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Duca d'Este

Piazzetta del Castello 10, 44121, Ferrara, Italy
+39 0532 211869
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good46%
  • Average16%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
Nov 18, 2017
“Nice location,good coffee”
1 week ago
“High tea with the Duca”
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Italian, Cafe
$$ - $$$
Piazzetta del Castello 10, 44121, Ferrara, Italy
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Our second excellent experience in this caffe. Unique location, facing the d’Este castle. You can spend hours on the terrace, and pondering about the real duca and his cultural heritage. We got a spritz accompanied by excellent homemade salty pastries. My partner got coffee, with...More

Thank Jozef_of_Antwerp
Reviewed November 18, 2017

I was looking for a place to have a coffee after exploring castello estense and city centre. I saw a lot of people here,it was really busy, so I decided to give it a try - they have a great espresso!We came back the next...More

Thank vixisim
Reviewed October 2, 2017

We chose this restaurant to eat in as every place nearby was booked up or closing. We were a party of three and were seated at a small round table which was far too small for our dishes, bread and wine. The waitress was very...More

Thank 73travelfan
Reviewed November 7, 2016 via mobile

We had coffee and a light lunch here on a couple of occasions. We had no complaints, in fact it was quite a bit more reasonable than we initially expected. The service was good, coffee ok, and the food we ate also up to scratch....More

Thank shintaro1
Reviewed November 5, 2016

This is one of our favourite places for a lovely cup of coffee, tea, or hot chocolate. They also do nice pre-dinner drinks. The pastries they serve in the morning are outstanding.

Thank Kathleen681
Reviewed July 6, 2016 via mobile

Been twice, all I could remember from the first visit 3 years ago was some of the staff weren't very friendly or helpful but I put this down to my total lack of Italian. 3 years later same again. Also this time our meal was...More

1  Thank Darranwithana
Reviewed June 24, 2016

Lovely cafe, can sit inside or outside. Located right outside the castle. Nice menu - i really enjoyed the caprese salad. Also has a nice variety of wines available by the glass. The service is friendly and prompt. It is also a gelati bar. Would...More

Thank octoplaits
Reviewed May 4, 2016 via mobile

A nice coffee bar and snacks for a break during the day. Inside or outside areas to sit and enjoy the day. Right next to the waterfront.

Thank Mars1964
Reviewed August 21, 2015

We sat outside under a covered area although the tearoom inside was lovely and cool and really charming. Food was great and although busy the service and staff were good. I noticed the local police used it for their expresso breaks. Lunch for 4 came...More

Thank Simone S
Reviewed August 1, 2015

Looks onto the castle. Busy at lunch time, all outdoor seating occupied. Nice interior, with good air-conditioning. Food was OK, felt a bit like a tourist-trap though. The waitress did tell us when something we had chosen was frozen, which was appreciated.

Thank pgbDublin
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  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations
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Families with children, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Piazzetta del Castello 10, 44121, Ferrara, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Emilia-Romagna  >  Province of Ferrara  >  Ferrara
  • Phone Number: +39 0532 211869
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