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Reale

Contrada Santa Liberata, 67031 Castel di Sangro, Italy
0864 69382
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Italian
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Beijing, China
Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

Reale's location is stunning. Set in an old convent that has been lovingly restored, the restaurant is spacious, modern, and light. The view from the tables across the valley equally pretty. The greeting here was very friendly, but the service remained professional, without being very friendly, or warm. the five course menu (€100) started with a set of interesting, and... More

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Novosibirsk
Top Contributor
66 reviews 66 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

The restaurant is very far from all of more or less well-known touristic destinations in Italy. And we never considered it as a lunch or a dinner base during our numerous trips through Italy, even though we knew that it had 2 Michelin stars. However this year it got its third star and we at last decided to visit it... More

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nj
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16 reviews 16 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2013

Look at the menu. The food tastes as good as it looks. The meats were as good as the fish dishes. We tried almost everything on the menu in 3 nights and would have repeated some again and again. ..veal jelly, shrimp with anchovy pasta, pigeon...I am not a food writer ( obviously), but I am a lover of great... More

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Paris, France
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19 reviews 19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2013

The experience starts with managing to find the restaurant, end with a delicious sensation of an exceptional moment. Mr Romito surely has a strong ego, hopefully this drives a terrible energy and high talent, you can predict more for him. Here is the recipe : keep your roots and further deepen them developing from where you were born, attracting the... More

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Lido Di Camaiore, Italy
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2012

Reale presented us with a series of challenges. The first was finding it. Located in the countryside, it is reachable by driving through the outskirts of the smallish town of Castel di Sangro. But this only became clear after we had found the place. Apparently, Reale sees no need to be helpful to first-time clients struggling to find their way... More

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Novara, Italy
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31 reviews 31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2012

It was a fantastic experience of really high level cuisine. The luxury location is in a austere monastery of 16° century completely restored with excellent panorama. Foods are a nouvelle cuisine inventions of the chef Niko Romito. The service in the dining room is coordinated by Cristiana Romito and is at top level. The selection of the wines is superb,... More

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London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2012

Breathtaking location & superb attention to detail from the food to the attentive service of their wonderful staff. Luxury service with out feeling stuffy, but instead excudes a modern relaxed & comfortable vibe. There is an abundance of staff who cater to your every need. I went to the restaurant but also got to look around the other spaces, such... More

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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115 reviews 115 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2010

Eating in this restaurant is an adventure. The two star Michelin awarded chef combines Abruzzo tradition with inventive preparation. After some intricate 'amuses' we started with a sardine soup with scampi, pasta with a filling of green peas, followed by the ultimate quality lamb meat, prepared in four different ways. If you like, accompanied by excellent local wines from Abruzzo.... More

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Parma
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2010

Amazing experience, my favorite restaurant in Italy.

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