In the mood for an exquisite venue to have dinner? Just imagine a restaurant with no walls, located on a limestone cliff, with mesmerizing views of the sea… Sounds enticing enough? Grotta Palazzese Restaurant, in the ancient town of Polignano a Mare, in Southern Italy, is the ultimate culinary adventure that you can have.
In a romantic setting, with dimly-lit tables surrounded only by organic wonders of nature, enjoying stunning views of the Adriatic Sea, you can have the most unique dining experience. You will feel like having dinner in a postcard, simply amazing!
This charming cave-restaurant, designated by tourists one of the most charming restaurants in the world has two sections: one for the summer and the other for the cold days of winter. The Summer Cave is open From May to October and, besides the fascinating views, you can also enjoy the relaxing sound of waves crushing against the rocks. The New Sea Lounge, open from October to April, is an elegant restaurant that offers unforgettable winter panoramas.
The restaurant dates from the 1700s, when the local nobility used to organize medieval banquets and formal dinners. The food is sophisticated and you can taste typical Mediterranean dishes, fresh lobsters, fishes and shellfishes and many Italian specialities. There is also a distinguished bar called The Sea Cave where you can enjoy a glass of fine Italian wine or spend a night to remember at one of the famous cocktail parties.
You can also find accommodation in the luxurious hotel located above the restaurant that welcomes visitors with twenty chic rooms overlooking the sea, in the same romantic note.
So, if you are looking for an exquisite experience, sea, sun and relaxation in a stunning location with delicious food and remarkable landscape, Grotta Palazzese is the place to visit.