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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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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good20%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“swordfish” (8 reviews)
“rack of lamb” (2 reviews)
“baby clams” (2 reviews)
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Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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$$$$
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Piazza Martiri Olivetta, 1/1/A, 16034 Portofino, Italy
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This upscale, little restaurant that is part of the Splendido Mare, is the perfect location for lunch. You can sit front and center to watch the harbor yet you are slightly set back from the people milling around. There were quite a few dishes on...More

Thank Michaela
Reviewed 1 week ago

Both my wife's swordfish and my beef were really delicious, mixed salads fine, and the Sangiovese wine (my wife prefers red; so no problem there) was a perfect accompaniment. The location of Chuflay added to the experience, and the service was wonderful. We had nothing...More

Thank RevL05
DeMegni, Direttore at Chuflay Restaurant at Belmond Splendido Mare, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear RevL05, first of all let me thank you to have shared your 'Chuflay Experience' with all the TripAdvisor community. It is a great pleasure to read you enjoyed so much your meal from our tasty food and wine, to our dedicated service and relaxing...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We reserved a table at The Chufley to celebrate our 15th Wedding Anniversary in Portofino. We fortunately have the luxury of dining in 5* star restaurants around the world and having read up on the best restaurants within Portofino we chose The Chufley. Sadly the...More

Thank JCM22
DeMegni, Direttore at Chuflay Restaurant at Belmond Splendido Mare, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear JCM22, first of all let me thank you to have shared your 'Chuflay Experience' with all the TripAdvisor community. We are always looking for ways to improve our service, and our Guests comments and suggestions, whether posit​i​ve or negative, are an invaluable part of...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent food with charming location. The wait staff is quite good and the manager "gets" it.Try the spinach gnocchi.More

Thank Jim B
DeMegni, Direttore at Chuflay Restaurant at Belmond Splendido Mare, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Jim B, first of all let me thank you to have find the time to review both our property Belmond Hotel Splendido and our restaurant 'Chuflay' and to have shared your experience with all the TripAdvisor community. It is a great pleasure to read...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a perfect location in Portofino Harbour very close to the waters edge. Service here is impeccable and the food excellent well worth a visit, however don't order your ice cream from the adjoined shop as a 5€ ice cream will cost you substantially more.More

Thank Miles C
DeMegni, Direttore at Chuflay Restaurant at Belmond Splendido Mare, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Miles C, first of all let me thank you to have find the time to write two exquisite reviews on both our properties, Belmond Hotel Splendido and Restaurant 'Chuflay', our restaurant at Belmond Hotel Splendido Mare in the vibrant Piazzetta of Portofino. It is...More

Reviewed 21 August 2017

Located in the middle of the piazetta in Portofino you have a great combination of location/food/service. Being a Splendido restaurant the food is excellent and the service professional. Try the ligurian pesto plate, the taste is unique and unlike any other pesto plates made in...More

Thank KostasKou
DeMegni, Direttore at Chuflay Restaurant at Belmond Splendido Mare, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Dear KostasKou, first of all let me thank you to have shared your 'Chuflay Experience' with all the TripAdvisor community. It is a great pleasure to read you enjoyed so much your meal, in particular our homemade ligurian pesto. Our Guests' satisfaction is what keeps...More

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Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

Set in the prime spot of Portofino bay you will enjoy attentive service and good food. Yes it is expensive and you may find better value in the bay. But the Splendido group are not about value for money. They are about providing something different...More

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DeMegni, Direttore at Chuflay Restaurant at Belmond Splendido Mare, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2017

Dear Guest, first of all let me thank you to have shared your 'Chuflay Experience' with all the TripAdvisor community. It is a great pleasure to read you enjoyed both your meal and our dedicated service. As you rightly said, our value proposition is to...More

Reviewed 7 August 2017

We had a lovely dinner. Caprese salad was beautifully presented and delicious. Spaghetti vongole was not on the menu, although it had been recommended. The waiter made it happen for us, and it was spectacular.More

Thank Carolyn B
DeMegni, Direttore at Chuflay Restaurant at Belmond Splendido Mare, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2017

Dear Carolyn B, first of all let me thank you to have shared your 'Chuflay Experience' with all the TripAdvisor community. It is a great pleasure to read you enjoyed so much your dinner and our dedicated service. We always try to render our Guests'...More

Reviewed 28 July 2017

Wonderful breakfast, out side by the bay. The delicious bacon and eggs were served with a basket of toast and jam, pots of hot coffee and tea. A nice breakfast menu to choose from. The dinner menu was loaded with all the Italian favorites and...More

Thank dizzzz2
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

The location is great and the service good! 2 nights befor we had dinner in Belmondo splendido "terazza" where everything was absolutely amazing EXCEPT for the food... so the expentations were verry low. But the food was really good here! The risotto and the mixed...More

Thank Sabina B
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anns1933
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
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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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, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View, Business meetings, 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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