Villa Maria Restaurant in Amalfi's Coast - Ravello
The Villa Maria Resturant is recommended by the best restaurant guides and represents a perfect combination between genuineness high quality of the raw materials.
The chef of the Villa Maria Restaurant will delight you with their dishes that reinterpret the Mediterranean cuisine in order to exalt the tastes and the scents of the typical products of the Amalfi Coast.
The Villa Maria Hotel has its own vegetable garden that provides products from organic farming used in the restaurant's kitchen: the vegetables are cultivated in the 3000 square meters of sloping terracing gardens, (that can be visited by the guests of the hotel/restaurant) and have a special taste, thanks to good geographic position and the use of natural fertilizer.
How is it possible to describe the atmosphere and the location of Villa Maria Restaurant? A visit here could reveal the pleasure of a lunch in British style living rooms or in the garden with a breathtaking view of the Amalfi Coast, in the shadow of imposing lime trees, with a background jazz or classic music.
Not too far from the square of Ravello, Villa Maria is reachable by a little and romantic way and the plaque "Relais du Silence", the sole reward on the Amalfi Coast, reminds the relax of this location: the Roman paved road that welcomes you, the déco style of the Villa, the beauty of the flowers that frame the garden are the special elements for a special meeting.
The kitchen is the pride of this hotel, that has few but very elegant rooms. The most important cooking magazines mention Villa Maria Restaurant; also Karen Brown's "Italian Country Inns & Itineraries" and "Le Guide du Rutard" advice this Restaurant. The BBC, international television, has filmed twice Villa Maria chefs at work, first with Lloyd Grossman then with the chef Carluccio; Lloyd Grossman has shown Villa Maria recipes in his Sunday programme "This Morning".
It is possible to visit Villa Maria kitchen garden: in the terracings of 3000 square metres sloping gardens are cultivated potatoes, tomatoes, salad, crispy vegetables, peppers, aubergines, courgettes, etc. These vegetables have a special taste, thanks to good geographic position of the kitchen garden and the use of natural fertilizer.
The guests, who wish to visit this kitchen garden in search of ancient customs and scents, could also visit a rocky chapel where the farm workers prayed in the past, during the job breaks.