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Eating & Drinking

  • Antica Trattoria San Lorenzo (Perugia)

    This romantic, upmarket restaurant offers more than candlelight and sweet nothings. On the menu is creative regional cuisine, from chestnut risotto to dishes made with Norcia black truffle, or a seafood tasting menu. Wine-pairing is available on request, with suggestions from the charming sommelier.

    Address: Piazza Dante 19A, 06122 Perugia
    Web: www.anticatrattoriasanlorenzo.com

  • Al Mangiar Bene (Perugia)

    Set just off bustling Corso Vannucci, this inviting, well-priced inn delivers on all fronts. With its vaulted brick ceilings and friendly mood, it feels like a genuine Slow Food citadel, which it is. The produce is sourced in Umbria or Tuscany, with the name of each cheese-maker and cattle-producer listed. From juicy steaks to herb tarts, truffled pasta and pizzas, the traditional menu is pretty faultless.

    Address: Via della Luna 21, 06122 Perugia
    Web: www.almangiarbene.it

  • La Bottega del Vino (Perugia)

    This cosy, quirky, welcoming wine bar does decent, good-value food, well-matched to regional and classic Italian wines. Typical dishes include home-made pasta, including with smoked duck. The liveliness and laidback mood compensate for service sometimes being a bit slapdash.

    Address: Via del Sole 1, 06122 Perugia

  • La Locanda del Cardinale (Assisi)

    Decorated in what Italians call an elegant-rustic style, this vaulted, frescoed, fine-dining restaurant lives upto its billing and prices. The tasting menu might include such dishes as Jerusalem artichoke soup, mushroom risotto and pork belly. Glass floors reveal the remains of a Roman domus.

    Address: Piazza del Vescovado 8, 06081 Assisi
    Web: www.lalocandadelcardinale.com

  • Ristorante Nicolao (Gubbio)

    Set in a 17th-century monastery, the look is that classic Italian blend of heritage with a sophisticated sheen. mixing old stone, exposed beams, oak tables and contemporary art. This fine-dining spot serves beautifully presented seasonal cuisine, with both creative and Umbrian options.

    Address: Park Hotel Ai Cappuccini, via Tifernate 06024 Gubbio
    Web: www.parkhotelaicappuccini.it

  • Alcatraz (Gubbio)

    Put the world to rights in this alternative inn, more hippy than hipster. The inn is basic and bohemian in mood but serves traditional, organic food. Tuck into an antipasti buffet, tagliolini with asparagus, beetroot soup or beet-stuffed ravioli. Mains range from steaks to chicken and zucchini kebabs.

    Address: Localita Santa Cristina, 06020 Gubbio
    Web: www.alcatraz.it

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