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7 of the Best Restaurants in the Mediterranean

Imagine sailing the pristine waters of the Mediterranean, indulging in the finest cuisines at some of the most exclusive restaurants. While the allure of these dining destinations is undeniable, navigating the logistics can be a challenge.

That’s where the Perfect concierge services step in, ensuring your culinary journey is seamless and unforgettable. Join us as we explore seven Mediterranean restaurants worth stepping ashore for, each promising a gastronomic experience like no other.

No 1: Ristorante Il Refettorio at Monastero Santa Rosa – Amalfi Coast

  • What’s Special: Imagine dining in a 17th-century monastery with gardens that overlook the stunning Bay of Salerno. That’s what Ristorante Il Refettorio offers! They earned their first Michelin star in 2017 thanks to their fresh Mediterranean dishes made with ingredients from their own garden.
  • Meet the Chef: Christoph Bob, who previously worked at a famous three-Michelin-starred restaurant in Paris.
  • Must-Try Dishes: Start with the broad bean salad with bacon and smoked olive oil, then move on to the king prawn ravioli.
  • Best Seat in the House: Choose a sea-view table on the terrace during sunset for a magical experience.
  • How to Get There: It’s a quick 10-minute drive from Amalfi port.


No 2: La Vague d’Or at La Résidence de la Pinède – Saint-Tropez

  • What’s Special: This is the only three-Michelin-starred restaurant on the Côte d’Azur. It’s part of the luxurious LVMH-owned Résidence de la Pinède.
  • Meet the Chef: Arnaud Donckele, who even designed the restaurant’s unique pottery-inspired crockery.
  • Must-Try Dishes: Don’t miss the scarlet prawns seared with grapefruit and the special zitone pasta filled with black truffle and foie gras.
  • Best Seat in the House: Every seat offers a perfect view of the bay, whether you choose to sit inside or outside.
  • How to Get There: It’s a quick five-minute car ride from the Port of Saint-Tropez.

No 3: The View at 7 Pines Ibiza – The Balearics

  • What’s Special: 7 Pines Ibiza offers European dishes with a Korean twist, making it a foodie’s dream.
  • Meet the Chef: Executive chef Bijendra Yadav and head chef Seungmin Bae bring their expertise to create unforgettable dishes.
  • Must-Try Dishes: Opt for the Kagoshima beef fillet with black garlic purée, charred leek, and Bordelaise sauce.
  • Best Seat in the House: Sit at the chef’s table to enjoy a front-row seat to the culinary action.
  • How to Get There: The nearest marina is Sant Antoni de Portmany, and the resort also has its own buoy for docking.


No 4: Coya Monte Carlo – Monaco

  • What’s Special: Coya Monte Carlo is perched above Jimmy’z and the Monte-Carlo Bay Hotel, offering a blend of traditional Peruvian cuisine with modern twists.
  • Meet the Chef: Executive chef Sanjay Dwivedi, with experience from Coya locations in London, Miami, and Dubai, brings a unique culinary vision.
  • Must-Try Dishes: Indulge in the Dorada a la parrilla – char grilled whole sea bream with peas, asparagus, and broad beans.
  • Best Seat in the House: Table 72 is the place to be, offering a central location for people-watching and close proximity to the kitchen.
  • How to Get There: Guests can easily tender into the Monte-Carlo Bay Hotel, just a short distance from the restaurant.


No 5: Armeni – Santorini

  • What’s Special: Armeni is a hidden gem owned by the Chaidemenos brothers, offering unpretentious open-air dining with a focus on Mediterranean and Greek dishes.
  • Meet the Chef: Giorgos Sotiriadis, hailing from Thessaloniki, brings his expertise from local fish restaurants to create simple, flavorful dishes.
  • Must-Try Dishes: Try the catch of the day delivered by local fishermen or the cod tempura and tomato fritters.
  • Best Seat in the House: Every table is a waterfront table, offering stunning views of Armeni Bay.
  • How to Get There: Access the taverna from the main street in Oia or take a complimentary boat taxi from Amoudi Bay.


No 6: Restaurant 360 – Dubrovnik, Croatia

  • What’s Special: Perched atop the historic city walls, Restaurant 360 offers Michelin-starred dining with panoramic views of Dubrovnik.
  • Meet the Chef: Head chef Marijo Curic, one of Croatia’s few Michelin-starred chefs, brings international experience to create exquisite dishes.
  • Must-Try Dishes: Opt for the five-course tasting menu featuring scampi carpaccio, black pork with pork skin chips, and chocolate mousse.
  • Best Seat in the House: All tables are strategically placed to offer breathtaking views through the wall battlements.
  • How to Get There: Large boats can moor on the island of Lokrum and take a tender across to the old town port.


No 7: Tra Di Noi at Hotel Misincu – Corsica

  • What’s Special: Tra Di Noi offers authentic sharing plates of Corsican food infused with French flair, set against the backdrop of Corsica’s stunning Cap Corse.
  • Meet the Chef: Head chef Clément Collet, who trained under Hélène Darroze at the Connaught, emphasises local produce, from honey sourced from an on-site apiary to cheese from a small dairy.
  • Must-Try Dishes: Savour the octopus tentacle with langoustine fritters, puréed carrot, and citron confit for a taste of Corsican authenticity.
  • Best Seat in the House: Every table on the terrace overlooks the aquamarine waters, offering a mesmerising dining experience under the stars.
  • How to Get There: For smaller boats, Santa Severa’s marina is a short drive away, while larger boats can dock at Macinaggio port, a 17-minute ride from the hotel.