Top Choice Cocktail Bar in Taormina


This so-svelte cocktail-lounge sports a new look every year, with each concept inspired by Sicilian culture, artisans and landscape. It's the place to be seen, whether on the petite dance floor or among the prickly …
Top Choice Bar in Catania


Wines by the glass, draught and bottled beer and an ample cocktail list are offered at this delightful wine bar with tables invitingly spread out across the tree-shaded flagstones of a sweet backstreet square. It do…
Top Choice Cocktail Bar in Catania


New-kid Ritz is a svelte, clued-up spot that takes its libations seriously. Divided into Aperitif, Anytime, Dinner, After Dinner and Long Drink & Muddle, cocktails are made with passion and precision, from punch…
Rooftop Bar in Catania

Etnea Roof

You'll be toasting to the view at Una Hotel's rooftop garden bar, a grown-up hideaway with a sucker-punch view of Etna. Ponder its power on the succulent-fringed terrace or retreat to one of the softly lit lounges i…
Cafe in Catania

Chiosco Giammona

Hit this pretty, Liberty-era chiosco (drinks kiosk) for a made-to-order seltz, a nonalcoholic mix of fizzy water, freshly squeezed lemon juice and natural fruit syrup. Purists opt for the unsweetened seltz limone e …
Bar in Catania


Everyone's favourite red, this left-leaning pub, trattoria and culture hub will have you sipping and supping under the watchful eye of Che. The crowd is convivial and chilled, with a healthy mix of creatives, studen…
Cafe in Aci Trezza

Café de Mar

Directly opposite the iconic Faraglioni, with white sofas and armchairs scattered across a palm-shaded garden, this bar-lounge-restaurant hybrid is a fine spot to kick back with a spritz and indulge in a little peop…
Club in Aci Trezza


This is one of the Riviera's largest nightclubs, with multiple dance floors, a swimming pool and various club nights catering to the young and not so young.
Cafe in Taormina

Wunderbar Caffè

A Taormina landmark since the dolce vita 1960s, this glamorous and achingly expensive cafe has served them all – Tennessee Williams, who liked to watch 'the squares go by', Greta Garbo, Richard Burton and Elizabeth …
Bar in Taormina

Bar Turrisi

A few kilometres outside Taormina, in the hilltop community of Castelmola, lies this whimsical bar. Despite a recent spruce-up, the place has retained its famously eclectic decor, which includes a giant minchia (you…