The Il Pìcciolo Restaurant

The tastes and flavours of Sicily

The rich Sicilian culinary tradition offers us endless ideas for our creations in the kitchen. Starting from this, from local and seasonal raw materials cooked in a traditional way, we enrich our proposal with more contemporary and international contaminations. Quality and freshness of food are our fundamental prerequisites for guaranteeing pleasure and well-being at the table. In our gourmet or à la carte menus you will find tasty but always light dishes that you will enjoy in a refined and stylish setting. Our rich breakfast with a sweet and savory buffet will give you a good morning, while a dinner based on the best dishes will please you at night. A full-bodied wine list accompanies the dishes, with an eye to the fine local wines.

Our Opening Hours

• Breakfast at “La Ghiandaia” > 7.30-10.30am 
• Dinner at “La Ghiandaia” > 7.30-9.30pm
• “Birdie Bar” lounge bar > 7-11pm
• “Pool” bar > 10.30am-7.00pm (1 June - 30 September)
• Room Service > 7am-11pm

Starred Menus

In our restaurants we follow the philosophy of "Fresco, Italiano & Semplice", a concept designed and reached by the great starred chef Andrea Ribaldone. Every year, together with him our chefs creates new recipes, proposals and menus, giving life to tasty, surprising and always new dishes.

Our kitchen

"La Ghiandaia" Restaurant

"La Ghiandaia" is the restaurant inside our resort, a refined and welcoming space where you can enjoy a regal breakfast every morning, and where in the evening you will be delighted by our chef's à la carte menu, with two proposals for each course from appetizers to desserts. The refined and classic style of the restaurant is the right background for a culinary experience full of surprises, a real journey to discover the flavors of Sicily.


"Il Palmento" restaurant

At lunch, we wait for you at the "Il Palmento" restaurant in our Club House, a 2 minute walk from the resort. Here you can enjoy the fresh delicacies of the à la carte lunch menu with its 4 courses inspired by the rich Sicilian local tradition. Entirely renovated in 2018, "Il Palmento" is surrounded by the wonderful golf course, an incomparable natural environment. In its interior it reflects the rustic and chic style of our resort, a perfect space for private dinners and exclusive events.

Our Chef

Roberto Spatola

It is a cuisine that smiles that of our chef Roberto Spatola, which surprises with irresistible flavors and revisited echoes of the ancient tradition without ever yielding in excessive infrastructures. Under the sign of the starred chef Andrea Ribaldone, Roberto has found his way and creates today passionate and never banal dishes, a creativity that is the result of a long experience gained over the years and consolidated thanks to the guidance of Andrea Ribaldone. His watchword is quality, an essential factor from which he starts to give life to his creations, with lots of catch of the day and fresh products coming from our rich volcanic land.

Our tasty good morning!

Our Breakfast

Breakfast is served every morning from 7 to 10 at the restaurant "La Ghiandaia". To start the day at your best, you can choose from delicious and various delicacies ranging from sweet to savory and available in the rich buffet. There are fresh fruit juices and natural drinks, teas and coffees of any kind, the best cured meat and dairy products that include many local excellences, fresh seasonal fruit, sliced ​​and fruit salads, cereals, dried fruit and seeds. You can enjoy hot dishes such as bacon, mignon sausage, mini frankfurters, scrambled eggs, hard-boiled eggs and waffles. Or jams and honey of high quality. Homemade bakery products include simple pastries, brioches with cereals and topped with creams and jams, a selection of cakes, pies and biscuits. On request we can prepare gluten-free products, including brioche, sandwiches, rusks and single-serve sweets.

Our Cuisine

For your Banquets & Events

In the kitchen, we are ready to delight your palate and that of your guests during special events, ceremonies, weddings, exclusive dinners and by invitation. Our banqueting menus are the most tasty and complete you could wish for, and range from coffee breaks to aperitifs, from the gala dinner to the most majestic wedding banquet. We have several proposals ready for you, which we can customize and adapt to transform them into the menu of your dreams.

Take a Break

Lounge Bars & Drinks

For a refreshing break, you can choose the pool bar, open in summer and perfect to sip tasty drinks by the pool while admiring the volcano and gorgeous surrounding nature. For a coffee during the day, a good centrifuged, a light snack or an evening drink, there is the Birdie Bar to end your day in the best possible way.

Any special requests?

Other offers

Emotions on Etna - Il Picciolo Etna Golf Resort & SPA

Overnight with half board treatment, spa path and

Relax and wellness

2 or more overnights in the chosen room,
SPA path and one relaxing massage

Golf Escape

3 or more night with half board
and Green Fee included

Location & Contacts

Strada statale 120, km 200 - Castiglione di Sicilia (CT),
T +39 0942 986384 - F +39 0942 986034