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La Locanda Del Principato

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Italian, Mediterranean, Wine Bar
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Viale II Agosto | Borgo Badiali 34, 06060, Castiglione del Lago, Italy
+39 075 953368
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Hermosa Beach, California
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

You walk into this place and you're transported. The historic building seems to radiate centuries of smiles and laughter, and yours will add to the ambience after you taste chef Riccardo Ceccarelli's inspired food, paired with delicious (and surprisingly reasonably priced) wine. There's no menu here. You, like every other guest get, the chef's creations du jour, which come in... More 

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Jervis Bay, Australia
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48 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2015

We dined here 2 years ago and it was just as incredible the second time around. There is no menu and on the placemat it states that this is a true slow food dining experience, mobile phones must be turned off, children are not welcome unless their behavior is impeccable and if you are in a rush then Mc Donald's... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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51 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 April 2015

This place provides an overall unique experience that is not worth missing out on. You don't have to choose what to order, they have a set menu and you go with it and you enjoy every dish. The food just keeps coming, every dish to an exceptional standard in both flavor and presentation. Great wine list and the extreme selection... More 

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Washington, D.C.
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89 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2014

Creative food, great wine list, funky/creative decor, and warm service will put a smile on your face just like Mariella has. Each of the many courses will have you anticipating the next. Like being in someone's home, if that someone is a great chef. Can not wait to return.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2014

Scrumptious! Innovative! Fun! Our dinner at Locanda del Principato yesterday was all that and more.Although it was not our first visit to this modest restaurant with its quirky decor and we had always enjoyed the food, yesterday's dinner was the best yet! You do not choose your dishes, you are served a succession of courses, generally six or seven of... More 

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Cortona
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40 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 March 2014

Locanda del Principato is a place of a kind. The chef Riccardo and his wife Mariella, are always nice and friendly. I go there now and then, especially when I would like to have a special dinner. The food is always extremely good and sometimes sophisticated, based on traditional cuisine revisited. Often you can have a nice chat and a... More 

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Paciano, Italy
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34 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2012

The menu here is fixed price. They have a daily theme for the food. You eat what you are served. Sometimes all fish, sometimes all meat. You don't have to speak Italian, you just have to want to eat a lot

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Belgrade, Montana
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 210 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2012 via mobile

1st you need reservations, they are only open Thur-Sat. Friday is fish night. You eat whatever comes out of the kitchen by the chef. No ordering. Six or seven courses. Depends on the night. 30€ th and Sat, 35€ Fri. Don't miss this wonderful restaurant.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    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, Wine Bar
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations
Good for
Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Viale II Agosto | Borgo Badiali 34, 06060, Castiglione del Lago, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Umbria  >  Province of Perugia  >  Castiglione del Lago
  • Phone Number: +39 075 953368

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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?