Restaurants

Top Choice Mediterranean in Sant’Agata sui due Golfi

Ristorante Don Alfonso 1890

Don Alsonso is as much an experience as a meal – and a world-class one at that. Not only is the food exquisite, creative and true to its Sorrentino roots; it’s also immaculately presented by genuinely friendly staff…
Top Choice Pizza in La Sanità & Capodimonte

Concettina Ai Tre Santi

Head in by noon (or 7.30pm at dinner) to avoid a long wait at this hot-spot pizzeria, made famous thanks to its young, driven pizzaiolo Ciro Oliva. The menu is an index of fastidiously sourced artisan ingredients, u…
Top Choice Italian in Amalfi

Ristorante La Caravella

A restaurant of artists, art and artistry, Caravella once hosted Andy Warhol. No surprise that it doubles up as a de-facto gallery with frescoes, creative canvases and a ceramics collection. And then there's the foo…
Top Choice Campanian in Pompeii

President

At the helm of this Michelin-starred standout is charming owner-chef Paolo Gramaglia, whose passion for local produce, history and culinary whimsy translates into bread made to ancient Roman recipes, yellowtail carp…
Top Choice Italian in Lucrino, Baia & Bacoli

Capo Blu

Decked out in model boats and local artwork, casual, affable Capo Blu serves up antipasti worthy of a fine-dining menu. The multicourse assaggio di antipasti (antipasto tastings) is a veritable meal, its ever-changi…
Top Choice Pastries in Santa Lucia & Chiaia

Pasticceria Mennella

If you eat only one sweet treat in Naples (good luck with that!), make it Mennella's spectacular frolla al limone, a shortbread pastry filled with heavenly lemon cream. Just leave room for the mignon (bite-size) ver…
Top Choice Mediterranean in Salerno

Mariterraneo

Hard to find, this new purveyor of Slow Food shines brightly amid the grubby graffiti, drying washing and overflowing bins of the centro storico (historic centre). The artistically presented food will have you unash…
Top Choice Italian in Ischia

Il Focolare

A good choice for those seeking a little turf instead of surf, this is one of the island’s best-loved restaurants. Family run, homely and rustic, it has a solidly traditional meat-based menu with steaks, lamb cutlet…
Top Choice Italian in Positano

Donna Rosa

Once a humble trattoria, Donna Rosa is now considered an Amalfi Coast classic despite its out-of-the-way location in the village of Montepertuso. The reason? Jolly good food served by three generations of the origin…
Top Choice Italian in Positano

Casa Mele

Something of a rarity in this land of traditional trattorias, Casa Mele is one of those cool, contemporary restaurants with a lengthy tasting menu and food presented as art – and theatre. The slick open kitchen is a…