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“A hidden treasure”
Review of Il Tartufo

Il Tartufo
Ranked #44 of 1,412 Restaurants in Marbella
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Late Night, Private Dining, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night, Private Dining, Reservations
London, United Kingdom
Level 6 Contributor
107 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
“A hidden treasure”
Reviewed November 5, 2012

If you want good food and excellent service go to Il Tartufo. A real international staff from France, Portugal and Italy. All really helpful and friendly although the Scottish manager was the hardest to understand.

  • Visited October 2012
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Thank Eric G
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Date | Rating
  • Danish first
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Norwegian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Swedish first
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English first
Cork
Level 5 Contributor
88 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
“superb”
Reviewed November 2, 2012

This restaurant has to be one of the best I've eaten in - so good we returned the following night. The staff are wonderful conversationalists, friendly, educated, sophisticated and urbane. I heard fluent English and Swedish being spoken by one young man. There is a great buzz there and a lovely informal atmosphere. However there is nothing casual about the cooking. The chef is an expert who loves what he does. Go there!

  • Visited October 2012
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1 Thank Mary R
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Zurich, Switzerland
Level 3 Contributor
15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Excellent food, excellent wine, excellent staff”
Reviewed October 30, 2012

A fantastic experience from beginning to end. The staff were just amazing. Scallops with a lime dressing to start were just so well cooked. I had fillet steak with a truffle butter for main and my wife had the fish special, which included salmon, mussels and prawns and was by all accounts superb. My wife then had the black cherry ice cream which she said was life affirming. A bottle of Santa Cristina Sangiovese followed by Dolcetto d'Alba were also just lovely. I am almost scared to give it such praise in case it loses its personal touch but this restaurant deserves all of it.

  • Visited October 2012
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Thank Jamerooney
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Yunquera, Spain
Level 5 Contributor
83 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
“Fabulous food, warm welcome”
Reviewed October 26, 2012

We found this gem while staying at a very excellent nearby hotel (La Villa Marbella). The restaurant was recommended by the hotel, which can put me off, as you never know if the advice is genuine!

But in this case, it was! The food at the restaurant was fantastic from start to finish, and the welcome and helpful advice provided by the owner was spot on too.

  • Visited November 2011
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Thank casa_tyr
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Helsinki
Level 4 Contributor
42 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
“great average type of restaurant - everything was good but the wau-factor was missing”
Reviewed October 24, 2012

We went here last week. We made an reservation from the door and hour earlier - first we enjoyed a jar of Sangria somewhere else.

Everything went smoothly and the food was good. The staff was helpful. I would recommend the seafood pasta.

  • Visited October 2012
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Thank aiugdsaj
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