Opening period and reservations

The restaurant is open for both lunch and dinner. For 2018 season the opening period is from 21 March to 21 October.
Reservations must be made on this site, by accessing in a reservation area. The regulation and the policy of Grotta Palazzese restaurant are showed at the time of booking. However, below you will find all the necessary information.



The Grotta Palazzese Restaurant is open every day at the following times:

Lunch 12:30 - 14:00 (last turn entry)
Dinner 18:00 - 22:30 (last turn entry)


   General Terms and Conditions


We inform our guest that the time limit on dinner is 2 hours, in order to guarantee the availability of the table to the next turn:
from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
from 8:30 pm to 10:30 pm
from 9:30 pm to 11:30 pm
from 10:30 pm to 00:30 am.


Please, note that tables are assigned on arrival only.


For Dinner, no shorts or sandals for men. We are dressy, fine dining restaurant, you are going big, so dress the part!.


For table with 5 or more people we kindly ask to choose one of our tasting menus.

For morte than 10 people we kindly ask to choose one of our tasting menus:
• Deposit of 30% is required as a guarantee
• Complete the payment 10 days before your arrival


À LA CARTE: - One, Two or Three dishes €180 per person - Four dishes €220 per person. (No split menu)


We love children, but we also love a quiet dining room, therefore we welcome children under 10 years old only at lunch and at 6pm (first turn for dinner).

  • PETS

Generally, pets are not allowed in the restaurant, but welcome if small size and you can keep under strict supervision.


Cancellations or Changes to the reservation are possible 48 hours prior to the reserved arrival time.
However, if you don’t show up, without previously cancelling your reservation, you will be charges a € 75 per person no-show fee.
Due to the particular position of the restaurant, the Management reserves the right to cancel the reservation in extraordinary weather conditions.


The reservation has a tolerance for delays up to 20 minutes – not later than 2:30 pm at lunch and 10:30 pm at dinner. After 20 minutes, table will not be guaranteed.




How to reach us

The Grotta Palazzese Restaurant is located in the center of Polignano a Mare and can be easily reached by all means.
By plane
From Bari airport
The Grotta Palazzese Restaurant is 48 km from the Bari airport. When you arrive at the airport, you can take a taxi or a shuttle bus to Bari central train station, and from there one of the trains to Polignano a Mare.

From Brindisi airport
The Grotta Palazzese Restaurant is 83 km from Brindisi Airport. To reach us you can take a taxi or a shuttle bus to Brindisi central railway station, and from here one of the trains to Polignano a Mare.

By train
The Grotta Palazzese Restaurant is about 500m from the Polignano a Mare central station.

By car
Once in Polignano, we recommend taking the South entrance, from which you can easily get to the restaurant.

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