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“Authentic Garfagnana restaurant”
Review of Il Bugno

Il Bugno
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Italian
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Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Description: North of Lucca
Reviewed 5 August 2015

Don't go to this restaurant for a romantic lunch or dinner. This is a noisy, friendly, lovely Garfagnese restaurant where locals go for excellent food at an extremely reasonable price. Family run and just great fun.

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Thank RobertInverness
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Reviewed 31 July 2015 via mobile

Great food with fantastic friendly service. The fried chicken is even better than my nonas! Love coming here for lunch and dinner. Fabulous - keep is up!

Thank UffieIppo
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Reviewed 10 April 2015 via mobile

I went to this restaurant back in August 2014 when I was on holiday with my girlfriend and her family.

Her family have been going to Il Bugno their whole life when they visit Italy and I can see why.

The front of house staff are extremely nice and very welcoming. Since it is run by a family it is a laidback, casual but great dining experiance not to mention value for money. I couldn't believe the value for what you get it's incredible. It isn't a set menu for every day there's different things on all the time and the food is always a good standard. No it's not very upmarket but it's good, quality, decent, real Italian food.

The restaurant was always packed when I was there as we visited it about 6 times within 2 weeks of being there is was that good. Recommend anyone whos staying near or passing by to try it out you won't be disappointed.

Can't wait to go back this August!

Thank AJ G
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Reviewed 23 October 2014

We had a number of lunches and dinners at Il Bugno last week. It's a big place, at the Northern end of Fornaci village, with a large car park. It's very busy at lunch times because of the set-price workers' lunches, it's a bit quitter during the evenings.
It's very friendly; the waiting-on staff are great, if sometimes a bit forgetful. The menu changes every day, so there's always fresh seasonal food available. The food is excellent, especially the risottos and the pork chops. We had some really unusual dishes - fried cardoons, for example, as a contorni.
It's excellent value, too - around about E70 for four including wines (but no dessert - we never had room!). And, of course, the nice liquers previously described came with the coffee.
Il Bugno became our "go-to" place for the week we spent in Fornaci - we really enjoyed going there.

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1  Thank southendbootboy
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Reviewed 1 September 2014

This was a very friendly restaurant. English was well spoken
Food was first rate and a selection of Liqueurs presented to finish off a delightful meal.
Dine outside or inside as you like.

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Thank james l
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