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Osteria Del Sole

Open Now: 10:30 AM - 9:30 AM
Open today: 10:30 AM - 9:30 AM
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Not the Ritz, but who cares?

You could drink yourself to oblivion. Prices good atmosphere interesting and fast moving. A great... read more

Reviewed today
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Can't Miss Spot for a Drink

The small bar is a gem in the middle of Bologna. It is the oldest bar in Bologna and is pack with... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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“wooden tables”(3 reviews)
“byo food”(3 reviews)
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Vicolo Ranocchi 1/d, 40124 Bologna, Italy
+39 347 968 0171
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Reviewed today

You could drink yourself to oblivion. Prices good atmosphere interesting and fast moving. A great place to spend sometime, soaking up the local feel.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The small bar is a gem in the middle of Bologna. It is the oldest bar in Bologna and is pack with character. they only serve alcoholic beverages but the drinks are cheap, the location is excellent and atmosphere is beyond compare.

Thank Jim R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic place. A small easy to miss doorway in an alley off via Pescherie Vecchie leads into this historic bar. Inside it’s shared wooden tables and array of mismatched chairs and benches line the walls covered in old pictures and photos. Old men playing cards...More

Thank 230jamesr
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We found this little Osteria in a back street of Bologna but what a great little find. We ordered a glass of wine each and then chose a seat. The tables are quite long so expect to share. No food is served in this bar...More

Thank Richard J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You will go once. We did on Saturday night and it was very busy. If we could have gotten a seat then we may have nipped out and bought some bread, cheeses, charcuterie etc but we couldn't so didn't. Beer by the bottle only and...More

Thank lentheman
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was a fantastic setting with loads of character. Brilliant atmosphere with an outstanding selection of drinks! Grab some food and just enjoy a few drinks 👌🏻

Thank 103jackt
Reviewed 5 October 2018

We were in Bologna for a few days earlier this week. Been before but never been able to find this place, so this time we made a real effort. Eventually found it down a back street near the main square. No sign outside so no...More

2  Thank Charles P
Reviewed 20 September 2018

Loved this place, we brought our own food from the market and enjoyed some very reasonably priced prosecco!

1  Thank MissScotttie
Reviewed 15 September 2018 via mobile

Oldest osteria in Europe. Stop at the market and pickup up items for snack or lunch then stop in, pull up a chair and order your favorite beverage. Great to see the locals in action.

2  Thank RobertJR53
Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

Great place to wile away a few hours with beer red wine and good company. Established in 1465! Buy some Italian nibbles at Simone’s around the corner first. Well worth it.

1  Thank Steve B
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Natalia M
19 April 2017|
Response from Nigel D | Reviewed this property |
I think they are open every day, having said that I presume it will be busy so my advice would be to take an early lunch. Remember you buy your food off the vendors outside and take it in to eat. Good luck and enjoy your... More
30 November 2016|
Response from 456emiliae | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I don't work there, I'm just a regular. I reckon New Year's Eve open, New Year's Day closed. Hope that helps