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Al Castello Donnafugata

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Contrada Donnafugata SNC, 97100, Ragusa, Sicily, Italy
+39 0932 619260
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07:00 - 00:00
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Tue - Sun 07:00 - 00:00
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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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362 reviews
149 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 171 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

Enjoyed a typical Sicilian lunch - but not too heavy. Under the umbrellas in the street it was very atmospheric.

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Hampshire
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

Eager to please waiting staff. Huge portions. Left very well fed, especially after the free desserts. The farm in the village is very sweet😄

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Thank MattWickham
Aberdeen
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111 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2016

Had lunch here as part of castle tour. Good basic food - bit disappointed in Arancini after big build up on Montalbano programme but food was fine if not inspiring. The house white wine was excellent value - very drinkable and only 6 euros per litre.

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kingston
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26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2015

The food was basic home cooked Siclian food well done. We came up by train from Modica. The service though pleasant was slow. We had hoped to tour the castle and have lunch However the lunch took 1:45 minutes which didn't give us time to see the castle and catch the last train back to Modica at 3:19 which was... More 

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Liskeard, United Kingdom
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326 reviews
159 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 216 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2015 via mobile

A wonderful castle set in beautiful grounds. A joy to explore & spend time enjoying the Italian history of these spectacular surroundings!

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London, United Kingdom
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96 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2015

Had lunch there after visiting the castle. As many other places we visited during our trip to Sicily, the kind of touristy menu and boards outside doesnt do justice to the food . It was really delicious, fresh and typical. Service is professional and friendly. A mus if you are in the area.

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Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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252 reviews
170 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 144 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2015

I normally steer clear of restaurants that have faded pictures of their dishes on display outside the venue. But in a locality where restaurants are thin on the ground we had to eat here twice and both times the food was poor to mediocre. A platter of rustic antipasta was ghastly. Lamb cutlets were tasteless. My partner's grilled veg were... More 

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Bristol, UK
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136 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2015

We ate here whilst staying at Parco Cavalongo as it was conveniently located. The food was excellent, the local house wine was good, overall it was excellent value for money and the staff were very friendly. The terrace was a great place to sit and watch as we ate and we were entertained to see the livestock being led through... More 

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Beverley, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2014

We were recommended to this trattoria by reception at Parco Cavalonga as it was a 5 minute drive away. After the first evening we learnt to forgo Antipasti as the pasta course was so substantial; we rarely got to the secondi course. Traditional pasta and risotto dishes were well prepared, flavoursome and huge portions, almost too big. We drank the... More 

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2013

it was a perfect taste of a real Sicilian food, having a perfect taste and extraordinary size. I was sorry I could not eat all. As Sicilian say "megghiu arristari chi ammancari" "better to leave food than be hungry"! I´m planning to go again to meet the traditional dishes and the frendly owners!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 00:00
Thursday
07:00 - 00:00
Friday
07:00 - 00:00
Saturday
07:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Contrada Donnafugata SNC, 97100, Ragusa, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Ragusa  >  Ragusa
  • Phone Number: +39 0932 619260

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