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Il Bastione

Riviera Nazario Sauro 28, 73014, Gallipoli, Italy
+39 0833 263836
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good36%
  • Average14%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible8%
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“swordfish” (6 reviews)
“red shrimp” (2 reviews)
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Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Riviera Nazario Sauro 28, 73014, Gallipoli, Italy
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was there a little while ago. I had an amazing raw fish platter and my bf got Tina carpaccio and then grilled fish. Everything had a superior quality. I got to discover afterwards from some local friends of mine that is one of the...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a couple of drinks during the sun set which was beautiful, I loved the white wine which amongst puglia region although I don't like to drink white wine most of the time. It is a romantic place to be

Thank banuyollarda
Reviewed 7 May 2017

The Old Town in Gallipoli is quite charming. We enjoyed a relaxing lunch at Il Bastione. The red shrimp dish was very good though a bit pricey. The swordfish and langoustine were also quite good and the service was noteworthy. The white wine recommended by...More

Thank Quest2014
Reviewed 24 April 2017

Highly overpriced tourist restaurant with ok service and food, but great sea view. We paid well over a hundred euros for two course and two glasses wine. Im sure there are better places in the old town of Gallipoli. Sorry, but we will not come...More

Thank ChandlerWIGUNO
Reviewed 22 April 2017

I read about this restaurant in a Conde Naste article and basically we drove like madmen through rainy Salento just to arrive with minutes to spare before the restaurant closed for lunch. We were not disappointed! Our waiter didn't act like he minded at all...More

Thank Eve74
Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

Great service and food. The restaurant accommodated a very big group of us before our wedding in Puglia. They did a brilliant job serving us all. The ambience and setting is brilliant too. Would definitely visit again - thank you!!

Thank Loveswine2016_
Reviewed 21 September 2016

The absolute worst meal I've ever had in Italy. This cannot be under the same ownership of past good reviews. Everything that we had was beyond awful. I've actually never had bad wine (even table/house wine) in Italy - but the stuff here was undrinkable...More

Thank StuckOnTravels
Reviewed 16 September 2016

This restaurant must be one the the best in old town Gallipoli. We went twice during our recent stay. The first evening we sat outside and the second inside because the weather had become windy. Both times we had fabulous food. The service was excellent...More

Thank michele p
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Very poor lazy cooking, which is so disappointing as the sea view is the best in town. Here goes..overcooked swordfish and prawns ,and stodgy oversalted pasta which was so amateurish we laughed. At the moment [after 3 visits] i rate Italian restaurants in London better...More

Thank tony r
Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

Swordfish Roulade was great. Sea bass topped with potato was great. The calamari was a bit too tough. Octopus carpaccio was lovely. Grilled veg was good. Waiters spoke okay english. This place would have a great sea view in the daytime. All in with a...More

Thank Robert O
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$33 - US$56
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Child-friendly, View, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 - 23:59
10:00 - 23:59
10:00 - 23:59
10:00 - 23:59
10:00 - 23:59
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10:00 - 23:59
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Riviera Nazario Sauro 28, 73014, Gallipoli, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Puglia  >  Province of Lecce  >  Gallipoli
  • Phone Number: +39 0833 263836
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Restaurant located overlooking the sea , offers indoor and outdoor terrace with a views on Gallipoli's bay.A sea area relax is available where guests can swim and having lunchhave lunch under the ombrella's
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