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“Food out of the ordinary.”
Review of Port Ellen Clan

Port Ellen Clan
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Ranked #37 of 619 Restaurants in Lucca
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $29 - $53
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Reviewed October 6, 2013

We ate here last night, and have been thinking about it ever since! There is good food all over Lucca, but the food here at PAC is AMAZING. The place is also nicely designed and the staff friendly. We happened upon this place very late in the evening after a few other places had turned us away because they were full. Leonardo had only one table left and I'm so glad he did. This place is serious about good food, good wine and good design. Worth every penny! Must go (we're going to try to go again before we leave here tomorrow).

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Reviewed September 26, 2013

On a recent holiday to Lucca we were recommended this restaurant by the owner of the apartment we rented. We weren't disappointed. Great food, attractively presented, in a chic, modern and relaxed atmosphere. The owner, Leonardo, is clearly passionate about his menu, taking the time to explain each item clearly. He also knows his malts! A thoroughly enjoyable experience.

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Reviewed September 24, 2013

Port Ellen Clan is definitely a funky venue-- it wouldn't be out of place in London or New York. The proprietor knows his wine and there are quite a few really interesting bottles available. The deserts were amazing. However the primi and secondi were a bit average, which was a massive disappointment as his last restaurant, I Santi, pulled off italian food with a new twist very well. Instead the main courses were a bit pan-european and similar to things you'd get at a business hotel in any bit of europe. Hopefully it's just teething pains and the food will get better as the place really deserves to have amazing food to match its decor.

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Reviewed September 23, 2013

Delicious food, Nice service and thety speak english . Is was a Nice evening ................. Gooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooood

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Reviewed September 15, 2013

This is a hidden gem. A great experience only a short walk from the main tourist centre. PEC is very popular with the locals so best to book in advance. Alongside great food, you get a fantastic experience if you take time to speak to the owner Leonardo. Named after Port Ellen on Islay, Scotland!, it's not surprising that the restaurant has one of the finest selection of malt whisky in the region! You'll also find a Moto Guzzi motorbike, various road bikes, great atmosphere and good music. Oh, I almost forgot the food.....fresh local produce, with a modern twist. Pecorino cheese soufflé, the beef filled tortellini and the cheese cake stood out, the gnocchi, duck and tagliatelle were also superb. Staff took us through an unusual and very Italian flight of wines. Eventually we rounded the evening off with a superb malt. Great night out, don't miss it.

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Thank Duncan M
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