Great service, wine and honest food. Lovely Antipasto, local pasta dishes and locally sourced meats.
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This was a pleasant restaurant a little out of the tourist area of the older town of Lecce and provided good quality honest italian Osteria type food with a smile and friendly service.
Very local feel, with a variety of choices with the local cuisine. A mix of seafood and beef choices. Note that their menu was broader than what they had available (e.g., no fresh mushrooms, one of the listed lamb dishes wasn't available). The fresh fish...More
We had just arrived in Lecce and were looking for a place to have lunch before the restaurants closed for the afternoon and stumbled across La Vecchia Osteria. We asked the waiter about dishes typical to the Salento region and chose Orecchiette with Cime di...More
What a great little spot! It's tucked away on a side street, and this is a typical Southern Italian restaurant serving excellent-quality cuisine, with a focus on local dishes, and especially meat. The food was top-notch, prices very reasonable, and the service spot-on. I liked...More
My husband and I had a truly delicious and filling meal here. For starters, we always aimed to eat dinner at an Osteria (because it is the local cuisine and as authentic as you can get). I had the most amazing chick pea pasta, which...More
Good food in generous platefuls. ... it might not be silver service or pretty food but La Vecchia Osteria feed tasty food by the plate full to satisfy the inner man or woman. A large range of food choices for every food palate
We tried this restaurant after getting a recommendation from our B&B host. Was packed the first time we tried, so we reserved for the following night, a Sunday. I ordered the linguini with fresh mushrooms (if available) and, unfortunately, they weren't available. Not sure why,...More