An informal club for a summer in the lagoon


Located in the middle of the Venetian lagoon, Hostaria in Certosa offers simple Italian dishes, perfect for a summertime meal al fresco. Chef Silvio Giavedoni sources ingredients directly from the lagoon when possible, including clams, cuttlefish and other seafood.


Hostaria in Certosa is the perfect place to enjoy a cocktail while enjoying views of Venice in the distance. The cocktail program is run by Lucas Kelm, bar manager of the Alajmo group, and ranges from the classics to his latest creations.


At Hostaria in Certosa, you will greeted by a team of young professionals whose goal is for you to enjoy your visit. The front-of-the-house team is led by Michele Pozzani, while chef Silvio Giavedoni oversees the kitchen and Lucas Kelm heads up the bar staff.


Hostaria in Certosa, the Alajmo Group's summer restaurant, offers both Venetians and visitors a place to escape to for the entire day, from breakfast all the way through after-dinner cocktails. Created in collaboration with Alberto Sonino, founder of the Vento di Venezia, the restaurant can seat about a hundred people outdoors and thirty indoors, plus lounges and various sitting areas. The Hostaria has a simple, yet curated design estetic based on a nautical theme. Even the uniforms of the service team are made with materials normally used on sail boats. The table lamps were designed by Davide Groppi and help to create an even more enjoyable atmosphere after the sun sets.

By vaporetto(Certosa stop)...
From 06.00 to 20.58, lines 4.1 and 4.2 are active, every 20-minutes

Alilaguna Blu line from the airport and from the railway station.

From 21.00 to 06.30 you can call a free shuttle to +39 320 6583454 which will take you to S. Elena up to the jetty near the stage L.Penzo. From S. Elena then activates the line N that will take you to Venice. You can reach the island also with the lines Alilaguna Red and Blu (active from April to October).

In a water taxi...
Special Alajmo Rates
From Piazzale Roma to Certosa: 80 euro
Rates based on up to 4 pax, 10 euro for each additional person
Additional night service (10 pm to 7 am): 90 euro
Rates based on up to 4 pax, 10 euro for each additional person

Contact Sebastian: 348 28 27 012

With your own boat...
The Certosa marina north entrance can be reached via the Vignole canal. Stay to the right at the Sant'Andrea fort, pass between the Certosa island and the Vignole island. The south entrance can be reached by the canal for larger ships by keeping Sant'Elena island on your left and taking the Certosa canal after leaving the ACTV public service pier starboard.
We suggest calling the marina operator (VHF 72 / tel. +39 320 2392172) who will provide assistance docking.