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Top Choice Italian in Porto Cervo

I Frati Rossi

This rustic-chic restaurant has broad sea views from its hilltop perch, 3.5km south of Porto Cervo. Local ingredients shine in beautifully cooked and presented dishes such as black tagliatelle with squid and ripe ch…
Modern Italian in Porto Cervo


This fashionable restaurant buzzes with a good-looking crowd, who come for the stylish ambience and fabulous seafood. Pair dishes such as calamari with fresh artichokes or rock lobster with a local Vermentino white.…
Church in Porto Cervo

Chiesa di Stella Maris

Perched above Porto Cervo is Michele Busiri Vici’s surreal white church with a funnel-shaped bell tower. The church hosts classical-music concerts in the summer. Unsurprisingly it’s also done rather well in the dona…
Modern Italian in Porto Cervo

La Briciola

You know you've struck gold when you find a restaurant frequented by locals in a purpose-built resort. With its garden terrace, pleasant service and spot-on pizzas, La Briciola gets it just right. Besides pizza, it …
Club in Porto Cervo


Launched two decades ago by former Formula One boss Flavio Briatore, this glitzy club in a three-story villa lures star DJs and a who’s who of the absurdly rich and famous to its dance floor every summer. It can be …
Piazza in Porto Cervo


The place to be seen is the Piazzetta, a small square at the centre of a web of discreet shopping alleys. From the piazza, stairs lead to the Sottopiazza and La Passeggiata, both lined with fancy boutiques – Cartier…
Lounge in Porto Cervo

Aqua Lounge

Overlooking the marina, this swanky lounge bar is the place to celeb-watch and play spot the yacht over a cocktail or light bite to eat. Mellow DJ beats and sofa-filled nooks keep the mood relaxed.
Club in Porto Cervo


Bono, Craig David and Denzel Washington have all been spotted at this exclusive club. Getting in is no party and depends entirely on the whim of the stony-faced bouncers.
Pub in Porto Cervo

Lord Nelson

Strangely for such a swish resort, one of the favourite drinking hang-outs is this nautically themed English-style pub.
Gallery in Porto Cervo

Louise Alexander Gallery

Visit this gallery for temporary exhibitions showcasing works by contemporary artists, such as a recent one featuring Israeli sculptor Arik Levy. The gallery also sells modern art, so if you’re in the market for a W…