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La Torre di Merlino

Via giambattista del tufo, 10, 73100 Lecce, Italy
+39 0832 242091
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Ranked #43 of 377 Restaurants in Lecce
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $44 - $87
Cuisines: French, Italian
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Description: ristorante di cucina italo francofona, con inflessioni mediterranee non attrezzato all' accoglienza bambini
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  • Italian first
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English first
Annandale, Virginia
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86 reviews 86 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

We went to La Torre on our last night in Lecce. Wish we'd been earlier as we would have gone back! Delicious extras including fresh porcinis cooked perfectly as an appetizer, and after dinner sweets. The pasta with porcinis was outstanding as was the orcichette with fava beans and just barely cooked tomato. Service was outstanding. The "house wine" of... More

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Vancouver, Canada
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81 reviews 81 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

We had a suberb dinner here, our best in Lecce. The weather was fine so we sat outside which is always my preference when possible; the terrace was full and the atmosphere a fun positive one. We had a very good waiter who tolerated my lousy Italian and spoke pretty good English. The food was fresh, tasty and innovative while... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

So good, we went here on both our first & last nights. Great, friendly service, outstanding food, good wine list with very affordable fabulous wines. Outdoor seating available. Highly recommend.

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Stoney Stanton Leics
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56 reviews 56 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

This restaurant is in a central position in the historic centre, and is larger than it looks from the outside. We found that the food was among the best that we had in Lecce, of a very good standard. What made it stand out for us was the excellent service and the 'extras'. By that I mean the bread and... More

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London, United Kingdom
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162 reviews 162 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
218 helpful votes 218 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Food excellent, nice position in historic centre. Service mixed, but not bad. Not all the waiters have good command of English. Nice touch the the lovely rolls with olive oil to dunk in to start. Not cheap by Lecce standards, but not exorbitant either.

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Punta Gorda, Florida
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136 reviews 136 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
98 helpful votes 98 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

We asked at our hotel for some restaurant suggestions in the area and one of them was this one. There is a rather extensive outdoor dining area as well as indoor dining and it is centrally located in the historic area. We enjoyed a very good meal of Pugliese food, mostly lamb, and the wines were excellent. The service is... More

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Lecce, Italy
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Coming from Brussels, i'm living now in Lecce. After a lot several experiences for one year, this place is for me simply the best restaurant in Lecce. Traditional cooking with fabulous surprises. Very kind personal in a beautiful atmosphere, inside and on the terrasse. I went there with belgian, french, english friends or professional contatcs - i'm architect in Lecce... More

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Antwerp, Belgium
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82 reviews 82 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

This was our best restaurant in Lecce, we ate there twice. The food is delicious, the service fantastic. The surroudings are lovely, on a nice square in the middle of Lecce. Every dish was excellent only the desserts are a disappointment. So skip this and take a nice ice cream in one of the many gelaterias on the way home.

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Gloucestershire, UK
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62 reviews 62 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Plenty to delight everyone here. A busy, friendly and literally 30 seconds from our hotel place. We'd had a large lunch, so asked for the pizza menu. Beware - the pizzas are huge. There's also a whole lot of them to choose from. Have fun choosing!

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Paris
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

The restaurant is located on a lovely small square in the old town of Lecce, in a pedestrian area. The food is very good, including upscale traditional apulian cooking, but also some more sophisticated dishes (like escalopes de foie gras with black truffles). Definitely one level above most other good local restaurants. Service is excellent and reasonably quick. Prices are... More

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Additional Information about La Torre di Merlino

Address: Via giambattista del tufo, 10, 73100 Lecce, Italy
Phone Number: +39 0832 242091
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Puglia  >  Province of Lecce  >  Lecce
Average Prices: USD 44 - 87
Cuisine: French, Italian

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