Home of the Fiat headquarters and the world famous bicerin, Turino is becoming the next great urban space in Italy to watch. With an eclectic influence from its Swiss and French neighbours, this region has some of the most intriguing dishes in Italy, and Turino is the ideal place to try them. We’ve updated our guide to the top 10 local restaurants in Turino providing a more authentic Piemontese experience.
In Vino Veritas
Sticking with the traditional, at In Vino Veritas guests are served fresh, homemade pastas, exquisite sauces and succulent roasted meats. Deeply rooted family recipes are used to create these timeless dishes sure to satisfy even the richest of appetites. Do as the Italians do, and start with an antipasto platter of different salamis and cheeses before tucking into a bowl of In Vino Veritas’ signature orecchiette with a tomato, basil and ricotta sauce. For main course, opt for the roasted veal with a side of ratatouille but be sure to leave room for the delectable homemade tiramisu for dessert. One to truly indulge in, reservations are highly recommended and can be made online.
In Vino Veritas, Via Giulia di Barolo 50/A, Turin, Italy, +39 347 010 9214
The setting of many weddings, Villa Somis is an enchanting eatery ideal for romantic dinners. Chefs at Villa Somis take pride in creating exquisite dishes certain to please all of the senses. Enjoy a plate of trout with anchovies and apricots on a bed of milk bread, a bowl of delicious ‘plin’ stuffed pasta, or one of the best carbonaras ever created; you’re sure to be planning your return visit before you’ve even finished your first mouthful. Closed Sundays, reservations are recommended during peak holiday season and on weekends.
Villa Somis, Strada Comunale Val Pattonera 138, Turin, Italy, +39 116 312 617
By Chloe Hay
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