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Osteria Del Sole

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fun on busy weekend

advised to visit here with food brought in from market - it was a very busy Saturday afternoon... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
angouleme, france
Full of character

Dropped in here for the first time completely by chance - saw the doorway and wondered if this was... read more

Reviewed 29 November 2018
Swansea, United Kingdom
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“oldest bar”(6 reviews)
“glass of wine”(9 reviews)
“wooden tables”(3 reviews)
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Vicolo Ranocchi 1/d, 40124 Bologna, Italy
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

advised to visit here with food brought in from market - it was a very busy Saturday afternoon, full of firemen (who had performed a display in Piazza Magiore earlier) families who had brought in hot food in saucepans, students, elderly locals, couples, the whole...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 29 November 2018 via mobile

Dropped in here for the first time completely by chance - saw the doorway and wondered if this was somewhere we could pop in for a glass of wine. It certainly was, and we went back a couple more times during our stay. Our first...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank SeafoodQueen
Reviewed 21 November 2018

You could drink yourself to oblivion. Prices good atmosphere interesting and fast moving. A great place to spend sometime, soaking up the local feel.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank GarregArw171
Reviewed 12 November 2018

The small bar is a gem in the middle of Bologna. It is the oldest bar in Bologna and is pack with character. they only serve alcoholic beverages but the drinks are cheap, the location is excellent and atmosphere is beyond compare.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Jim R
Reviewed 8 November 2018 via mobile

Fantastic place. A small easy to miss doorway in an alley off via Pescherie Vecchie leads into this historic bar. Inside it’s shared wooden tables and array of mismatched chairs and benches line the walls covered in old pictures and photos. Old men playing cards...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 230jamesr
Reviewed 6 November 2018

We found this little Osteria in a back street of Bologna but what a great little find. We ordered a glass of wine each and then chose a seat. The tables are quite long so expect to share. No food is served in this bar...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Richard J
Reviewed 29 October 2018

You will go once. We did on Saturday night and it was very busy. If we could have gotten a seat then we may have nipped out and bought some bread, cheeses, charcuterie etc but we couldn't so didn't. Beer by the bottle only and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank lentheman
Reviewed 22 October 2018 via mobile

This was a fantastic setting with loads of character. Brilliant atmosphere with an outstanding selection of drinks! Grab some food and just enjoy a few drinks 👌🏻

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 103jackt
Reviewed 5 October 2018

We were in Bologna for a few days earlier this week. Been before but never been able to find this place, so this time we made a real effort. Eventually found it down a back street near the main square. No sign outside so no...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank Charles P
Reviewed 19 September 2018

Loved this place, we brought our own food from the market and enjoyed some very reasonably priced prosecco!

Date of experience: September 2018
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Natalia M
19 April 2017|
Response from Nigel D | Reviewed this property |
I think they are open every day, having said that I presume it will be busy so my advice would be to take an early lunch. Remember you buy your food off the vendors outside and take it in to eat. Good luck and enjoy your... More
30 November 2016|
Response from 456emiliae | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I don't work there, I'm just a regular. I reckon New Year's Eve open, New Year's Day closed. Hope that helps