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Preludio

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Via Guelfa 11, 52044, Cortona, Italy
+39 0575 630104
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12:00 - 15:30
19:00 - 00:00
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Tue - Sun 12:00 - 15:30
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Adelaide, Australia
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18 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The complimentary pink champagne then pumpkin and ricotta soup was lovely followed by bread and not just your standard basket but mini pumpkin bread rolls etc. ...that's before we ordered! Our meal was not as amazing as we expected, my husbands veal fillet was requested as medium but he definitely received rare, but the dessert was amazing, served with muscat... More 

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London UK
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68 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Ate here twice two years ago and raved about it; sadly this time it didn't quite live up to our memories. The wine list is still superb and very fairly priced if you want to try a bottle with a few years maturity to it (Morellino di Scansano in our case), though make sure the wine they bring you is... More 

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Cheshire
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33 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

Fine dining at its best, this is the second time we have had a meal here, its lovely!! Food is special, there was 7 of us and we were made very welcome. Need to book as this restaurant is very busy. If you want a nice experience and a something out of the ordinary then i would recommend here....hope to... More 

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Philipsburg, St. Maarten-St. Martin
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118 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

Six of us had lunch at this lovely ristorante in the heart of Cortona. Classic in style but very rich furnishings give this place an elegant feel. The service was excellent and the food as well. Very nice menu with regional selections. Great wine list! You won't be disappointed with this choice.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

There were four of us and we all ordered different meals. Each of us thoroughly enjoyed what we ordered and the wine. The service was impeccable.

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California
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28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Five of us stopped in today and had delicious lunches, beautifully presented, with great taste. The entire ambience is lovely. Our waiter was superb! The extras they provided were a bonus. We recommend it highly.

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Kenwood, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

We have traveled to this region many times but this was our first time to try Prelude. The restaurant has a very extensive menu with many interesting dishes that go beyond just the basic Tuscan fare found everywhere. The presentation is very nice as well as the atmosphere in the restaurant which is bright and open but not noisy. The... More 

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Tigard
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

A thoroughly enjoyable dinner. We had the salume, Tuscan tomato soup, cheese soufflé, salmon, guinea hen and steak, and all dishes were prepared beautifully and to perfection. Prosecco and a one-bite quiche was the welcome from the house.?For dessert - any of the chocolate soufflé, hazelnut mousse or pyramid of mousse are also delicious and combined expertly. Service was prompt... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

We came here for my grandmas 80th and the food was splendid. Complimentary pink prosecco to start, then an appetiser on thehouse. I had the truffle risotto and then the steak for 2 people. The presentation is fabulous and the settings are decadent!

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Palo Alto, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

Waiter was attentive without being overbearing. He also spoke some English. English menu was also available. Off the bat, we noticed that all the tables were dressed nicely in white linen with fine china and cutlery. As soon as we were seated, we were served some complimentary prosecco and an amuse bouche of leek soup with quail egg and shaved... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 15:30
19:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 15:30
19:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 15:30
19:00 - 00:00
Thursday
12:00 - 15:30
19:00 - 00:00
Friday
12:00 - 15:30
19:00 - 00:00
Saturday
12:00 - 15:30
19:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Guelfa 11, 52044, Cortona, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Arezzo  >  Cortona
  • Phone Number: +39 0575 630104

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?