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Al Vecchio Fornello

Via Basiliani 18, Cisternino, Italy
0804441113
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Ranked #18 of 56 restaurants in Cisternino
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Price range: $13 - $40
Cuisines: Barbecue, Steakhouse, Contemporary
Dining options: Late Night
Description: DELICIOUS FOOD FROM A LOVELY VILLAGE “Al vecchio fornello” (“At the Ole Stove”) is a really ancient butcher’s shop and restaurant placed in the historic centre of Cisternino (one of the most beautiful villages in Italy). Sante, the owner, made his dream come true – the dream of mixing his love for catering with his fondness for meat.
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Dining options: Late Night
Description: DELICIOUS FOOD FROM A LOVELY VILLAGE “Al vecchio fornello” (“At the Ole Stove”) is a really ancient butcher’s shop and restaurant placed in the historic centre of Cisternino (one of the most beautiful villages in Italy). Sante, the owner, made his dream come true – the dream of mixing his love for catering with his fondness for meat.
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  • English first
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English first
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23 reviews 23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2013

If you are in the area, you must visit Cisternino in the evening, take a passeggiata, or stroll, through the beautiful white streets, drink an aperitivo at dusk, and then head to one of the rosticcerie for some good food. At the rosticceria, you will choose your meat from the butcher's window, pay per kilo and have it cooked fresh... More

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Milan, Italy
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369 reviews 369 reviews
268 restaurant reviews
116 helpful votes 116 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2013

came back to Cisternino since the town is really gorgeous, wanted to change Braceria . the food was quite good, but in october we had tried Antico Borgo and thought it was slightly better . in any event a very good meal and very very reasonable price

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Bristol
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26 reviews 26 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2012

Been there twice now. A butcher's shop with a pizza-type oven opposite the counter. You choose your meat, then sit at a table and wait for it to be served up to you, hot, tasty and perfectly cooked.

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