Like a revolver pulled from a petticoat, ultra-modern Negozio Olivetti was an outright provocation when it first appeared under the...
Napoleon filled his royal digs over Piazza San Marco with the riches of the doges, and took some of Venice's finest heirlooms to France...
Piazza San Marco
This grand showpiece square beautifully encapsulates the splendour of Venice's past and its tourist-fuelled present. Flanked by the...
Minds boggled by a surfeit of San Marco splendour deserve a rejuvenating drink in this upbeat, unpretentious pub, where the bar is...
Osteria da Carla
For the price of hot chocolate in Piazza San Marco, diners in the know duck into this hidden courtyard to feast on handmade ravioli with...
Campo San Gallo 1089 · interesting places nearby
Like a jazz chanteuse singing standards, Sangal covers popular favourites with unexpected grace notes. Dinner standouts include handmade bigoli (Venetian wheat pasta) and rosemary-crusted Tuscan chianina steak. Lunch is a less inspired greatest-hits collection of pastas, from Genovese pesto to Rome's bacon-studded ammatriciana . Go for chipper service, excellent wines and a breezy roof terrace right behind Piazza San Marco.