The Amalfi Way

Our Story

Hailing from Naples, Head Chef and Owner Luigi Esposito trained in perfecting Italian cuisine since he was 8 years old, selling pizza fritta alongside his Nonna Rosa. At age 11, he was schooled in the art of pizzas and was a member of the Associazione Pizzaiuoli Napoletani by 15.

The Amalfi Way is his love letter to the iconic Southern Italy destination, well-known for it’s Mediterranean climate, seafood dishes & limoncello production. 

The Venue

Inspired by the seductive coastline of Italy, The Amalfi Way is a new restaurant located on the prestigious Heritage Listed Finger Wharf in Woolloomooloo.

Lemon trees, hand-painted ceramics and woodfire pizza ovens transport you instantly to the local charm of the Amalfi Coast.

The Amalfi Way brings you a slice of Italy and allows you to enjoy, “I Sapori Naturali “- the taste of traditional dishes prepared with only the best ingredients.

Amalfi Living

It has been said, that when you are on The Amalfi Coast, it is like a dream, but it is not until you return home, that you start dreaming of it.

One of Italy’s most memorable destinations, this Mediterranean hotspot is famed for its production of limoncello liqueur and some of the world’s finest seafood cuisine.

Press

Amalfi Way Seafood Pasta

En-route | Luigi Esposito’s Squid Ink Tagliolini

Here, Luigi takes us through one of his signature pasta dishes, his Squid Ink Tagliolini. It’s a dish filled with ingredients rich in flavour, colour, character, tossed in garlic, chilli and olive oil with lobster tartare. What’s not to love?

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A dining table at The Amalfi Way

Sitchu | Best New Restaurants in Sydney: The 2020 Openings You Need to Try

With the aroma of lemon zest and charcoal burning from the wood-fire pizza ovens, The Amalfi Way is designed to be enjoyed alfresco. The menu elevates seaside dining, with ingredients so rich in flavour, colour and character that they speak for themselves.

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Southern Italy inspired interiors at The Amalfi Way

Broadsheet | Editor’s Picks: The Best Things to Do in Sydney in January

Decorated in yellows, blues and whites, and serving up a seafood-heavy menu and Napoli-style pizza, it’s about the closest we’ll get to pulling up a seat overlooking the Med in Positano any time soon.

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A table facing the Woolloomooloo Wharf

GQ | The Best Places In Sydney To Spend New Years 2020

Wooloomoolloo's Wharf's new Italian hotspot, founded by the team that brought Sydney Via Napoli, is arriving at its first NYE with a bang with an Amalfi-inspired feast that includes Black Ink Tagliolini, Spatchcock all’Arrabbiata and Merimbula Oysters with Ars Italica Caviar.

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Wood fired pizza from The Amalfi Way on a bright table

Travel Insider | Where to Eat and Drink in Sydney’s Woolloomooloo

Italian waiters with oodles of personality. Sweeping city views. And exquisite pastas, pizzas and antipasti. Restaurateur Luigi Esposito’s The Amalfi Way seems to cover all the bases. But perhaps the biggest tick is the sense of la dolce vita the restaurant creates right in the middle of Sydney.

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Waiter holds two plates of seafood pasta

Broadsheet | New Woolloomooloo Waterfront Italian Diner The Amalfi Way Channels the Italian Coastline

Relive summer days in the Amalfi sun with Napoli-style pizza (including one loaded with beluga caviar for $250), pared-back seafood and summery cocktails.

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Wood fired pizza at The Amalfi Way

delicious. | This new Woolloomooloo restaurant will whisk you away to the Amalfi Coast

No passport required. Skip the tourists and take your next Italian holiday at The Amalfi Way. The new waterfront restaurant offers up a taste of Italy’s southern coastline, from the more convenient location of Woolloomooloo wharf in Sydney.

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Fresh seafood by Woolloomooloo Wharf

Vogue Living | Recipe: how to make Scialatielli All’Amalfitana

The Napoli-born foodie is set to bring a line up of fresh seafood dishes, delicious cocktails and wood-fired pizzas to the famous wharf, and to celebrate the opening, he’s sharing the secret to the The Amalfi Way’s signature pasta dish, Scialatielli All’Amalfitana.

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Luigi stands at Woolloomooloo Wharf with a plate of seafood

Conversation with a Chef | Luigi Esposito

The Amalfi Way is a celebration of the beautiful food and atmosphere he experienced on holidays with his family on the coast of Italy. We may not be able to visit Italy for real for some time, but Luigi’s restaurant looks like an incredible alternative.

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Wood Fired Pizza at The Amalfi Way Woolloomooloo

RUSSH | 8 Australian restaurants to transport you to European summer

Set against the backdrop of Sydney's iconic Woolloomooloo Wharf, The Amalfi Way opened earlier this year with head chef and Naples native, Luigi Esposito, at the helm.

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Outdoor dining at The Amalfi Way on Woolloomooloo Wharf

Good Food | Dose of sunshine at The Amalfi Way

Suddenly everyone wants to eat outside – and what's the first place in Sydney most people think of when they think of eating outside? Finger Wharf, that pointy digit extending into the harbour from Woolloomooloo.

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3 plates of seafood and a cocktail on a table

Good Food | Top Sydney pizzaiolo opens The Amalfi Way at Woolloomooloo

Via Napoli's Luigi Esposito has long been rated among the Sydney's best pizzaioli. Now he gets to show off some of his skills beyond pizza with the opening on October 27 of The Amalfi Way.

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Eat Drink Play | The Team From Via Napoli Are Opening A New Restaurant In Woolloomooloo

The flavours of the Amalfi coast are coming to Woolloomooloo Wharf, thanks to the team from Via Napoli.

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Broadsheet | The Amalfi Way

Luigi Esposito is one of Sydney's most tireless purveyors of authentic Italian pizza (and pizza-adjacent snacks). First he founded Lane Cove's Via Napoli, next came Pizza Fritta 180 and now we're getting The Amalfi Way.

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Good Food | Via Napoli’s Luigi Esposito takes the Amalfi Way to Woolloomooloo Wharf

Via Napoli's Luigi Esposito, the man behind the pizza many judge the best Neapolitan-style in Sydney, will open his most adventurous venue yet in the space – a restaurant focused on the Amalfi coast.

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