The Amalfi Coast is one of the most sensational coastlines in Europe. So magnificent in its landscape and local produce, it promises bountiful ways to experience its culinary heritage. Fine dining reigns in Amalfi coast restaurants and its surrounding areas, so to whet your appetite, Ireland’s leading luxury tour operator, OROKO Travel, have rounded up some of the best places to dine along Amalfi’s iconic coastline.
Hotel Bellevue Syrene, Piazza della Vittoria, 5, 80067, Sorrento
Offering gourmet dining on the seafront, La Pergola presents an ideal location for a romantic meal. The terrace is adorned with columns, elegant outdoor furniture and beautiful vines hanging overhead. Surrounded by the sea and the landscape of Terra della Sirene, there is a lovely selection of seafood and seasonal produce on offer. Sample plates like grilled octopus with potato cream and sundried tomatoes, scampi risotto and lobster with sweet green peppers.
Casa Angelina, Via Gennaro Capriglione, 117, 84010 Praiano
Un Piano Nel Cielo sits within Casa Angelina, a boutique hotel in Praiano. Dine by the sea, experiencing the finest Campanian cuisine prepared by the executive chef, Leopoldo Elefante. As you admire the views, appreciate delicate fish dishes, from tender sautéed squid to lobster spaghetti. Experienced sommeliers are on hand to select the perfect wine to accompany your elegant meal.
Palazzo Avino, Via S. Giovanni del Toro, 28, 84010, Ravello
An elegant Michelin-starred restaurant overlooking the iconic Amalfi coastline, Rossellini’s is a must-visit for foodies. For an unforgettable meal, dine on the outdoor terrace and delight in marvellous sunset views as you enjoy a glass of wine. For a unique dining experience, guests can also choose to dine at the Chef’s Table or the Sommelier’s Table, offering a candlelit dinner for two in an original cave, a very unique experience for Amalfi coast restaurants.
Piazza San Giovanni del Toro 2, 84010, Ravello
Belvedere Restaurant lies within the 11th-century palazzo building of Caruso, A Belmond Hotel. Sitting high on the hill, it promises breathtaking views over the Bay of Salerno. Prepare for a stellar dining experience prepared by executive chef, Mimmo di Raffaele, who enhances the flavours of Campania through modern, innovative cooking techniques.
Il San Pietro di Positano, Via Laurito, 2, 84017 Positano
Zass is a Michelin-starred restaurant overlooking the beloved Amalfi Coast. Sitting within Il San Pietro di Positano, a luxury Relais & Chateaux Hotel, Zass excels at creating an inviting fine-dining experience overlooking the iconic coastline. The menu features modern interpretations of Campanian classics and ingredients are sourced from local producers and the hotel’s organic gardens. Accompany delicate dishes with fine wines selected by the head sommelier, Salvatore Marrone.
Monastero Santa Rosa Resort and Spa, Via Roma, 2, 84010, Conca dei Marini
Ristorante Il Refettorio is a Michelin-starred restaurant within the 17th-century Monastero Santa Rosa Resort and Spa. Pair contemporary Italian dishes with fine wines and sensational cliffside views. Under the expert supervision of acclaimed chef, Christoph Bob, sample seasonal produce from the organic vegetable and herb garden, as well as the daily catch of the local fisherman. Some of our favourite dishes include steamed then smoked lobster, tagliolini al nero (squid ink pasta) and roulade of seared turbot stuffed with shrimp.
Grand Hotel Excelsior Vittoria, Piazza Torquato Tasso, 34, 80067, Sorrento
Saving one of the best till last, Terrazza Bosquet offers one of the most romantic restaurants in Italy. Housed in the iconic Grand Hotel Excelsior Vittoria, the Michelin-starred restaurant showcases the best of Mediterranean cuisine. Celebrating the Amalfi Coast, Terrazza Bosquet focuses on showcasing the exceptional seafood at its doorstep and the fresh ingredients sourced from the hotel garden. For sensational sunset views, we recommend opting for the dinner tasting menu on the terrace.
Some Of The Most Picturesque Amalfi Coast Restaurants by: OROKO Travel
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