Nice place, all the food is Nice. Shrimp and meat so tender. Staff very efficient . Price is reasonable.
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It rather looks like we were not the first to follow in the footsteps of Rick Stein who came here on his Long Weekend in Bologna but the place is unabashed by its sudden popularity with British Rick acolytes. A lovely meal where we ate,...More
This place was recommended to us by our hotel , only now having read other reviews do I realise that Rick Stein had been . We came for lunch straight after our arrival here in the city , it is off the beaten track in...More
Following Rick Steins weekend away programme one the places highlighted was this place, we were not disappointed, service and ambiance was good, a typical Italian restaurant, suggest a booking is made as Monday night was quite busy. The food was lovely and was a treat.
Scacco Matto was just a few steps away from where we were staying in Bologna so we happened upon it pretty much by accident. It was so good we went there twice. The exterior is quite ordinary and it looks like it might be a...More
We started with a bottle of Vallania's 2013 Terre Rosse Vio Val and our starters were potato ravioli with Parmesan cream, cappelletti with peas, asparagus and bacon, and chitarrina with tomato and anchovies. Then came tortino di squacquerone with artichokes, and crunchy egg(!) on creamed...More
To be honest when I knew I was going to visit Bologna I just has to go to this place because Mr Stein had been there on a recent tv show. You have to seek it out as it is down a rather ordinary alley...More
We went here off the back of a Rick Stein recommendation on his TV show. I like Rick Stein a lot. We actually checked out his new London restaurant a week before visiting Bologna - and it was wonderful. I have NO idea what the...More
This restaurant is not in all the guide books. Just as well as it is a hidden gem. This is Michelin quality cooking with local ingredients. The place was fully booked on a Friday night by locals. The food is refined and imaginative. The tortellini...More