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Tenuta Torre del Gheppio

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Via Fossa Agliastro 1, 95017 Piedimonte Etneo, Sicily, Italy
+39 360 859 826
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Geneva, Switzerland
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237 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

just vow!! love the place but most of all love the food (amazing...!!!), the owner (very open and interesting life story) and the generosity and prices of this place. A true hidden gem! if we come back to SIlicy we'll get back there for sure :)

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Thank paulandre1984
Geneva, Switzerland
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316 reviews
210 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 May 2016 via mobile

Firstly, we loved the restaurant's decoration. Secondly, the owner is a lovely host, who told us many interesting stories. And finally the food is was really good.

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Island of Malta, Malta
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 March 2016

We were very welcome at Torre del Gheppio. The place is really quite and beautiful. The food is excellent and the owner, Santo is a really nice person. We went there as a group of 8 photographers and were treated top class. I really suggest others to book this place and will not be disappointed. Hope to go there again... More 

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Thank Johann D
Piedimonte Etneo, Italy
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26 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2015

When you arrive you know it is going to be good. The smell of the food and the pleasant greeting from the host make a very nice impression. I have been there many times and have never been disappointed. I highly recommend the experience.

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Thank helohr
Canton of Geneva, Switzerland
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94 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2015

Thanks to trip advisor found this restaurant tucked away in the countryside outside of Piedimonte Etna. Food was very good, home cooking at its best. NIce service and good music made for a relaxing lunch with family. Recommend.

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Thank Livingintuscany
Takoma Park, Maryland, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2015

This place is tucked about 1/2 mile off of the road with amazing close up views of Etna from the yard. We were delighted with the beautiful stone and wood house and it signaled that we were going to have a special meal there. The dining room was rustically furnished with window frames trimmed with black lava rock. The menu... More 

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Thank Boscobella
Kuettigen, Switzerland
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2015

Very nice and friendly wellcome. Good atmosphere. Good view. Good sicilian wine. nice place to stay.

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Thank Pippo01966
Witney, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2015

This restaurant is not in Piedimonte Etneo as advertised but about 5 minutes drive away. The views are stunning and it is really nicely set out. The reason for the average score was for two reasons, service was really slow and the food portions were quite small. I am aware I have to be careful when saying service is slow... More 

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Thank Rachael L
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 June 2015 via mobile

Excellent meals made with love of the Sicilian heritage. We visit often and are always greeted as if we're coming home to nonnas. Highly recommended for an afternoon meal or romantic dinner in the beautiful atmosphere only Torre del Gheppio can do

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Thank QueenTereSA1
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2014

My wife and I had a wonderful afternoon enjoying all kinds of great typical Sicilian dishes. I had limited cash and it is not (yet?) possible to pay with creditcard here but that was all no problem for the friendly owner and waiters.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Fossa Agliastro 1, 95017 Piedimonte Etneo, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Catania  >  Piedimonte Etneo
  • Phone Number: +39 360 859 826

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?