Restaurants

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 Capri

La Palette

Local Caprese ingredients are combined into the most flavour-filled, creative dishes possible here. Expect the delights of zucchini flowers stuffed with ricotta, fresh and tangy octopus salad, and an aubergine parmi…
Top Choice Italian in Capri Town

È Divino

Proudly eccentric (what other restaurant has a bed in its dining room?), this diligent purveyor of Slow Food is a precious secret to those who know it. Whether dining among lemon trees in the garden or among antique…
Top Choice Italian in Forio & the West Coast

Ristorante Pietratorcia

Enjoying a bucolic setting among tumbling vines, wild fig trees and rosemary bushes, this A-list winery is a showcase for Ischian cooking. Tour the old stone cellars, sip a local drop and eye up a competent, seasona…
Top Choice Campanian in Forio & the West Coast

La Casereccia

Safe in the hands of Mamma Tina, Casereccia delivers plenty of full-flavoured casereccia (homemade food). The very Ischian menu pushes seafood, doughy pizzas, island-produced wine and that much vaunted local special…
Top Choice Italian in Ischia Porto & Ischia Ponte

Ristorante La Pantera Rosa

In the long line of Ischia's portside eating establishments, the 'pink panther' might be the best. First, there's the owner, Amedeo, a skilled linguist who manages to be charismatic in five different languages. Then…
Top Choice Seafood in Capri Town

Il Geranio

Time to pop the question or quell those pre-departure blues? The terrace at this sophisticated spot offers heart-stealing views over the pine trees to Isole Faraglioni. Seafood is the speciality, particularly the sa…
Top Choice Italian in Procida

Da Mariano

A hugely popular place with locals for its simple but perfectly executed dishes such as stuffed calamari and spaghetti alle vongole (spaghetti with clams). The fish, including swordfish, is jumping fresh, and you ea…
Seafood in Procida

La Lampara

Enjoying a quaint harbour view that has adorned many a guidebook, La Lampara looks down on Procida's agreeably lived-in marina from its seagull's-eye terrace. Down on your plate, you're looking at seafood, based on …
Italian in Forio & the West Coast

Umberto a Mare

For 80 years lucky diners have been watching the sun set at this terraced restaurant by the Spanish mission–style Soccorso church in Forio. Pick between a low-key cafe-bar for light snacks or the more formal seasona…