A selection of our favourites restaurants with our without lake views, at these establishments we have found the food authentic and service superb!

Creme Caramel- San Siro
if you like your pizza thin and crispy-this pizzeria is the best on the lake!
(pizza oven open evenings only)
0344 50356

Il Ristorante Da Paolo- Menaggio
Upscale dining in an intimate surrounding with service that is never stufffy. Dine inside or alfresco to the enticing lake back drop-service service.
0344 32133

Grand Hotel-Menaggio
5 star recently renovated (2022) setting with italian classics inventively recreated.
Expensive but worth it.
0344 30460

Grand Hotel- Tremezzo
5 star dining with a view.
Go there (but not only) for their renowned saffron risotto with gold leaf
0344 42491

Wonderful spot right on the lakeside. This hotel serves refind italian dishes in an elegant setting. Ideal for birthday’s or a special occasion.
031 2522222

Ali Di Alice-Mezzegra
Intimate b&b in the mountains. Quality ingredients with wine’s to match. A lovely find.
351 194 0192

Ristorante Lago -Lenno
Lakeside dining, relaxing atmosphere. Simple lake and italian staples under the watchful eye of the lovely hosts Stefania and Umberto
0344 533030

Albergo Lenno-Lenno
Exquisite dining in this small hotel next to the ferry port.
Giacomo is your charming host, passionate about good food, wine and service with smile.
0344 57051

Tirlindana-Sala Comacina
Our favourite lakeside setting. Enjoying lemon and marscarpone raviolo as the sun goes down over the island is thing of joy.
0344 041987

La Griglia-Argegno
Family run institution offering seasonal local fayre with a wonderful wine list in the hills above the lake hosted by Lino and the delightful sister in the kitchen, Bruna.
Ideal for family gatherings.
031 821427

Locanda Sant Anna-Argegno
Authentic italian dining serving mountain staples that manage to still be refined with a carefully selected list of excellent italian wines.
031 821738

Crotto dei Platini-Brienno
Newly renovated upscale lakeside dining. Arrive by boat or car.
031 814038

Da Luciano-Laglio
Wonderful cafe and Deli dining. Booking not possible so prepare for a (sometimes) long wait!
031 401188

Una Finestre Sul Lago-Laglio
Inventive italian dishes with a view to behold.
334 0812142

Trattoria del Glicine-Cernobbio
Dine beneath the wisteria in the hills of Cernobbio. Quality sourced ingredients simply prepared and served with an exceptional wine list.
031 511332

Gatto Nero-Cernobbio.
Swish setting above the hills of Cernobbio with breathtaking lake views that are hard to beat and make this a popular destination for well heeled tourists from the 5 star Villa D’este close by.
031 512042

Villa D’este- Cernobbio
Opulent dining in 5 star luxury with prices to match.
Booking essential.
031 3481

Crotto del Sergente-Como
Family trattoria serving revisited italian classics. Lovely location dining under the vaulted ceilings or garden in summer time.
031 283911

Hotel Aurora- Lezzeno
Relaxing atmosphere serving lake fish specialities right on the lakeside.Acessible by boat or car.
031 914645

Darsena Al Loppia-Bellagio
Fine dining in Bellagio-worth the 15 minute walk to escape the tourist throng. The creative dishes and service never dissapoint.
031 952069