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Gourmet Restaurant Ciampoli

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Salita Ciampoli 9, 98039, Taormina, Sicily, Italy
390942625494
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19:00 - 22:00
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

It was raining so dinner was served in the dining room, not on the rooftop terrace. If we are ever back in Taormina, we will certainly visit Ciampoli and hope that the weather is better. I really liked the restaurant, and my chicken main was the best meal of the trip. However, the risotto with sea urchin sauce was just... More 

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Berkshire, UK
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

Walking past another set of steps off Corsa Umberto and we spotted the highly polished gleaming metal sign for El Jebel hotel. On investigation we discovered a roof top restaurant with a stunning view and extensive menu. This was mid-afternoon so we reserved a table. The waitress asked which table we'd like and she noted it. When we arrived that... More 

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Stamford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2015

Pleased to find this restaurant as it had the most amazing roof terrace on the fourth floor. Unfortunately it was windy so could only stay a while up there - came down to the main restaurant for the rest of the meal. The food was modern Sicilian - very tasty and good portions (not too big). Wines pricey but good.... More 

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Sherbourne St. John
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2015 via mobile

We are staying at the El jebel and chose to eat in the Ciampoli it has an fantastic view and excellent service and food a perfect start to put holiday

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Ristorante Ciam... T, Direttore generale at Gourmet Restaurant Ciampoli, responded to this review

Dear Sir, it was a pleasure welcoming you in our Hotel and we are really glad you enjoyed our Ciampoli Restaurant. We hope to see you again soon in Taormina! More 

Valletta, Malta
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2015 via mobile

We stumbled here by fluke, and thank God we did, as we would have missed out on an amazing culinary experience. The ambience, The food, The Staff everything was excellent. Its a bit pricey but worth every penny.

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Aylesbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2015

Wonderful food, amazing views, excellent service. Was chided by the chef for ordering a steak 'medium to well done', so had it his way the next time, and he was right! Great atmosphere with friendly service.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2015 via mobile

We loved our dinner here! Very serene and we truly enjoyed our meal here on the rooftop - we ordered the scampi with melons which was so fresh & delicious, and 2 meat dishes , one was the steak with mushrooms from Mount Etna which was perfection. The other was the toronado which was another hit. Highly recommended, without kids,... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2015

Great restaurant to watch the sunset over Mount Etna and get some respite from the crowds in Taormina. The food is good, not amazing but the staff are very friendly and attentive making this a very nice experience. The local wines recommended were very nice too.

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Thank J Q
Ristorante Ciam... T, Direttore generale at Gourmet Restaurant Ciampoli, responded to this review

Dear JQ, thanks for taking the time to write your comment. We can assure you that we will try to improve our standards so that they can better meet your taste. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2015

I am Italian but I write in English for everybody to understand. We passed by this restaurant while we were walking in Corso Umberto. We booked and the guy told us to come not later than 7.30 PM to see the sunset. What a spectacle. The food was amazing. The roof terrace has a very good atmosphere. Not too crowded.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2015 via mobile

We went as a family and were well looked after from the moment we arrived. Excellent service from warm friendly people. We were advised to choose a couple of starters between us then four main courses. We chose a tuna and scampi starters and then two had steak, one risotto and one King Prawns. All excellent. The maitre d' chose... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$48 - US$1,072
Cuisine
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, International, European, Delicatessen
Meals
Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
19:00 - 22:00
Monday
19:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
19:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
19:00 - 22:00
Thursday
19:00 - 22:00
Friday
19:00 - 22:00
Saturday
19:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Salita Ciampoli 9, 98039, Taormina, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Messina  >  Taormina
  • Phone Number: 390942625494
Description
The Restaurant Ciampoli of the Hotel El Jebel of Taormina offers you the best dishes of a rich à la carte menu, conceived and prepared by our talented chef, an unrepeatable experience that will inebriate you with the famous aromas of traditional Sicilian cuisine.The wines, selected from prestigious Sicilian, Italian and international wine cellars are combined with fresh, first-quality ingredients, the only way to transform romantic dinners, working lunches and special events into unforgettable memories.

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