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Osteria Pugliese


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner


Italian, Mediterranean
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
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All reviews calamari orecchiette antipasti anti pasti veal sausages local wine tomato sauce locals eat house wine no frills tucked away the main square osteria puglia jug euro town
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Reviewed 14 September 2018 via mobile

62 euros all in for two and we ordered the Most expensive bottle at 22 euro a bottle. Anti pasta was great and significant so best to share. Orecchiette with meat sauce was very good. Mixed grill tempting and grilled pork quite good. Nice ambiance,...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank SPDMtravel
Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

This restaurant is in the city of Ceglie Messapica in Puglia, south of Italy. It is a family run restaurant with cooks being mothers of the family. Food was simple and authentic. It had all the flavours of south of Italy and Puglia. The wine...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank 318zarai
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

Don't turn up expecting a table! This eatery is a busy place. We could not get in the first time so booked for a few days ahead and was not dissapointed. This is where the locals eat. The staff are very good and the whole...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Arrenigfawr
Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

What a gem. Always packed out with the locals. That was the reason we ate here on the 7th June. Excellent service and the House Special was really good it just kept coming and coming. Main course we had a platter of local meats and...More

Date of visit: June 2018
1  Thank John H
Reviewed 13 June 2018 via mobile

This is the sort of place all the locals eat... it’s such good food and very reasonably priced... on our first visit it was totally booked out so we booked for the next day... thank goodness we did! The starters just kept coming and coming...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Sherryl M
Reviewed 24 May 2018 via mobile

I’ve reviewed this place before as it has a special place in my heart and was a real find when I first stumbled on it years ago. This time was the first time with kids. Despite turning up on a Sunday Lunchtime without a reservation...More

Date of visit: May 2018
1  Thank U1303DXdavidw
Reviewed 6 November 2017

As a local in Ceglie Messapica we often have a visit to this small family run Osteria. Good old fashioned service and food always fresh and plentiful. Really need to book most times. Sue & Glenn Barnes

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank sueandgb2017
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

We drove to Ceggli Messapica just for this restaurant. I was worried as we walked through the quiet town that we would find that the restaurant was closed, but as we approached we heard the clinking of dishes. We entered only to be told they...More

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank exploremorefamily
Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

Simple Italian fare Good service, cosy, tucked away in authentic building. Food simple but ok no frills. Pretty cheap

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank jimteague
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

Fantastic food. Local foods. Our waiter was Cataldo he was wonderful. Food was delicious and very fresh. A must on your list of places to go.

Date of visit: September 2017
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