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Historic gastronomic specialist plus wine bar

Not only can you buy any number of specialist products such as aged balsamic but this shop has a... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
VirginiaRoss
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Melbourne, Australia
I wish I had more luggage space for all the goodies from Gilberto's!

I had read about this place before our trip and knew I wanted to pick up some of the chocolate... read more

Reviewed 9 October 2018
smilesesq
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California
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Via Drapperie 5 / Via Pescheria 18, 40124 Bologna, Italy
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not only can you buy any number of specialist products such as aged balsamic but this shop has a great value buffet available on a Saturday evening from 5 .A glass of very good wine and an excellent buffet was 9 euro. Great value.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank VirginiaRoss
Reviewed 9 October 2018

I had read about this place before our trip and knew I wanted to pick up some of the chocolate tortellini for my staff and my husband's staff. Yet we were pleasantly surprised to also find great wine (we bought a very reasonably priced bottle...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank smilesesq
Reviewed 26 July 2018

Searched for this place as it was on the list for Balsamic vinegar. We walked in and were in awe. Great looking specialty store with a little bit of everything. We got lessons in the different balsamic vinegars. The young guy was oh so very...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

I'd read that this place was famous for its Ragu so dropped in for a jar. A largish jar costs €14 which is pretty steep but if you're in Bologna you need to take ragu home! Haven't eaten it yet but did enjoy browsing this...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank McAnnie1
Reviewed 6 April 2017

We stopped in here because the torrone on the front table was calling my name--it had raspberries AND nuts. Inside we discovered a huge array of sweets and candies. We chose to get that torrone (delicious), some paneforte, which they cut off big wheels and...More

Date of experience: November 2016
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Reviewed 28 March 2017

We spent 4 days in Bologna and happened upon this shop. We all bought some of the nougats and chocolates. The chocolate tortellini is absolutely amazing- my favorite is the white chocolate! I went back a couple times to get more boxes to take home...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank chr444
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

If you would like to take Bologna in a jar its the right place to go. You can find the finest wines, chocolates and and sauces. Don't miss this great shop full of history!

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank Mark Edward M
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Made a stop at this wonderful wine and food store. We wandered downstairs to their wine cellar, where they had all of the Italian wine regions represented. We bought two bottles of a local wine that we had enjoyed the previous evening at dinner. The...More

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank 489denisef
Reviewed 23 September 2016

Interesting shop selling a range of local food products (just opposite Paolo Atti & Figli bakery on Via Drapperie). We were only after wine and a really helpful chap showed us down to the surprisingly large cellar and helped us choose a very nice bottle...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank David P
Reviewed 25 October 2015 via mobile

The folks in the shop were very kind explaining and letting us taste vinegars and parmesan. Lots of higher end preserves and other goodies to bring back home.

Date of experience: October 2015
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