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Restaurant • Fine Dining

Villa Maiella

Restaurant Villa Maiella

Set on the edge of the Maiella National Park in Italy, you’ll discover hotel and gourmet restaurant Villa Maiella. Over the years, this fine-dining spot has successfully evolved from a popular family restaurant into one of Abruzzo’s best restaurants.

Villa Maiella

Guardiagrele (CH), Italy
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Arcangelo Tinari

Arcangelo Tinari

Chef Arcangelo Tinar bases his cuisine on these important foundations: an excellent combination of classical and innovative dishes, knowledge of local products, and a long family tradition. He had his culinary training with top chef Michel Bras and now works his magic as chef of Villa Maiella restaurant, a renowned destination for Abruzzo cuisine.

1 Michelin star

Regional cuisine

Family-run inn

Restaurant Villa Maiella

In the kitchen, chef Arcangelo Tinari and his talented team prepare impressive Abruzzese dishes that really do taste as good as they look. In fact, chef Arcangelo’s cuisine has been honoured with a coveted Michelin star by the renowned Michelin Guide. You can enjoy the chef’s culinary delights in the elegantly furnished dining area, or on the romantic summer terrace. This lovely establishment, run by the Tinary family, also offers 14 modern and comfortable guest rooms in case you’re not ready to leave after lunch or dinner.

Villa Maiella’s cuisine

At restaurant Villa Maiella, chef Arcangelo Tinari prefers working with locally sourced ingredients. The vegetables come from the chef’s own garden and the meat is especially reared for the restaurant. Expect no less than regional Abruzzese cuisine at its best, including specialties such as seasoned black pigs from the restaurant’s farm; and durum wheat pasta with barley, turnips and snails. Those with a sweet tooth can indulge in delicious desserts. And if you wish to complete your culinary journey with a glass of fine wine, then the wine cellar will definitely not disappoint.

Guardiagrele area

Hotel restaurant Villa Maiella is located in the town of Guardiagrele, situated in the Abruzzo region of central Italy. Some of the town’s main sights include historic palazzi, churches and mansions such as the Santa Maria Maggiore (its biggest church), the convent of the Capuchins, and the 16-century Palazzo De Lucia. For cultural sightseeing, you can visit several museums. For instance, the Museo Civico (civic museum) and the Museo Archeologico (archaeological museum).



Villa Maiella Località Villa Maiella 30 66016 Guardiagrele (CH) Italy


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Opening times

Tuesday 12:00 - 14:30 20:00 - 22:00
Wednesday 12:00 - 14:30 20:00 - 22:00
Thursday 12:00 - 14:30 20:00 - 22:00
Friday 12:00 - 14:30 20:00 - 22:00
Saturday 12:00 - 14:30 20:00 - 22:00
Sunday 12:00 - 14:30 20:00 - 22:00

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