This restaurant is beautifully located in a small square in the shadow of a church not far from the main square in Bologna. When we arrived it was very busy, but we got a table having waited for just a few minutes. The menu has...More
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How can people not have liked this? Lovely lovely setting in a shady corner just off the centre, and with some of the best pasta I have eaten. I had a seafood maccheronia, my husband had a fresh asparagus ravioli. Lovely staff.
First of all, the setting is terrific - you can sit under a traditional Bolognese portico, which would be great at lunchtime if it was hot - or under the stars in a lovely quiet cobbled square, strangely called Via de Musei as if it...More
This restaurant looked very appealing and was very busy so we decided to spend our last evening there having a really special meal. Big mistake! It started off not too badly by making us garlic bread which was not on the menu and was very...More
The setting is lovely, cool-ish breezes from the fans, but on a 35c day, they just don't cut it! The pizza was good, but nothing special. The wine was good, but the setting s what makes the meal enjoyable.
The worst thing of all was the wine service. We asked the sommelier for a strong, full-bodied red wine. He recommended an expensive (60 Euros) bottle of Barolo Prunotto 2010, which turned out to be very light, thin and astringent; exactly the opposite of what...More
Al fresco dining in side street & courtyard. Dinner & service were OK. Rather strange to see them completely isolate one couple as they removed the tables surrounding them, leaving them sitting at a lone table in the middle of the courtyard.
We enjoyed our meal (salad, tortellini in broth, tagliatella and a pizza with a bottle of wine), we were especially pleased with the service. While we usually get great service in Italy, regardless of whether English is spoken, this particular waiter had excellent English and...More