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 Bistro in Ajaccio

L’Altru Versu

At this perennial favourite on Ajaccio's waterfront, 2.5km west of the old town, magnificent sea views complement the exquisite gastronomic creations of the Mezzacqui brothers (Jean-Pierre front of house, David powe…
Bistro in Ajaccio

A Nepita

With its modern French cuisine and elegant setting, it’s no wonder A Nepita keeps winning plaudits and loyal followers. While it makes a nice change from hearty traditional Corsican food, the island’s not forgotten.…
Corsican in Evisa

A Tràmula

This small bistro specialises in home-cooked Corsican delights: veal with olives, pork with chestnuts, polenta, zucchini fritters and savoury chestnut-flour pancakes. It’s a typical village cafe, with tiled floor an…
Corsican in Porto

Le Maquis

Propped on the hillside beside the main road, this welcoming restaurant is much loved by locals and tourists alike. The food is a delight, with a changing daily menu that’s rooted in traditional Corsican recipes but…
Corsican in Porto

Le Moulin

Pleasantly situated above a rushing river, immediately south of the bridge at the start of the D84 towards Evisa, 'The Mill' serves solid Corsican food in an unpretentious, family-friendly setting. Specialities incl…
French in Ajaccio

Le Cabanon

Loïc fishes, Nadine cooks – a winning combination if there ever was one. Nestled across from the citadel in the old town, ‘The Shed’ offers a sunny cuisine inspired by Loïc’s catch of the day in a charming bistro-li…
Ice Cream in Cargèse

Glaces Geronimi

Sample the extraordinary creations of Pierre Geronimi, Corsica’s most celebrated glacier (ice-cream maker) – violet tutti-frutti, Camembert or mustard ice cream, anyone? – in this beachfront cafe, 13km southeast of …
Brasserie in Ajaccio

Don Quichotte

Tucked in an alleyway behind the fish market, with a terrace that’s glassed-in in winter, this inconspicuous brasserie is something of a hidden gem, serving cuisine that’s light, fresh, generous and reasonably price…
Corsican in Ajaccio

Le Roi de Rome

This buzzy venue on the old town’s busiest dining street is half wine bar, half convivial neighbourhood restaurant. Stop in for an early-evening aperitif, choosing from a vast array of Corsican wines by the glass, a…