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Bar Tambellini

#136 of 476 Restaurants in Lucca
Certificate of Excellence
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Via di Sant'Alessio 1403, 55100, Lucca, Italy
+39 0583 342077
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Cambrils, Spain
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6 reviews
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Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

Excellent sensibility for local products in a cozy environment full of history. We were delighted with such good attention to detail. Will definitely come back. Highly recommended!

1 Thank Canomars
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32 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 September 2016

What a gem. The decor is stunning a great mix of old and new. A wonderful place to eat. My family and I ate there this week and it was extremely good. Would definitely recommend even for a cup of coffee and a 'bun'.

Thank lonestar23
Oxford, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 July 2016

From outside it would be impossible to know that a beautiful restaurant lies inside. The owner is apparently an artist who has personally designed a wonderful garden area. I and some colleagues were working in the area for a few days and ended up eating here each day. Wonderful food - try the tuna capaccio.

Thank AndrewDMJ
Victoria Australia
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571 reviews
251 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 167 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 April 2016

From the street you would have any idea of what a delight awaits you as you enter. Wow, this place makes you feel so relaxed and special. We sat in the garden on a perfect spring lunch time and thoroughly enjoyed the food, the atmosphere, the local wine and the ambience of this retreat from the tourists inside the wall.... More 

Thank SusanP196
London, United Kingdom
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112 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2015 via mobile

At the back of a rather dark and dingy bar there is this pretty and relaxed restaurant Good food better described as traditional with a twist and good wine list Would visit again

Thank PerryG75
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30 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 July 2014

Fabulous food and excellent value for money including the wine. Lovely decor inside the restaurant and gorgeous outdoor seating area. Extremely helpful staff - explained all the menu items and recommended wines. Have been for lunch and dinner and always excellent. Will be going again soon.

Thank Numptyy
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42 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 October 2013

I used to love going to this restaurant, but I fear that their success has gone to their heads and they're experimenting with being international. My ravioli were good enough, but were they home made? We waited a very long time to be served, there were six of us, and some had finished their first courses before the rest of... More 

Thank GibLucca
Inverness Scotland
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53 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 January 2013

Food, wine, attentive service.... all 10/10, its busy, so booking is best...... price is not cheap, but then again you pay for what you get, so from when you sit down to when you leave, all is delicious, well presented, and prime quality. then when you pay a little extra, you do it easily. my guests 9, were all happy,... More 

Thank gemsintheworld
Cowes, Australia
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 October 2012

Service from "Mama", Son and Staff, Great. Facilities awesome. Food, to die for. Cost, well and truly reasonable

Thank Peter J
London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 September 2012

A real family experience. The outdoor garden is a beautiful setting. They grow many of their own vegetables and pride themselves in their tomato sauce from their own mix of tomato varieties. Some of the pasta dishes are from their own home made pasta. The pistacchio icecream drizzled with gin was the icing on the cake. The son is a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Mediterranean
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via di Sant'Alessio 1403, 55100, Lucca, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Lucca  >  Lucca
  • Phone Number: +39 0583 342077

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