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Osteria Il Gallo nel Pozzo

Piazza Umberto Primo 10, 06064 Panicale, Italy
+39 075 837285
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good20%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“pollo” (10 reviews)
“porcini” (4 reviews)
“duck” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Piazza Umberto Primo 10, 06064 Panicale, Italy
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Reviewed 4 April 2015

After a day spent cleaning and tidying we thought we deserved a nice meal and we were not disappointed. This was the first time I had eaten inside the restaurant and I loved the fusion of traditional with contemporary - even the dishes the food...More

Thank EVWA123
Reviewed 6 January 2015

Il Gallo nel Pozzo has definitely become our favourite spot in Panicale. The warm welcome, changing menu full of delicious and beautifully presented plates of food never disappoint. In the summer it is such a lovely spot to sit outside and watch people yet cosy...More

1  Thank Beverley D
Reviewed 2 January 2015

Simone and Lorena offer seasonal and regional dishes in a perfect piazza-side location. In addition to the outdoor seating area there is an indoor seating if you prefer. Lorena uses fresh ingredients and serves up family recipes including fresh pastas to perfection. She prepares a...More

Thank RPuglisi
Reviewed 22 October 2014

Panicale is a great city to visit and the best place to have your lunch there is the Osteria il Gallo nel pozzo.I enjoyed my carpaccio of real Chianina rind and our friends enjoyed there meal also. The service is really great, I ordered a...More

Thank bacchus1945
Reviewed 2 October 2014

This is our favourite restaurant in Panicale, it is relaxed and friendly but with stunning food. The young owners have put their own slant on fresh local food with a hint of Sicilian in the cooking, due to chef Lorena's background. We loved the pheasant...More

Thank Eleanor M
Reviewed 25 September 2014

We have been to all of the restaurants in Panicale. The standard is generally good but this is definitely our favourite. Run by a lovely young couple who are very friendly, it has wonderful food. Beautiful eggplant roulade and the tenderest lamb shank in lemon...More

Thank Linda M
Reviewed 24 September 2014 via mobile

We have been to this restaurant several times and we have always left satisfied. The menu changes by season and whatever the owner recommended turned out to be a tasty experience.

Thank mimma278
Reviewed 9 September 2014

Right in the square this is a nice and friendly restaurant with a quality menu and good tasting food. We made friends with the owner and will certainly be back.

Thank Robin W
Reviewed 4 August 2014

My wife and I have eaten here many times over the five years that we have been visiting Panicale but this visit Simone and Lorena excelled. Updating of table settings, menus and wine list since our last visit two years ago were delightful to see....More

Thank Taffy T
Reviewed 30 July 2014

I travel to Italy often and I must say that I had one of my finest meals here. The food was OUTSTANDING! Owners wonderful!

Thank vima378
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$35
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Piazza Umberto Primo 10, 06064 Panicale, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Umbria  >  Province of Perugia  >  Panicale
  • Phone Number: +39 075 837285
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The Osteria 'Il Gallo nel Pozzo' occupies the ground floor of an old aristocratic house situated in the heart of the historic centre of Panicale.The ambience is very welcoming, wooden beams, original exposed stonework mixed with plastered walls painted in a delicate shade of pastel orange, small tables mainly on a mezzanine floor which has views out onto the piazza, and soft background music.
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