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La Taverna Della Gelosia

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Via Tommaso Andriola 26, 72017, Ostuni, Italy
+39 0831 334736
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

Friendly service and pleasant location in a terrace courtyard. The food was fine but not more. I had antipasti to start which was a large selection of various things, including fried cheese and filo pie. I then had orrechiette with squid ink and tuna which was far too large and quite stodgy after a short while. The meal was filling... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

Setting really pleasant with a particulary pretty garden . Out of the seven restaurants we tried this was the one that provided the genuine " local " food which may or may not be to everyone's taste but at least you know you've tried something different as the food was very good

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

This is a fantastic little gem, that needs to be experienced, won't say to much, just go and experience it.

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Rome, Italy
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Came here for lunch, it was 2 pm so still some time before it closed for the afternoon, the waiter checked his watch twice as he got impatient with our ordering, he gave no advice on food. We ordered pasta... it was incredibly plain and dull. There was a stew for the main course. British can make a better stew... More 

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Newbury, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

Lovely restaurant, speak English, very good service, individual menu - only thought is no coffee is served which is probably unusual.

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Devizes, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

Oh my, what a find - well, actually we were pointed here by some locals, so can't claim to have 'found' it ..... But from descending the steps down into this amazing 'grotto like' restaurant, to the final limoncello with petit fours cakes it was a culinary delight. The menu was carefully explained to us by very knowledgeable and accomplished... More 

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Paris, France
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

Went to lunch because this taverna was cited in our guidebook. Really liked the setting. Antipasti di verdure were very tasty, copious, and we really enjoyed them. But the mains were disappointing for us, too heavy and salty, most items on the menu did not seem adapted for a hot season.

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Bath, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016

We visited on the recommendation of the villa manager for our son's 18th birthday.The setting was lovely,food excellent and good service.We had the antipasti and were pretty full after that.Washed done with a bottle of their prosecco which was delicious-much better than many I have had in Italy and the UK.

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

Typical, good looking place with charming dimlit atmosphere BUT disrespectful managers allowing Only Local People to have a table with no booking ahead. Whereas i booked for 8.30pm, asked to be outside, been told not possible, once i was there 3 tables were available outside, in front of me an italian couple who said they had no reservation just got... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016

This is a nice place to eat. The food is good, authentic with some old recipes used. It is interesting, flavorful, and presented well. The ambiance is great, on multiple levels, outside and inside, with trellises and trees surrounding you while you eat. The service is mostly excellent and professional. We were 5 people, and I sampled much of the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic, View, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Tommaso Andriola 26, 72017, Ostuni, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Puglia  >  Province of Brindisi  >  Ostuni
  • Phone Number: +39 0831 334736

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