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La Torre di Merlino

Via Giambattista del Tufo 10, 73100, Lecce, Italy
+39 0832 242091
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good29%
  • Average14%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible5%
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“pizza” (42 reviews)
“veal cheeks” (3 reviews)
“tortelli” (2 reviews)
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Italian, Fusion, Pizza, Seafood, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Via Giambattista del Tufo 10, 73100, Lecce, Italy
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had an excellent lunch - lamb innards, linguini Alfredo with an almost uncooked egg, bacon (pork) pieces, and light cheese/cream sauce. Then we had their version of cheesecake - done as a parfait - very good. We made a reservation to return for dinner.

Thank SagHarborAlice
Reviewed 14 January 2018

The terrace seemed so inviting we made a reservation for dinner. Lots of tourists. Food was good but rich. We had only one pasta course, and that was enough. Fairly expensive for the area as well. Not sure it was worth it.

Thank Soulefulltraveler
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Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

Our Hotel Santa Chiara staff recommended this conveniently located restaurant, very close by, a short walk on a cold night. We found the interior charming and the waiter very helpful. After a first course, we both ordered veal cheeks. What a divine dish! Just delicious!...More

Thank wilron
Reviewed 21 September 2017

Now I like my food and this place is in the Michelin Guide so I thought we were on for a treat. Far from it. Really, this place is a rip off. Sure there are always positives and I'm struggling here but there was one...More

Thank James F
Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

Not opened according to the information on this app. The serving took a very long time (around 40 minutes). The food was good, not extraordinary. You might wanna ask how big the portions are before choosing, as we made the mistake of not asking :)

Thank Ada P
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

Big dissapointment and a tourist trap. Nothing genuine about this, amd way overpriced. It is the third time we came to Lecce, and from now this is a no-go area. The food was mediocre at best. So much better places to eat in wonderfull lecce!

Thank Jason V
Reviewed 16 August 2017

The food was excellent (we tested sevarl pasta and pizzas) but the service was not as expected : we had to wait a lot, one plate not available was annonced after 45 minutes, kids waited for their pizzas for one hour. The place is very...More

Thank cjestin
Reviewed 1 August 2017

Location of restaurant lovely but impolite staff, endless wait for mediocre food with no apologies, overpriced service charge spoiled our evening.

Thank X6122DYanon
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

We were delighted to get a respite from Lecce's heat inside this lovely restaurant We were offered both a cheap lunch menu and the a la carte and opted for the latter The pasta dishes we chose were uniformly delicious and our waiter was very...More

Thank Quin25
Reviewed 17 July 2017

We stumbled onto this restaurant as we strolled through the streets of Lecce. It was so charming that we had to give it a try. The night was warm so we decided to dine on the patio but it was a hard choice because the...More

Thank Jane C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$43 - US$86
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:45 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 11:45 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.
11:45 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 11:45 p.m.
11:45 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 11:45 p.m.
11:45 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 11:45 p.m.
11:45 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 11:45 p.m.
11:45 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 11:45 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Giambattista del Tufo 10, 73100, Lecce, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Puglia  >  Province of Lecce  >  Lecce
  • Phone Number: +39 0832 242091
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