Whether you are looking for a waterfront eatery or a gourmet culinary experience, there are plenty of Mediterranean restaurants worth stepping onshore during your sailing vacations.
Your private chef can prepare daily fresh meals with local seafood on a crewed motorboat charter. You can also combine sailing and traveling to the most select restaurants in the Mediterranean accessible by yacht.
Imagine the savor of juicy ripe tomatoes, fragrant olive oils, and organically-grown lamb and pork prepared by the World’s best chef.
Here is our selection of the most outstanding restaurants to make the dining experience one of the highlights of your Mediterranean cruise.
Le Louis XV, Monaco
On your superyacht charter in the glamourous French Riviera, you have to stop at Monaco to experience a diner at Le Louis XV.
Established by legendary French chef Alain Ducasse, this three-Michelin-starred restaurant features a grandiose décor for a gastronomic enjoyment.
The haute couture menu features the local ingredients prepared by the World’s most prestigious cooks.
To celebrate the present moment, you should seek for the sommelier’s advice. There are 400,000 wine bottles in the restaurant’s private cellar. To feel like royalty, you need to make a reservation in this magnificent restaurant.
To enjoy a stunning panorama on the glittering Côte d’Azur, sail to Menton on your luxury yacht charter. The charming town is a stone away from the Italian coastline.
Perched in the hill and surrounded by lush vegetation, the Mirazur has also received three Michelin stars. It also regularly appears in the list of The World’s 50 Best Restaurants.
Chef Mauro Colagreco uses ultra-fresh vegetable and herbs grown in the gardens nearby and he loves to challenge your expectations.
He blends his Argentine-Italian heritage with the French cuisine to create colorful and astonishing dishes. Discover bold contrasts in flavor and texture.
La Vague d’Or at La Résidence de la Pinède Saint-Tropez, France
Located 62 miles from Nice, the iconic fishing port of Saint-Tropez is an absolute must-visit. It is a popular yachting destination for the rich and famous. If you love movies and the French New Wave, you’ll enjoy strolling in the charming village.
This exclusive restaurant run by renowned chef Arnaud Donckele is part of the LVMH-owned Résidence de la Pinède. The famous architect Jean-Michel Wilmotte redesigned it in recent years.
Expect to spot celebrities while you are feasting on luxurious ingredients such as black truffle and foie gras. Of course, you have to taste the French wine paired with your sumptuous meals.
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Cocina Hermanos Torres, Spain
You can sail to the island of Mallorca off the eastern coast of Spain or cruise your superyacht to Ibiza.
During your Spanish sailing holidays, you’re also spoilt for choice when it comes to fine restaurants. There are more than a dozen Michelin-starred establishments in Barcelona!
Among all the prestigious locations, we invite you to experience the cuisine of the twin chefs Javier and Sergio Torres: Cocina Hermanos Torres.
It is an impressive cooking show, thanks to the industrial-sized open kitchen. It stands at the centerpiece for the expansive dining room at Cocina Hermanos Torres.
El Celler de Can Roca, Spain
As one of the “Game of Thrones” filming locations, Girona is now a popular tourist destination. But the gourmets love the place for its outstanding restaurant: El Celler de Can Roca.
Owned by the three Roca brothers, the establishment scored a three-Michelin-star rating for its avant-garde cuisine. It also landed at the top of the World’s 50 Best restaurants list.
Joseph Roca is in charge of the wine selection, while Joan creates extraordinary dishes. He worked with the genius chef El Bulli before he created his restaurant with his brothers. He is known for his freestyle cuisine, and he uses the kitchen as a flavor laboratory.
The youngest brothers, Jordi Roca, received the World’s Best Pastry Chef award in 2014. And he appeared in an episode of Netflix’s Chef’s Table: Pastry in 2018.
To experience this avant-garde cuisine, you’ll have to go ashore and make a long detour. But it is worth the travel.
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The View, Ibiza
Sailing the Balearics on your superyacht charter is not all about the sandy beaches or the vibrant nightlife. The connoisseur can also experience a memorable sunset diner. If you are looking for one of the best restaurants with a view, sail your yacht to Ibiza in the Mediterranean.
