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Il Gambero Rosso - Ristorante

Via Marino Brancaccio 18, 73100, Lecce, Italy
+39 389 619 0052
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good24%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“gambero rosso” (6 reviews)
“tuna steak” (4 reviews)
“red prawns” (3 reviews)
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Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Via Marino Brancaccio 18, 73100, Lecce, Italy
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Reviewed June 10, 2018

This is quite a unique restaurant as it has a beautiful spacious secluded and enclosed courtyard with trees – no sense that you are in the middle of a busy city centre – very atmospheric The service was excellent Importantly our pasta with gambero rossoor...More

Thank petesaund
Reviewed April 13, 2018

A cosy restaurant which offers a variety of cooked and raw shrimp. Make sure you make a reservation on time as it gets busy. The pasta dishes are great and you also try the tuna steaks with sesame seeds. You cannot go wrong with ordering...More

Thank Dondieki
Reviewed April 6, 2018 via mobile

So if you're like us, after your research you are undecided between Gambero Rosso and Blu Notte. Our solution was to do both. For us Blu Notte was the winner. Ambiance was a bit warmer, food was more memorable and the service felt more pleasant...More

Thank straightboy
Reviewed March 6, 2018

This restaurant had been heavily recommended by our hotel so we finally booked a table for a Saturday night, on advice of how busy it would be! Now, people in Lecce eat late, by that I mean 8.00pm onwards but we didn't expect to see...More

Thank Phil C
Reviewed January 21, 2018 via mobile

Went here for dinner with colleagues. The food was amazing, especially the fresh sea food (oysters, shrimps etc.). The waiters were also very efficient and kind. We also ate excellent grilled white fish and drank some great Primitivo wine! A place to recommend, however prices...More

Thank drizztl
Reviewed December 3, 2017 via mobile

Tips. ., let the house bring you all the house speciality’s. antipasti and embrace the taste of the sea . Very good raw red prawns .. risotto to die for tempura local vegetable and home desserts well say no Moore , gambero rosso is a...More

Thank Bruttissimo
Reviewed October 15, 2017

The restaurant was recommended to us for seafood, we were looking forward to a very nice dinner. Our appetizer was good and the tuna dish was nice. The risotto with porcini we ordered was very overdone. Our problem was the service. Apparently, a large party...More

Thank Camellia4505
Reviewed October 1, 2017 via mobile

There was a little bit of an unnecessary show from the owner / manager on arrival with regard to the validity of our reservation, however the waitress overcame this and showed us to the garden dining area. The waiting on team looked after us really...More

Thank stu18
Reviewed September 21, 2017

Our B&B owner recommended this place for seafood. We liked the Vernaca white wine and the prosecco at the start of the meal was nice. The seafood appetizer was varied, but I sense that everything was pre-made and just lightly warmed. Maybe that's how they...More

Reviewed September 21, 2017

My girlfriend & I came here for dinner on our last night in Lecce. We arrived just as they were opening & didn’t have a problem getting a table out in their lovely courtyard garden. We both ordered a pasta course of tortelli with porcini...More

Thank Antony_Toop
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$28 - US$57
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
7:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
7:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
7:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
7:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
7:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
12:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Marino Brancaccio 18, 73100, Lecce, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Puglia  >  Province of Lecce  >  Lecce
  • Phone Number: +39 389 619 0052
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The historic restaurant in the center of Lecce, completely renovated in the kitchen, in places, offers a selection of fine cuisine and innovative dishes result of research on fusion products tipical of the Mediterranean. NEW MANAGEMENT FROM JUNE 2013 for the summer we're open a beautiful garden
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