The Best Waterfront Restaurants In The Mediterranean This Summer
Summer is here and al-fresco dining returns. Here are the spots we can’t wait to eat in, all by the water. From Ibiza to Patmos. And of course we tell you where to stay nearby. Starting in the South of France..
La Baie des Singes, Marseille, France
This fish restaurant in the deep south of Marseille comes with a private beach right on Ile Marie, complete with a view of the turquoise waters, which can be admired whiled sunbathing on one of the bright orange loungers that beautifully complement the surrounding shades of blue. In essence, visitors come here to relax amidst such beautifully settings, but also experience the local catch of the day at La Baie des Signes’ restaurant. It’s worth noting that booking a reservation is recommended.
Stay: At Tuba Club
Ristorante Bagni Sant’Anna, Sorrento, Amalfi Coast, Italy
Tucked away in the picturesque fishing village of Marina Grande this restaurant offers fabulous mouth watering locally sourced food. From the sea to the table.The food is beautifully prepared by award winning renowned chef Tommaso De Turris.
Stay: At Maison La Minervetta
Da Adolfo, Positano, Italy
When the summer season is in full swing, and the sunny, magical times on the Amalfi Coast as dreams are made of, a staple on our must-do list is to head to the beautiful, picturesque town of Positano for a little fun in the sun, boat ride, and lunch at Ristorante Da Adolfo. Some people say the best food at the entire Coast.
Stay: At Casa Privata
Luigi ai Faraglioni, Capri, Italy
Right below the iconic Faraglioni: Da Luigi is one of the most exclusive beach clubs on Italy's island of Capri. Whiling away the day at Da Luigi is the perfect way to savor Capri's uniquely glamorous and magical atmosphere, surrounded by the island's beautiful coastline and sea.
Stay: At La Minerva Capri
La Macchia, Capalbio, Italy
Capalbio’s most exclusive address.. La Macchia, a members-only club in the Tuscan beach resort of Capalbio had long been a preserve for left-wing Italian intellectuals.
Stay: At Villa Roberta in Monte Argentario
Es Xarcu, Ibiza, Spain
Es Xarcu is a family-run business that has retained the essence of the original “chiringuito”-style beach restaurant.
Stay: At Villa Sofia
Locanda Cipriani, Torcello islands, Venice, Italy
Still owned by the Cipriani family. Giuseppe, worldwide renowned for his Harry’s Bar in Venice, fell in love with Torcello in the late ‘20s.
Stay: At Ca Maria Adele
Sublime Beach Club, Comporta, Portugal
Effortless, laid-back, and deeply connected with nature, Sublime Comporta – with its restaurants, spa, and now its beach club – helped put the Portuguese hotspot of Comporta on the map, but it feels as fresh as ever nearly five years on. The new Sublime Comporta Beach Club was the talk of the town (and the talk of Lisbon) last summer, and for very good reason. With its location between the dunes and the waves, its indoor-outdoor layout, and its rustic-chic interior design, it quickly became the spot for leisurely lunches and sublime sunsets.
Stay: At Sublime Comporta
Lampi, Patmos, Greece
This is where time goes back to the basics of the original Greek taverna. Lampi in the homonymous beach is a great post-swim retreat for a tasty seafood and meze lunch!
Stay: Villa Poseidon
‘Kodylenia’s is a very laid-back and relaxed taverna, but with superb Greek food and wonderful views. It’s great for either lunch or dinner — ask for the fish of the day.
Four Seasons, not to be confused with the luxury hotel chain, for an idyllic lunch. Order the Four Seasons salad and marinated shrimp.
Macakizi, Bodrum, Turkey
A delicious contemporary menu ranging from fresh Mediterranean dishes to traditional Turkish cuisine staples await you at Maçakızı in Bodrum.
Stay: Macakizi, Bodrum, Turkey
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