Our aim is to offer you a perfect Italian dining experience, combining great food with great wine.

Buon Apetito  Pasquale

We have an excellent reputation...

No.1 listing on Trip Advisor!

A warm welcome!

Our menu is a fusion of our Southern Italian heritage and the famous flavours of Tuscany.

We hand select premium Italian produce which is freshly prepared daily for your tasting pleasure.

The restaurant.

We are typically Tuscan, in the heart of the city. Our indoor dining areas have cotto flooring, some exposed brickwork and stone features to bring warmth and character.

Outside with have a little piazza where diners can enjoy the balmy evenings. We invite you to join us and experience the friendly atmosphere yourselves.

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Outside dining area
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Our food.

Below is an example of our dinner menu. Dishes may change due to seasonal variations, but we always offer a mouthwatering choice.

Starters

    Warm octopus and cuttlefish salad with vegetables    

    Tuscan tomato soup with a cream of burrata    

    Tartare of Yellow Fin tuna with cream of mozzarella and lime, and mint    

    Caponata of aubergines and red peppers, celery, pine nuts, capers and olives    

    Tartare of Black Angus fillet on a cream of black truffle and hazelnuts    

    

    Served with olive oil Baldaccini, D.O.P. Lucca

 

Pasta Dishes

    Fresh made thin lemon noodles with shrimps and a cream of zucchini    

    Gnocchi with fresh mussels and asparagus on a light cream of parmesan    

    Risotto cacio e pepe and lime (rice; riserva San Massimo)     

    Cavatelli alla “Norma” – tomato sauce, aubergine and ricotta    

    Ravioli with porcini mushrooms on a cream of Tuscan pecorino cheese     

    Fresh thin long noodles with a ragu of veal    

Main Course

    Beef fillet “Platinum Premium” on a bed of sliced potatoes and a cream of black truffle    

    Fillet of veal on a herb crust    

    Boneless rabbit alla Pasquale    

    Fillet of cod on a cream of potatoes and leek, capers, olives and cherry tomatoes    

    Fresh fish of the day with vegetables and potatoes     

 

Dessert

    Fresh cake of the day 

    Hot dark callebaut chocolate pudding   

    Semi-frozen almond parfait with caramel          

Cannolo with ricotta and pistacchio nuts         

Mousse of ricotta with pistacchio and toasted almond and chocolate

Our wines.

Sassicaia 2006

To complement your food we offer an extensive wine list; comprising Italian regional wines together with a fine selection of wines from Europe and across the world. We are always pleased to discuss pairing wine and food for an enjoyable experience.

 

The team.

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A combination of expertise, dedication and passion drives Pasquale and his team to deliver amazing food and service. It is all about giving customers the best possible dining experience. Our excellent reviews on Trip Advisor make it all worthwhile. 

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Pasquale discussing wine with guests

 

Reservations.

We strongly recommend booking to avoid disappointment.

Opening times are 19:30 – 22:30 Wednesday to Monday. We are closed Tuesdays.

Tel: +39 0583 496 506

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Our location.

Find us in the centre of the beautiful walled city of Lucca, a short walk from all the main shops, piazzas and places of interest. Our address is: Via del Moro 8, Lucca 55100.

Even if you are just passing through be sure to pay us a visit.

 
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