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“Good food with tourist rip off”
Review of Il Pozzo

Il Pozzo
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $22 - $39
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Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Good food with tourist rip off”
Reviewed January 15, 2011

This is reputedly one of the best restaurants in the area. However they have an offensive tourist rip off. Basically when you go in for lunch they give you a tourist set menu, which costs 14 euros. However this is exactly the same as the "pranzo lavoratori", or workers lunch, which costs only 10 euros. The insult is compounded when they also charge you for wine and coffee, which is included in the workers lunch. So you end up paying nearly double what the locals pay....brazen exploitation from a restaurant that is on the "Slow Food Guide"
Not only that but given that they make the judgement of which menu you get on face value, I felt it was racist. For this reason I can not recommend this restaurant.

  • Visited June 2010
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Italian food and atmosphere”
Reviewed July 15, 2010

We have eaten here many times over many years and love going back, always book before you turn up as even when its out of season its busy with locals who know its the areas best. Great selection of dishes to choose from and superb pizzas made to order in front of customers. Its tucked away in a back street of Pieve Fosciana which is 2 kms from Castelnuovo. During the summer you can choose to eat either inside or al-fresco. Several staff speak limited restaurant English but if you engage the staff with some Italian language they light up and service does improve. Can be very busy.

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