Restaurants

Top Choice Corsican in Ajaccio

Le 20123

This fabulous, one-of-a-kind restaurant originated in the village of Pila Canale (postcode 20123). When the owner moved to Ajaccio, the village came too – water fountain, life-sized dolls, central square and all. Th…
Top Choice Corsican in Calvi

U Casanu

For an unforgettable lunch, grab a booth at this cosy hole-in-the-wall, cheerily decorated in yellow and green, and hung with watercolours by septuagenarian artist-owner Monique Luciani. Tuck into home-cooked fish c…
Top Choice Seafood in Plage de l’Arinella

Le Matahari

White-clothed tables, strung along the sand and topped with straw parasols, evoke a tropical paradise at this special hideaway. The stylish interior is shabby-chic, the waiters wear white and boaters, and the food i…
Top Choice Bistro in Corte

La Rivière des Vins

Diners flock to this fab bistro, on a staircase climbing from Corte's main street, for its relaxed atmosphere, unbeatable value and sumptuous food. The meat skewers and brooding Corsican sausages, grilled in the ope…
Top Choice Corsican in Bonifacio

Kissing Pigs

At water’s edge beneath the citadel, and festooned with swinging sausages, this seductively cosy and friendly restaurant-cum-wine bar serves wonderfully rich and predominantly meaty Corsican dishes. Hearty casserole…
Top Choice Grill in Nonza

La Sassa

In a magnificent setting, on a rocky spur immediately below Nonza’s Genoese watchtower, this entirely outdoor restaurant serves up succulent meat and seafood cooked on an open Argentinian-style grill. Colourfully sp…
Top Choice Bistro in Ajaccio

L’Altru Versu

Perennial favourite on Ajaccio's waterfront, 2.5km west of the old town, where magnificent sea views complement the exquisite gastronomic creations of the Mezzacqui brothers (Jean-Pierre front of house, David poweri…
Top Choice Seafood in St-Florent

Auberge de Pecheur

Entering this irresistible seafood restaurant via the owners’ fish shop, St-Cristophe – also the name of their boat – you get a chance to inspect the day’s fresh catch before you settle into the lovely courtyard din…
Top Choice Gastronomy in Île Rousse

Pasquale Paoli

Whether you choose to dine in the whitewashed, vaulted dining room, or alfresco on the wood-decked terrace on the main square, this Michelin-starred gastronomic restaurant guarantees a sophisticated experience. The …
Top Choice Ice Cream in Bastia

Raugi

A Bastia institution, still going strong after more than 80 years, this glorious ice-cream parlour tempts with Corsican flavours including chestnut, mandarin, fig, aromatic senteur de maquis (the herbal scent of the…