The menu of traditional cuisine is based on fresh products, mainly from 0km away, from our organic farm.
Our Restaurant “Locanda Nerello”, set on the terrace during summer, overlooking the Mediterranean Sea, and indoor during the other seasons, reflects our Eco-Bio identity. The Menu and the traditional cuisine are based on fresh products, mainly 0 Km products from the organic farm, respecting food seasonality and focusing on food quality.
We can guarantee food freshness and quality, without resorting to ready-to-eat and processed meals.
Our restaurant is the expression of our estate, where the dedication to the lands and the respect for the environment are combined with passion for food and for the territory and where the refined Etna wines are the protagonist. On request, Monaci proposes special menus for vegans and vegetarians.
La nostra cantina
Our wine cellar
Our wine selection pays tribute to the excellence of the Etna region in terms of wine. We offer the best wines of the area and other areas, which can be sipped in front of the fireplace, in suite, in the old winery or at the pool.
Etna is the third most important region in Italy for the production of wines and the influential magazine Wine Spectator has included 3 wines of Etna among the 100 best Italian. Our wine cellar offers the best wines of the area, to complement the dishes of our cuisine or to sip and relax. Among our wines you will find mostly local grape varieties such as Nerello mascalese or Nerello Cappuccio of important local wineries as Benanti, Frank Cornellissen, Passopisciaro, Tenuta delle Terre Nere and others, but also non-native varieties such as Petit Verdot and others. We also propose bitter and dessert wines such as Malvasia delle Lipari Passito di Pantelleria, Marsala Superiore or Vecchio Samperi.
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Food & Wine Experiences
The secrets of our chef
Tasting of 5 wines with the sommelier of Monaci
Sicilian cooking lessons
Guests will learn the secrets of making our homemade pasta and gnocchi, prepared with old Sicilian wheat and filled with wild herbs collected on our farm. The lesson takes place in the Hotel’s own bakery, where the homemade bread, pasta and pastries we offer our guests are made every day.
Every afternoon by reservation, guests can discover the different expressions of local flavors with a tasting of five wines, Monaci oil and Sicilian bread of ancient grains. Our sommelier through the seductive forms of Nerello Mascalese and Carricante, the two most important grapes of Etna, will guide you in discovering the flavors of Etna.
Take a stroll in our herb garden. Choose the ones you love the most or that intrigue you, and drink from the tea, maybe by the pool, surrounded by greenery of the estate and with magnificent views of the sea ...