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La Torre di Merlino

#110 of 410 Restaurants in Lecce
Certificate of Excellence
$$$$
Italian, French, Fusion, Pizza
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Via giambattista del tufo, 10, 73100 Lecce, Italy
+39 0832 242091
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7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:45 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:30 am - 3:00 pm
Sun - Sat 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Tue - Fri 12:00 pm - 2:45 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer
Description: ristorante di cucina italo francofona, con inflessioni mediterranee non...
ristorante di cucina italo francofona, con inflessioni mediterranee non attrezzato all' accoglienza bambini
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  • 383
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  • 255
    Very good
  • 102
    Average
  • 72
    Poor
  • 23
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
It's not bad

Set in a nice piazza this place tries hard and almost makes it. The menu is a slight twist on the standard. The service was good however food a little overpriced and small portions like all these places with a twist of fusion. Wine by the glass was good quality. I would go back again.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 10, 2015
EggChen
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Mackay, Australia
Good for:
  • Doing business
  • Romantic
  • Special occasions
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Italia
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

I've been there with a friend of mine while our holiday and the food was an amazing good experience !!!!! Magnificent taste and look, also wine has been a great complement. :-)

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Doylestown, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

We found this restaurant by recommendation of Marco at our B&B down the street.....WOW! The pizza (wood fired and authentic) is fabulous. We had a beautifully prepared fresh salad with 2 different kinds of pizza and their lager beer choices are great. The food was excellent, the waiters attentive and helpful - but OH the pizza! GO and enjoy it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

Best in Lecce. It was an experience. Must try if you are around. Sat outside thus could not try the pizza, but otherwise really enjoyed the food and the service.

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Istanbul, Turkey
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4 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

We were that restoran all family (9 person ) on 22 June 2015. Place good, weather good. Dinner was start good also. A young lady was nice and kind who Show us our table.... But after all very bad!!!! 1) A rude waiter ! And dont understand his failure ! 2) Service was held 2 hours after order! Even for... More 

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Leicester
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27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

The restaurant is set in a pleasant location, and the first courses were good. However for our main course all 4 of us had the tuna fillet in sesame seeds, with a ginger sauce and onion marmalade. The tuna steak was large, however the ginger sauce sauce and onion marmalade comprised 3 small ( not much bigger than the size... More 

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Mackay, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Set in a nice piazza this place tries hard and almost makes it. The menu is a slight twist on the standard. The service was good however food a little overpriced and small portions like all these places with a twist of fusion. Wine by the glass was good quality. I would go back again.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

We had a pleasant night and great tasting pizza in a beautiful place. Good booking experience (phone); only minor issue was the lack of some additional hot chilli to spice up the pizza.

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Brooklyn, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

No complaints. We were in Lecce for four nights and ate here twice (which, in the interest of trying as many places as possible, is something I rarely do when on holiday). The food and the service were both impeccable.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Excellent food and atmosphere. The foie gras and prawn as a very pleasant surprise. Good value for money

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Preston, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

Forget the inability to eat a pizza outside, the food is simply average. Service is OK, but the staff seem to think they are working somewhere very special (which they are not). Signore Torre appears to believe he has a gift... well it was under wraps when we visited. The Spaghetti primi was OK, but no better than any other... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Via giambattista del tufo, 10, 73100 Lecce, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Puglia  >  Province of Lecce  >  Lecce
  • Phone Number: +39 0832 242091

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 39 - 79
  • Cuisine: Italian, French, Fusion, Pizza

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Doing business, Romantic, Special occasions

Description

ristorante di cucina italo francofona, con inflessioni mediterranee non attrezzato all' accoglienza bambini
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 am - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Monday
7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Tuesday
7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:45 pm
Wednesday
7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:45 pm
Thursday
7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:45 pm
Friday
7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:45 pm
Saturday
7:30 pm - 11:30 pm

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