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Ristorante Reale

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Contrada Santa Liberata, 67031 Castel di Sangro, Italy
0864 69382
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Scottsdale, Arizona
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Sublime Incomparable Ecstasy Genius The distilled essence of the greatest cuisine in the world based on the healthiest regional Italian cuisine: Abruzzo mountains cuisine This is why five stars exist folks, save them for a place like this not for the chain crap you see around tripadvisor S9that should be banned) Service: best I have ever seen best than the... More 

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Rome, Italy
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29 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

This place is in the middle of nowhere and you may think it is not worth the drive..well you couldn't be more wrong. The scenery is very beautiful, the restaurant has a terrace overlooking the hill. At the sunset is stunning. The service is flawless but the food is the real gem. Somehow traditional and innovative, absolutely delicious beyond imagination... More 

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Zagreb
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72 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2016

You might be discouraged by the fact that this restaurant is somehow off the beaten track. You shouldn't! It is worth the effort to reach it. The restaurant is absolutely beautiful in a low key and essential way. The food is highly innovative, but rooted in the tradition and the service absolutely flawless. This restaurant is a real gem and... More 

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London
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 176 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2015

Well, this is a bit of a weird one. Start with the location for instance: in the middle of nowhere in Abruzzo, almost certainly one of the least known regions in Italy. I think of it as the Wales of Italy, but with less rain and more rocks. Same amount of sheep though. It’s about one and a half hour... More 

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Tokyo Prefecture, Japan
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25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2015 via mobile

I was coming to here from Rome by car in 3 hours. It was so difficult to find this hotel restraint. But I confirm that I had to eat here when my returns way to hotel in Rome. I was enjoying all creative dishes in traditional country house. Wine selection was really good with all food.

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Castel Del Piano, Italy
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116 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2015

There are rooms to stay above this restaurant which is housed in a restored convent. So we stayed 2 nights to give us time to enjoy the charming ambience plus indulge our love of fine food. First night we had a la carte and were served some very different and tasty amuse bouches to begin with. The second night we... More 

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Stockholm, Sweden
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

This was the perfect dinner. Great service, extraordinary food and some local wines that was out of this world. The perfect ending after walking in the national park of Abruzzo.

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Beijing, China
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

Reale's location is stunning. Set in an old convent that has been lovingly restored, the restaurant is spacious, modern, and light. The view from the tables across the valley equally pretty. The greeting here was very friendly, but the service remained professional, without being very friendly, or warm. the five course menu (€100) started with a set of interesting, and... More 

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Novosibirsk
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101 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

The restaurant is very far from all of more or less well-known touristic destinations in Italy. And we never considered it as a lunch or a dinner base during our numerous trips through Italy, even though we knew that it had 2 Michelin stars. However this year it got its third star and we at last decided to visit it... More 

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nj
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2013

Look at the menu. The food tastes as good as it looks. The meats were as good as the fish dishes. We tried almost everything on the menu in 3 nights and would have repeated some again and again. ..veal jelly, shrimp with anchovy pasta, pigeon...I am not a food writer ( obviously), but I am a lover of great... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special occasions
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Contrada Santa Liberata, 67031 Castel di Sangro, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Abruzzo  >  Province of L'Aquila  >  Castel di Sangro
  • Phone Number: 0864 69382

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?