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Visconti Kitchen & Cooking Experience

Via Scura | 50m under the Carispaq bank down a small paved road, 67028, San Demetrio ne' Vestini, Italy
+39 328 151 1491
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Overview
  • Excellent83%
  • Very good13%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (11 reviews)
“lamb” (4 reviews)
“truffle” (4 reviews)
Opens in 13 min
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European, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Via Scura | 50m under the Carispaq bank down a small paved road, 67028, San Demetrio ne' Vestini, Italy
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1 - 10 of 52 reviews

Reviewed 22 September 2018

A wonderful day began with a visit to Leonardo and Jaynie’s kitchen garden from which the seven of us returned laden with produce for the day’s recipes. Hard to resist biting into those plum tomatoes on the journey back… First we learnt to make pasta....More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank SukeyWM
Reviewed 18 September 2018

What a fun day! Leonardo & Jaynie made sure that whilst we learnt a great deal in just one day about the heart and soul of authentic Abruzzese food, we thoroughly enjoyed the experience too. We started with harvesting their own produce from their local...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank SanLucia2015
Reviewed 12 September 2018

Leonardo & Jaynie were absolutely fabulous, the surroundings breathtaking, and the food sublime - even the pasta we made from scratch (Two types - egg pasta and a flour and water, with a little olive oil one)! Grazie to you both for a very enjoyable...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank sophie1958
Reviewed 5 September 2018

We came already at end of the season, there were few guests. The owner Leonardo and his family are extremely nice people. The food was simply great, fresh ingredients and well prepared (we didn't try out many different things). Service was quick and kind .The...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank leonhard g
Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

This is a wonderful restaurant and a ‘must’ visit in Abruzzo that we enjoy visiting every time! First, the location overlooking the beautiful valley with several medieval small towns in the horizon which you can admire from their ample terrace or from the indoor dining...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Ana C
Reviewed 30 July 2018

When was the last time you had your pasta cut just before you dined? For an experience of the most gracious hospitality accompanied by beautifully prepared food bursting with the flavour of your dreams you must dine at Visconti Kitchen and Cooking School. Chef Leonardo...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Donna R
Reviewed 29 October 2017

This restaurant is an absolute gem, and one of the highlights of our trip to Italy. The food is elegant and setting is warm, both family friendly and also ideal for a romantic meal - with gorgeous frescos and a breathtaking view. We had the...More

Date of visit: May 2017
Thank Alison M
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

All home made food fresh from the gardens. Daily hand made pasta and awesome service. We had one of our best meals in Italy here. It's off the main highway in a small town but the sights and food so worth it.

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank JONATHAN D
Reviewed 3 September 2017

WOW!!! They said it was a cooking experience and what an experience it was! My 20 year old son and I went on one of their four day cooking experiences and now really wished that we had signed up for the week long experience -...More

Date of visit: July 2017
1  Thank Paolo S
Reviewed 31 August 2017

It was one of the best cooking experiences I've ever signed up for. The atmosphere was simply magical. I felt like a real Italian girl learning to cook the old fashion way. Jaynie and Leonardo were just wonderful and extremely helpful throughout the whole course....More

Date of visit: July 2017
1  Thank marzolomovement
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$23 - US$40
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 15:30
20:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 15:30
20:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 15:30
20:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 15:30
20:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 15:30
20:00 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 15:30
20:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Scura | 50m under the Carispaq bank down a small paved road, 67028, San Demetrio ne' Vestini, Italy (Formerly Restaurant Rinascimento)
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Abruzzo  >  Province of L'Aquila  >  San Demetrio ne' Vestini
  • Phone Number: +39 328 151 1491
  • E-mail
Description
Chef Leonardo Visconti invites you into his kitchen and garden to enjoy a truly inspirational cooking experience while discovering the best of what the region has to offer. He will share with you the secrets of his culinary creations, using organic produce inspired by the seasons to make authentic traditional Italian dishes – his way!
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