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Via S. Lorenzo, 58b, 16038, Santa Margherita Ligure, Italy
+39 0185 282334
20:00 - 23:00
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Sun 13:00 - 15:00
Wed - Sun 20:00 - 23:00
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2 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

It certainly was a beautiful experience! We came in September where it was quiet in fact the only ones in the restaurant. We did find the menu a little confusing however with the help of the women who owns the restaurant we managed to order. The food was fresh delicious and presented beautifully. They were so accommodating and were so... More 

1 Thank Maurice V
London, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

This was such a great secluded spot high up in the hills. We had a table in the far corner to ourselves outside, the view was to die for. The food was nice but the whole experience made it worthwhile. Just beware the taxi (albeit luxury) was eur25 each way for a 7 min trip (from near Santa station). Take... More 

1 Thank Beth98
Newport, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

Great restaurant serving lovely seafood dishes and veggie options, the view is fantastic as it sits in the hills looking down on Santa Margherita(easy bus ride from the centre). We stayed at Villa Gnonnci B&B which is 100m down the road from it. Angelo the Manager and his young apprentice who sadly didn't catch his name were extremely hospitable and... More 

1 Thank shezz85
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

Went to this fabulous restaurant in Santa Margherita. The view is to die for and the food is sublime. Our host Angelo is a very hospitable, interesting and knowledgeable character. Let him choose your meal and your wines. You wont be disappointed He knows what he is doing. Enjoy👍👍😀😀

Thank Chris C
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49 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2015

Gorgeous location (though be advised, you just have to leave your car on the roadside, together with everyone else) and a dream lunch ! A group of 8, we allowed the host to select everything and it was all perfect, from the ricciola tartare and the unfiltered malvasia wine for aperitif through to the homegrown (bio-dynamic) vegetables and the fish... More 

1 Thank The English C
Vancouver, Canada
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2015 via mobile

First thing's first, I never review anything. Period. But I simply had to after our experience last night. Don't get me wrong - the view is beautiful (though the photos don't fully capture being sandwiched in between 2 busy roads with zero parking). Next, the food. Far from horrendous but far from delicious. Just blah - minimal flavour, too pretentious....moving... More 

3 Thank LauLom
Roermond, The Netherlands
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38 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2015 via mobile

With already 10 holiday days and restaurant visits in the pocket, today we went to Cigae. We left the restaurant with very mixed feelings. Let me try to explain below. The view and setting of the restaurant is absolutely amazing. It has the ambiance of a very luxury restaurant. With this in mind we settled down and the waiter immediatly... More 

Thank Sander P
Roermond, The Netherlands
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25 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2015 via mobile

A beautiful view, and a super friendly owner, but the food was not as good or special as we expected. Maybe it was just not our cup of tea, but we've been coming to Italy for over 10 years and have eaten much much better for an even better price. Don't get me wrong, the food was ok, but we... More 

Thank torbentje
Melbourne, Australia
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45 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2015

This is a 1st class restaurant experience. It is a short 15 minute taxi ride from the centre of town and well worth the effort. On arrival we could tell that we were in for something special and Angelo immediately gained our trust with his obvious passion. So much so that we took the bold step of letting him select... More 

1 Thank Melbourne504
Reigate, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2015

The food and wine were fantastic and the view of Santa Margherita (in the dark by the time we had finished) was beautiful. There is no wine list but Angelo decides what to bring for you to drink, based on a few quick questions about your preferences. The restaurant is all outside, with some under a cover and the 'garden'... More 

1 Thank Jane P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
13:00 - 15:00
20:00 - 23:00
20:00 - 23:00
20:00 - 23:00
20:00 - 23:00
20:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via S. Lorenzo, 58b, 16038, Santa Margherita Ligure, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Liguria  >  Italian Riviera  >  Santa Margherita Ligure
  • Phone Number: +39 0185 282334

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?