Italian restaurant dining experiences
Who could say no to a delicious pizza or pasta? No matter where you are in Australia or the world, you can be guaranteed to find a range of Italian restaurants serving all your favourite dishes. It’s the perfect choice if you’re looking for a restaurant to socialise with friends and family, if you’re looking for a romantic date night location or even if you’re celebrating a special occasion. The Italian cuisine is the perfect way to bring people together to create shared memories over amazing food. Discover our range of Italian dining experiences around the country and see for yourself.
If you’re looking for a gift idea for someone whether they are celebrating a birthday, anniversary, Christmas or any other special occasion, an Italian dining experience will tick all the right boxes. The best part is that all our Italian restaurant experiences are for 2 or more people so it’s a gift they can share with their plus one, friends and family.
What is Italian food?
Italian food originated in Italy and has developed throughout the years but still offers an abundance of taste, making it one of the most popular and copied cuisines in the world. Italian meals often include ingredients like pasta, tomatoes, vegetables, cheese, fish, meat and olive oil. The diversity of the Italian regions, especially between the North and South are why the food is incredibly rich and varied.
Popular Italian dishes often include:
- Seafood pasta dishes
- Antipasto dishes including cured meats, cheeses and crackers
- Meat dishes such as sausages, meatballs, prosciutto, Fiorentina steak
Italian restaurants vouchers
Most of the RedBalloon Italian dining out experiences are given as a restaurant voucher. This makes it very easy to book in your dining out package when you're ready. Simply pick the right Italian experience for you and follow the steps at checkout. You'll then receive your experience or restaurant voucher that is ready to be booked in following the steps at redeem. If you're looking to gift someone one of these restaurant or dining experiences but don't know which to pick, don't worry! Why not give them a RedBalloon gift voucher and let them decide. They can be used on any of the experiences and are valid for 5 years which gives them plenty of time to book it in. They will love being able to choose their own Italian restaurant, especially as these experiences are suitable for 2 or more people to enjoy. They will appreciate being able to enjoy delicious food with amazing company, creating shared memories they’ll look back on for years to come.
What are the best Italian restaurants?
At RedBalloon, you’ll find a range of some of the best Italian restaurants around the country. Whether you’re after traditional Italian food, a wood-fire pizza or seafood pasta, you’ll find the perfect dining experience for you. To help make choosing which restaurant to enjoy first easier, we have created a list of the top Italian dining experiences on RedBalloon.
Italian restaurants Sydney
There are plenty of delicious Italian restaurants in Sydney that are worth visiting with your friends, family or partner. We offer a variety of Italian restaurant vouchers around the city including in Wolloomooloo, Darling Harbour, Freshwater and more locations. Whether you're after a seafood degustation at Otto or authentic Italian meal at Casa Ristorante, you'll find the perfect experience for you.
Italian restaurants Melbourne
Melbourne is the culinary capital of Australia so it is the perfect city to enjoy a delicious Italian restaurant. You can indulge in a delicious dining experience in Macedon Ranges, Yarra Valley, Docklands and more locations around Melbourne. There is no better way to enjoy pizza, pasta or decadent Italian menus!
Italian restaurants Brisbane
If you're looking for the best Italian restaurants in Brisbane, we definitely recommend visiting the Mount Cotton area. Here you'll find Sirromet which offers a delicious Italian dining experience you can enjoy with your friends plus more.
Top Italian restaurants
- Otto Ristorante: located in Sydney, this is one of the best Italian restaurants providing an indulging fine dining experience. Treat your taste buds to a six or nine course degustation for 2 people that showcase some of the finest Australian produce. To top off your experience, both locations offer breathtaking water views, award-winning chefs and a modern interior styling.
- Pilu at Freshwater: treat your taste buds to a delicious Italian dining experience overlooking the beach. Choose between an early bird, three course, five course and eight course degustation for 2 people and be treated to some of the best authentic Italian food in Sydney.
- Zonzo Estate: located in the Yarra Valley, this restaurant is the perfect go to for Italian lovers. The restaurant embraces the traditional Italian custom of the ‘shared table’, serving food in the centre for guests to enjoy closely with loved one. Indulge on a multi-course meal including all your favourite dishes.
If you find yourself asking ‘what are the best Italian restaurants near me’ then jump onto RedBalloon and browse through our range of experiences. You’ll find the best Italian dining experiences from wood fire pizzas to fresh pastas, and degustations to seafood meals and plenty of other popular Italian dishes.