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Palazzo dei Poeti

Contrada Borgo SNC | Via Manzoni, 75028 Tursi, Italy
+39 0835 532631
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  • Very good22%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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Italian, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Contrada Borgo SNC | Via Manzoni, 75028 Tursi, Italy
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Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

This is not a place you are likely to find by accident......you more likely will be going because you have chosen it as your destination. (It was recommended to us by our hotel.) The building is beautifully restored; Paolo, the owner, is a poet and...More

1  Thank KenRo14
Reviewed 22 September 2016

Went there for a dinner with family and friends.It was dark outside when we went to Tursi,couldn't see the view from the hills and the road to there is like county road,kind of difficult to find without gps. The village is from centuries and well...More

Thank Ivo45
Reviewed 7 February 2016 via mobile

We visited this restaurant today for lunch. Food was ok, but certainly not excusing the prices. We have eaten much better food in south italy. We also had a misunderstanding with the waiter , who as we found out later, knew English but kept talking...More

Thank Stella M
Reviewed 22 September 2015

You can taste tradition and creativity eating a fantastic cusine. You can enjoy original verses performed by the hotel manager and owner (and deeply lover of the site). Fantastic.

Thank Mauro S
Reviewed 17 June 2015

Our expectations were not high. Rambatana is outside Tursi and involves a beautiful drive of a few kilometres to a largely abandoned but beautiful village. There can't be much passing trade so we assumed it would be a basic lunch with a beautiful view. We...More

Thank Ripplevale
Reviewed 22 September 2014

This was a real find. The restaurant is tucked away on the highest part of Tursi, a remote town in Basilicata, well-known because it is the birth-place of a local poet in dialect Albino Pierro. Before going to the restaurant, we visited Pierro's house (has...More

1  Thank Diago_34
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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Contrada Borgo SNC | Via Manzoni, 75028 Tursi, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Basilicata  >  Province of Matera  >  Tursi
  • Phone Number: +39 0835 532631
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  • This restaurant is at Palazzo dei Poeti
Complex recovered at the foot of the remains of the Castle of Rabatana, built from the 5th century. , Then 1100/1200 until 1834, with the construction of the high floor, where the reception hall and the panoramic rooms are located. It houses cisterns and cuniculi in it, with arches and stone vaults and bricks, old wooden beams, in some rooms and in the restaurant room. Equipped with comfortable, air-conditioned rooms, with en suite bathroom and LCD TV, panoramic and features, within the Rabatana of Tursi. On the ground floor typical gourmet restaurant with possibility to dine on candlelight on our panoramic terrace, in the heart of the ancient village, facing the Church of S. Maria Maggiore.
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