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“Terrible experience, go anywhere but here!!” 1 of 5 stars
Review of Il Giglio

Il Giglio
Piazza Municipio 8, Noto, Sicily, Italy
0931 838640
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Ranked #78 of 102 restaurants in Noto
Cuisines: Italian, Pizza & Pasta
Dining options: Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations
Zwolle, The Netherlands
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Terrible experience, go anywhere but here!!”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

Situated on a nice piazza in the centre of Noto, this tourist restaurant is really bad. Cutlery was not really clean and was not properly handed out: I received two forks and one knife, and my partner two knives and one fork. The Pasta di Norma was ghastly: although the melanzane (eggplant) was quite tasty, the plate was drowned in ricotta cheese which seemed to be made of plastic. The food was served the very minute we had ordered, so it can't be freshly prepared. The salad bar to which we were invited wasn't cooled and simply looked unattractive. After visiting the toilets, which didn't flush and were filthy, you don't feel like eating here anymore. Unfortunately, we had already ordered. I didn't finish my plate. A bad experience all in all.

Visited May 2013
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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Belgrade, Serbia
16 reviews 16 reviews
Reviews in 13 cities Reviews in 13 cities
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
“Love this restaurant”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2012

We ate twice here, and we were amazed with everything we tasted. Antipasti table is a great opportunity to try wide range of food and the easiest way to try everything that Sicily gives. Also we tried pastas and spaghetti, and it was fabulous. Another thing that we also liked very much here is Loredana, the owner of the restaurant. She is so kind and pleasant, she talked with us all the time, even though she don't speak english, but we understood her everything. :D We learned that she prepare pasta by herself and I can tell you it's great! Location is in the heart of the old city beside Townhall. If you visit Noto, without fail you must come here also!

Visited January 2012
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