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Ristorante L'Antico Forziere

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Exit from E45 for Casalina, 06051, Deruta, Italy
+39 075 972 4314
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London
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136 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had lunch here today to celebrate my husband's birthday. We have eaten here many times over the years. The food is fabulous. Excellent quality ingredients beautifully cooked and presented. The menu changes regularly and so much thought is put into balancing the dishes. There are lots of little extras. The puddings are spectacular. Make sure you leave space -... More 

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Thank Beverley73
Samuele R, Proprietario at Ristorante L'Antico Forziere, responded to this review

Thank you very much again for your lunch and of course for your recommendation on tripadvisor and to the friends. We always appreciate when the guests come back in our restaurant but some time happens they are special for us, expecially after many years and for many times...I hope to see you again soon. kind regards, Samuele More 

Lisbon, Portugal
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29 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Even been "in the country" and in an "agriturismo" hotel this is a really sophisticated restaurant for gourmet lovers. The atmosphere is cosy and fancy, the food is really amazing, with sophisticated presentation! A gourmet restaurant very close to Perugia, and in the heart of Umbria. If the food is good be prepared for the dessert! It is a dream!... More 

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Samuele R, Proprietario at Ristorante L'Antico Forziere, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your wonderful review and thenk you for your visit, we really hope to meeting you again in the fututre to enjoy our food and the relaxing atmosphere of the Umbria region. Do not stop recommending to friends and acquaintances the Umbria region for holidays. Kind regards, Samuele More 

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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 November 2016

The food here is as beautiful as it is delicious. Order one of the desserts and be prepared to be in awe...exquisite works of art! I'll be bringing a group here next year.

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Thank Keli S
Samuele R, Proprietario at Ristorante L'Antico Forziere, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review, I'm very happy to know you appreciated so much our restaurant. I really hope to meeting you again next year and I wish you the best for the next fetivities. Kind regards, Samuele L'Antico Forziere More 

Calgary, Canada
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35 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

We stayed in the Inn and had dinner in this fabulous Restaurant. This not your average upscale Eatery but something close to Devine . We had the full 4 course dinner with flavours that not only excite ones palate but leaving you wondering 'how do the chefs create such delicacies 'The wine list is extensive and features Italy's best !... More 

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Samuele R, Proprietario at Ristorante L'Antico Forziere, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your wonderful review and for your opinion about us. We really appreciated the time you spent to review our restaurant and we really hope to meeting you again in the future for new and creative dishes my brothers will prepare from aur seasonal menu. Thank you very much again from all aour family. Kind regards,... More 

London, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 October 2016

We have been coming here for several years. We had dinner here last night and this Albergo just gets better and better! We always get a warm welcome from Samuele. The Fish carpaccio was delicate. the lobster risotto was simply fantastic, risotto is one their specialties. The steak just so tender and the tuna beautiful. Of course, the dessert was... More 

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Samuele R, Proprietario at Ristorante L'Antico Forziere, responded to this review

Thank you very much Mr. Roger for your wonderful review and thank you very much to come back every year severel times, it's a great pleasure for me to welcome you, your wife and your friends and spend some time with you. I hope to meeting you again soon and I wish you the best for the Autumn. Thanks from... More 

florida
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260 reviews
183 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 336 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 September 2016

This is one of the nicest restaurants in Italy. It has everything, from a beautiful setting, wonderful service , a great wine list, with great food that is cooked to perfection and is presented artfully.

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Samuele R, Proprietario at Ristorante L'Antico Forziere, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review, we appreciate you recommended our restaurant on tripadvisor and we hope to welcome you again in the future. Thanks from all our family, see you soon. Kind regards, Samuele More 

Siena, Italy
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 September 2016

This restaurant is a hidden gem! I went as part of a tour in September 2016 so we had a specified menu which was absolutely delicious. Everyone in our group of 12 was extremely impressed with the quality,innovative preparation, service and atmosphere.

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Samuele R, Proprietario at Ristorante L'Antico Forziere, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review, we appreciated it very much. We hope to meeting you again next year with another group and I wish you the best for the season. Kind regards, Samuele More 

Tonbridge, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Had two lovely dinners here while I was visiting Deruta for a ceramics course. From the moment I arrived I was warmly welcomed and made to feel completely at home with a lovely table near the garden. This restaurant has such a romantic atmosphere and the food is utterly to die for. It is also great value and the wines... More 

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Samuele R, Proprietario at Ristorante L'Antico Forziere, responded to this review

Thank you very much again for your 2 dinners with us and thank you very much for your reccomandation on tripadvisor for our restaurant. We appreciated so much also the description of the road to get here, I'm sure it will be very helpful to all. I wish you the best for the summer and I really hope to meeting... More 

London
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16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 17 August 2016

L'Antico Forziere was recommended by friends several times over the years and so we eventually managed to get there in August 2016. We booked a late lunch as travelling from North Umbria to Deruta. Easy parking as outside the village, well maintained gardens, delightful covered outside patio dining area and wonderful old world but nicely lit interior Dining Room. We... More 

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Thank TommyGLondon
Samuele R, Proprietario at Ristorante L'Antico Forziere, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your wonderful review and thank you to have chosen our restaurant for your lunch. I served you personally and I remember very well you, it was also for me a great pleasure to speak with you. I hope to meeting you again in the future and I hope you always recommend our restaurant and Inn... More 

Province of Perugia, Italy
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 August 2016

The place was very quite as it waas late lunchtime but this didnot detract from the amazing food, There were 4 of us and we decided on 3 courses each as we wanted to try everything really,. We were asked if we wanted dessert as well so we had this amazing creation for 2 people for the 4 of us... More 

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Samuele R, Proprietario at Ristorante L'Antico Forziere, responded to this review

Wondrful review and wondrful guests, I really appreciate your visit and your choices to discover and test all our dishes. I hope to meeting you again and I hope you will always recommand our restaurant to friends and neighbors. kind regards, Samuele More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$22 - US$33
Cuisine
Fusion, Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Soups, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 00:00
Thursday
08:00 - 00:00
Friday
08:00 - 00:00
Saturday
08:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Exit from E45 for Casalina, 06051, Deruta, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Umbria  >  Province of Perugia  >  Deruta
  • Phone Number: +39 075 972 4314
Description
CLOSED ON MONDAY
In their warm manner the Rodella family welcomes guests into this ancient building where huge beams, brick arches and wonderful views all lend a special atmosphere. Garden with its flowers and scents and the picturesque swimming pool overlook the wide Tiber River valley. L'Antico Forziere welcomes guests in two suites each with its own entrance onto the garden, and seven double rooms furnished with a great care of particulars. Each kind of room has private bathroom with hair dryer, safe, minibar, TV, telephone, free Wi-Fi connection, air conditioning, linen in the room and daily cleaning. Each one has also fine curtains and ceramics, exposed wooden beams and wrought iron beds.Each Suite has just one room on two levels and it is bigger than a standard double room. They have the double bed on a wood loft and at the ground floor there's the bathroom, a dining room with sofa bed for children and the door for the garden in the back side of the hotel. Our guests can enjoy pleasant moments of relax in the bright reading room enriched by a big fireplace giving the room a softly warm atmosphere. Restaurant offers a blend of traditional and creative cooking resulting in mouth-watering dishes that complement perfectly the atmospheric dining room or the summer terrace for lunch or for dinner by candlelight.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?