Courtesy, super welcome, excellent value for money, as well as an enviable position overlooking the lake, these are the characteristics of the La Vela restaurant pizzeria in the beautiful village of Anguillara.
About forty minutes from Rome is the Lake Bracciano, on whose banks the municipalities of Anguillara Sabazia, Trevignano Romano and Bracciano overlook. For a trip out of town, a weekend escape from the city heat, take a trip to La Vela pizza restaurant, In the municipality of Anguillara and good appetite! I assure you that you will not be disappointed.
Where is the La Vela restaurant
The La Vela pizza restaurant is located in Lakeside of the Muses, Vigna di Valle, municipality of Anguillara Sabazia. The road is not very busy, only traveled by those who are heading to the Aeronautics Museum - which is located in the hamlet of Vigna di Valle - or of course for a pleasant walk along the lake. In fact, on the street there are other restaurants, bars and, during the summer, bathing establishments.
How to get there
The town is located a short distance from two important arteries of the Roman road network. In fact, depending on the starting position, there are three ways in which it can be reached.
If you are coming from the SS Aurelia, turn into via Casale di Sant'Angelo SP15b, then following the road signs for Anguillara Sabazia. If you are traveling on the Grande Raccordo Anulare, take exit 5 towards Cassia Veientana, and follow it until the junction for Anguillara Sabazia. Finally, the Via Braccianese to be taken at La Storta.
What to expect
La Vela is a large and well-equipped room: it can in fact accommodate up to three hundred seats, divided between the room that is immediately after crossing the entrance; the covered veranda, and the outdoor area available in summer. Both the hall and the veranda have large windows that not only make the room very bright, but also allow a view of the lake, which is just a step away, you just need to cross the road. Eating overlooking the lake is definitely an experience not to be missed.
To be sure, reservations are recommended, specifying at the moment in which area you would like your table to be reserved.
La Vela was born as trattoria in the XNUMXs. At the end of the eighties it was transformed into a pizza restaurant. Family-run, ideal for lunches or dinners with family or friends; for anniversaries or events. The service is fast.
La Vela restaurant: what to taste
Try the fried fish with squid and prawns; spaghetti with clams and crab ravioli. As an appetizer, the platter of cold cuts. A rich menu that will surely tickle your taste buds. The dishes are very abundant, even if you decide to divide it between you, to be able to savor more than a first or a second.
The prices are moderate, the right quality - price ratio.
Walk in the surroundings
And if after enjoying a lunch or dinner by the lake, you would like to take a walk, the historic center of Anguillara it's a short distance away and definitely worth a visit. To reach it you just have to go back with the car, to walk through the streets of medieval village of the town, along the main street up to the Collegiate Church. Or enjoy the breeze from the pier with the lights of the village reflecting on the lake waters. A beautiful picture, isn't it?