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Ristorante dei Castelli

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Via Penisola, 26, 16039 Sestri Levante, Italy
+39 0185 456087
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Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Outdoor Seating, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Good food, great views and wonderful service

Just a short walk from the main town activities, we wanted to find some place a little more refined and elegant. We took the elevator up and we were not disappointed. The restaurant is located in an old castle. We were met with a warm welcome and were lucky enough to be seated by the window where... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 31, 2015
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NYC
Good for:
  • Romantic
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NYC
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58 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

Just a short walk from the main town activities, we wanted to find some place a little more refined and elegant. We took the elevator up and we were not disappointed. The restaurant is located in an old castle. We were met with a warm welcome and were lucky enough to be seated by the window where we could feel... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

We took the set menu for three nights and could not fault anything. It really was exceptional and very good value. The local wines were not cheap but were good value as well

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Oslo, Norway
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

We had a great evening at Dei Castelli. The view, the staff and the food in a almost perfect sybiose. Thank you!

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47 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

As with the hotel itself, views of the sea are magnificient. Food is very good and waitstaff are cordial and quite helpful.

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Norwalk, Connecticut
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177 reviews
156 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Dinner can be spectacular in the Summer - enjoying a magnificent veranda overlooking sunset on Portofino. Elegant, romantic, quiet, excellent service, great wine selection - all great ingredients for a memorable dinner. Food is well designed, but falls a bit short compared to the rest of the setting. Given the prices (not cheap, but considering what you get, they are... More 

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Sharnbrook, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

What a wonderful place; the view was magical as the sun went down, the service was excellent and the food delicious. I booked it before we went which was just as well because the restaurant was full. Antonella greeted us and made sure that we were well looked after. The staff were attentive without being intrusive; a complimentary glass of... More 

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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Ate at two other restaurants in town. This was the best by far. Elegant with great service and wonderful food.

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

First off, this restaurant has a fantastic view. However the service was overbearing and the food average for the price and the trip advisor rating. The mullet starter was wrapped in full pastry accompanied by crispy asparagus and a small amount of jus which was not enough to avoid the overall dryness of the dish. The best starter which was... More 

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Melbourne
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53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

So, what are you paying for? Views? Yes, spectacular. Service? Sure, very good and attentive without being overbearing. Food? Plenty of it, but it's not the star. Yet there was no reason for it not to be. We found about every second course to be noteworthy. Two of the four in our party, including myself, had the more expensive degustation... More 

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Burnley, United Kingdom
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58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

We stayed at the Hotel Dei Castelli and dined in the restaurant for breakfast and evening dinner. The staff were brilliant, service was first class, all silver service, the setting overlooking the bay is amazing, so romantic and the food was amazing. We had a complimentary glass of Prosecco on arrival, very good wine during the meal and our meal... More 

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Additional Information about Ristorante dei Castelli

Address: Via Penisola, 26, 16039 Sestri Levante, Italy
Phone Number: +39 0185 456087
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Liguria  >  Italian Riviera  >  Sestri Levante
Cuisine: Italian

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Via Penisola, 26, 16039 Sestri Levante, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Liguria  >  Italian Riviera  >  Sestri Levante
  • Phone Number: +39 0185 456087

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic

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