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Osteria degli Spiriti

Via Cesare Battisti 4, 73100, Lecce, Italy
+39 0832 246274
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good30%
  • Average16%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible7%
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“lamb chops” (5 reviews)
“antipasti” (18 reviews)
“pasta” (18 reviews)
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Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Via Cesare Battisti 4, 73100, Lecce, Italy
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This restaurant was recommended to us from several sources. It was well worth visiting, and the food was of good quality. Maybe the menu is just a little bit limited, but all the dishes we had (3 persons) were good - one was just good...More

Thank Pylssy
Reviewed 6 January 2018

Antipasti degli Spiriti to die for! You must try it! Any choice of pasta, equally! Piero, the host, recommended local red wine - Negromaro, Abatemasi, 2013 - to go with our meal, and it was an excellent choice if you favour a strong full bodied...More

1  Thank imiliszewska
Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

After my return visit to Osteria degli Spiriti, I find it necessary to revise my recent review. After a really excellent dinner with my wife just after Christmas, we returned there for lunch with some friends who had recently arrived to Lecce. While the food...More

Thank Michael A
Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

Although my wife didn’t love her appetizer, the food was excellent and of the highest quality. Service was aloof but very accommodating. Anything that we asked for was instantly taken care of. This is not your mom & pop trattoria where you are treated as...More

Thank cohiba320
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

They could care less. I don't care how good the food is, or how many Michelin forks you have, it is pretty hard to enjoy yourself with such an unbelievable arrogant attitude on the part of the waiters (and manager) and such lousy service. In...More

1  Thank nezzie
Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

I have been in Lecce for 3 weeks studying Italian. My lunch here was the most unpleasant experience I have had due to the patronising attitude of the two waiters. The lunch was superb not matched by the service.

2  Thank Zenzaro
Reviewed 1 September 2017

Located a few minutes walk from the centre of gorgeous Lecce, Osteria degli Spiriti is peaceful, attractive, comfortable and quite traditional. I was pleasantly surprised to see it was open for Saturday lunch in August and it suited us very well: good food without being...More

Thank Gorgeous10
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

For a Michellin rated restaurant, I found it to be overrated. As far as I'm concerned, it was the service that was most disappointing. The server was aloof and unapproachable.

Thank Susan N
Reviewed 16 July 2017

On a very hot day, we went to this osteria for lunch. Given the heat, we opted for a bottle of Rose and the antipasti de la casa. The Rose was affordable and cold. The surprise was the antipasti which consisted of a series of...More

Thank Johnanddon1
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

Delicious local food, the highlight being the beans with chicory. We also ordered the chickpea pasta another local favourite, as well as lamb chops and grilled squid. The waiter (son of the owner) was a great host and helped us with our lack of Italian...More

Thank Thee_Journey_Man
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Olive F
17 October 2017|
Response from Gorgeous10 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for the late reply, only just picked this up. No, not expensive, plenty of variety at the lower end of the scale if you want to keep things under control
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 37 - US$ 62
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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
1:00 PM - 3:30 PM
8:00 PM - 11:30 PM
8:00 PM - 11:30 PM
1:00 PM - 3:30 PM
8:00 PM - 11:30 PM
1:00 PM - 3:30 PM
8:00 PM - 11:30 PM
1:00 PM - 3:30 PM
8:00 PM - 11:30 PM
1:00 PM - 3:30 PM
8:00 PM - 11:30 PM
1:00 PM - 3:30 PM
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
  • E-mail
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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