

thank you for your confidence ... it was a pleasure to take part in our kitchen .... the prices are a bit different from the others by antitrust decision ... a hug I hope soon .. I will pardon children. .. Ciao Fabio

Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

The food was not great at all and overly expensive..: appetizers (grilled and fried veggies), 3 pasta, a coffee, water, 1 cola and 2 glasses of white wine. €95.- are you serious? Never again. There are much better places in Sermoneta!More

Thank Nico K
Fabiosermoneta, Proprietario at Il Giardino del Simposio, responded to this reviewResponded 31 July 2017

We do not do this job to frustrate anyone, are years that we work with passion and honesty, it will certainly not be she who is used to eating on the street that will make us change our minds about what we do .. she...More

Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

We tried Giardino del Simposio for lunch on a sunny Saturday and totally fell in love with it. The place is quite small, so be sure to reserve a table. It's nicely located, with a relaxing atmosphere. The menu is all wrapped around Trombolotto. As...More

Thank Erica00B
Fabiosermoneta, Proprietario at Il Giardino del Simposio, responded to this reviewResponded 3 July 2017

Thanks for the wonderful review, we hope to see you soon in Sermoneta.. ciao Fabio

Reviewed 6 January 2017

What a great find this is! Warm and homy welcome and of course delicious food! the infamous "trombolotto" sauce is absolutely delicous and definitely worth trying! Many thanks for the lovely meal and we hope to be back next time we are in town. PS...More

Thank Arkadija
Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

The place is really wonderful as all the old city perched on the mountain. The service is nice and people lovely. Their food offers are particular and if you like these tastes very nice. They are not too economic.

Thank Jarno T
Reviewed 7 July 2016

Dropped into this restaurant on the off chance and were lucky to get a table since the place is quite small and was busy on the night we tried. The owner was both attentive and informative taking trouble to explain dishes to us in english....More

Thank mikemurphy00
Reviewed 15 August 2015 via mobile

This is a great niche restaurant. It is not the typical Italian restaurant, it is a new concept, similar to the 0km restaurant, where recipes are based on local products, in particular lemon and olive oil of sermoneta. Owner explains with care his dishes, he...More

Thank Stefano L
Reviewed 30 June 2015

This little Garden Restaurant is absolutely Magical and a Romantic as it gets! Its in Sermoneta , one of the most perfect Medieval Villages in Italy, and an hour from Rome. Set in a small garden courtyard within 800 year old Stone Structure, candlelight, and...More

Thank susan D
Fabiosermoneta, Proprietario at Il Giardino del Simposio, responded to this reviewResponded 16 July 2015
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Cara Susan sei stata una grande perdita per Sermoneta..spero di averti ancora mia preziosi ospiti. un caro saluto Fabio e...More

Reviewed 11 June 2015

We were visiting the gardens at Ninfa and wanted to book somewhere for lunch afterwards. Sermoneta is really quite touristy and the restaurants all have that slightly weary “here we go again” feel that can happen in these types of towns. However, it is worth...More

Thank Beattie134
Reviewed 9 March 2015

Back again. Cannot stay away from Fabio's Trombolotto recipe. This time I tried the Trombolotto adventure with fresh chunks of red tuna: great! useless to say that pastas with Trombolotto were unique too. Trombolotto (c) condiment based on Trombolotto Sermoneta lemon blended with extravirgin olive...More

Thank Romanbiker
Fabiosermoneta, Proprietario at Il Giardino del Simposio, responded to this reviewResponded 16 July 2015

Thanks thanks thanks thanks.. ciao fabio

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$43
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via della Condottura 2, 04013 Sermoneta, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Province of Latina  >  Sermoneta
  • Phone Number: +39 339 284 6905
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Historic and charming restaurant in Sermoneta, close to the famous Ninfa gardens , known as one of the best restaurants of our province famous for its cuisine and original dishes simple and elegant. It owes its fame to Fabio Stivali medievalist restaurateur and television personality.Cucina tipica sermonetana ,non facente uso di grassi animali burro panne e pomate.Solo Olio extra vergine d'oliva.Posto molto indicato a chi apprezza la dieta mediterranea e la cucina semplice di un tempo.Il posto dispone di circa 40 coperti ed è consigliata la prenotazione.
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