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Carpe Noctem et Diem

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Via Amedeo di Savoia 5, 12042 Pollenzo, Italy
339 1019233
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31 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a fabulous evening with a typical piemontese cuisine. Very lovely atmosphere and very friendly service. An absolute must see

Thank Travolve
Los Angeles, California
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36 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 January 2017

I was there with my children as a friend's son had to take the entrance test at UNISG just across the street. We had a great meal and spent time talking to the young owner who made us feel at home. Just what we needed the night before the test!

Thank Donatella P
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

When visiting Piemonte - Pollenzo this restaurant is a great recommendation. The host is very friendly and professionally. The kitchen is a nice surprise and 'slow food' is one of their goals. Great value for money!

Thank Theo B
Weesp, The Netherlands
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 June 2016

We had a lovely intimate dinner here whilst in Pollenzo. Despite the fact that there are only a handful of places to choose from they were all fantastic and Carpe Diem was definitely up there with the best. We had the set menu and everything was lovely and cooked to perfection (or with a little love who knows hehe).

Thank Katharine S
London, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2016

This is a first class restaurant run by a dedicated family who clearly take a great deal of trouble to deliver friendly service and excellent local food. We chose a set four course dinner which combined some wonderful flavours in the anti pasto egg,prawns and beans as well as the pappardelle carciofo primo course. This was followed by "fish and... More 

Thank Neil B
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52 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 November 2015

Not a 'wow' place but definitely a very good restaurant. Service was very good, wine list varied and prices absolutely correct. Menu is not very extensive but what there is (mostly traditional local dishes) is all good and well presented. Not super easy to locate on a dark night, you have to drive into the courtyard and the sign on... More 

Thank The English C
Fribourg, Switzerland
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96 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 November 2014

we first arrived in Piemont and started by a great lunch at this place. The restaurant is lovely, service was great and food was very, very good. Try the "carna cruda" which is just fantastic, tagliata as well. Very good wine (good advices). I recommand this charming place.

Thank severinedubey
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews
Reviewed 17 October 2014

My husband and I were pleasantly surprised at this lovely Italian restaurant located in the small town of Pollenzo. We walked to the restaurant from our hotel(Albergo dell Agenzia) and enjoyed a quiet, delicious, and enjoyable meal. Our waiter, who I believe was from the family who owned it, asked if I wanted to try the truffles that just arrived... More 

Thank Deborah S
Copenhagen, Denmark
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82 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 July 2014

Wonderful courtyard dining in summer. Informal but very professional staff. Fantastic food. An excellent Barolo at shop price.

Thank Neil J
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31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 May 2014 via mobile

I am not easily surprised by restaurants, but here I found something out of the usual character. This restaurant is just around the corner of one of the top places for those enjoying food, the Pollenzo Castle, home of the Univerisy of Gastronomic sciences. At street level, the room is rather large an in the local style. Greeted by a... More 

Thank Carlo P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Mediterranean, European
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Amedeo di Savoia 5, 12042 Pollenzo, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Piedmont  >  Province of Cuneo  >  Pollenzo
  • Phone Number: 339 1019233

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?