Rossopomodoro is no ordinary osteria. By far the brightest star on the Pjazza Tigne spectrum, its siren seating and grey parasols ensure that this eatery does not play the wall flower. Perfect for families – as children run amok in the open square, so weary parents relax while keeping a watchful eye. Front of house boasts bona de neapolitans waxing lyrical about their superior product. Inviting window boxes sprouting red bougainvillaea adorn the entrance. Happy pizzaiolo bustles about the majoliche patterned tiled open kitchen in which the domed wood red oven is the throbbing heart. Upstairs the glass divider creates a feeling of light and space for diners to enjoy a birds eye view while soaking up the lively atmosphere.
Leave the choice up to your server for satisfaction guaranteed! Elegant Venetian Alturis Ribolla Gialla makes a perfect accompaniment to your fried calamari and zucchini tempura starter. Lightweight pizza dough generously stuffed with salted ricotta, Neolpolitan salami and tomato lives up to its Vesuvio name with an explosion of flavours in every morsel. Fresh pacchieri, topped with a melody of mussels, clams and cherry tomatoes is smooth and silky, as the seafood choice implies. ensure to leave space for afters – the warm choux pastry zeppole doughnut, packing a Nutella punch, sprinkled with vanilla sugar wins hands down. The next best thing to spending a day in Naples – we couldn’t agree more!