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Tradition & Innovation


Salento’s culinary success is based on an ancient agricultural and culinary tradition featuring strictly local, carefully selected seasonal ingredients, combined with new cultural influences. Everything is enhanced with extra virgin olive oil and the finest wines.




(Make sure to mention my name (Osvaldo) when booking)

Loquita, Leuca (0833-758394): by the sea (swim & dine), tasty seafood, ask for Valentina

Cafè do Mar, Leuca (0833-758230): outdoor tables on the promenade and great seafood, ask for Michele

Tòra, Felloniche (0833-767826): a top-notch pizzeria and a good restaurant overlooking the sea, ask for Gennaro

Taverna del Porto, Tricase Porto (0833-775336): outdoor tables and gourmet seafood, ask for Alessandro

Lemì, Tricase (347-541 9108): delicious, creative cuisine in the heart of the historic centre

Lo Scalo, Novaglie (0833-533488): a sea view terrace and gourmet seafood for a swim & dine at lunch or dinner

Jamao, Marina Serra (328-4170248): a pizzeria boasting a beautiful seaview terrace

La “Rua de li Travai”, Patù (349-0584531): outdoor tables in the cathedral’s square. Serves traditional Salento cuisine

Le Stanzie, Supersano (0833-632438): located in a beautifully renovated old farmhouse, the restaurant offers a fixed menu featuring delicious regional cuisine

Aperitf with sea view

Antonio’s, at La Guardiola: a food stall offering great music and drinks with a breathtaking view over the Adriatic coast

Bar del Moro, San Gregorio: a locale with a sea view terrace where you can relax and enjoy music. Ideal for a sunset swim

Bolina, Tricase Porto: bar & restaurant with view over the harbour. A great place to swim or enjoy a cocktail at sundown

Farmacia Balboa, Tricase: a trendy venue, renowned for its convivial vibe, located in the beautiful P.zza Pisanelli. Offers a great selection of cocktails

Menamè, Tricase Porto: a charming cocktail bar featuring a beautiful view over the sea and harbour

Bar del Porto, Leuca: a historic meeting place located in front of the old port of Leuca. A great place to enjoy an aperitivo or after-dinner drink



The Mini Market, S.Gregorio: a well-stocked mini market located at the roundabout in San Gregorio

Super Markets: in Gagliano, Castrignano, Leuca, Patù and Tricase

Pescheria da PIETRO, Gagliano: premium-quality fresh fish and seafood. Ask for Antonio or Pietro

Stores selling all types of goods can be found in Leuca or Tricase

Local street markets (weekly):

Mondays: Patù,

Tuesdays: Tricase,

Thursdays: Castrignano,

Saturdays: Gagliano,

Sundays: Leuca (summer only) .

Olive oil & Wine

OLIO E.V.O. (Extra Virgin Olive Oil)

 2019 Harvest: the “POZZO VOLITO” olive groves produced 1,500kg of olives (of the Oliarola di Lecce and Cellina di Nardò varieties) with a cold pressing of 210 liters.

A limited but premium-quality production, certified by the SSGO (Oils and Fats Experimental Station) in compliance with EEC Reg. 2568/1991 11/07/1991:

panel test: a medium fruity aroma and a balanced flavour with sensory attributes of bitterness, pungency and notes of rosemary.

Guests who are interested to buy it can ask Osvaldo or Daniela for information.



Wine Estates: Castel di Salve in Depressa (

Wine Sales: Castel di Salve in Tricase (

Le Macinate. in Specchia (320-4017947): it produces and sells excellent wines

Proverbio Salentino

``Li guai de la pignata li sape la cucchiara che li vota``