Nestled in a pine grove on the cliffs of the west coast of Ibiza, The View offers breathtaking scenery on the enchanting rocky island of Es Vedrà.
The panorama and the elegant atmosphere heighten the original culinary horizons provided by the 7Pines Kempinski resort.
The restaurant features a gastronomic experience to savor modern Asian inspired cuisine. The Robata grill replaces the traditional Mediterranean plancha to sizzle meats and fish.
Even if the menu is less adventurous or prestigious than the dish prepared in a Michelin-starred restaurant, the food is fantastic. So, enjoy a glass of wine in this casual-chic environment!
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Ristorante La Tonnarella, Italy
Yachting around the Mediterranean has to include the Amalfi Coast. Rent a private catamaran and blend among the rich the VIP who spend their holidays in this Italian rugged and steep coastline.
This rustic restaurant is more famous for its clients than for the food. Since the 1960s, celebrities and royalty are regular guests.
Follow the steps of Jackie Kennedy and Aristote Onassis! Experience the alfresco eatery literally on the little pebbles beach beneath sheer cliffs.
The dishes are traditional Italian seafood with al dente pasta. Nothing fancy and a super casual atmosphere in a small family-run restaurant.
Just relax and listen to the waves. Feel the fresh breeze softly caress your skin as the sun’s gentle rays warm you.
Our advice: To avoid the crowd and enjoy the location, charter your superyacht in June or late summer.
Ristorante Il Refettorio, Italy
If your palate needs more culinary treats, head to the monastery Santa Rosa for the Michelin starred Ristorante Il Refettorio.
To enjoy the exclusive view over the Gulf of Salerno, have lunch on the pergola-shaded terrace. You can choose to be aside from the infinity pool or among the cascading terraced gardens.
For a formal and cozy experience, stay indoors under vaulted ceilings in the intimate dining room. Both locations provide a very romantic halt during your honeymoon yacht charter in the Amalfi Coast.
The chef adds a creative twist on the Campania Cuisine and the simple recipes of the monastery.
He boasts of having the original sfogliatella pastry recipe, created by the nuns in the 17th century. Locally sourced products and great wine will entertain your palate with maximum pleasure.
Dinner at Il Refettorio will be a highlight of your superyacht trip to the Amalfi Coast.
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In the southern Aegean Sea, the Cyclades islands are famous for the sun-drenched beaches, remote inlets, and volcanic surroundings. They are one of the best luxury yacht destinations.
While you can enjoy the azure waters and the dazzling coastline from your superyacht charter, you have to go ashore to visit Santorini’s Blue Domes (Anastasi Church).
Perched at the end of the caldera, in the famous village of Oia, Armeni is a fuss-free and tranquil restaurant. It is preserved from the tourist since it is only accessible from Ammoudi Bay by yacht tender.
Enjoy ultra-fresh seafood in a charming setting with a stunning view of the Mediterranean Sea. The traditional Greek dishes are simple but flavor-packed. Calamari, Sole, or Grilled Octopus will excite your tastes bud.
This hidden tavern is perfect for couples fancying a candle-lit dinner in one of the best waterfront restaurants accessible by yacht in the Mediterranean.
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Restaurant 360, Croatia
For a luxurious culinary experience on your sailing holidays in the Adriatic, feast in the Restaurant 360. Located in a UNESCO heritage site, the Michelin starred establishment provides a spectacular view of Dubrovnik’s bay.
The terrace stretches along the medieval city walls and St John’s fortress. All the tables overlook the harbor with water and islands as a backdrop. You’ll experience a fabulous diner under the glittering stars after sunset.
The chef features a Croatian & Mediterranean cuisine with a French Touch. You’ll be delighted by the exceptional food experience.
There is no jetty to access the restaurant from your yacht charter. The short walk through the medieval town will built your appetit.
It will also remind you of Game of Thrones‘ scenes. The actors were regular guests during the series’ shooting.
The Catamaran MAYRILOU awaits you in Croatia
As you can see, there are plenty restaurants to to enjoy while sailing on your super yacht charter in the Mediterranean. Now, the only question is where do you begin?