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Cafe Pasticceria Gamberini

Via Ugo Bassi 12, 40121 Bologna, Italy
+39 051 296 0467
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good27%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
24 Oct 2017
“Very good coffee stop.”
17 Oct 2017
“Great if the Oldest in Bologna could be the best”
Open Now
07:00 - 21:00 Hours
Italian, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
££ - £££
Via Ugo Bassi 12, 40121 Bologna, Italy
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Enjoyed an hour or so people watching over the busy square whilst eating delicious patisserie and a chilled prosecco. Highly recommended!

Thank Jayne O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were looking for a nice place to have a coffee and little somethin to eat and we found this place. Packed with people but super fast, lots of locals as well. The coffee ia super good and all those sweet things...well you only live...More

Thank Bee A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had an occasion to visit this place on a recent visit to Bologna. The place looks inviting and the window display of fine cakes is wonderful, as we're the cakes themselves. However this place was clearly let down by the attitude of a young member...More

Thank Jan K
Reviewed 17 January 2018

We used to walk from our rented apartment into bologna centre and we would pass this coffee house on each walk, it became a bit of a daily routine to take coffee and cake in this lovely coffee house. Great service and just a lovely...More

Thank scotlasseng
Reviewed 16 January 2018 via mobile

I think this place must be a Bolognese institution,Constantly people in people out.The decor is of an elegant time gone by.All the staff on the ball & ultimately efficient.very nicely priced.I’m glad there’s nowhere like this where I live cause I’d be the size of...More

Thank Ecosse57
Reviewed 14 December 2017

Firstly, decoration is so elegant and all the pastry products inside look like part of the decor. It's small because it's an Italian style 'bar', but there are seats outside if you want to stay longer. And that almond-cherry cream brioche... I'm dreaming about it.

Thank bkindatown
Reviewed 14 December 2017

Amazing decor , amazing chocolate, just great!! Loved it!! I took to go as it was full at all times, no wonder why :) . The chocolate is amazing !

Thank sbh396
Reviewed 18 November 2017

We asked the waitress to select 6 cakes for us and they were all amazing. Surprisingly inexpensive as well even with drinks. Highly recommended.

Thank David C
Reviewed 24 October 2017

We wanted a coffee and were passing How lucky can you be this place serves coffee properly. We ordered americano + hot milk and were given very good Espresso+ jug of hot water+jug of hot milk+glass of water.

Thank Graham C
Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

Delightful customer service, delicious selections of wines (particularly whites) and a delicious spread of finger foods to accompany your aperitivo. If you sit inside at or near the bar, drink prices are less. More of an experience and great atmosphere with many locals also attending.

Thank VictoriaFP
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$15
Breakfast, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Bar Scene
Open Hours
08:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Ugo Bassi 12, 40121 Bologna, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Emilia-Romagna  >  Province of Bologna  >  Bologna
  • Phone Number: +39 051 296 0467
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We offer sweet and savory delights to enjoy moments of pleasure. A choice of flavors from breakfast to lunch, until ll'ora aperitif with cocktails and international wines. Gamberini is a historical place of Italy since 2008.
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