Restaurant Picks

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Below is a selected list of places to eat from across the Italian regions, ranging from Michelin starred restaurants in luxury accommodation to authentic regional cuisine in family run establishments. Consider them as you plan your visit or vacation stay. Click on the images to be taken to our full introduction to of each as well as direct links and image galleries.

  • Recently refurbished, the renewed restaurant of the Westin Palace, Milan offers a modern and unique location. At the entrance a communal table invites guests to sit together, even if they don’t know ...
  • Restaurant Terrazza Danieli is one of Venice's top restaurants and dining locations. It is located near Palazzo Ducale, the Grand Canal and just a few steps from St. Mark’s on the top floor of Hotel ...
  • For Umbria food fans, the restaurant of the Country House L'Antico Forziere near Deruta is located in a strategic position for exploring Perugia and its chocolate festival, Torgiano and Lungarotti ...
  • The Hotel Villa Crespi Restaurant has two Michelin stars and is followed daily and in person by Chef Antonino Cannavacciuolo and his wife Cinzia. It offers a perfect combination of southern and ...
  • Our choice of where you can enjoy dishes made with the famous truffles of Acqualagna in the province of Pesaro Urbino in Le Marche. All are recommended by the Tourism Office of the Comune of ...
  • The Ristorante SE•STO on Arno is the new restaurant of The Westin Excelsior Florence. It is situated in a stunning panoramic position on the rooftop of the hotel and offers a unique view of the city. ...
  • Since the 1970's the Sheraton Diana Majestic Hotel has been a unique and glamorous place to be seen by fashion designers, photographers and media figures. Today, the Restaurant h club Diana is a ...
  • The Restaurant Club del Doge is situated in two rooms on the left side of the Hotel Gritti Palace in the heart of Venice. The restaurant offers up to 60 diners a warm, discreet and elegant atmosphere ...
  • The Ristorante Doney is the main dining proposal of The Westin Excelsior Hotel in Via Veneto. It is an ideal place for a quick breakfast, brunch, aperitif, dinner, after dinner or just for meeting ...
  • The Restaurant of Locanda del Boscogrande serves genuine and refined dishes from traditional Piedmont cuisine. As you can imagine all are paired with great local wines and a wide selection of ...
  • The restaurant of Agriturismo Villa Dama is open daily and serves traditional Umbrian dishes which strictly follow the seasonal rhythms of the countryside. Most of the ingredients are cultivated or ...
  • The Dolcevita Lounge Bar and Gourmet Restaurant is situated in the Hotel Palazzo del Corso in central Gallipoli, Puglia, itself part of the group Luxury Hotels in Gallipoli and Otranto. The setting ...
  • Restaurant Winter Garden By Caino is the new dining location of luxury The St Regis Hotel in central Florence situated by the River Arno. Just as the hotel has been recently reopened after a complete ...
  • CookinItalia is located in La Vignola, a country style hotel set in its own park by the River Liri as it runs through medieval Ceprano. This is the part of south Lazio known as 'Ciociaria' a zone of ...
  • When Italy Segway Tours said we could try their Florence Food Tour next time we were in the Tuscan capital we jumped at the chance. Below are the essential tasting stops we enjoyed on the tour in the ...
  • so cook! culinary school in Rome is owned and run by Sabina Fiorentini who is both a qualified personal chef and caterer, as well as being a teacher of Italian to foreigners. Now her primary ...
  • The Restaurant La Cusina, situated in The Westin Europa & Regina Hotel, is one of the most fabulous restaurants in Venice and is located just a short walk from St. Mark's Square or from the vaporetto ...
  • Il Canneto is the in house restaurant of the new Sheraton Milan Malpensa Airport Hotel & Conference Centre. It offers a tranquil and attractive environment for a gastronomic break between flights or ...
  • Ristorante Il Falconiere is the stylish one star Michelin restaurant of the Relais Il Falconiere located below Cortona in the Tuscany countryside. It is housed in the old lemon house of this 17th ...
  • The first time I read about the Twilight Trastevere Food Tour, it occured to me that this must be one of those rare walking tours which changes its departure time as the seasons pass. Ours took place ...
  • L'Aperegina is an organic agriturismo located in the centre of beautiful Gran Sasso and Monte della Laga National Park, one of the three National Parks of the Abruzzo region. It is run by Marino and ...
  • Restaurant Fiorfiore is the dining proposal of Roccafiore Resort near Todi in Umbria and offers the best of Umbrian cuisine in an elegant and modern atmosphere. The dishes are made exclusively with ...
  • Following the success of its own branded tortellini pasta in home city of Bologna labottegadeiportici.com is widening its horizons with a new project dedicated to 100% modern Italian street food. It ...
  • Three good reasons for visiting the provincial capital of Piemonte? The home of Fiat; of course! 'Juventus', Italy's most supported football team; maybe not! And the third ... Well, we like the ...
  • Il Colognolo Restaurant is the in-house restaurant of Agriturismo Colognole, itself part of a wonderful working wine estate in the zone of Chianti Rufina just 30km from central ...
  • Located in a country famous for its coffee culture, Rome offers some of the best cafés in the world. If you find yourself in the Eternal city any time soon, be sure not to miss some of our favorite ...
  • The Oseleta Restaurant is situated beside the converted portico of Villa Cordevigo Wine Relais known as the “barchessa”. A delightful setting for this new restaurant which received its first Michelin ...
  • The Terrazza Galia Restaurant is located on the 7th floor of the Excelsior Gallia Hotel in Milan. The fabulously renovated hotel has just reopened and the restaurant offers a breathtaking location ...
  • We have had the pleasure of exploring the territory of Vasto, both the city itself and along this stretch of the Adriatic coast in Abruzzo in either direction. Vasto city is full of restaurants, but ...
  • Podere Angela Schiavina offers bed and breakfast accommodation close to the National Park of the Delta of the River Po in a zone of the famously hospitable Romagna between the Adriatic coast at ...
  • Osteria St. Ana has been located at this address since 1968 in a 16th century building that once served as a storage house for the Borghese family and then later as a convent. The restaurant presents ...
  • Bistrot de Venise is a central Venice restaurant, wine bar and enoteca serving traditional Venetian dishes based on the traditional 14th and 15th century local cuisine in the heart of the city near ...
  • Whether you prefer to call them Educational Tours or Blogger Experiences, an opportunity to join 8 fellow digital travel chroniclers on a 5 day visit to the Amalfi Coast and Cilento called Salerno ...