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Le Calandre

Via Liguria 1, 35039 Rubano, Italy
049 630303
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Ranked #1 of 26 Restaurants in Rubano
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $53 - $211
Cuisines: Italian
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Beijing, China
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38 reviews 38 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

This is one of the most idiosyncratic restaurants in Italy. Great food mostly, with only a couple of less impressive dishes (suckling pig). The wine list is very fair given that this is a 3* restaurant, and the service attentive, and warm.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

We had a meal at Le Calandre as part of our trip to Venice, OK, the town of Rubano doesn't have the romance of Venice, but once you're in Le Calandre it means nothing. The food is good, very good. We were honored to be visited at our table by Massimilliano Alajmo. We weren't impressed by the signature dish of... More

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Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

A restaurant with 3* Michelin. nice degustation menu, around 130 euro, but when I go inside the restaurant I see the Wine celar, and the largest wine list I ever saw. Verry nice

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Ljubljana, Slovenia
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81 reviews 81 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

The unromantic surroundings have been often commented upon, but on the other hand it is easy to find if you drive on your own, and easy to park. We were not sure we would make it, so we made no reservation. We got a table (indeed, three were to chose from - on a Thursday late evening). From the greeting... More

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Venice, Italy
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33 reviews 33 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

My third time here has been (once again) a wonderful experience. Service is very professional without being overburdening. Food exceptional. We went out for the big menu with wine pairing - very good. personally I would like to see a bit more reds with the wine pairing, but this seems to be a general topic of discussions. nonetheless, I was... More

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Cape Town
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38 reviews 38 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

Arriving at Le Calandre is like landing in a heaven of tasteful tables lost in the midst of in the tasteless suburbs of Padova, trucker stops, warehouses, suburban bars and low end discos. Nothing pointing to the imminent disaster. Nothing other than my own prejudices. “You shouldn’t waste your money in 3 stars in Italy, Italian food is only good... More

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London, United Kingdom
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243 reviews 243 reviews
169 restaurant reviews
159 helpful votes 159 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

When you go to a place that is ranked in the top 25 or so restaurants in the world you sort of expect to be a new person when you leave. That's certainly been my experience at other highly rated restaurants (Osteria Francescana, Dinner by Heston Blumenthal, The Ledbury, etc.). I thought Le Calandre would be memorable also, but alas,... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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53 reviews 53 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

I shall never step foot into this overrated, stuffy, mediocre place again. I don't mind spending $400 for lunch, but I do mind if the food is pretentious and doesn't deliver on any level. I was so disappointed, expecting something special. All we got was arrogance and airs and dressed up pasta I could get anywhere in Italy. Never never... More

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Israel
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26 reviews 26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014 via mobile

The food is undoubtedly very creative and the products are of high quality. The service is very professional. The prices are compatibly high. The only comment is regarding the final bill; we ordered 2 glasses of prosecco, the waiter out of his own initiative filled our glasses once we finished drinking it. We were very surprised to find out that... More

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Zurich, Switzerland
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014

I have travelled enough the world.... a lot of restaurants are now copying original recepes made here.... but the real cappuccino nero di seppia is here guys !!! nobody else can claim it ! please .... its a must. Not cheap for sure......

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