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Il Picciolo di Rame


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Italian, Mediterranean, Soups
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Table Service
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Reviewed February 14, 2019

Following a winding road and feeling lost we arrived at Vestignano. The directions on his website helped. After the church, park and walk through the arch up to his door on the left. Inside is a welcoming oasis of laughter, fun, history, and amazing food....More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank HVB
Reviewed September 8, 2018 via mobile

Fantastic selection of local rustic / traditional dishes over 12courses, served in a friendly environment with by a Very enthusiastic host and his staff. Definitely a place to take first time visitors to the area. Fixed price menu, which is certainly value for money.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank thauma
Reviewed September 26, 2017

Wowsers! returned for first time in years and Picciolo didn't dissappoint. Amazing food simple recipes handed down through the ages with robust flavours that just burst in the mouth. Superb service, incredible value (€30 for 12 plates) and information about the provenance and history of...More

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank Paulystyrene
Reviewed September 26, 2017

Silvano presents each of the twelve courses on his menu with such enthusiasm one is caught up in the story of the contents.I expected to be stuffed after all those dishes but not at all. In holiday eating this is the last night of the...More

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank darnoc2511
Reviewed August 10, 2017 via mobile

This is not just a meal but a culinary education and performance. Don't eat lunch beforehand if going for dinner! Brilliant selection of marvellous food, all at very good value.

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank MatthewL453
Reviewed August 10, 2017

We had an excellent meal last night at this atmospheric restaurant in the ancient hamlet of Castello di Vestignano. The restaurant is small but perfectly formed! Silvano is a great host who has obviously researched his subject well. His mother has been a source of...More

Date of visit: August 2017
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Reviewed April 28, 2017 via mobile

This is not just a visit to a restaurant , but a whole experience ! We booked on a windy evening as we wanted to try something new in this lovely area. Road to the tiny town is indeed a bit a search, and not...More

Date of visit: April 2017
1  Thank Ciske
Reviewed October 30, 2016

Our 4th visit to this unique location and we never fail to be impressed by the quality of the food. Owner Silvano's passionate descriptions reflect the love that goes into preparing these traditional tastes of the region's history. Whilst not necessarily advocating visiting while a...More

Date of visit: October 2016
1  Thank HighburyExplorer
Reviewed September 30, 2016

Worth the trip and hike into this borgo. This is a true culinary experience, combined with history of food and culture. Don't be alarmed by the 12 courses, as portions are small, and due to the quality and cooking method not heavy. But an extra...More

Date of visit: September 2016
Thank Miniamo
Reviewed August 22, 2016

Our host told us we must try Il Picciolo despite the drive in to the hills at night, and he was right! It's was actually a very pretty drive and if I had more confidence in our directions I probably would have quite enjoyed it....More

Date of visit: May 2016
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September 13, 2015|
Response from heat57 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Linda No we were a couple. On our visit the rest of the clientele were an extended family having a confirmation celebration. Any body can book- no limit on numbers.
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