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Il Cucchiaio di Legno

Via Prisciola 10, 28016 Orta San Giulio, Italy
+39 0322 905280
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Overview
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good32%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“chicken” (6 reviews)
“risotto” (11 reviews)
“salami” (5 reviews)
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CUISINES
Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Via Prisciola 10, 28016 Orta San Giulio, Italy
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1 - 10 of 63 reviews

Reviewed August 15, 2018 via mobile

I have no words. This was an outstanding evening. Wonderful service, the food was stunning and so was the wine list. This is a top kitchen be prepared for excellence

Thank fgoblet
Reviewed August 7, 2018

We came to Orta San Guilio for our daughter's wedding and stayed for the best part of a week. We ate out in many restaurants, hotels and cafes while we were there, but veganism seemed to mystify everyone, and more often than not, our meals...More

Thank Marita O
Reviewed July 22, 2018 via mobile

Eat all at the same time (20.00 hours), eat all the same (nine courses). Perfect mix of informal setting and great food. Not sophisticated but genuine and top quality local ingredients. For just 30 Euros.... Don't waste your time and money elsewhere unless you insist...More

1  Thank AMEIJDAM
Reviewed July 11, 2018

We always have a meal at this agriturismo when we visit Orta and have never been disappointed. The set menu uses seasonal and locally produced food.The courses run into each other and the owner describes each one as it is placed on the table for...More

1  Thank Jane M
Reviewed July 9, 2018

Excellent stay, really nice place, nice rooms, great breakfast - we would like to come again, in case we're in the region again!

1  Thank tomHD
Reviewed June 14, 2018 via mobile

Read the reviews and luckily got a booking for our anniversary. Such wonderful food.. I even ate the steak tartare and loved it. Only proviso was that I felt rushed. Everything worked to a schedule efficient but v unlike Italy. However I would go back...More

1  Thank blath
Reviewed June 9, 2018

We ate there during our stay at the attached hotel. It is a fixed price multicourse meal-- there are no options. Nearly all the dishes were meat based. We were surprised that there were not more vegetables as part of the menu. Most of the...More

Thank rambles
Reviewed May 28, 2018 via mobile

No regrets about my decision to go off the beaten track to this lovely Agriturismo up above the lake. Situated in a lovely garden you feel you are seated in a private house. Smiling and informative service from all the staff. Multilingual explanations were provided....More

1  Thank partygirl83
Reviewed May 1, 2018 via mobile

We've been trying to book up this restaurant a few times on our visits to Orta, San Giulio. Finally we managed to book a table for a Sunday lunch. The restaurant had a lovely atmosphere and a warm welcome from the hard working staff. Each...More

1  Thank Wander809153
Reviewed September 30, 2017 via mobile

The family running this restaurant is also managing a nice agriturismo next door where stayed for two nights. So we decided to try the restaurant as well. We didn't regret it. The service was very friendly and efficient. They served a set menu. The quality...More

1  Thank Jorn H
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Response from 906francesco1954 | Reviewed this property |
La prenotazione non e' obbligatoria ma comunque consiglio di telefonare per prenotare un tavolo perche' il locale non e' molto grande e nei weeh end e' sempre tutto esaurito.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Thursday
8:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Friday
8:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Saturday
8:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Prisciola 10, 28016 Orta San Giulio, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Piedmont  >  Province of Novara  >  Orta San Giulio
  • Phone Number: +39 0322 905280
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