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Stefano Fanti al Ristorante Circolo dei Lettori

Via Conte Giambattista Bogino 9 | Circolo dei Lettori, 10123 Turin, Italy
+39 011 432 6828
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good29%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“tasting menu” (9 reviews)
“braised beef” (4 reviews)
“amuse bouche” (3 reviews)
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Italian, Mediterranean, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Via Conte Giambattista Bogino 9 | Circolo dei Lettori, 10123 Turin, Italy
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The ambiance was the highlight for me, since books are my oxygen, and the dining room was a warm, charming library. The food is innovative, original presentations more than traditional Piemontese cuisine. Excellent service also. The snails and the duck breast were delicious. If I...More

Thank LaCostaflower
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Dined here with a group of 15 with Go Ahead Tours. We all enjoyed this tremendously. We started with ravioli alla torinese style; then braised beef course (outstanding) and for dessert a marron glace parfait and bunet al caffee. Great intimate atmosphere. One of the...More

2  Thank maryofmassachusetts
Reviewed October 13, 2018

There's not much to say. This is a must go for Turin. Revisited local food made superb by the chef. Do not miss the soft egg with porcini mushrooms.

Thank mrcasu
Reviewed October 7, 2018 via mobile

Elegant restaurant part of a cultural organization housed in an elegant building. Requires ringing a bell to be let in and is located on the first floor of the building. Everything one expects from an elegant restaurant including beautiful decor (heavy on the literature theme)...More

Thank andreasyahoo
Reviewed July 27, 2018

It's clear: this place must be visited and one must make arservation since there are few tables. Braised beef and veal fillet were among the finest meals that we could dream of in Italy. Sommelier is surprising since she is able to talk by the...More

Thank t0up0ul0u
Reviewed July 17, 2018 via mobile

We came here on our first night in Turin and we were not disappointed! The setting is inside what seems (not certain) to be an art gallery and is beautifully adorned with statues and paintings. The food is gourmet Italian and we indulged in beautifully...More

Thank _lewis_cleeve
Reviewed July 16, 2018 via mobile

This is a very “local” restaurant, located inside a library. Perhaps this is the reason for not being well known by tourists. Anyway, it’s another “must go” place in Turin. A cozy environment with delicious food and a nice staff aim to provide you the...More

Thank brunoao
Reviewed July 4, 2018 via mobile

We ate a seven dish tasting menu. The selection of wines was excellent. The problem was food. Three courses were overwhelming, too heavy, too salty, too much herbes etc. I had just tasted similar traditional dishes elsewhere with less trying and better taste of the...More

Thank 318minnam
Reviewed June 26, 2018

This is my second time at this restaurant, and this time I was disappointed. The sommelier could not recommend a bottle of wine that would go with our two dishes, and I ended up getting a French Sancerre instead! That was weird a sommelier who...More

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ristorantedelcircolo, Direttore at Stefano Fanti al Ristorante Circolo dei Lettori, responded to this reviewResponded June 29, 2018

Good Morning Ms. I'm really sorry about your bed experience in the our restuarnt. But I've got something to say.. You paid 144 euro for 3 courses and 2 bottle of wine, I really don't thing is to much. The sommelier give you a lot...More

Reviewed May 23, 2018 via mobile

We chose this restaurant online because of their rating and nearby location. The biggest challenge of the night was finding it. Thank heavens for Google maps and some kind English-speaking locals! When we arrived at the location, there were no signs just a large wooden...More

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September 26, 2017|
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Response from Timboshanks | Reviewed this property |
No - booked an impromptu table and just turned up wearing smart jeans, shirt & jacket. Some diners were dressed up, some were very casual. Enjoy!
September 16, 2017|
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Response from Roger4000 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, both 'alla carta' and 'menu degustazione' are available.
July 25, 2016|
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Response from gouache42 | Reviewed this property |
You may call the chef either at +39 348 241 6367 or +39 011 432 6828 Regards Rob
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
$46 - $68
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
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12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
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12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Conte Giambattista Bogino 9 | Circolo dei Lettori, 10123 Turin, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Piedmont  >  Province of Turin  >  Turin
  • Phone Number: +39 011 432 6828
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