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Review of Locanda a Sud

Locanda a Sud
Ranked #1 of 12 Restaurants in Ghiffa
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$23 - US$40
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
Reviewed May 22, 2017

On the back of generally highly enthusiastic reviews I went for lunch there recently on the occasion of a family reunion with my wife's relatives. The food and service were very average and protection against the sun for those sitting outside on the terrace is rather haphazard, as are the car parking facilities which proved challenging. The bill was somewhat higher than expected and overall the experience was disappointing, with the possible exception of the view. I will not be returning.

Date of visit: May 2017
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Reviewed August 2, 2016

This restaurant is not easy to find on the top of the mountain :) It was a rainy evening so we could not sit inside. But the atmosphere inside the restaurant is also very nice ! The menu is small but you want to try all dishes ! The wines are all from Campania : Greco di Tufo in white and Aglianico in Red. We really enjoyed our stay, a young couple is doing everything on their own so sometimes you have to be a little bit patient but is surely worth to wait !!!

Date of visit: August 2016
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1  Thank vanpeteghb
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Reviewed September 9, 2015

Have been there this evening with a special friend. We weren't too sure if eating outside or inside, we went for the outside option. The owner, a lovely and a very professional man, set up the table in no time at all and we enjoyed a fantastic home made meal with specialties from Campania. Very reasonable priced, the place offers its guest a stunning view over the lake; we had entrée,pasta and a main which were fantastic, and a bottle of great wine from South Italy, Aglianico i think it was called. Great environment, superb and friendly service. Tucked up in the Hills, peaceful...what else ? top notch! well done, keep up the hard job !

Date of visit: September 2015
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Reviewed September 3, 2015 via mobile

We chose this restaurant by help of TripAdvisor. We made a reservation as it was advised.
The location is a bit difficult to find, we didn't saw any signs on road, we had to ask people on the street. It's located on the mountain, hidden in the curly streets.
But when we finally found we were amazed, it is very nice view from mountain to Lake, located in garden under trees, very romantic atmosphere,
The food was delicious, we took pastas.
Home Wine was good.
The staff is very friendly, though all menu was in Italian, the guy translated everything into English.
Recommended!!!

Date of visit: August 2015
3  Thank I6946UFannak
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Reviewed September 3, 2015

Don't make me wrong, this is not a Cuban restaurants...no mojitos, no tropical girls, no Hemingway pictures even dough there is affinity with the worldwide-famous Ernest...When he was frequenting these parts, here, at the Locanda Sud, workers used to gather, talk through important topics, but also partying, play music, rest...that was 100 years ago. Locanda Sud does not loose that convivial spirit. Is still original and true. Nowadays local guys are running the activities and they are doing really good dough!
Breathtaking panorama, local re-visited cusine, total value-4-money.
Is not easy to reach but if your GPS works properly it definitely worth few visits!

Date of visit: September 2015
2  Thank Christian U
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