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“Best in Lecce” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of I Merli

I Merli
Ranked #133 of 564 Restaurants in Lecce
Cuisines: Italian, Mediterranean, Gastropub
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Romantic
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
London, United Kingdom
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185 reviews
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“Best in Lecce”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 9, 2012 via mobile

Unlike most of the regional restaurants which serve heavy and under-seasoned cuisine, I Merli is a sophisticated, modern take in local cuisine. Beautiful, air conditioned, appropriately lit small dining room off the town's main square. Fresh, fresh produce lightly cooked and not drowned in bad olive oil. Beautiful colors on the plate, world class seasoning, tastes and textures. Best in Lecce.

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  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
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English first
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“Finalmente 5 * !”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 14, 2012 via mobile

After several long years it has been a joy to discover this jewel in the middle of Lecce. Excellent food, cooked to perfection, delightful wines and more importantly .......5* service. Discreet, classy, non- intrusive and knowledgeable - I had given up hope of ever finding style and service and a cuisine here - not any more! Thank you

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Thank Fajane
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