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Locanda del Pilone

Strada della Cicchetta 34, 12051, Alba, Italy
+39 0173 366616
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Overview
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good21%
  • Average10%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“veal” (4 reviews)
“bread” (2 reviews)
“white truffle” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
Italian, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
Strada della Cicchetta 34, 12051, Alba, Italy
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Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

It’s a good restaurant, but too many shortcomings for a Michelin-star restaurant: 1. Let’s start with a layout: they have got 2 rooms. One (closer to the entrance) must be nice, the other (close to the kitchen) is a bit of Disaster: the door to...More

Thank Dmitriy248
Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

Don't get me wrong, from the moment you enter you are greeted by wonderful staff, very friendly and professionally welcoming. We opted for the chefs tasting menu with matching wines and truffles. The bread arrived, amazing. Top class. The reason I opted for 4 star...More

Thank itsHonest
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

Piemonte traditional with fantasy : Risotto allo zafferano with salted liquirizia, hazelnut pie with carrots and cedar ! Overlooking Langhe wine yards. Worth the bit complicated driving along the hillsides.

Thank scarlett_k2000
Reviewed 21 October 2017

We booked for lunch with our daughter, husband and 3 children. We were given a lovely table looking over the valley. The children were very welcomed and the younger 13 months was supplied with a high chair. A big bomb shaped loaf of bread was...More

1  Thank KenOxford
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

Excellent but. When you visit a place that is as famous as this one is, with a Michelin star, an excellent chef, a great location...then you become very, very demanding. What could be forgiven in other places can't be forgiven here, in a top location...More

Thank Rana R
Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

Went with a group of friends for dinner. The veal carpaccio was so tough and the veal Piedmontese was also so tough I couldn't eat it! Main course was served with ONE carrot and ONE green bean. Slow cooked egg was good. They poured wine...More

Thank AWHSUM
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Our group all ordered the 8 course experience with wine pairing. A good thing is that a glass is supposed to last for two dishes. We enjoyed all the different blends of tastes combined with some seriously great wines. All the waiters seemed to be...More

Thank Morten W
Reviewed 27 July 2017

Stayed at this hotel as part of our honeymoon. Was really impressed with the service through our stay. My wife is GF and they backed her something especially every day. The meal was excellent.

Thank M4ttD
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

Incredible setting, beautiful & elegant. Staff superb & food exquisite. Extremely well priced. Felt like I was staying in a Chateaux de Relais. Would definitely come back with friends & family. Very well located to Barbaresco & Barolo region . Michelin 1 star restaurant. Just...More

1  Thank cristidel
Reviewed 7 May 2017

We had to sweat before finding the restaurant, which is located off the main road, up a very narrow side road leading to almost nothing else - and, worst of all, with no signs showing how to get to it (if there are such signs,...More

Thank Nir D
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Restaurant Details

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    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, View
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Strada della Cicchetta 34, 12051, Alba, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Piedmont  >  Province of Cuneo  >  Alba
  • Phone Number: +39 0173 366616
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Description
Just five kilometers from Alba, up a winding, scenic road flanked by vine-covered hillsides, a foodies paradise awaits: Locanda del Pilone, where one can stop for lunch or dinner at the Michelin-starred restaurant and stay for the night, in traditionally furnished rooms with modern comforts such as wi-fi connection.Surrounded by 360-degree views of rolling foothills and in the distance, the Italian Alps, Locanda del Pilone is an ideal destination for food and wine lovers in search of world-class hospitality and an authentic Piedmontese experience rolled into one.Il paradiso dei foodies vi attende a soli 5 km da Alba, lungo un maestoso paesaggio collinare vitato. Alla Locanda del Pilone vi potete fermare per un pranzo o una cena nel rinomato ristorante stellato Michelin, e trascorrere la notte nelle deliziose camere in stile tradizionale al primo piano, dove troverete i piu moderni comfort come la connessione wi-fi.Con una vista che spazia a 360 gradi raggiungendo perfino le alture alpine, la Locanda del Pilone e una destinazione obbligatoria per gli amanti della gastronomia, come per gli entusiasti in cerca di una memorabile esperienza in Piemonte.
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