Cocktails, cuisine and views worth writing about

Savour superb regional cooking, classic Italian cocktails and sensational views at one of the most celebrated Taormina bars. Favoured by some of history’s finest literary greats, D.H. Lawrence, Truman Capote and Tennessee Williams all drew creative inspiration from ambient Bar Timeo. Take a seat here at sunset to discover why.

Basil and Pecorino tortelli with prawns and tomato

This creation by Chef Toro combines ingredients from all over Sicily.

With red Mazara prawns and vine tomato, the dish is perfect paired with an Etna rosé.

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Dining Experiences

Whether exploring the restaurants in Taormina or enjoying a romantic beachfront barbecue, Grand Hotel Timeo is at the forefront of Sicilian gastronomy. Indulge in an afternoon tea beside the sea, or have our chef create a dream picnic to enjoy volcano-side. Just bring your appetite—we’ll do the rest.

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