Finest Dining

If you are looking for delectable and delicious food, Italy is your destination and Italia Connection will provide you with delightful selections of restaurants to tempt your senses and your palate, the hottest ingredients and the most talented Chefs from around the globe.

In the most vibrant cities of Italy, a world of culinary await you.

Rome

LA PERGOLA
☆☆☆ Michelin guide

One of the best restaurants in Rome, if not in Italy, La Pergola is much more than just a famous menu. Its three-Michelin stars – the only Rome restaurant to be accorded such an honour – attest to the excellence of its cuisine. A wine cellar with over 60,000 bottles, a water menu with 29 choices, olive oils and vintage balsamic vinegars from the best producers in Italy, and the finest ingredients to be sourced in the Mediterranean – all attests to the pursuit of culinary excellence. Executive Chef at La Pergola since 1994, Heinz Beck is the recipient of numerous awards for outstanding achievement throughout a long and prestigious career.

IL PAGLIACCIO
☆☆ Michelin guide

Eleven tables for an intimate restaurant, characterized by elegance and sobriety. A mix between classical and modern that makes the culinary experience at Il Pagliaccio unique. The Executive Chef Anthony Genovese, two Michelin stars and a fascinating cuisine, inspired, unique and unmistakable, always on the border between innovation and tradition.

AROMA
☆ Michelin guide

Aroma Restaurant in Rome center is a terrace restaurant with an amazing Colosseum view. During the days of Imperial Rome they built some of the city’s most majestic monuments including four barracks for gladiators close to the Colosseum, where the hotel stands today.
Its magic atmosphere is combined with a stylish decor, welcoming and relaxing, whilst the glass observatory offers an all-year round dining experience complimented by exceptional cuisine and a breath-taking view.
Talented executive Chef Giuseppe Di Iorio offers you the very warmest of welcomes, taking you on a journey through his unique vision of Italian cuisineto both stimulate and satisfy your senses.
Aroma gourmet restaurant has been recognized for excellence by ” The American Academy of Hospitality Sciences” with the 5 STAR DIAMOND AWARD.

Florence

Enoteca Pinchiorri
☆☆☆ Michelin guide

The cuisine ranges from classic and modern drawing from both the most intriguing: a fine dining experience, but at the same time in a luxurious and cosmopolitan. The Winery is absolutely legendary!
An expert staff, working in concert, with plenty of time and care to lavish on our customers. A kitchen that excels in the search for and preparation of the finest raw materials, in creativity, in the mastery of cooking techniques. Service that’s extremely attentive, without being invasive.

Il Palagio
☆ Michelin guide

Inventive and authentic, stylish but relaxed, Il Palagio offers one of the most memorable fine dining experiences and settings of all the restaurants in Florence. Loved by visitors and locals alike, Il Palagio is a favourite among Florence restaurants for its traditional regional fare with a modern twist. Executive Chef Vito Molllica and his team have earned international acclaim for thoughtful preparation of the freshest local ingredients.

Ora d’Aria
☆ Michelin guide

The environment is essential and elegant, with attention to detail that express a delicate luxury and never ostentatious. Ora d’Aria perfectly reflects the chef’s philosophy that promotes a cuisine based on quality and transparency, the same who find themselves anywhere in the restaurant, from the kitchen, in view of the street and Hall, who’s in charge and who defines the essence.

Venice

Grancaffè Quadri
☆ Michelin guide

The only fine-dining restaurant located in Piazza San Marco, Ristorante Quadri boasts one of the Venice’s most incredible views. The Alajmo family took over the restaurant in early 2011, bringing the spirit and service of Le Calandre to the lagoon. The cuisine of Quadri is a contemporary expression of Italian and Venetian classics. The menu, created by Max Alajmo and carried out by executive chef Silvio Giavedoni, highlights ingredients sourced directly from the Venetian lagoon, primarily fish that arrives daily from the Rialto market.

Il Ridotto Restaurant
☆ Michelin guide

The kitchen is led by the Chef Gianni Bonaccorsi who personally creates the menu and selects all raw ingredients. This gourmet restaurant is housed in a simple, minimalist dining room and is a far cry from the usual tourist clichés. It focuses all its attention on the quality of its cuisine and serves reinterpretations of classic Venetian dishes with an emphasis on fish.

MET RESTAURANT
☆ Michelin guide

A brave choice, the new contemporary concept, unique in the world, introduced into Venetian cuisine in rapid evolution. The uniqueness of this cuisine has amazed even the most discerning palates. A great success, because courage pays off. The backdrop is a setting which, just like the cuisine it represents, brings together tradition and modernity, combined with a taste for the beautiful and antiques.