Our favourite things

My favourite places to hang out: any bar in Campo Santa Margherita or the Kiosk Zattere

Best ice crem over all: Gelateria da Nico on the Zattere, take the ice cream to go which is very cheap.

Favourite places for a drink before dinner, all places close by my house: Caco Nero, Caffè Rosso in Santa Margherita, Bifora in Santa Margherita, Chioschetto in the Zattere.

Favourite restaurants (better to book in advance, find all of them in internet):
CACO NERO (great for breakfast, drinks and brunch)
LA TECIA VEGANA (vegan restaurant close to my house),
CODROMA (venetian osteria close to my house),
RIVIERA (great restaurant for a special dinner, on the Zattere, 10 minutes from my house)
LA BITTA (meat bistrot in Dorsoduro – 10 minutes from my house)
PIZZERIA AE OKE (pizza and more, great view on the Zattere – less then 10 minutes from my house)
LA ZUCCA (no fish but great restaurant in Santa Croce area), waterbus stop San Stae – line 1
ALLE DUE GONDOLETTE (excellent trattoria Slow Food) Cannaregio 3016
OSTERIA MOCENIGO (nice fish restaurant in Santa Croce area), waterbus stop San Stae – line 1
CO.VINO (wonderful!!!!!) in Castello area, waterbus stop Arsenale – line 1

KANZ design concept store, refined glasses, tableware and lighting _ kanzarchitetti.com
MADERA design selection of tableware, jewels and accessories _ maderavenezia.it
LIBRERIA MARE DI CARTA _ maredicarta.com
LIBRERIA TOLETTA bookshop _ latoletta.com
LIBRERIA MARCO POLO bookshop _ libreriamarcopolo.com
CA’ MACANA shop and workshops of authentic venetian masks _ camacana.com
SMALL CAPS graphic and serigraphy shop _ smallcaps.it
PERLA MADRE DESIGN hand made laboratory of glass jewels _ perlamadredesign.com
OTTICA BOUDOIR great selection of design glasses _ boudoir.venice.it
FORTUNY design fabrics _ fortuny.com
BRUNO author publishing _ b-r-u-n-o.it
DANGHYRA hand made ceramic _ danghyra.com
OH MY BLUE selection of design clothes, jewels and accessories _ ohmyblue.com
DECLARE leather bags _ dclr.it

Not only shopping: visit the new FONTEGO DEI TEDESCHI a newest luxury shopping center, born from the renovation project of the old Post Office made by the architect Rem Koolhaas. Don’t miss the roof terrace where you can enjoy the most wonderful view!