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La Lumera

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Course Bersarglieri 22-26-28 | Porta Pesa, Perugia, Italy
075 57 26 181
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Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Excellent food and wonderful waiter/ chef who patiently explained the whole menu to all of us, several times. Warm friendly atmosphere and I was able to book over email from the uk. My Dad is a vegetarian and the chef made a special starter as there were no vegetarian options which my dad liked on... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 12, 2015
Charlie H
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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

Excellent food and wonderful waiter/ chef who patiently explained the whole menu to all of us, several times. Warm friendly atmosphere and I was able to book over email from the uk. My Dad is a vegetarian and the chef made a special starter as there were no vegetarian options which my dad liked on the starter menu. All 11... More 

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54 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

If you are looking for an excellent meal, i strongly recommend this restaurant. They purposely serve some dishes/tastes which are a bit out of the ordinary, but pleasant. The price is fair, book in advance. I had the house wine, which is not of the highest quality but in line with its price. I will go back if in the... More 

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Shillingstone, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

After a hard days trip out in Umbrian sunshine on a Sunday had forgotten that many restos closed Sun pm .But Jenny remembered having seen this atmospheric place tucked away under Porta Pesa. It did not disappoint. The roast shoulder of pork stuffed with chestnuts was a winner, the starter of mixed bruschetta also very good red Montefalco. We didn't... More 

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Moscow, Russia
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30 reviews 30 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

This osteria is regularly featured in Slow Food publications as one of the best places to eat in Perugia, and the place stays true to all ratings.

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Perugia, Italy
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21 reviews 21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

I went here with a group from school. The chef taught us how to make pasta and let us help! It was delicious. In addition to the pasta we made, which he put an Umbrian pork sauce on and a veggie one for the vegetarians, we had great appetizers like bread with cheese and mushrooms, a rice and lentil dish,... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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67 restaurant reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2013

We had a decent mixed antipasti for two but the main courses of stinco di maiale and braciola di maiale were unbelievable. Some of the best pork I've ever had. The only disappointment was a lack of side dish options but maybe they had stuff off-menu. Service was good too.

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18 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2013

The best ingredients, creative combinations, skillful cooking. The kitchen for the customer who will not settle for thr banal.

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Rosenau, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2013

Following a recommendation from a local, we tried out this restuarant. Not only cosy and charming, the service was excellent with a lovely varity of original local delights. Beautifully cooked with and served by a staff who delight in preparing good food. So good we had to return the following night

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2013

Ate dinner here on a rainy Saturday evening. Just outside the city walls by Porta Pesa, but a gentle ten-minute stroll from the cathedral down the winding Via Bontempi off Piazza Piccinino. I have to say that I didn't notice any obvious tourist traps in Perugia (restaurant-wise) but, if there were, I agree with previous reviewers that this would be... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2012

After you pass through the center of town and skip all the Ristoranti touting a fixed price Menu Turistico, you will find La Lumera on Corso Bersaglieri. It is well worth the excursion. The day we arrived, the town was filled with Chocoholics indulging in every manner of chocolate product one can imagine. Since it was lunch time, every trattoria... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Course Bersarglieri 22-26-28 | Porta Pesa, Perugia, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Umbria  >  Province of Perugia  >  Perugia
  • Phone Number: 075 57 26 181

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Peruvian

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