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Via Undici Febbraio 2, 73040, Castrignano del Capo, Italy
+39 0833 751029
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good29%
  • Average12%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“local cuisine” (2 reviews)
“his wife” (2 reviews)
“great food” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Via Undici Febbraio 2, 73040, Castrignano del Capo, Italy
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Reviewed 9 October 2017

My husband and I had an amazing dinner at Retro. We were greated by a very friendly waitress and then joined by the owner who was very attentive and explained to us about the dishes. The ambience is very characteristic and the food is homemade...More

Thank Monica H
Reviewed 18 September 2017

We stumbled on this place by chance - basically old stables converted into a restaurant. Salvatore welcomed us as if he was welcoming us into his home. That night we had the meal of a lifetime. He kept bringing us local Puglian food to try...More

Thank Nini I
Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

While on vacation in Pescoluse we were recommended this restaurant by the owner of the beach establishment we frequented...he told us to make sure to mention to the owners of that restaurant that he sent us...when we arrived we were pleasantly surprised with the character...More

Thank Mortaccitu A
Reviewed 30 July 2017

2 things are really excellent in this restaurant: - Of course the food, really following the traditions of Salento and offering typical dishes cooked in a very good way - The place: you are going to eat in a very quiet and picturesque courtyard, with...More

Thank Marco V
Reviewed 24 February 2017

Salvatore and his wife were the perfect hosts...very good English...great breakfast and dinner in front of a roaring fire..it was January..wonderful five course meal with excellent local red wine..Great ambiance and interesting items dotted about. Do try the home made chocolates and biscuits....delicious. Gillie and...More

Thank 29cadillac
Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

We wanted to eat something very traditional and so it was. The ambient the food every single thing makes you feel the lifestyle of Puglia.

Thank Zerina R
Reviewed 16 August 2016

Restaurant looks like you're eating in someone's backyard - perfectly cool! Service was great! Food - simply tasty pugliese cuisine. Love it! Wonderful discovery - village and restaurant!

Thank Tapanuli
Reviewed 2 June 2016

Everything was perfect. Hospitality and service were very pleasant. The cooking was great, with local products. Highly recommended.

Thank bromain
Reviewed 12 May 2016

I had the good fortune of enjoying both lunch and dinner here, sitting both in the charming dining room as well as out in the peaceful courtyard surrounded by the restaurant's ancient stone walls. The rustic food was delicious and plentiful both times. Artichokes were...More

Thank gialav2016
Reviewed 1 August 2015

Sadly we only found this place at the end of our holiday but managed a couple of great meals. It's a lovely characterful building, retro an apt name for clever use of antiques. Food certainly one of the best meals we had, antipasto of course,...More

Thank gilmoreCoDurham
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Undici Febbraio 2, 73040, Castrignano del Capo, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Puglia  >  Province of Lecce  >  Castrignano del Capo
  • Phone Number: +39 0833 751029
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