Welcome to Crotto dei Platani

Historic gourmet restaurant overlooking Lake Como ,
in an unforgettable location.


The restaurant has several areas located on two levels: from the welcoming panoramic verandas , suitable for every season, to the outdoor tables divided between the dock, pier and garden , all on the lakeside.

Kitchen room

Led by chef Andrea Cremonesi, a staff of young chefs enhances the raw material of the territory, reinterpreting and passing on ancient recipes.


Over 400 labels , meticulously selected from the panorama of the best Italian wines and carefully stored at a constant temperature in the ancient crotto, in the heart of the mountain.


The historic Crotto dei Platani restaurant, founded in 1855, owes its name to the traditional cellar dug into the rock, called ” crotto “, characterized by Sorèl , a cold draft that comes in a mysterious way from the bowels of the mountains


The Crotto dei Platani restaurant is the ideal location to celebrate a special event , organize a banquet or a ceremony .

aperitif on the boat

An unforgettable experience that will allow you to discover the beauty of Lake Como on an hour-long boat ride


The Crotto dei Platani restaurant is equipped to welcome its guests by lake and offer the opportunity to fully enjoy its privileged position on Lake Como

Gift Voucher

Do you want to give a lunch or dinner for two at Crotto dei Platani?

The Voucher includes a 3-course menu and is valid for 6 months.
Water, coffee, wine (1 bottle of our selection) are included in the menu.

Write to booking@crottodeiplatani.it

how to reach us

Find out how to reach us both by land and by Lake