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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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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
Sophistication and upscale in busy city

Not only did I stay at the UNA hotel, I also frequented the rooftop patio restaurant. Firstly, the view was spectacular. Having Mount Etna in the background was amazing. Secondly, being a rooftop patio (with shade!) it was a welcome retreat to the hustle and bustle of the city below. Most... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 26, 2015
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Good for:
  • Scenic view
  • Romantic
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Not only did I stay at the UNA hotel, I also frequented the rooftop patio restaurant. Firstly, the view was spectacular. Having Mount Etna in the background was amazing. Secondly, being a rooftop patio (with shade!) it was a welcome retreat to the hustle and bustle of the city below. Most importantly the food and service was outstanding. I had... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

I went there without any reservation but they still manage to let me choose where I wanted to sit. The food was delicious and service was excellent!! Recommended good wine that goes well with my fish dish.. This is a very good place to take your time, enjoy the view, enjoy the food, and enjoy the service...

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015 NEW

Came here late. Still great views and soft chill vibe. Luxury feeling. Not that expensive but not as cheep as a local bar. It's worth it. Service can take a while but relax and enjoy.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Had a good dinner - polpo was fresh, pasta just right and fish tasty. As a highlight the place had excellent service - attentive and generous. All this with a front row beautiful view on Mt. Etna.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

We had a lovely meal in the roof top restaurant. The meal was a four course meal and every course was lovely. Marco and his staff were very polite and professional. Would recommend to anyone staying at this hotel.

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

Dear Guest, thank you very much for appreciating our gorgeous and exclusive location of the Etnea Roof and recommending our deliciuous extra Etnea Roof breakfast service at our 7th floor restaurant where our guests can enjoy specialities and amazing city view overlooking our volcano Etna. As you greatly specified, our guests can choose from a menù à la carte very... More 

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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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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 

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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 $38 to $66
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 $38 to $66
  • Cuisine: Italian, Chowder, Mediterranean

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Scenic view, Romantic

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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