There is way more to Puglia food than just tomato and mozzarella, and Lecce offers a plethora of super-fine eateries animated by an interestingresearch into contemporary cuisine with an eye to the world…
A venue of casual elegance where to sample outstanding nikkei dishes. Japan meets Brazil -via southern Italy of course – for a (finally!) unpretentious five-star experience with impeccable service in a thrilling ambience.
Since the very first moment you cross their tiny door (which I find thrilling already) you enter a new dimension, that of a charming, cosmopolitan eatery where everything is right in place and and service is excellent.
The sophisticated recipes creatively associate fish, fruit and spices results into a thrilling mix of decadent tropical and Mediterranean flavors .
The serious wine list combines interesting locals with a variety of world cantines and a well assorted selection of bubbles. Add some vibrant funky music and a pleasat artsy feel, then no wonder why eveybody talk about Livingstone the same way: a proper world class restaurant with good vibe
Master chef Gigi Perrone is one of Puglia’s very finest, for his 40 years experience at some of the world’s most exclusive restaurants can be traced in every dishes here.
It is a seafood galore every day here, a big feast of fine cuisine for the exacting gourmad. The state of art risottos and the wide choice of shellfish are my things of choice here, but trust me everything is worth a try.
It’s not only about the sea though. Gigi offers top quality mashrooms, truffles and other seasonal delights to be paired with a consistent list of international wine and fine bubbles.
If you want to play safe and have a really serious meal you can’t go wrong: jump on bard at Semiserio and fly to gastro heaven
Travel the world through the finest meat cuts at this eatery that is as casual as serious. Burgers to steaks to the freshest vegetables, dinner here is a massive explosion of intriguing flavors at what is definitely one of Lecce’s finest restaurants.
If you fancy serious wine, their assorted list offer a smart choce of locals, Italian, and international labels skillfully presented by the sommellier and a professional team of multilanguage waiters.
Find Tabisca in the very earth of the movida, even thought it is well isolated within a cute ancient court. If you are craving for meat there is no better choice really.