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“Greatest meat dishes!”
Review of La Bettola

La Bettola
Ranked #4 of 21 Restaurants in Specchia
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
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Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Reviewed November 24, 2013

We ate at La Bettola after it was recommended by the host where we were staying. The staff were friendly and the waitress was particularly helpful. The meat dishes are very good although the portions are rather large to say the least. Nonetheless, the quality was excellent and even though it was quiet when we were there, the ambience was really cosy. The town itself is wonderful to wander around on an evening and the locals are friendly. Would happily go to Specchia again, even just to eat at La Bettola.

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Thank Robert B
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Reviewed November 24, 2013

We came to La Bettola having been advised of the good reputation by the owner of the Masseria we were staying at in Alessano and we were not disappointed. First of all, the little town was gorgeous. We got told that Specchia had been voted one of the 100 most beautiful borghi of Italy and it was totally well deserved. After visiting the town, we settled in La Bettola for a nice dinner. The restaurant is family-run and is part of a butcher. The meat was incredible and more than plentiful. I had lamb with local greens on the side and it was perfectly cooked. I have to confess that the portion was enormous and far too much for my appetite which made me feel very guilty but I would definitely recommend the restaurant. It is a shame that it is a bit far for us to come on a Sunday from Scotland :(

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Thank Milouje
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Reviewed September 3, 2013

I did appreciate this restaurant suggest by a local friends. It's located in the center of the splendid village and you can eat realy good food (meat) at cheap price. To be tested!

Thank Sergior56
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Reviewed June 24, 2013

This family run restaurant is adjoined to the the family run butchers. Order whatever cut of meat you like and you wlill get t cooked as per your wish. Fresh locally sourced season vegetables will complete your meal along with many traditional local dishes, including many delicious pastas. The wine is a perfect locally made house wine, which can also be bought in large containers to take away. All this in the beautiful settings of the historical town centre. A must try

Thank filippomessina
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Reviewed August 7, 2012

The location is the best in Specchia, nearby the Castle! Wonderful welcome and wonderful food! We were lucky to attend film festival.

Thank NunoVitorino
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