Restaurants

Top Choice Gastronomy in Bergamo

Da Vittorio

Bergamo's acclaimed Vittorio is set in a country house 9km east of town and is up there with the best restaurants in Italy, thanks to the celebrated talents of Bergamo-born chef Enrico Cerea. The guiding thought beh…
Top Choice Agriturismo in Pizzighettone

Cascina Valentino

On a working farm where cows are raised and asparagus is grown, the owners also offer up fine local cooking with only the freshest in-season ingredients – this is a real rural eating experience. Booking ahead is com…
Top Choice Italian in Bergamo

Noi

Thirty-something chef Tommaso Spagnolo learned his craft at celebrated restaurants in London and New York (including the top-rated Eleven Madison Park) before returning to his hometown to open this creative osteria …
Top Choice Italian in Monte Isola

Locanda al Lago

The Soardi family has been serving up local dishes since 1948, perfecting deceptively simple treatments of lake fish. It means you can sit on their waterside terrace and feast on trout carpaccio or the day's catch c…
Top Choice Italian in Franciacorta

Due Colombe

In the small village of Borgonato, Due Colombe has earned a stellar reputation for its high-end cuisine thanks to the skills of head chef Stefano Cerveni. Delectable seasonal dishes coupled with an outstanding wine …
Japanese in Cremona

Kandoo

For a break from risottos and pastas, this elegant Japanese spot makes a fine destination. Amid vaulted brick ceilings and flickering candles, Kandoo serves beautifully prepared sashimi platters, mouth-watering sush…
Italian in Bergamo

Vineria Cozzi

Things have changed little since the original wine dealer started here in 1848. Elegant tables with delicate wrought-iron-backed chairs, globe lamps and red-and-white-checked floors make a charming setting for brusc…
Italian in Monte Isola

Residenza Vittoria Ristorante

On the southern shore of the island, this perfectly located spot serves a mouthwatering plate of mixed grilled lake fish as well as trout ravioli with Monte Isola olive oil, tender perch fillets and other fine selec…
Italian in Lodi

La Coldana

A sprawling yellow 18th-century farmhouse, La Coldana seats its guests in bustling dining rooms or out in a quiet garden. The kitchen is a cauldron of ideas, with delectable linguine with broccoli cream and fresh ap…
Bergamese in San Pellegrino Terme

Cà Bigio

The Bigio family invented the archetypal Bergamese dessert, polenta e osei (cakes filled with jam and cream, topped with sweet polenta and chocolate birds). At their restaurant, though, it's the savouries that will …