By the river Temo there is ristorante Verde Fiume, possibly the best food in town, with a small menu and home made bread and pasta. Well worth a try. Further afield there are great restaurants in many of the surrounding towns and an exceptional one in Cugliari, Desogus. Details of many places to eat are in the apartments. Take a chance, we have never had a bad meal yet. Bars do not have kitchens, so any food served cooked at a bar will be frozen and microwaved. With the help of our guests we are building up a guide to good eating places, and we are usually on hand to give you advice.
Please note: Lunch is generally served between 12:30 and 2pm, dinner from 7:30 / 8ish until late. Don't expect to get fed at 5pm!
Lunch can be a bit difficult in Bosa, as the locals go home for lunch. A few bars do good light lunches,in Piazza Teatro there is Bar Teatro that does crepes, both sweet and savoury, and a paninoteca: Jolly Bar. Up at Piazza Carmine the bar 'La Taverna' does fresh sandwiches, burgers etc. On Corso Emanuelle ll, a bistro has opened, serving light food and drinks in a beautifully restoreed cantina.
Most restaurants generally do more serious lunches, and down at Bosa Marina you can have lunch or evening meal at Bar Ristorante Chelo where you can sit upstairs, looking out over the sea and be served excellent creative food. A real treat that is well worth it. Borgo Saint Ignazio, Sa Pischedda and Verdefiume also do lunch. And don't forget Alduccio food van by the river over the footbridge. At Bosa Marina there are now many good bars and restaurants for both lunch and supper
Excellent wines come from Bosa and Sardinia in general. Bosa is famous for its Malvasia di Bosa, a rich white wine that is very strong. Commercial Malvasia can be a bit like sherry, but Bar Zio Elio make their own (oppostite the Cathedral) and also the vegetable shop on Corso Vitt Emanuele ll. The wine from these people is far better and they will usually let you taste some. Also there are vineyards that sell direct, especially around Modolo and on the coastal road to Porto Alabe.
The local red wine is variable, again the shops mentioned above make their own and it is worth trying. The commercial red wine, Cannonau di Sardegna is strong, dry, spicey and generally good. Monica di Sardegna is a little lighter, but also generally good. Of the commercial white wines the Vermentino is a generally delicious dry white which can be still or sparkling. Vermentino di Gallura is a particularly good DOC. Vernaccia is a strong sweeter white from near Oristano that can be a bit like sherry. There are many other lesser known whites produced all over Sardinia, with some excellent fizzy ones. Of particular note is the Torbato Brut from Sella & Mosca, and the wines from Santa Maria La Palma near Alghero. You can visit the vineyards of Sella & Mosca and also Santa Maria La Palma and do some sampling.