Three Michelin stars. Deep in the Parco dell’Oglio reserve in Canneto dell’Oglio in the province of Mantua, this luxurious and peaceful restaurant has a lovely garden and facilities for dining outside in the summer months. The cuisine is regional, creative and refined, where classic recipes are transformed into masterpieces. It also boasts a vast wine cellar with an excellent selection of fine cru wines from Italy and France.
Runate, Canneto sull’Oglio (MN)
Tel. 0376 723001
Closed on Sundays, Mondays and Tuesdays, and at lunchtime on Wednesdays
One Michelin star. An old building in a little medieval street near Palazzo Ducale. The restaurant still presents some of the original features - decorated coffer ceilings, wall frescoes and traditional Mantuan cuisine.
4, Vicolo Bonacolsi, 46100 Mantua
Tel. 0376 327180
Closed on Sundays and Mondays
Two Michelin stars. Circus and Renaissance pomp provides a backdrop to sumptuous baroque dishes, where excess is encouraged, moderation banished. The Tamani brothers present glorious Mantuan cuisine at its best.
33, Via Martiri di Belfiore, 46026 Quistello (MN)
Tel. 0376 619169
Closed on Sunday evenings, Mondays and in the evening on Christmas Day and Easter Day
One Michelin star. In a historic building overlooking the river Mincio, there is a woman at the helm in the kitchen. It sets sail with refined local dishes and lands with creative specialities, including fish dishes, of course.
260, Via Statale Goitese, 46044 Goito (MN)
Tel. 0376 60007
Closed on Mondays and Tuesdays