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La Locanda dell'Abate

Largo Monterrone, 18, 75024 Montescaglioso, Italy
+39 0835 207830
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  • Excellent85%
  • Very good10%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
13 Jun 2016
“Top Restaurant in Matera's Province”
21 Aug 2015
“Best restaurant in Montescaglioso”
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Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean
££ - £££
Largo Monterrone, 18, 75024 Montescaglioso, Italy
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Reviewed 13 June 2016

I have visited La Locanda for the second time this June with a friend. Food wise a sophisticated place for high quality palates, and at the same time the mood and the service are quite informal . We have been welcomed by the owner Giuseppe...More

Thank Rkwell
Reviewed 21 August 2015 via mobile

Clean restaurant, nice place to sit outside, friendly service! The Chef welcomed us personally. Good advice on wine! Very good fish restaurant.

Thank Pascal L
Reviewed 13 October 2014

La Locanda dellAbate was recommended to us by our BnB host. We almost didn't stay when we realized all the dishes were all fish, there was no menu, and no one spoke English. (our Italian was minimal) Another guest, seeing our reluctance, convinced us to...More

Thank Swales125
Reviewed 31 July 2014

Dinner in this small restaurant in this tiny off the tourist trail town (we were here for family) turned out to rival the best meals we had in Milano, Roma, etc. Service was friendly and attentive... not the norm that you tend to find in...More

1  Thank wcelliot
Reviewed 22 August 2013 via mobile

A nice little restaurant in the heart of the old town offering delicious meals that could seduce even those who usually avoid fish and seafood.The interior is clean, bright and stylish, the staff very attentive to the guests' needs. There is no fixed menu as...More

1  Thank Girasole_del_Sud
Reviewed 4 August 2013 via mobile

I'm from canada and everytime i come here "La locanda dell'abate" is a stop that i have to make! It's a must! I never order a particular dish, i let Giuseppe ( the cook) to surprise and delight me with his fantasy and their local...More

Thank Maverick182
Reviewed 1 September 2012

There are good places, very good places and in the end there are unforgettable places. The "locanda dell'abate"is one of them. The menu is daily changed. The food was extraordinary and the chef has a unique fantasy with the ingriedients. The day I've been there...More

Thank Bell1-1010
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
20:00 - 23:00
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20:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Largo Monterrone, 18, 75024 Montescaglioso, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Basilicata  >  Province of Matera  >  Montescaglioso
  • Phone Number: +39 0835 207830
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A short walk from ' the Benedictine Abbey of St. Michael the Archangel and the Mother Church is located on the La Locanda dell' Abate , in the historic center of Montescaglioso , a city rich in culture dating back to the ancient Magna Grecia . In this context, could not be born and refine the culinary research carried out by Giuseppe Pietromatera , owner and chef of the La Locanda dell' Abate. Guarantees total satisfaction of the senses with a dash of panache and pleasant serenity thanks to the courtesy of a quality service and to the local cozy renovated with taste and attention to detail . A kitchen with sophisticated traditional but also innovative , mixed in a meeting between the present and the past in order to discover and savor intense masterpieces and revisited by the look of the imagination of a chef who recommended dishes of the day depending on the availability of fresh raw materials of which supplies personally . All accompanied by a 'good selection of local and national wines .
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