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Trattoria Vardaceli

Piazza Della Liberta, 73030 Castiglione d'Otranto, Andrano, Italy
+39 389 177 4580
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
18 Jul 2017
“Excellent Authentic ”
24 Sep 2016
“Beautiful place”
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Italian, Mediterranean, Barbecue, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
Piazza Della Liberta, 73030 Castiglione d'Otranto, Andrano, Italy
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Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

A local friend recommended Vardaceli and we thanked them wholeheartedly. Grazie Salvatorio! We loved our visit. The light shining down the ancient streets was pure gold.

Thank adambowery
Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

Good food, typical plates, nice atmosphere, great service, friendly people, beautiful location. I recomand "pitule" and a red wine. We have had such a good evening.

Thank Teodora132000
Reviewed 3 June 2016 via mobile

We went on a holiday night, and the place was mobbed. They must have feared running out of food so we had tiny, less than for one really, portions of starters ordered times four. Food was so so. Feel ripped off paying Euro 135 for...More

1  Thank wsdoyle
Reviewed 23 November 2015 via mobile

This place actually is a family run business and they are doing the best to give to the customers a unique taste for the lunch or for the dinner. Every ingredient is taken from the village and around. Try fish, meat or whatever. You will...More

Thank Radio-Bar
Reviewed 12 August 2015

We were too late to get a table on the terrace, but inside was fine, despite the heat. The staff were friendly & relaxed, as was the service. We - a large group - shared anti pasti, then had primi and secondi. There's no wine...More

Thank kiwiwineman
Reviewed 9 August 2015

We loved this place so much we returned twice in a week - great, well-sourced food, friendly and professional service and a gorgeous setting. It's an absolute must.

Thank Kate3404
Reviewed 24 June 2015

Vardaceli, looks at the sky, this is the meaning. Having home in Salento we spend our holidays here, and this trattoria you can attend it every day, you can feel at home. Totally family, his wife in the kitchen, Salvatore and children at the tables,...More

Thank Marcoavc
Reviewed 20 May 2015 via mobile

After over a month cycling in Puglia, my husband and I have eaten in a lot of trattorias and restaurants in the region, most of them good. However the Trattoria Vardaceli really stood out for us. First of all, we arrived at lunch time, hot...More

Thank HappyY0gi
Reviewed 1 August 2014

This trattoria offers traditional dishes from the Puglia region. It is a family run restaurant with friendly service and fresh food. Although they have menus, the servers and the Owners like to orally tell you what the specials of the evening are and this can...More

Thank Zooks13
Reviewed 29 July 2014

We are on family holidays with our adult kids here in Puglia, and had a wonderful dinner in this very traditional trattoria, you should choose the vardaceli and seafood starter, and then pasta with spicy tomatoes and the veal. The staff was really especially nice....More

1  Thank Michael G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Delivery, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:30 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Piazza Della Liberta, 73030 Castiglione d'Otranto, Andrano, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Puglia  >  Province of Lecce  >  Andrano  >  Castiglione d'Otranto
  • Phone Number: +39 389 177 4580
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il locale della trattoria e un antica Abbazia del 1700,con volte vista a stella, con un retro giardino esternoed una piazzetta affacciata sul bellissimo centro storico di Castiglione.D'estate si puo mangiare in giardino e sulla piazzetta.
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