I was here on 27th December, entirely by accident, having got lost en route from Pisa and fed up with wandering around picturesque back alleys. Lucca itself is actually charming, though Sig. Gubitosa is even more so. Outside of a Michelin 3-star I would never expect to see a wine list quite like it, full of the highest quality labels - Lafite, Margaux, Sassicaia - with umpteen different vintages of each, betraying the host/patron's origins as a cruise-ship sommelier. But even more important is the quality of the cooking, which is both ambitious and perfectly realised. Alas, I had little appetite having only recently eaten: but this allowed me to sample several dishes ordered by friends who mercifully hadn't. The porcini-stuffed ravioli was exquisite; and the leek and Prosecco (!) risotto struck me as remarkable, full of intense, yet subtle, flavours. In fact, this seems to be the essence of all the dishes, which have deep and rich tastes, but none of which are overpowering or ill-balanced. Even the desserts continue this theme, and ours were liberally supplemented by a trio of accompanying drinks, including some lovely Limoncello, graciously offered to us by the host. Ignore the illiterate ramblings of someone who can't even spell or write his own language properly: this place is the real deal, and would amply reward anyone with serious interest in high quality cuisine and even higher quality wines.
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