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Il Capriccio

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via monte cutetto, 25 | frazione caranna, 72014 Cisternino, Italy
+39 080 444 2553
12:30 - 14:00
20:00 - 00:00
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Tue 12:30 - 14:00
Thu - Sun 12:30 - 14:00
Thu - Tue 20:00 - 00:00
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London, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Visited last week with family. Food excellent and great value for money. Tucked away in a small town but worth the trek. Friendly, homely atmosphere and frequented by local families. Booking a table is a must even if you visit mid week, or go early in the evening as most don't go until 20:30 at the earliest. Definitely recommend a... More 

Thank Damien B
London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 August 2016

As advised by Theo Randall we visited this hidden gem outside of Cisternino. Absolutely filled with huge Italian families, who all arrive no earlier than 9.30. The staff are totally charming. Take a look at the viewing window, to see the pasta chef in action. Make sure you book! We dropped in to book before having a drink in the... More 

Thank annal12_12
Munich, Germany
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65 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 June 2016

We went to that restaurant because it was recommended to us by an Apulian friend. And it was a good choice to go there! Delicious food and tons of it! If you're not that hungry you should order a small portion because the portion of noodles comes as a "huge mountain". LITERALLY! I've never seen that much noodles on one... More 

Thank Vero S
Port Talbot
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 April 2014

The restaurant was very clean, the food was made fresh to order, and you could view the chef at work in the kitchen. The staff were very friendly & helpful. The prices were unbelievable low for the standard of food provided in comparison to UK prices. Fabulous place, highly recommended.

Thank Natalie D
London, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 June 2012

Together with a group of southern Italians - we had dinner here one night and weren't too impressed. The quantities of pasta were huge, beware! But one dish was salty, and the pasta was overcooked for another. Then, foolishly, a young waiter recommended we try the fried seafood ('fritto misto'). This was not crispy as it should be, and looked... More 


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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Groups
Open Hours
12:30 - 14:00
20:00 - 00:00
20:00 - 00:00
12:30 - 14:00
20:00 - 00:00
12:30 - 14:00
20:00 - 00:00
12:30 - 14:00
20:00 - 00:00
12:30 - 14:00
20:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: via monte cutetto, 25 | frazione caranna, 72014 Cisternino, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Puglia  >  Province of Brindisi  >  Cisternino
  • Phone Number: +39 080 444 2553

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?