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Chuflay Restaurant at Belmond Splendido Mare

Piazza Martiri Olivetta, 1/1/A, 16034 Portofino, Italy
+39 0185 267801
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good19%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“swordfish” (7 reviews)
“rack of lamb” (2 reviews)
“baby clams” (2 reviews)
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Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Gluten Free Options
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$$$$
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Piazza Martiri Olivetta, 1/1/A, 16034 Portofino, Italy
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We were recommended to Chuflay by our hotel concierge at the Excelsior Palace as the place to enjoy a great dinner in Portofino. My wife and I instantly go to the trip advisor reviews to verify our decisions and recommendations. We were only semi impressed...More

Thank HLMToronto
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The best part about this restaurant is the bar and the friendly piano player (without him I would have given 2 stars). Enjoy a drink and the music but eat at a nearby restaurant that offers the same view and better food at half the...More

Thank PaulineMarie3
DeMegni, Direttore generale at Chuflay Restaurant at Belmond Splendido Mare, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Mrs PaulineMarie3, Thank you for your review about our Chuflay Restaurant and for your positive and constructive comments. Our guests feedback are important for us to improve our service. We are delighted to know that you enjoyed the bar and our piano player Maurizio....More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Going back to Portofino and the legendary Splendido Mare Hotel's restaurant after a break of 25 years, we wanted to return to the spot where he had fond memories of a wonderful evening meal under the stars. On this occasion we chose to have lunch....More

Thank Cyclingfanatic
DeMegni, Direttore generale at Chuflay Restaurant at Belmond Splendido Mare, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dearest Cyclingfanatic, Thank you for your review about our Chuflay Restaurant. We are delighted to know that you enjoyed the "perfectly-cooked Parmigiana di Melanzana and gnocchi, followed by tagliatelle gamberi, accompanied by some nice wine"! All the prices are indicated on the Gentlemen menù and...More

Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

Had two simply delicious pastas here - the prices are pretty outrageous - I had a Portofino spritz for €26 euros (came recommended but he didn't say the price) however the Vongole and the burrata pastas were some of the best we've ever had! It's...More

Thank Annevest
DeMegni, Direttore generale at Chuflay Restaurant at Belmond Splendido Mare, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dearest Mrs Annevest, Thank you for your review about the "delicious pasta" you had at Chuflay Restaurant. We are delighted to know that Vongole and the burrata pastas were some of the best you have ever had. We are waiting for you back in the...More

Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

Amazing manager very attentive and nice! Amazing fresh catch and the best spaghetti di mare ever! Ask for catch of the day and let them decide for you.More

Thank Christeven M
DeMegni, Direttore generale at Chuflay Restaurant at Belmond Splendido Mare, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dearest M. Christeven M, Thank you for your review about our Chuflay Restaurant. We are delighted to know that your lunch experience was so excellent that you went for lunch two days in a row to have the best spaghetti di mare ever. I will...More

Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

Went to dinner the four of us beautiful spot on the foreshore, great food, service, attention to detail. A Belmond group you've done it again thanksMore

Thank robert n
DeMegni, Direttore generale at Chuflay Restaurant at Belmond Splendido Mare, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dearest Mr Robert n, Thank you for your review about our Chuflay Restaurant. We are delighted to know that you appreciated so much the great food, service and the attention to detail. We are waiting for you back in the future at Portofino! Warm regards...More

Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

Good food that was over priced. They try to emulate fine dining. There pretentious attitude migh probably works with tourists. Good luckMore

Thank Safi M
DeMegni, Direttore generale at Chuflay Restaurant at Belmond Splendido Mare, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dearest Safi M, Thank you for your review about our Chuflay Restaurant. We are delighted to know that your njoyed the "good food"! We do hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you back in the future at Portofino. Warm regards from the Belmond Hotel...More

Reviewed 25 May 2017

Well done Santos, great food in a lovely location, we enjoyed it so much we went back. Lovely setting overlooking portifino. The service is excellent managed by Santos who could not be more helpful.More

Thank Chris_JNP
DeMegni, Direttore generale at Chuflay Restaurant at Belmond Splendido Mare, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dearest Chris_JNP, Thank you for your review about our Chuflay Restaurant. We are delighted to know that you enjoyed the great food and the location when you went back. We will extend your kind words to Santo and all the team! We do hope to...More

Reviewed 24 May 2017

My wife kept repeating that she felt we were on a movie set, that the setting was livin afantasy world, romantic, relaxed and beautiful. But the wonderful setting gets better with the professional and patient service and of course the food. The swordfish, pasta, salad...More

Thank Richard L
DeMegni, Direttore generale at Chuflay Restaurant at Belmond Splendido Mare, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dearest Richard L, Thank you for your review about our "fantasy location with great food" Chuflay Restaurant. We are delighted to know that your enjoyed so much the " romantic, relaxed and beautiful set" so as the swordfish and pastas! We do hope to have...More

Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

This restaurant in Portofino Italy is in the Hotel Splendido. The service and food quality are amongst the best I have enjoyed anywhere in my travels around the world. The menu offers a varied selection of pasta, sea food and meat and delicious desserts. It...More

Thank shorexcursions
DeMegni, Direttore generale at Chuflay Restaurant at Belmond Splendido Mare, responded to this reviewResponded 25 May 2017

Dearest Shorexcursions, Thank you for your review about our Chuflay Restaurant. We are delighted to know that you consider our restaurant as "the very best in Italy"! It is real pleasure reading that you enjoyed so much our the service, the food quality and the...More

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anns1933
19 May 2017|
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Response from shorexcursions | Reviewed this property |
The Chuflay restaurant is in the little town of Portofino, slightly to the right as you look at the town from the water. It is run by the Splendido Hotel which is at the top of the hill on the right and there is a wonderful... More
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Vonnitravels
1 March 2017|
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Response from DeMegni | Property representative |
Dear Vonnitrav, Thank you for your request, we are happy to know that you cannot wait for the reopening. Chuflay restaurant will open the doors on April the 7th! We are waiting for you soon at Portofino. Best... More
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Sarah Louise B
4 July 2015|
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Dear Mrs. Sarah, The Chuflay Bar Restaurant is open not only for our in-house guests but it is available for lunch and dinner for anyone. Thank you for your kind interest and best regards from Portofino, Ermes De... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, View, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Piazza Martiri Olivetta, 1/1/A, 16034 Portofino, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Liguria  >  Italian Riviera  >  Portofino
  • Phone Number: +39 0185 267801
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Description
Chuflay Restaurant conjures up the glamour of decades past. Dine inside, or take a seat on the terrace bordering the bustling Piazzetta. The sophisticated charm of the restaurant has attracted famous guests such as James Cameron, Ronald Howard and Rod Stewart.
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