New Year's Eve

To celebrate the year that is coming to an end and greet the new one, book a stay at Hotel Principe di Villafranca and your New Year’s Eve tasting menu at Osservatorio – Fine Restaurant & Rooftop Mixology – the exclusive restaurant located on the panoramic rooftop of Hotel Plaza Opéra, our sister property a short walk away!

Enjoy an umbeatable view of Palermo from the top, with its rooftops, Mount Pellegrino and Castello Utveggio and Rutelli’s quadriga on the Politeama Theatre, while exploring with all five senses Osservatorio’s cuisine, with a unique menu with matching wines.

Chef Ivan Spitaleri has prepared two special menus for this occasion.

Fish Menu

  • amouse bouche
  • Mazara red prawn and artichoke in tempura with citruis mayonnaise
  • mullet beccafico-style (mullet fillet baked palermo-style with citrus sauce)
  • pacchero with fish ragout, wild fennel and sea urchin foam
  • amberjack and almonds (amberjack fillet baked with almonds and fennel cream)
  • seasonal fruit
  • pomegranate tartlet
  • panettone minipie with vanilla  mousse


Meat Menu

  • amouse bouche
  • heifer tartare served carob-flavoured and Madonie crispy raw ham
  • vegetable balls with beetroot gazpacho
  • fettuccine cu maccu – with broad beans puree, Ragusano cheese fondue and crunchy Nero cheek
  • veal cheek stweed in red wine served in its gravy with grated celeriac puree
  • seasonal fruit
  • ricotta cheese hemisphere with a chestnut heart and cannolo shell crumble
  • panettone minipie with vanilla  mousse

Both menus will be served with matching wines: Champagne Canard-Duchene Couvée Leonie, Pinot Grigio 2020 Tercic, Piano dei Daini Etna Rosso 2020

For more information or for reservations please contact us at 061 6118523 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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