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“Fantastic bier and good finger food”
Review of I Merli

I Merli
Ranked #148 of 583 Restaurants in Lecce
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Pub, Gastropub
Dining options: Breakfast, After-hours, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast, After-hours, Reservations
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Fantastic bier and good finger food”
Reviewed 9 September 2013

In the centre of the city, in a crowded place, it is nice to have the chance of drinking a fresh imported belgian trappist bier, with amazing piadina and panini (with meat). The fried entrees could have been better. Recommended.

Visited September 2013
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Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Any
English first
Montreal, Canada
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29 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Awesome!!!”
Reviewed 17 August 2013 via mobile

We walked by the restaurant and were drawn to it and the menu. The wine and beer list is very good. Alot of local wines. The food is awesome. The waiter rocked. He chose our wine (local) based on our food choice. Would definitely go back.

  • Visited August 2013
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Ramsgate, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Geoff H”
Reviewed 16 July 2013

Great food with a more modern take on Italian classics. Possibly portions a little bit large.The location and atmosphere also good.

Visited July 2013
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Den Bosch, The Netherlands
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59 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
“Very good food.”
Reviewed 26 May 2013

We went to I Merli based on the reviews on Tripadvisor and we didn't regret it. A small, modern restaurant with great food that is different from what we have eten in Puglia most of the time. The difference is the way they prepare and present it.
With 2 persons we had salmon marinated in orange and artichoke carpaccio as a starter. Then one of us had the spaghetti with red tuna and the other risotto with asparagus. The second plate was for both the salmon.,everything tasted very good. They also serve Nice wines. Really worth a visit when you are in the really Nice Lecce!

Visited May 2013
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Venice, Italy
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181 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
“All in the "green" sector........”
Reviewed 10 May 2013

If the chairs could give a signal, here they do !!!!! All green , basilgreen to be precise ! And so is the food , the wine, the service ! After all the information you get about what to eat, how it is made, why selected, refined and still typical , simple and rich ! It's a place where you can bring persons not knowing local kitchen in a very designy athmosphere......fresh like a basil leaf !

  • Visited March 2013
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Thank Tom K
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