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Corte dei Pandolfi

Piazzetta Raimondello Orsini, 73100 Lecce, Italy
+390832332309
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Ranked #121 of 372 restaurants in Lecce
Price range: $36 - $84
Cuisines: Italian, Wine Bar
Good for: Outdoor seating
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Good for: Outdoor seating
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Any
English first
Dublin, Ireland
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014 NEW

This is a lovely restaurant which is a cut above the throng of other Lecce restaurants. Situated in a nice small courtyard, the restaurant has a menu extending beyond the usual 'menu tipica'. Service was perfect and the cost was reasonable. Excellent overall.

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Vienna, Austria
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22 reviews 22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014 NEW

After 1 week in Italy one might get a little sick from eating bruschetta, insalata caprese and pizza so this restaurant serves great food, at great prices ( between 10-20€ for a main course). Service was very nice and helpfull! TIP: Make a reservation! People start coming at about 9:30 ... at 10, 10:30 pm its very full

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London, England, United Kingdom
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186 reviews 186 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

The restaurant is in a beautiful location on a square and serves traditional Puglian food. The interior was attractive but we preferred to sit outside in the warm weather. We could watch the youth of Lecce play in the square. We both ordered the same dishes for starter and main - * Orzo pasta, made from barley and served with... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

real fine food, good advise on the wine. great venue. just one remark: please serve everyone at the table at the same time and don't take away the plate whilenot every one on the table has finished its meal.

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Melbourne, Australia
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105 reviews 105 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

Sure, the restaurant was on the expensive side, 121 euros for four persons, starters, fish soupl, tuna sashimi quality, tiramimisu, a mandarin digestivo, a beer, a fine bottle of vin rose labelled Girofle. The quality and the service were of very high quality. Thisx is the restaurant in Lecce to which we would most like to go back. You may... More

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Madison, Wisconsin
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19 reviews 19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2013

By chance I read "36 Hours in Lecce" from the NYT, and followed up on their restaurant recommendation. The food is creative, reasonably priced and locally sourced. Our waitress was friendly and very knowledgeable, with excellent English and a warm smile. The restaurant is centrally-located but tucked into a quiet little square. This was truly a rewarding find.

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3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013 via mobile

Finding our preferred restaurant shut we tried this beautiful looking restaurant in a beautiful square. It looked the part. The menu read quite nicely. The waitress spoke some English and was attentive. Could be a fantastic restaurant but the food was poor. My gf had prawns to start. They were tasteless and had an odd texture. On enquiry we were... More

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Otley, United Kingdom
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78 reviews 78 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2013

We were recommended to come here by our hotelier. It's in a lovely spot near the Roman Theatre and there was a classical concert going on there that evening so we were able to enjoy the music from our outside table. I ordered fried cod, relying on the English translation on the menu. (I know, possibly not a good idea,... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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42 reviews 42 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013

We didn't have a reservation so made a point of arriving early (We found that 8pm is early in Lecce). So,good freshly made food served to us outside before the place filled up. Obviously a popular spot with locals too, always a good sign.

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Breda, the Netherlands
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46 reviews 46 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

Make sure to have a reservation! This busy restaurant has great fresh, home made food, which is prepared and served with love and pride. Taste the souffle of pesce de spada!

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