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Antico Monastero

Via Giovanni Colli 39 | Via Antico Monastero, 15040 Lu, Italy
+39 0131 741511
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good24%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
9 Jan 2018
“Breathtaking view and great Piedmont food.”
28 Aug 2017
“A Must if God brings you to Lu ”
Italian, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Via Giovanni Colli 39 | Via Antico Monastero, 15040 Lu, Italy
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Reviewed 9 January 2018

If you are discovering the beauties of Monferrato, this is the perfect place for a gourmet lunch or a romantic dinner. The restaurant is located in an old monastery and has an incredible view. High quality food and excellent service.

Thank Ornella V
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

Lu is a city in the middle of nowhere....no it is in the middle of Piemont and whenever you have the chance to be there then go to Antico Monastero. Make a reservation and ask for a table on the balcony and you will have...More

Thank hendrik95
Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

Exceptional experience in a restaurant set in an old monastery with a charming atmosphere and an enchanting view on the Monferrato Hills. Food was great as well as staff. We enjoyed a full menu with typical cuisine of the Piedmont region. Service was excellent as...More

Thank GattoOlivia
Reviewed 3 November 2015

We had a wonderful dinner, based on pumpkin and mashroom dishes, seasonal ingredients at the time of our visit. The service was kind, carefoul, humorous and quick. We very much enjoyed the classic and recently renovated dining room, and the majestic atmosphere of the former...More

Thank Giovanni F
Reviewed 8 August 2015

The most amazing food and wonderful service with great wine, too. Have been twice and both times were marvellous. Rooms were incredibly spacious, a perfect place to stop over on your tour of Piedmont.

Thank lovestotrvel
Reviewed 14 May 2015

Planned here my wedding party with relatives, friends and colleagues coming from abroad (they stayed in the hotel and they found it amazing). The food (8 appetizers buffet, 2 starters, 2 primi, 2 secondi, wedding cake, mixed desserts, wine), the location, the organizer and staff...More

Thank Dario R
Reviewed 14 October 2013

We ate ay Monastero as we had booked into the (attached) Archielogico. It was wonderful - nice ingredients, perfectly prepared and with a nice choice of inexpensive local wines. At breakfast the following morning, our table was already prepared and again backed up with locally...More

Thank youandmehere
Reviewed 1 October 2013

With a large and then very large group, we dined in this fine dining establishment twice in September 2013. Both times the meals comprised a set menu based on fresh local produce accompanied by well suited quality local wines - all at an extremely reasonable...More

2  Thank MiMiAnonymous
Reviewed 12 July 2013

My husband and I were staying at Palazzo Paleologi, the hotel where this beautiful restored restaurant is located. The restaurant is upstairs in the old converted monastery with a beautiful view over the vineyards of Piemonte. The Palazzo and the restaurant are family run and...More

Thank TracyandNeil
Reviewed 1 July 2013

A great venue for a great meal, high in the tiny old village of Lu, with self catering aprtments to rent although there is an extra one off 25 euro charge to use kitchen. Recommended for a short syay or special meal.

Thank abfree
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$17 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Visa
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Kids, Groups, Romantic, View
Open Hours
19:30 - 00:00
12:00 - 16:00
19:30 - 00:00
19:30 - 00:00
19:30 - 00:00
12:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Giovanni Colli 39 | Via Antico Monastero, 15040 Lu, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Piedmont  >  Province of Alessandria  >  Lu
  • Phone Number: +39 0131 741511
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