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Etnea Roof Bar & Restaurant

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Via Etnea 218 | UNA Hotel Palace, 95131 Catania, Sicily, Italy
+39 095 250 5024
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Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Drinks, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations
Description: The ETNEA ROOF, an "a la carte" restaurant, is on the 7th floor offers...
The ETNEA ROOF, an "a la carte" restaurant, is on the 7th floor offers guests a unique view of Mount Etna and the city rooftops, serving Sicilian specialities and fresh fish as well as a wide selection of wines from our cellars to enjoy with your meal. From here you can enjoy a unique and spectacular view of the roofs of the city as well as the outline of Mount Etna to the north and a glimpse of the sea to the south.
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Best view on Etna from Catania

Perfect place for enjoying a drink on the very beautiful Etna Volcano. Not the quickest service but who cares. Time stops on that roof bar. A sparking wine glass, sun and view on a volcano is just cool. They have some kind of buffet 'aperitivo' from 7 or 7.30pm. We didnt try but looked nice.

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 6, 2015
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Stockholm, Sweden
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  • Romantic
  • Scenic view
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Stockholm, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

Perfect place for enjoying a drink on the very beautiful Etna Volcano. Not the quickest service but who cares. Time stops on that roof bar. A sparking wine glass, sun and view on a volcano is just cool. They have some kind of buffet 'aperitivo' from 7 or 7.30pm. We didnt try but looked nice.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

We stayed at the UNA Palace hotel and went to the roof for breakfast- there is a supplement of 10€ and it is worth it. We sat under a parasol and looke at Mt Etna whilst we enjoyed the breakfast served by Ornella who greet us with a buig smile and friendliness every morning. The orange juice was good and... More 

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Berkshire, UK
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

We ate here one night while staying in the Una Palace Hotel of which it is part. We nearly didn't as the menu translation to English sounded uninspiring - "Fish with potatoes" anyone? But we were tired after a day in Siracusa so up to the roof we went and how glad we were to have made that choice. We... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

Stopped here for a drink and enjoyed the sunshine and views, lovely spot and views of mount Etna, staff were very friendly, lots of pistachios to snack on while drinking

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Amazing view of mount Etna and Via Etnea, I spend a great evening with friends having pre-dinner drinks and the buffets that comes with it. The food offer is of a good quality but not enough selection. The service was great.

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UNAHotelPalace, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Etnea Roof Bar & Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Sir, thank you very much for providing us your opinion about your positive experience at the American bar in our Etnea Roof terrace, our special location with amazing view to the historical city centre and the Mt. Etna, where our guests can also enjoy delicious drinks and cocktails, accompanied by snacks. Then, you and your friends also chose to... More 

Massachusetts, USA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Had the bar buffet with two of my friends. You can go up as often as you like. The food was varied and delicious and was plenty to make a dinner out of. They even brought us out a small dish of mini pastries when we were finished (they don't move you along...you can stay as long as you like).... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

We did not have a meal in this restaurant but for 10 euros you get a drink and a buffet for apperitivo. There was so much food which left no room at all for dinner. Great value! Fantastic views of the Etna. Definitely good value for money.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

The hotel staff was SO helpful. They helped my husband with purchasing a bouquet of flowers and when we arrived at the restaurant the restaurant staff had set up our table beaufifully. Their service was great and we really enjoyed our meal. Excellent view of Catania and the Mt. Etna, but it is better before sunset, so you can actually... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Gorgeous view of Mount Etna and the happy hour was wonderful. I also ate breakfast here one morning it was so so. I prefer the free breakfast in the hotel. Would recommend dinner and happy hour at the Etnea roof

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UNAHotelPalace, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Etnea Roof Bar & Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Madame, thank you very much for appreciating our gorgeous and exclusive location of the Etnea Roof and recommending our food & beverage delicious services such as happy hour performed every day from 07:30 pm to 10:30 pm and tasty meals not only for at dinner but also at lunch so that our guests can enjoy specialities and amazing city... More 

Oslo, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Attentative service at lunch and in the bar. The restaurant were not as good as other options in Catania in my opinion.

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Address: Via Etnea 218 | UNA Hotel Palace, 95131 Catania, Sicily, Italy
Phone Number: +39 095 250 5024
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Catania  >  Catania
Average Prices: USD $39 to $67
Cuisine: Italian, Chowder, Mediterranean

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Via Etnea 218 | UNA Hotel Palace, 95131 Catania, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Catania  >  Catania
  • Phone Number: +39 095 250 5024

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD $39 to $67
  • Cuisine: Italian, Chowder, Mediterranean

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Scenic view

Description

The ETNEA ROOF, an "a la carte" restaurant, is on the 7th floor offers guests a unique view of Mount Etna and the city rooftops, serving Sicilian specialities and fresh fish as well as a wide selection of wines from our cellars to enjoy with your meal. From here you can enjoy a unique and spectacular view of the roofs of the city as well as the outline of Mount Etna to the north and a glimpse of the sea to the south.

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