The Grotta Palazzese Restaurant in Polignano a Mare in Italy’s Puglia region offers a dining experience like no other. Set deep into a limestone cave that hangs over the sea, you’ll enjoy views, atmosphere and delicious Italian cuisine.
If an image can speak a thousand words, then we need say no more about the Grotta Palazzese. This spectacular restaurant has been built into a large grotto that hangs over the blue sea below, offering incredible views and an unforgettable dining experience.
Its location has put it amongst the best hotels in the world, and its elegant finishes throughout make sure that it is befitting of its discerning guests.
Set 24 metres above the crashing waves below, the cave was carved out of limestone by the sea over centuries, and has been hosting diners since the 18th-century when it was used by Italian nobility.
Set 24 metres above the crashing waves below, the cave was carved out of limestone by the sea over centuries.
Whether visitors are enjoying a long lunch and taking in the daylight views or watching the sunset over the horizon as candlelight fills the cave, the atmosphere of dining in this unique location is like no other.
The menu features a number of set menu options as well as a la carte and showcases plates using the freshest seafood and refined Italian delicacies.
The Grotta Palazzese restaurant is also known as the Summer Cave, as it is only open between May and October. That being said, the restaurant is extremely popular with discerning guests, so be sure to reserve a table well in advance to experience the venue's fine dining for yourself.
Via Narciso, 59, 70044 Polignano a Mare BA, Italy
Show Phone Number+39 080 424 0677