Comfort Hotel Diana
San Marco-Calle Specchieri 449
Phone: (39) 041 5206911
Fax: (39) 041 5238763
San Marco-Calle Specchieri 449, Venice, IT, 30124
- Phone: (39) 041 5206911
- Fax: (39) 041 5238763
Bars & Cafes
If you wish to treat yourself to a lovely brunch in a sophisticated ambiance head to Caffè Florian. Opened in 1720 this quaint cafe has a long history of entertaining arts, culture and its adherents. It is easy to find, as it is located in the middle of the piazza, underneath the Museo Correr and the Museo Archeologico. More refined than other cafes; summer sees outside tables and live music; the interior decor here is sumptuous and delicate with utmost attention paid to graceful furnishings. Even their crockery is tasteful and refined. The cafe is known for their hearty brunches, coffee and of course delicious cakes. Here, food comes on your table looking like a piece of art. Taste the best Sacher Torte in the city: a legacy of the Austrian occupation.
Is hard to get tired of the Venetian fare but still if your palate craves for change when in Venice, Devils Forest Pub has got everything covered for you. Located at Calle Stagneri, this English pub is a welcome break for those looking to gorge on meaty burgers and chilled beer. The atmosphere here is very lively; their bartenders are super friendly and hilarious, American as well as English football dominates the TV screen and playful paraphernalia ups the fun element. If you wish to catch on an important game while touring the historic city of Venice, Devils Forest Pub will not disappoint you.
L' Olandese Volante is charming for its outdoor seating in the square Campo San Lio, surrounded by old-styled Venetian houses. The interiors boast of dark wooden accents, windows made of beautiful stained glass and model ships. This bar is frequented by a vibrant crowd who come to listen to its jazz beats, socialize and sip a few glasses of local wine. Though primarily attracting students and youth, it is also visited by older citizens and tourists, who come here to unwind after a long and tiring day. The menu includes seafood dishes and pastas like Penne Arrabiata, complemented by wine such as Cabernet Franc and Pinot Grigio.
This coffeehouse is situated right in the heart of Piazza San Marco and began operations in 1750. It is one of the three most historical eating places in the city, the other two being Quadri and Florian, and all three date back to at least 200 years. It boasts of a magical ambiance infused with historic elements and has hosted some of the most famous violinists and other musicians. It has always attracted celebrities from royalty and film personalities to accomplished authors, composers and academics. Today, it serves as a lavish place for socializing in Venice and is frequented by connoisseurs of good food, beverages and music.
This pizzeria is large and comfortable and its rooms are elegantly decorated. There are tables outside, which are always full of customers, including many tourists. The atmosphere at the Ristorante Pizzeria Conca D'Oro is reminiscent of comfort and the fare served here is absolutely delicious. There is a wide range of pizzas to choose from as well as traditional dishes like fish, risotto, antipasti and desserts. Drinks include several types of beer and good local wines. Service is polite,but, could be faster. Come here when your stomach is clamoring for a tasty treat at a moderate price.
The American Bar Mirrors is another successful and well loved bar at The San Clemente Palace. The American Bar Mirrors play of lights and mirrors creates a charming atmosphere full of magic. With an interesting decor, one can enjoy a variety of drinks, cocktails, coffee or tea in the cozy and welcoming ambiance of this place. During the summer, the American Bar Mirrors offers the possibility to taste its delicious cocktails aboard Laguna, and you can enjoy the fresh air and beautiful view of Venice. So cozy yourself up on one of the comfy chairs and enjoy your experience at the great place.
Bar Torino is a great place if you just want to have a good time with friends and sip on your drinks while the music plays to your mood. The atmosphere is subdued, the ambiance and decor are tastefully artistic and these make Torino a fun place to hangout. On Wednesday's there is a live jam session that goes through the night and so does the rounds of cocktails. So when in doubt about where to head, head to Torino and have a blast!
This cosy tavern is a good place for a glass of wine, day or night. This traditional Venetian tavern is mainly frequented by elderly locals who gather for an aperitif. Very good wine accompanies the 'Tramezzini', rolls filled with squid salad, roasted vegetables, boiled eggs with anchovy, sardines, stockfish, cooked meat. In the evening they also serve cooked meals.
This tea room is right behind the Rialto, towards San Marco, in the area where Venice becomes slightly less touristy. The pastries and cakes are excellent.
The atmosphere in this typical Venetian tavern, with its wooden furniture, is warm and welcoming (not to mention close to the Rialto Bridge. The traditional ombra (glass of wine) can be enjoyed in the morning as an aperitif as well as in the evening.
Bar Mio is a tiny cafe nestled in a quaint and unassuming spot of Venice. This cafe is ideal for a quick and filling meal that doesn't burn a hole in your pockets. They serve basic sandwiches such as tuna, cheese and ham, along with a limited choice of coffee and wine. The ambiance inside is simple and comfortable, with a few high stools perched against the wall.
The Conchiglie is a seasonal bar located on the park of San Clemente Palace, just next to the swimming pool and sports area with tennis courts and 3 golf holes. It is open only during the summer and also doubles up as the pool bar. It's the perfect place to get a drink or a snack from, after a refreshing dip in the pool or to cool off after a walk around the lawns. If you like you can have your drink by the pool while you sunbathe on a deck chair with a book. You can taste some delicious ice creams as well to add to the cool experience.