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Osteria degli Spiriti

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Via Cesare Battisti 4, 73100, Lecce, Italy
+39 0832 246274
20:00 - 23:30
13:00 - 15:30
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Mon - Sat 20:00 - 23:30
Tue - Sun 13:00 - 15:30
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016

A very nice restaurant, not so big, but warm and charming. Speciality on local cuisine. The chef antipasti is a must try!

1 Thank Ade W
South Florida
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83 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016

I stopped in here for lunch one day while in Lecce and exploring the historical center. The service was fast but unobtrusive and the food was delectable! Traditional Puglian orecchiette pasta al grano arso (now it is a delicacy, but in medieval times, this was left to the poorest of the poor) - the burned grains of wheat after the... More 

2 Thank SalsaPower
Naples, Italy
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23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

We picked this restaurant for its awards and to celebrate Donald Trump's election. Everything was outstanding. The service was incredible and the food delicious. Many items are local delicacies.

2 Thank Serenatasi
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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183 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

Visiting Lecce you need a recommendation to go for Dinner. Our Masseria recommended this place and we are not disappointed. As after season tourists we were not dressed that appropriate, but we were allowed access , thanks. The place has a very nice ambiance and we thought that this would be our most expensive evening out during our holiday. What... More 

1 Thank Rene K
Sydney, Australia
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

We went to this restaurant with about 10 people for dinner. The restaurant didn't seem that busy when we went in. We ordered on arrival and waited and waited and waited for our entre to come out. After around 1.5 hours it arrived and not that good to speak off. We then waited a further 1.5 hours for our main... More 

Thank Jayne S
Lymington, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

Recommended by hotel this restaurant has no outside tables but the interior is well decorated and inviting but split into 2 dining rooms. Menu has many local specialities as antipasto which we didn't have but many of the (mostly italian) other diners did they looked very good. Food good quality but not outstanding. probably one of the more expensive restaurants... More 

2 Thank Nigel W
Bothell, Washington
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96 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016

In past years, until last year, we've enjoyed eating at this restaurant when taking annual trips to our second home in Lecce. Last year we were struck by how molasses slow their service had become. This year, and only because it was a place I could limp to with my bad back, we decided to give it one more shot.... More 

1 Thank Dick P
Pershore, United Kingdom
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91 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

Went with a group of 23 for dinner, and they succeeded in serving us up a delightful pre-agreed meal with matching wines without any of the problems you often get with serving hat many altogether. They also coped well with the few variations needed for allergies etc.

2 Thank Peter G
Uppsala, Sweden
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31 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2016

We went to this restaurant based on the guide book recommendation and it was our first disappointment in Puglia's restaurants. Service is the weakest part of the restaurant, when we went there table next to us was not cleaned after the guests and when we left - it still stayed not clean with dirty glasses. My boyfriend's beer waiter simply... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2016 via mobile

This was a horrible experience. They opened late. The attitude was stunningly poor. They slapped us into the table. They neglected all their patrons. They didn't much care this was taking place. And the food was average. How could it be worse? The wine served was not even the vintage on the list (the list was 2004; they served a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$32 - US$54
Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
13:00 - 15:30
20:00 - 23:30
20:00 - 23:30
13:00 - 15:30
20:00 - 23:30
13:00 - 15:30
20:00 - 23:30
13:00 - 15:30
20:00 - 23:30
13:00 - 15:30
20:00 - 23:30
13:00 - 15:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Cesare Battisti 4, 73100, Lecce, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Puglia  >  Province of Lecce  >  Lecce
  • Phone Number: +39 0832 246274
In the center of Lecce, Osteria Spirits welcomes you with a pleasant atmosphere warm and cozy. An oasis of good food thanks to a kitchen that gives great satisfaction from a raw material of excellent quality, which makes it possible to prepare the tasty appetizers of vegetables in traditional dishes from Salento, and various homemade sweets. Excellent wine list and spirits.

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