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 “I cannot believe I am in Houston…this tranquil setting is amazing.” (Cathryn Gielisse)

The Veranda/ Pool bar & Grill

lw2721_47355211_370x197For dining, cocktails or coffee in a peaceful setting any time of day, pay a visit to the Veranda. With views of the pool, fountain and lush gardens, it’s like being in your own Italian villa.

Executive Chef: Renato DePirro



Ristorante Cavour

One of Houston’s most acclaimed fine dining spots, Ristorante Cavour serves up Northern Italian cuisine in an elegant setting. Diners enjoy unique dishes like spaghetti with Maine lobster and ink foam and pancetta-wrapped filet of beef with blood orange sauce. The Old World ambiance makes it a favorite venue for celebrating special occasions.lw2721_47356679_370x197

“”If you enjoy a small, intimate setting with outstanding food and service, you must try the new Ristorante Cavour in the Hotel Granduca.” Jewish Herald Voice

Bar Malatestalw2721_47435140_370x197

Bar Malatesta is an intimate spot for breakfast, lunch, dinner or afternoon drinks. The bar has the feel of an Old World living room, with views of the pool and gardens.

Executive Chef: Renato DePirro


Hotel Granduca Houston

1080 Uptown Park Boulevard, Houston, TX 77056 USA The Italian-style architecture of Houston’s Hotel Granduca pays homage to the owner’s native country. Houston is second only to New York in Fortune 500 companies and home to the world’s largest medical center. Hardly all-work-and-no-play, it boasts important collections of modern art, including the Menil Collection and the Montrose gallery district. Drawing on this mix of business and culture, Hotel Granduca Houston offers a luxurious base for both traveling executives and leisure guests. The Italian-style architecture pays homage to owner Giorgio Borlenghi’s native country. Wrought-iron chandeliers and rich tapestries evoke old-world splendor, while the spacious guestrooms, with original artwork and fully-equipped kitchens, are old world in style, yet state-of-the-art in luxury. Ristorante Cavour serves Northern Italian cuisine, including homemade pasta and an excellent selection of Tuscan wines.