There’s nothing quite like an aperitivo to bring people together. In Italy, this enchanting hour is a time-honoured tradition. At Belmond, our bartenders and chefs use their creative spark to craft perfectly paired specialities.
From signature cocktails to a curated bar menu, our combinations celebrate authentic flavours and regional ingredients. Paired with stunning views and live music, aperitivo is our favourite time of day.Contact us
This legendary prosecco and peach purée cocktail was invented in 1948 by Giuseppe Cipriani, our hotel’s founder. Learn how to make the perfect tipple at our very own Bellini Academy.
Try out this reimagining of the classic Venetian Spritz, the cult Italian aperitif. With beautifully blended sweet and bitter notes, we add sweet wine and citrus oil for a distinctive freshness.
Cicchetti, a traditional local snack, is the perfect food to accompany a Venetian aperitif. Or, feast your eyes and taste buds on our famous Cipriani carpaccio with chargrilled bread, polenta with cod and Spello risina bean salad. Competing the delectable spread are flat Borettana onions with unsalted anchovies, and crispy courgette flowers filled with Morlacco cheese.Contact us
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Designed by acclaimed interior architect Adam D. Tihany, Oro reflects the ethereal energy of this mesmerising city. Sit beneath glittering Murano chandeliers and a domed goldleaf ceiling — from where the restaurant draws its name.
Oro is open for just two tables. Chef Bisetto will create a customised menu based on the freshest local ingredients. Take your seat for this exclusive, Michelin-starred experience and savour the flavours of a Venetian masterpiece.
Tuesday to Saturday, 19:30–22:30
Exclusively available to just two tables
Both elegant and informal, Cip’s Club enjoys breathtaking panoramas that heighten its alfresco ambience.
Famed as one of the most romantic settings in all of Venice, book a table on the deck and savour the enchanting views across to St Mark’s Square. They’re the perfect accompaniment to a menu of delicious Italian specialities.
Dinner, daily: 7:30pm–10:30pm
Nestled beside our spectacular pool, Bar Gabbiano is a popular spot for pre- or post-dinner socialising. Soak up the views with an expertly blended Bellini, or step into the Piano Bar for a delicious nightcap.
Open from 10:30am until midnight, light snacks served from noon to 7:30pm.
Relax in the shade, or gaze out across the lagoon as your waiter serves up classics including carpaccio with Cipriani sauce. A refreshing cocktail is the perfect accompaniment.
Open during the summer season only, 12:30 – 3:00pm
Picture Perfect Picnic
Let our chef prepare an exquisite basket of tailor-made treats for your alfresco afternoon. Choose a traditional wicker basket for a romantic twist, or the Veuve Clicquot champagne basket made from earth-friendly materials. Then find a cosy spot with lagoon views in our Casanova gardens, or head out by boat for a picnic on the waves.
Created by Giuseppe Cipriani, owner of the legendary Harry’s Bar, Gabbiano is a favourite spot for the world’s brightest stars.Discover more