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Chuflay Restaurant at Belmond Splendido Mare

Piazza Martiri Olivetta, 1/1/A, 16034 Portofino, Italy
+39 0185 267801
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Overview
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good19%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“swordfish” (7 reviews)
“piano player” (7 reviews)
“sister hotel” (3 reviews)
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Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Gluten Free Options
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$$$$
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Piazza Martiri Olivetta, 1/1/A, 16034 Portofino, Italy
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had two simply delicious pastas here - the prices are pretty outrageous - I had a Portofino spritz for €26 euros (came recommended but he didn't say the price) however the Vongole and the burrata pastas were some of the best we've ever had! It's...More

Thank Annevest
DeMegni, Direttore generale at Chuflay Restaurant at Belmond Splendido Mare, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dearest Mrs Annevest, Thank you for your review about the "delicious pasta" you had at Chuflay Restaurant. We are delighted to know that Vongole and the burrata pastas were some of the best you have ever had. We are waiting for you back in the...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing manager very attentive and nice! Amazing fresh catch and the best spaghetti di mare ever! Ask for catch of the day and let them decide for you.More

Thank Christeven M
DeMegni, Direttore generale at Chuflay Restaurant at Belmond Splendido Mare, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dearest M. Christeven M, Thank you for your review about our Chuflay Restaurant. We are delighted to know that your lunch experience was so excellent that you went for lunch two days in a row to have the best spaghetti di mare ever. I will...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went to dinner the four of us beautiful spot on the foreshore, great food, service, attention to detail. A Belmond group you've done it again thanksMore

Thank robert n
DeMegni, Direttore generale at Chuflay Restaurant at Belmond Splendido Mare, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dearest Mr Robert n, Thank you for your review about our Chuflay Restaurant. We are delighted to know that you appreciated so much the great food, service and the attention to detail. We are waiting for you back in the future at Portofino! Warm regards...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good food that was over priced. They try to emulate fine dining. There pretentious attitude migh probably works with tourists. Good luckMore

Thank Safi M
DeMegni, Direttore generale at Chuflay Restaurant at Belmond Splendido Mare, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dearest Safi M, Thank you for your review about our Chuflay Restaurant. We are delighted to know that your njoyed the "good food"! We do hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you back in the future at Portofino. Warm regards from the Belmond Hotel...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Well done Santos, great food in a lovely location, we enjoyed it so much we went back. Lovely setting overlooking portifino. The service is excellent managed by Santos who could not be more helpful.More

Thank Chris_JNP
DeMegni, Direttore generale at Chuflay Restaurant at Belmond Splendido Mare, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dearest Chris_JNP, Thank you for your review about our Chuflay Restaurant. We are delighted to know that you enjoyed the great food and the location when you went back. We will extend your kind words to Santo and all the team! We do hope to...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife kept repeating that she felt we were on a movie set, that the setting was livin afantasy world, romantic, relaxed and beautiful. But the wonderful setting gets better with the professional and patient service and of course the food. The swordfish, pasta, salad...More

Thank Richard L
DeMegni, Direttore generale at Chuflay Restaurant at Belmond Splendido Mare, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dearest Richard L, Thank you for your review about our "fantasy location with great food" Chuflay Restaurant. We are delighted to know that your enjoyed so much the " romantic, relaxed and beautiful set" so as the swordfish and pastas! We do hope to have...More

Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

This restaurant in Portofino Italy is in the Hotel Splendido. The service and food quality are amongst the best I have enjoyed anywhere in my travels around the world. The menu offers a varied selection of pasta, sea food and meat and delicious desserts. It...More

Thank shorexcursions
DeMegni, Direttore generale at Chuflay Restaurant at Belmond Splendido Mare, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dearest Shorexcursions, Thank you for your review about our Chuflay Restaurant. We are delighted to know that you consider our restaurant as "the very best in Italy"! It is real pleasure reading that you enjoyed so much our the service, the food quality and the...More

Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

I had an excellent lunch here in a spectacular environment. The food was excellent, the Chuflay has a vast menu filled with fresh fish and I'm sure it caters to a variety of tastes my sister had an amazing looking salad niçoise and my starter...More

Thank Robert G
DeMegni, Direttore generale at Chuflay Restaurant at Belmond Splendido Mare, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dearest M. Robert G, Thank you for your review about our Chuflay Restaurant. We are delighted to know that your lunch experience was excellent and that you enjoyed the "spectacular environment". We do hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you back in the future...More

Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

We were there just before the St Georges festival. Portofino is quiet in the evenings in April and all the more pleasant for it. The outdoor section was nearly full. I started with the local seafood shashimi style platter. Truly amazing; really a work of...More

1  Thank Simon H
DeMegni, Direttore generale at Chuflay Restaurant at Belmond Splendido Mare, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dearest Simon H, Thank you for your review about our Chuflay Restaurant. We are delighted to know that you enjoyed so much our "truly amazing" Crudo di mare (fish sashimi) a, your spaghetti with shellfish ans the local sea bass! We are happy to know...More

Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

I can't say many good things about this restaurant. We were quoted one price and when we received our bill it was double. The food was less than average . The waiter was ok. I feel it is a total ripoff and do not recommend...More

1  Thank Dale K
DeMegni, Direttore generale at Chuflay Restaurant at Belmond Splendido Mare, responded to this reviewResponded 19 April 2017

Dear Dale K, Thank you for your review about our Chuflay Restaurant. I am sorry to know about your experience in our restaurant. All the prices are indicated on the menù (VAT inclused) so I am surprised about this notification. Usually our guests are very...More

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anns1933
We were there over 30 years ago. How long has Chuflay been there ? We enjoyed the BEST pappardelle, as you look at Portofino from the water, is it on the left side ? We are returning this July and looking forward to it.
20 May 2017|
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Response from shorexcursions | Reviewed this property |
The Chuflay restaurant is in the little town of Portofino, slightly to the right as you look at the town from the water. It is run by the Splendido Hotel which is at the top of the hill on the right and there is a wonderful... More
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Vonnitravels
Is the Chuflay restaurant open in March?
2 March 2017|
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Response from DeMegni | Property representative |
Dear Vonnitrav, Thank you for your request, we are happy to know that you cannot wait for the reopening. Chuflay restaurant will open the doors on April the 7th! We are waiting for you soon at Portofino. Best... More
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Sarah Louise B
Hi I would like to know if you have to be staying at your hotel to eat at that restaurant ?
5 July 2015|
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Response from DeMegni | Property representative |
Dear Mrs. Sarah, The Chuflay Bar Restaurant is open not only for our in-house guests but it is available for lunch and dinner for anyone. Thank you for your kind interest and best regards from Portofino, Ermes De... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Piazza Martiri Olivetta, 1/1/A, 16034 Portofino, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Liguria  >  Italian Riviera  >  Portofino
  • Phone Number: +39 0185 267801
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Description
Chuflay Restaurant conjures up the glamour of decades past.

Dine inside, or take a seat on the terrace bordering the bustling Piazzetta.

The sophisticated charm of the restaurant has attracted famous guests such as James Cameron, Ronald Howard and Rod Stewart.
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