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Riviera Nazario Sauro 28, 73014, Gallipoli, Italy
+39 0833 263836
10:00 - 23:59
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Kansas City, Missouri
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Old Town in Gallipoli is quite charming. We enjoyed a relaxing lunch at Il Bastione. The red shrimp dish was very good though a bit pricey. The swordfish and langoustine were also quite good and the service was noteworthy. The white wine recommended by the waiter was a perfect accompniment to the meal... a very pleasant experience.

Thank Quest2014
ZURICH, Schweiz
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3 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Highly overpriced tourist restaurant with ok service and food, but great sea view. We paid well over a hundred euros for two course and two glasses wine. Im sure there are better places in the old town of Gallipoli. Sorry, but we will not come back.

Thank ChandlerWIGUNO
London, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I read about this restaurant in a Conde Naste article and basically we drove like madmen through rainy Salento just to arrive with minutes to spare before the restaurant closed for lunch. We were not disappointed! Our waiter didn't act like he minded at all (even though the place is really fancy and we were dripping with rain and had... More 

Thank Eve74
London, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
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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118 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
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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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 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 

Thank michele p
London, United Kingdom
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135 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
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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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
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
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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105 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
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

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$34 - US$56
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
Romantic, View, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
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 allow dogs on the outdoor patio?