Tucked away in the quaint town of Cavallino near Lecce, Osteria del Pozzo Vecchio is a charming restaurant known for its authentic Salento cuisine. Rooted in tradition yet unafraid to experiment, the restaurant offers a gastronomic experience that transports diners to the heart of Southern Italian flavours while surprising them with inventive culinary spins. The food at Osteria del Pozzo Vecchio is an ode to the tastes of Salento. The menu incorporates local, fresh ingredients into various dishes that showcase the region's culinary traditions while introducing modern touches. The result is a unique blend of comfort and creativity, appealing to traditionalists and adventurous eaters. Standout dishes may include "Paccheri con Ragù di Mare," a dish featuring large tube pasta with a rich, sea-based ragù, and "Involtini di Melanzane," a beautifully presented plate of rolled eggplant filled with local cheese and herbs. A meal here would not be complete without one of their homemade desserts, such as "Pasticiotto," a traditional Puglian custard-filled pastry crafted to perfection.
Cuisines Italian, Mediterranean
Restaurant Type Casual Dining, Family Style
Cuisine Styles Vegetarian, Gluten Free, Steakhouse
Services Free Wi-Fi, Smoking Area, Takeaway, Disabled access, Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Parking
Payment Options Cash, Visa, Mastercard, Apple Pay, Google Pay