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Il Focolare


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner


Italian, Mediterranean, Barbecue
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Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
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Great welcome given to us after we walked up the hill - it was steep ! The food was amazing and the chef Agostine produced outstanding dishes - including of course their signature rabbit which was delicious . Heavily frequented by locals and understandably so...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Neil B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were recommended this restaurant by a local for the delicious rabbit, unfortunately we were not brave enough to try but every we ate was delicious! The service incredible and the staff are so welcoming. The menu is in Italian, which we couldn’t understand, so...More

Date of visit: June 2019
1  Thank Charlotte H
Reviewed October 1, 2018

But before we knew it we are being served delicious food! It was a memorable experience! I doubt there is anything bad on the menu. If you can’t decide, they will do an excellent job choosing for you.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank jprzymus
Reviewed September 8, 2018 via mobile

We had been visiting Ischia for a long weekend. Inspired by Alex Pollizzi’s ‘Italian Islands’ programme about Ischia, I decided to take my partner to Il Focolare. The restaurant looked a little bit different from what we remembered watching a programme. Once we sat at...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank 882ingridl
Reviewed July 12, 2018

family run restaurant tucked in the forest, serving amazing food. We tried the chicken, sausages, all very tasty and full of flavours. The rabbit is supposedly to be excellent and we'll come back for it. The owner who speaks very good English has lots of...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Pham A
Reviewed May 6, 2018 via mobile

Fantastic food with delicious mixed starters that kept coming. The parmisan and truffle creme and the homemade parmigiana, the fried stuff and all the starters really were delicious. The main was the rabbit all’ischiatana typical from the island - slow cooked and marinated for hours...More

Date of visit: May 2018
1  Thank Matiti89
Reviewed December 16, 2017 via mobile

We arrived late near closing time for lunch and after a lengthy discussion, the lady in charge let us in. The food was delicious with vegetables and truffles and so many other things I couldn't remember. Just earthy excellent cuisine. No fish but none of...More

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank 878lilianar
Reviewed October 11, 2017

This family run restaurant, tucked away in the hills on the north coast, offers a wonderful evening of fine Italian food and wine. The proprietor prides himself on offering the best in authentic local cuisine, including traditional rabbit, but does not caper to the touristy...More

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank SCMornington
Reviewed October 9, 2017

All I can say about this restaurant and the food is: BRAVO!! If you want authentic and traditional Italian food that is full of flavor, absolutely fresh and that uses local ingredients, then this place is a must for everyone who enjoys good food. The...More

Date of visit: October 2017
2  Thank FeffaFeffa
Reviewed October 7, 2017

Visited in October for my sisters Birthday. It was recommended and did not disappoint. The antipasti just kept coming and was absolutely delicious. We had the rabbit for main and again there was lots of it, it was absolute heaven. Well cooked and fresh ingredients....More

Date of visit: October 2017
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