Restaurants

Top Choice Campanian in Pompeii

President

With its dripping chandeliers and gracious service, the Michelin-starred President feels like a private dining room in an Audrey Hepburn film. At the helm is charming owner-chef Paolo Gramaglia, whose passion for lo…
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, homey and rustic, it has a solidly traditional meat-based menu with steaks, lamb cutlets…
Top Choice Neapolitan in Bay of Naples

Viva Lo Re

Located 500m southeast of the ruins of Herculaneum on Corso Resina – dubbed the Miglio d'oro (Golden Mile) for its once-glorious stretch of 18th-century villas – Viva Lo Re is a stylish, inviting osteria, where vint…
Top Choice Pizza in Agropoli

Anna

At the city-centre end of the promenade, this has been a locals’ favourite for decades. Family run, with a small B&B upstairs, Anna is best known for its pizzas, especially since a British broadsheet named Anna’…
Top Choice Italian in Ischia

Montecorvo

At this extraordinary place part of the dining room is tunnelled into a cave and the terrace looks as though it belongs in a jungle. Owner Giovanni prides himself on the special dishes he makes daily, with an emphas…
Top Choice Seafood in Massa Lubrense

La Torre

This delightful, laid-back Slow Food restaurant on a tranquil square serves mouth-watering traditional cuisine with an emphasis on seafood. The menu changes seasonally, but you can usually depend on classics like to…
Top Choice Italian in Positano

Donna Rosa

This is one of the Amalfi Coast’s most reputable restaurants, located in mountainside Montepertuso, above Positano. Once a humble trattoria and now run by Rosa’s daughter Raffaella, the lineage is set to continue wi…
Top Choice Italian in Acciaroli to Pisciotta

I Tre Gufi

Follow the signs from Pisciotta's sweeping Piazza Raffaele Pinto to this restaurant in a star setting, its long, wide terrace overlooking the pine-forested hillside stretching down to the sea. The menu has plenty of…
Top Choice Italian in Capri Town

È Divino

Look hard for the sign: this slow-food restaurant is a well-kept secret. Step inside and you find yourself in what resembles a traditional sitting room; the only hints that this is a restaurant are the tantalising a…
Top Choice Seafood in Naples

Da Cicciotto

Perched on a cliff in the fishing village of Marechiaro, low-key yet elegant Cicciotto is a seasoned charmer. Edible highlights include a sublime carpaccio antipasto (thin slices of raw seafood drizzled with lemon j…