10 Bucket List European Summer Restaurants

10 Must Visit European Restaurants for Summer Dining

The winter months are in full force in Australia – with it, comes frosty mornings and nights spent indoors. Spring cannot come around quick enough!

It’s the time of the year where we find ourselves day dreaming of that European Summer holiday. To help fuel our jealousy, we embarked on a culinary trip of Europe to provide you with ten, must visit restaurants for that perfect vacation.

The list below comprises of recommendations from our staff members and friends, with the following not only being stunning venues and restaurant fitouts, but also deliver quality food.


Villa Orselina, Ticino, Switzerland

Bucketlist European Restaurants - Villa Orselina, Ticino Switzerland

Found within Villa Orselina Resort & Suite Hotel, “La Pergola” provide a fresh and Mediterranean menu to help inspire and arouse the senses. Dine in their princess chairs with a spectacular view of the Swiss Alps and Lake Maggiore.





Villa Tre Ville, Positano Italy

Bucketlist European Restaurants - Villa Treville, Positano Italy

Off the coast of Positano, Villa Tre Ville serve a rotating menu of vegetarian, seafood, meat and pasta dishes reflecting the available seasonal specialties. What better way to experience this beautiful Italian city.






Preziosilla Brescia, Italy

Bucketlist European Restaurants - Preziosilla Brescia, Italy

Hidden with the northern Italian Alps, you will find this small pizza restaurant, serving up quality Mediterranean food. Dine outside on the Pedrali chairs with their speciality seafood Paella.





Cosmos Restaurant – Bulgaria

Bucketlist European Restaurants - Cosmos Restaurant, Bulgaria

Concrete is cooling in Summer, and Cosmos restaurant in Bulgaria has that, in abundance.

Serving up an array of fine-dining dishes, this restaurant has quickly built a reputation as one of the best restaurants in Bulgaria. The fitout is completed with Ton Chairs.





Mirador De Ulia, San Sebastian

Bucketlist European Restaurants - Mirador De Ulia, San Sebastian

San Sebastian is a small town, on the border of France and Spain. The Basque town is known for being a culinary destination with various restaurants within the world’s top 50. Mirador Del Ulia, is one, of them. With specular views above the ocean, this restaurant can be seen from almost every point in the city.





Bodegon Alejandro, San Sebastian

Bucketlist European Restaurants - Bodegon Alejandro, San Sebastian

With two Michelin stars Bodegon Alejandro is widely regarded as one of the best restaurants in the world. Escape the summer sun within the old town, and treat yourself to an amazing menu. The fitout the surrounded by stunning murals of San Sebastian ocean.





Mirazur, Menton France 

Bucketlist European Restaurants - Mirazur, Menton France

Another restaurant awarded with 2 Michelin stars, the contemporise restaurant fitout is adorned with blonde timber. Enjoy one of the best French menus in the world while gazing over the Ligurian Sea.





Kapari Wine Restaurant, Santorini Greece

Bucketlist European Restaurants - Kapari Wine Restaurant, Santorini Greece

Probably the most picturesque city in the world, Santorini is a destination for couples and foodies alike. Voted best restaurant in the region, Kapari serves up modern Greek food. The restaurant fitout has been design to blend in with its surrounding. The picture says it all!





Grillmarkadurinn, Reykjavik Iceland

Bucketlist European Restaurants - Grillmarkadurinn, Reykjavik Iceland

With Iceland being the hottest destination for European travellers, we couldn’t keep it off the list. Grillmarkadurinn, is an absolute stunning restaurant and one of the best Iceland has to offer.




Finlandia Caviar, Helsinki Finland

Bucketlist European Restaurants - Finlandia Caviar, Helsinki Finland

Helsinki is surrounded by water. Summer in Finland needs to be spent dining around the water. The Nordic inspired interior design provided the perfect atmosphere for your Scandinavian lunch.





La Mouette, Istanbul Turkey

Bucketlist European Restaurants - La Mouette, Instanbul Turkey

Finally, we head to Turkey and La Mouette, where you can dine on the rooftop deck and enjoy high quality Turkish cuisine. Situated within Tomtom hotel suites, the deck is a great place for a late-night snack and cocktail.





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