A former monastery-turned-bakery is now home to the renowned Ristorante Reale. Boasting of a sprawling terrace and several charming guestrooms, the restaurant is set amidst the picturesque locales of Castel di Sangro. The sublime cuisine on offer makes use of overlooked ingredients and cooking techniques. With his aim of pioneering “Italian food of tomorrow” owner-chef Niko Romito presents skillfully prepared flavorful dishes, replete with traditional techniques and minimalist presentation. Among the many scrumptious offerings served here, diners must savor the Veal Jelly with Dried Porcini and Truffle along with Liquorice Granita with Vinegar and White Chocolate.