U Giancu is a charming country restaurant located up on the hills, 4 km from the centre of Rapallo, where Fausto and his sons Emanuele, G.B. and Martino greet guests with a friendly welcome.
Famous for its impressive collection of over 1000 original illustrations and comics, the Restaurant has become a true cartoon museum.
Surrounded by olive trees, Restaurant U Giancu offers outdoor dining in the garden, where springtime lunches and summer dinners feature creative dishes made with vegetables, mushrooms, homemade soups and pastas, as well as a variety of high quality meats.
Wild herbs and grasses are signature items on the menu, together with the homemade bread and focaccia, vegetable flans, Genoese minestrone, wild porcini, “finferli” and other mushrooms, lamb chops, suckling pig fillet with applesauce, apple “tarte tatin”, chocolate pear cake, homemade ice cream and sorbet.
Located in the most internal and sheltered part of the Tigullio Gulf, Rapallo has ancient origins. The first settlements apparently arose at the mouth of the Boate River and its name seems to derive from Ra palù meaning 'swamp'. There are
The eastern part of Liguria, a thin strip of land squeezed between the mountains and the sea, offers breathtaking natural scenery. But also contributing to making this landscape unique and unforgettable over time has been the flair and work of craftsmen
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