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Top Choice Mediterranean in Sant’Agata sui due Golfi

Ristorante Don Alfonso 1890

Don Alsonso is as much an experience as a meal – and a world-class one at that. Not only is the food exquisite, creative and true to its Sorrentino roots; it’s also immaculately presented by genuinely friendly staff…
Top Choice Trattoria in Sorrento

Da Emilia

Founded in 1947 and still run by the same family, this is a friendly, fast-moving joint overlooking the fishing boats in Marina Grande. There’s a large informal dining room, complete with youthful photos of former p…
Top Choice Seafood in Massa Lubrense

La Torre

Not quite in Massa, but almost, La Torre has its berth in Annuziata, an attractive little borgo on a hill overlooking the Gulf of Naples. Occupying a handsome old stone building next to a church, it specialises in ‘…
Top Choice Lounge in Sorrento

D'Anton

Welcome to a new and very Italian concept: a cocktail bar doubling up as an interior-design store. That elegant sofa you’re sipping a negroni on is for sale. So’s that glistening chandelier and that enchanting mirro…
Top Choice Seafood in Sorrento

O'Puledrone

The best fish you eat in Sorrento might be one you caught, a viable proposition at this congenial joint on the harbour at Marina Grande run by a cooperative of local fishermen. Let them take you out on a three-hour …
Italian in Sorrento

Zi'Ntonio

Warm, buzzing and elegantly rustic, multilevel Zi'Ntonio draws everyone from local families and couples to clued-up out-of-towners. While earthy standouts include fried courgette flowers stuffed with buffalo mozzare…
Marine Reserve in Marina del Cantone

Punta Campanella Marine Reserve

A popular diving destination, these protected waters are part of an 11-sq-km reserve that supports a healthy marine ecosystem, with flora and marine life flourishing amid underwater grottoes and ancient ruins. To se…
Neapolitan in Sorrento

La Cantinaccia del Popolo

Festooned with garlic and with cured hams hanging from the ceiling, this down-to-earth favourite proves that top-notch produce and simplicity are the keys to culinary success. A case in point is the spaghetti al pom…
Neapolitan in Sorrento

O’Murzill

With just six gingham-clothed tables in what resembles a homely front room with the kitchen beyond, this restaurant looks as though it belongs in a small village rather than in the heart of Sorrento. The reassuringl…
Italian in Sorrento

Il Marzialino

With its striped blue-and-white walls and red-glass sconces, the Marzialino does a good impersonation of a Parisian bistro in the années folles. It calls itself a 'steakhouse/wine bar' making it a sure bet for fille…