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Ristorante Sine Tempore

S. Marco 1, 95012 Castiglione di Sicilia, Sicily, Italy
0942 980368
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $20 - $40
Cuisines: Italian, Family Fare
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Description: Il Ristorante Sine Tempore si trova nel cuore del centro storico si Castiglione di Sicilia, borgo medievale situato tra il Parco dell'Etna e il Parco dell'Alcantara. Due intime sale interne, avvolte in un'atmosfera calda e accogliente, dove assaporare le migliori ricette della cucina tradizionale siciliana. All'esterno del Ristorante, un piccolo angolo di verde dove in assoluto relax, si può pranzare o cenare oppure degustare un bicchiere di vino o prendere un dessert. Il Ristorante Sine Tempore è anche il luogo ideale dove organizzare banchetti di matrimonio, comunioni, cresime, ricorrenze, feste e cene di lavoro con menù a base di pesce o carne preparati con cura da chef esperto e qualificato.
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English first
Oslo, Norway
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58 reviews 58 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

During our week in Castiglione, we had dinner here two times. The service is very good, and even if there doesn't seem to be any more seats outside - just ask, and they will arrange something for you! Tha antipasti was a particular favourite with us, seemingly simple dishes like grilled vegetables were perfectly prepared and full of flavour. Great... More

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Pulborough, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Wonderful menu of typical Sicilian food, all home-made and locally sourced ingredients. Ravioli with Pistaccio fantastic, or Pasta Sine Tempore and if you need a change from Pasta try the meatballs wrapped in Lemon leaves or the Lamb chops, and indulge in some Fries (yes, not typically Sicilian!) and a fresh salad!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014 via mobile

It was such a pleasure to come across this charming restaurant! Exhausted after a full-day excursion to Etna we found the restaurant just perfect to relax and enjoy the viewes. The atmosphere is so friendly and the hosts were so helpful to advise what to choose from the thick menu of delicacies. The local specialities they serve need no description.... More

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Naples, New York
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64 reviews 64 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

We had two wonderful dinners in this beautiful restaurant. It was the best food in Castiglione di Sicilia (and indeed, of everywhere we went in Sicily) and that is saying a lot. The house wine is locally made from the family who owns and runs this restaurant (the gradfather's wine), the cheese is from another relative's locally made cheese shop... More

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London, United Kingdom
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43 reviews 43 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

On a tour around the Northern flanks of the Etna, we drove up to Castiglione in search of lunch. a local pointed out this place, and although we were the only patrons for lunch, food arrived swiftly, was very tasty and excellent value for money. Highly recommended.

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Nicolosi, Sicilia, Italy
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013

We fell upon the Ristorante Sine Tempore accidentally while searching for a hotel in Castiglione di Sicillia. What a find it was. A good hotel, Frederico II with a superb restaurant. Wonderful, fresh, local Sicilian food served by friendly attentive staff. It happened to be our wedding anniversary and we were given the best room in the hotel and treated... More

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Hellerup, Kobenhavn, Denmark
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2013 via mobile

Ate at this place 5 nights in a row while staying at this small family runned place hotel hotel Federico II. Great and well prepared local food. Was here just as the mushroom season peaked. The father of the business went out every morning to pick mushrooms which was used in the different dishes served at lunch and dinner. Great... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2013

We ate a lot in Sicily and the food was very good everywhere. Sine Tempore was the best we found. The food was quite delicious and the staff relaxed and friendly and the best wine. This family run restaurant ( they also have a wine shop around the corner) represents the the very best of Sicilian food, wine and service.... More

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Lelystad, The Netherlands
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2013

This place represents all that a restaurant in rural Italy - located on a street about the width of a car in a picturesque mountain village, family run (attached to a hotel next to local goods store, all the same family), all very fresh ingredients and great local wine. It is definitely worth looking up if you are in the... More

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Oslo, Norway
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3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2013

We came to Castglione di Sicilia during the siesta for a late lunch and almost everything was closed. Sine Tempore was the exception. We got great pasta and extraordinary service, dispite being the only guests and passed closing time. Recomended.

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