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Ristorante La Sponda

Via San Sebastiano 2, 84017, Positano, Italy
+39 089 875066
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good16%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Healthy, Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Via San Sebastiano 2, 84017, Positano, Italy
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

La Sponda is the hardest reservation to secure in Positano. It is located in the Hotel Le Sirenuse one of the town’s exclusive hotels. There is a Champagne bar outside with a great view, La Sponda is mainly inside romantically decorated with candles throughout. Service...More

Thank cary263
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This restaurant will blow you away with the outstanding food, service and views!! It is truly wonderful and a memorable place to eat in Santorini. It’s not the cheapest but definitely the best!! This was a very memorable experience and has real wow factor!

1  Thank 910michlan
Reviewed 6 days ago

Everything about our lunch here was fantastic! You simply cannot beat this gorgeous view. The service and food were excellent and we could have stayed here all day. I highly recommend La Sponda when visiting Positano but book early as it is very difficult to...More

Thank Lara A
Antonio S, Owner at Ristorante La Sponda, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Dear Lara A, such compliments. Thank you for visiting us for lunch and for taking the time to leave your kind review. We are pleased you felt as though you could have spent all day on our terrace enjoying the view. Thank you for your...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We got the tasting menu with wine pairing as a gift and it was such an incredible night. There were so many unique and delicious courses with AMAZING wine to go with it. The staff was so friendly and so knowledgeable. All of the courses...More

Thank katemlopez
Antonio S, Owner at Ristorante La Sponda, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear katemlopez, we are delighted to hear you enjoyed your gifted dinner with us. Thank you for mentioning our staff who are always pleased to hear positive feedback. We hope you had a lovely stay in Positano and hope to welcome you back again one...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a fantastic time at La Sponda. The views are absolutely amazing and the setting is beautiful with all the candles and guitarists. The food was superb - we did the 4 course tasting menu which was mainly fish. The wine pairing was also...More

Thank Jonjoboy
Antonio S, Owner at Ristorante La Sponda, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Jonjoboy, your review is music to our ears. First and foremost we are delighted to hear you had a lovely evening with us and you enjoyed our musicians, the candlelight and our 4 course tasting menu. Thank you for mentioning the wine as well....More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Booked in advance of course but what a meal! Went there for dinner with my half and both decided to go for the chef’s tasting menu. Heavenly good food, lovely setting and atmosphere, musicians playing guitar and mandolin, what else to ask for? One of...More

Thank GiulinaLondon
Antonio S, Owner at Ristorante La Sponda, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear GiulinaLondon, we are so pleased to hear you and your partner had a lovely evening with us. We believe the chef's tasting menu is an excellent choice and we are delighted to hear you did too. We hope you have happy memories of your...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely Michelin starred restaurant whose chef has been trained at Restaurant Don Alfonso ( a negative) and at Lasserre Paris (a superlative wow!) Beautiful outdoor setting overlooking the sea and Positano. Magical at night with all the candles lit. A guitarist and mandolinist playing softly...More

1  Thank polamalu
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I had an amazing experience. Getting a reservation is tough so plan in advance and then go there on your first day in town and push if you are on the waitlist. It helps. No question it is super expensive. But you...More

2  Thank Kavi S
Antonio S, Owner at Ristorante La Sponda, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Kavi S, we are so pleased you had an amazing experience with us. We were delighted to be able to book a table for you and to hear that you felt well looked after in terms of our service and your dietary requirements. Thank...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a place where you would go only for the views and the (candle) atmosphere. Regarding romantic vibes, this is as good as it gets.. :-) The food was absolutely ok, great combination of tastes, but the portions were literally (too) small for an...More

2  Thank Peter D
Antonio S, Owner at Ristorante La Sponda, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Peter D, thank you very much for visiting us. We are delighted to hear you were pleased with the romantic vibes at La Sponda. With regards to your feedback on portion sizes though we are sorry to hear they were smaller than expected. We...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were guests at this beautiful hotel and were greatly looking forward to dinner at La Sponda. It did not disappoint. The setting was spectacular, our food was superb and service was faultless. It was lovely and very romantic. I have a hard time understanding...More

Thank Michaela
Antonio S, Owner at Ristorante La Sponda, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Michaela, thank you so much for taking the time to leave your kind review. Particularly your kind feedback on our service. We are delighted you felt we looked after you well and delivered the personal, friendly service we provide ourselves on. We hope you...More

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Jilli C
April 24, 2018|
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Response from Antonio S | Property representative |
Please go to the Hotel web site then the restaurant and click on reservations. My very best, Antonio Sersale
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
$83 - $167
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic, Business meetings, Scenic view
Open Hours
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via San Sebastiano 2, 84017, Positano, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Campania  >  Amalfi Coast  >  Positano
  • Phone Number: +39 089 875066
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Charming restaurant in the heart of Le Sirenuse Hotel. The restaurant is entirely lit by 450 candles. The cuisine is contemporary Italian, using only the freshest local ingredients. The view is breathtaking as is the impeccable service.
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