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Le Terre Rosse - CLOSED

Via di Leuca 212, 73100, Lecce, Italy
+39 380 695 0144
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good23%
  • Average4%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
25 Jul 2015
“Fantastic meal with small children!”
3 Jun 2015
“Excellent food,excellent service.”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Mediterranean, Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
££ - £££
Via di Leuca 212, 73100, Lecce, Italy
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Reviewed 25 July 2015 via mobile

Kids not used to "civilised" dining. Service excellent and recommendations great. Had all the starters! Veal ravioli, gnocchi with mint pesto and salmon. Prawn carpaccio. Aubergine tart. Squid in chilli butter. Washed down w puglian fiano.

Thank Ralph E
Reviewed 3 June 2015 via mobile

Not feeling too well me and the gf asked to share our food. Without a bother the kitchen divided everything on separate plates. We also arrived half an hour before opening by accident but the waiter was kind enough to seat and serve us regardless....More

Thank FerdiaC
Reviewed 24 May 2015

We recently stayed near Lecce and were amazed to find this superb restaurant outside of the historic center. It's about a 10 minute walk from the center along the Via Leuca but the food is well worth the walk. The owner, Matteo, worked in NYC...More

Thank corinne e
Reviewed 18 May 2015 via mobile

The food in this restaurant is top class . Innovative , nouvelle cuisine using excellent fresh local ingredients. Coming from Melbourne ( the foodie capital of Australia ! ), we really appreciated the effort that obviously went into the food. Fabulous value for money -...More

Thank mydentist
Reviewed 15 May 2015 via mobile

We tried through Tripadvisor some fine top 30 restaurants in Lecce, and Le Terre Rosse really served the best food. It was delicate and overwhelming in qualty and creativity incl.the wines and liquors. Also the atmosphere was very nice and the service warm and personalized....More

Thank Harry V
Reviewed 5 February 2015

I had salmon tartar sitting on a bed of tiny pieces of apple. It was splendid. Than pasta with fish. Also very very good. My husband was less happy, as the dishes are quite "nouvelle cuisin"...and he came out not satisfied.

Reviewed 18 January 2015 via mobile

Matthies was in top form as always . Each dish was beautifully presented and tasted even better. His creativity of combining local ingredients in unexpected combination is superb. Ask for his daily recombination and sit back and enjoy The price was above average but definitely...More

1  Thank EarlDGrt
Reviewed 10 September 2014

I was very impressed with the dishes at this restaurant. The ravioli I had here were some of the best I every had. The homemade ice cream for dessert was also some of the best ice cream I've ever had. The owner is very friendly...More

1  Thank terryjoe16
Reviewed 30 July 2014

We reserved this restaurant for a welcome lunch for guests who were attending our wedding and were very happy we did!! Host and owner is particularly concerned with providing fresh, simple, modern Italian cuisine, with organic ingredients sourced from local suppliers and the result is...More

1  Thank Mike E
Reviewed 16 April 2014

20 minute walk from the centre of Lecce, beautiful and romantic decor with a wonderful host. Both our pastas were delicious but especially the shrimp with zucchini, amazing balance of flavours. The desert was a bit of a let down after such a wonderful first...More

1  Thank Laurentia91
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$24 - US$49
Open Hours
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via di Leuca 212, 73100, Lecce, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Puglia  >  Province of Lecce  >  Lecce
  • Phone Number: +39 380 695 0144
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The countryside of Salento give us unique, antique flavor. Peppers, eggplant, tomatoes, zucchini, green beans, kidney beans, chickpeas, lentils, onions, garlic, artichokes, olive oil and wine. Le Terre Rosse collects them for you and transforms them in authentic cuisine, which comply with the dictates of tradition, re-evaluating and enhancing the flavors of the past. All at the right price. Why us, quality is a right, not a privilege. These are Le Terre Rosse. The taste zero kilometer. WE BELIEVE IN THOSE WHO PURSUE THEIR DREAMS ... WE BELIEVE IN OUR DREAMS!
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