Restaurants

Top Choice Umbrian in Perugia

L'Officina

Passionate Greek owner Yannis harbours 30 years of Italian food and wine enthusiasm beneath his belt at L'Officina, his cozy and meandering restaurant and emporium set inside a former scales factory now teaming with…
Top Choice Italian in Perugia

La Taverna

Way up there on the Perugia dining wish list, La Taverna consistently wins the praise of local foodies. Chef Claudio Brugolossi cooks market-fresh produce with flair and precision, while waiters treat you like one o…
Mediterranean in Perugia

Nadir

Buried under Perugia's oldest cinema, this former cinema club has yielded to this local favourite where a melange of Mediterranean and Italian fare with a biological bent draws an alternative crowd in the know. Ingr…
Cafe in Perugia

Sandri

This Perugian institution has been serving coffee and cake since 1860. Its delicately frescoed, chandelier-lit interior provides the perfect backdrop for exquisite-looking pastries, chocolates and cakes, enticingly …
Osteria in Perugia

Osteria a Priori

Located above an enoteca (wine bar), this fashionable osteria (casual tavern) specialises in local wines and fresh regional cuisine prepared with seasonal ingredients. Umbrian cheeses and cured meats feature alongsi…
Sandwiches in Perugia

Antica Salumeria Granieri Amato

Sitting inconspicuously in a no-fanfare green cart next to the post office is this Perugian street-food classic that has done but a single item since 1916: succulent porchetta (roast pork) served – crispy skins and …
Gastropub in Perugia

Società Anonima

Local food-and-wine enthusiasts Paolo Baldelli and Antonio Boco (a wine journalist and co-owner of Birra Perugia) are striving for something different at this trendy newcomer, easily the city's most sophisticated sp…
Umbrian in Perugia

Testone

The fateful flock to Testone for torta al testa, Umbria's thick and savoury flat-bread pies. These are cooked in the traditional way dating back to Etruscan times: on a coal-fired circular cast-iron plate called a t…
Cafe in Perugia

Fresssco

Fresh indeed, this laid-back cubby hole of a juice bar and cafe is run single-handedly by a cheery guy from Istanbul named Kahraman. It's hip and wholesome, with a menu given over to cold-pressed juices and smoothie…
Umbrian in Perugia

Daje

Down a narrow alleyway, this choice spot for apericena (slang for doing aperitivo for dinner) runs with a Km0 philosophy (Italian for locally-sourced, farm-to-table etc). Grab a small table and order from a bevy of …