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Il Polpo Fritto


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner


Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, European
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Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
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Reviewed May 8, 2019

Definitely pay your money's worth at this elegant but cosy restaurant based in a 19th century building with frescoed walls.Staff comprised of both the owner and chef as well as the manager who are extremely pleasant people genuinely invested in their customers enjoyment of their...More

Date of visit: May 2019
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Reviewed April 19, 2019 via mobile

We were wonderfully welcomed by Sabina, the owner, on a relatively quiet Thursday night. The place is lovely, warm and welcoming, with beautiful attention to detail. After getting us water and wine (a delicious, all-natural, biological, Sicilian white), we ordered one of the two tasting...More

Date of visit: April 2019
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Reviewed January 27, 2018

Fish restaurant with expensive prices. The tris di tartar di pesce was barely flavored, same problem with the quinto quarto, that’s a pity because the fish was of outstanding quality. The deep-fried octopus (polpo fritto) was not crunchy at all so I did complain but...More

Date of visit: September 2017
1  Thank ArsenioI
Reviewed October 18, 2017 via mobile

When you search for fresh high quality food in a very friendly and open environment then you have to go there - fried and also grilled polpo (octopus) is extraordinary good but also the tuna steak was perfectly prepared. Thanks for the wonderful evening.

Date of visit: October 2017
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Reviewed July 16, 2017

It was late on a Sunday evening, we'd had trouble parking so when we pressed the intercom in the street to let us in we were rather grateful, it was 9:20pm and they were supposed to close at 10:00! Very little English spoken which made...More

Date of visit: July 2017
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Reviewed June 20, 2017 via mobile

Amazing place, very nice looking restaurant. Had octopus and tasted great. Worth the money would highly recommend. Staff very attentive and friendly

Date of visit: April 2017
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Reviewed January 21, 2017 via mobile

My husband and I tried this place on a Saturday evening (call in advance to book - they are often fully booked) and were delighted to find puglian style seafood! As starter I had the raw shrimps with passion fruit and fresh cheese (highly recommended)...More

Date of visit: January 2017
Thank Caroline S
Reviewed January 17, 2017 via mobile

From the outside I wouldn't have expected that nice culinary experience. The entrance is an empty shop .. one needs to ring ... and take the stairs ...to find on the first floor a nice and classy dining room ! Menu is very fish oriented...More

Date of visit: January 2017
Thank Stefano E
Reviewed September 10, 2016 via mobile

I went there with my wife and our two kids and everything was delightful. If I have to find something to improve is the service. It's a bit slow!

Date of visit: September 2016
2  Thank Luigi L
Reviewed July 14, 2016

Ate here with friends and although the restaurant is attractive, the food excellent quality albeit iin small portions and the service prompt there was absolutely no warmth on the part of the staff. We were given the impression they were doing us a favour by...More

Date of visit: October 2015
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