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Al Galu'

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Via Pluchinotta 2, 97018, Scicli, Sicily, Italy
+39 329 183 5639
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London, United Kingdom
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105 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 5, 2016

Having stayed in Scicli several times we were interested to try different restaurants and seeing how this was rated as number two in the town on Trip Advisor, it seemed like a good place to eat. It is located down a side street with the only indication being its illuminated sign that is visible from the main Via Nazionale. We... More 

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Thank Hurleys256
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 21, 2016 via mobile

We had a wonderful dinner, seated outside on an evening when most had decided to eat inside. Staff were nonetheless attentive and we enjoyed the personal space. The food is very imaginatively presented and obviously served with great pride - for this, it is also very good value. The starters in particular were exceptional. Highly recommended.

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Thank F1nzean
Bristol, United Kingdom
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52 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 13, 2016 via mobile

We had a lovely meal here. You will not be disappointed. Nice ambiance and surroundings. English speaking restaurant owner was very attentive and helped us choose great meals. I had the squid (excellent) and my friend had a beautifully presented meal. The chef appeared during the meal to check all was okay. Try this restaurant!

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Thank Volvoman2004
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 3, 2016 via mobile

Went on a recommendation from Viviana at Planeta Buonovini winery. Had spent a hot afternoon and evening touring baroque Scicli and we're tired when we went to dinner. We were expecting something basic and man, were we surprised. Both had a pasta dish made with tiny squares of carob flour pasta, eggplant, small local tomatoes, her's with prawns, mine vegetarian.... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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39 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 15, 2016 via mobile

We were part of an Australian food tour and recently visited this restaurant. The atmosphere and decoration was excellent but the food was ordinary. It was very noisy and hard to hear due to excessive notice from other diners. The restaurant owners should consider noise dampening procedures for their restaurant. Food was good, not outstanding.

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Thank Brian_extraordinaire
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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40 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 24, 2016 via mobile

Great choice in Scicli. Chef made custom menu for us for 35 Euros pp. Couldn't finish it, and all was excellent. Located in an old granary. Best to like fish.

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Kelowna, Canada
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 28, 2016 via mobile

Read some reviews and decided to give this a try and am sure glad we did!! Not a huge restaurant so the staff have the opportunity to spend time with you and the atmosphere does not feel rushed in the slightest. We started with a mixed appetizer platter which offered a mixture of nine different food items, mainly seafood based... More 

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Thank Marc G
Malta
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 16, 2015

We had been recommended this restaurant by staff at a hotel. We drove to Scicli to find Al Galù. It is situated in a narrow quaint alley. Outside were a few tables but we opted to sit inside. The ambience of the restaurant is nice and welcoming…….but that’s not all we came for. On entering the restaurant we saw fish... More 

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Athens, Greece
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39 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 9, 2015

we tried a typical sicilian cusine with a twist in the nice place of Al Galu and I still remember the bread made in house, especially the one with sepia and the salty canolo, yummy!!!!

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Thank mitsos30
Island of Malta, Malta
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62 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 21, 2015 via mobile

This place seems like a family run business and in my opinion is worth a try in Scicli. Probably your best shot is to try all the starters. Friendly staff and welcoming place.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Soups, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
1:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
1:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
1:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
1:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
1:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
1:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Pluchinotta 2, 97018, Scicli, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Ragusa  >  Scicli
  • Phone Number: +39 329 183 5639

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