Welcome to Rosh Pinna, the culinary heart of the Galilee. If you are passionate about food and wine we would like to recommend our favorites.
Events & Private dining
The Villa’s large indoor and outdoor spaces paired with a specious kitchen means we can help you plan an event or a celebration in the Villa. We have held several private dining events and small celebration collaborating with local chefs who can cook gourmet meals for you and your guests. Our equipped kitchen and dining area can accommodate up to 18 people for sit-down dinner. For bigger events we can recommend a catering company who can offer crafted menu and service to suit your requirements.
* Please note the Villa is not suitable for events or gathering of more than 30 people. We respect and value our neighbors – loud music cannot be played outdoors after 11PM. We regret we cannot allow or accept bachelor or hen or similar parties.
Super Ma’yan – 2min walk on junction of Ha-halustim and Merkaz street.
you’ll find fresh food, good selection of local wines, as well as general dry household produce
Supersal, Hazor Haglilit – 3 Km 7 min. drive
Large supermarket located in Hazor shopping centre.
Pharmacy / Chemist:
New-Pharm – 5min drive located in the Galil shopping centre, at the entrance to Rosh Pinna.
Bank Leumi, & Bank Discont both 5min drive in the Galil shopping centre, at the entrance to Rosh Pinna.
Home-made cheeses & pastries:
Ginat Hamitbach (Kitchen Garden) Amira Rubin – 5min walk on 18 Habustanim Way. All organic, also serving light meals.
Fresh bread, pastries and cakes:
Roladin – 5min drive located in the Galil shopping centre, at the entrance to Rosh Pinna. Fantastic freshly baked breads, pastries and cakes.
Pitputim – 3min drive located on HaGalil drive next to Pepe’s Pizza. Pitputim is a spelt-only bakery offering freshly baked breads, & pastries.
Doris Butcher shop & Steak House – 5 min drive off Hagalil Way and next to Delek petrol station. The best beef and lamb in the area, you can enjoy a succulent steak dinner, or buy high quality meats for the BBQ.
Meister Farm Shop – Mahanaim Junction, Rosh-Pinna. 6min drive, 4 Km
Meister farm grows vines, olives and fruit tree, they produce and sale wines, olive oils, cheeses, jams and condiments. Ancient caves were uncovered by the Meister Family, visitors to the farm can visit the caves where tasting of the farm produce is offered.
Ready-made meals & takeaway:
The Flying Fig – 36 Hakalanit Street, Rosh-Pinna. 10min walk, 2 min drive (Kosher)
Vegetarian Mediterranean cuisine offering appetising and healthy selection of salads, pasta, fish, quiches, pies, pastries and desserts. You can takeaway at the shop or pre-order from their menu for larger groups. Highly recommended by locals.
Pinat Ochel – Khan Rosh Pinna Shopping Centre, Ma’ale Gei Oni Rosh-Pinna. 3 min drive (Kosher)
Middle-eastern dishes including meat, fish salads and salads. You can takeaway at the restaurant, or pre-order for larger groups.
Our recommended restaurant and cafes, listed in ascending distance from the Villa:
Shiri Bistro – 7 min walk, 8 Halaluzim street (non-Kosher)
Serves great breakfasts until midday everyday of the week. The view from Shiri Bistro’s large terrace is stunning, its great place for cup of coffee or a refreshing drink, however lunch and dinner menu and the service is inconsistence and we recommend to go elsewhere.
Auberge Shuamit – 8 minutes walk, 34 David Suv Street (non-Kosher)
French-style restaurant serving excellent food and wine, the menu offers a range of delicacies, specializing in home-smoked meat and fish. The restaurant is located in an atmospheric old stone house and has a beautiful terrace with views over the valley. Booking recommended, no access to wheelchairs.
Chokolata – 12 minutes walk / 3 minutes drive, Ha-rishonim street.
Housed in an impressive old stone vaulted building this café serves excellent cakes and handcrafted chocolates. Opening hours vary according to the season, so its worth calling ( ) before venturing up the hill.
Humus Usoul – 3 minutes drive, On the junction of Ma’ale Gie-oni & Hagalil Drive near Rosh Pinna Police Station. (Kosher)
Humus Shashi – 3 minutes drive, On Hagalil Drive across the road from Rosh Pinna Police Station. (Kosher)
Eat like the locals, Humus, Falafel & salads served fast & tasty.
Doris Steak House – 4 min drive off Hagalil Way and next to Delek petrol station. (non-Kosher) Enjoy a succulent steak or lamb dinner served at any size and with allthe trimming.
Muscat – 5 minutes drive turn off Road 90 to Elifelet. (non-Kosher)
The only au-cuisine restaurant in the Galilee offers a fine menu of Israeli kitchen with all its influences with emphasis on French Terroir tradition. The restaurant has breath-taking views of the Galilee and the Lake and on a fine day you can see as far as the Mediterranean coast.
Tibi’s (Vered HaGalil Farm, Korazim Junction) 9min drive 9km (Non-Kosher)
Country-style restaurant with emphasis on aged and high quality meat. This is a popular spot and booking is essential during high-season.
Seuda Be-Gan Eden (Tsfad) 15min drive 17km (Kosher)
Italian-style restaurant serving tasty and healthy diary and fish dishes, the restaurant had a terraced terrace where diners can enjoys good views and fresh air.
Ahuzat Dubrovin (Yesod Hamala) – 15 min. drive, 17km (Kosher)
One of the oldest establishments in the Galilee, Dubrovin Farm House serves traditional smoked and aged meat dishes. The charming old farm house, the lush grounds and the little historical museum makes this a great culinary destination.
Foccacia (Gan Hastfon, Hagoshrim Junction) 32min drive 35km (Non-Kosher)
Buzzy Italian restaurant serving delicious dishes, the majority cooked in the Tabun (traditional dome-shaped arab stove)
Aluma (Ma’a lot Tarshiha) 40 min drive 44km (non-Kosher)
Mediterranean dishes serving meat, fish and pasta, the restaurant also offers changing and seasonal tasting menu. Relaxed and rural atmosphere.
Diana (Nazareth) 50min drive, 53km (non Kosher)
This restaurant is highly recommended and hugely popular, it serves oriental and middle-eastern cuisine and specializes in fish & seafood.
The Golan and Upper Galilee regions provide excellent conditions for growing grapes. Combining high altitude, volcanic soil, cold winters and hot-dry summers enable the grapes to mature at a steady rate. There are numerous wineries in the Galilee, some who offer visits, talks and wine tasting. Below is a short-list.
Galil Mountain Winery (Kibbutz Yiron) 28min drive, 30km.
Possibly the first boutique winery in the region, Galil Mountain produces a exceelent selection of white, rose and red wines. The modern-designed winery and visitor center enjoys a panoramic view of inspiring landscape of the Upper Galilee. The winery offers visitors a walk through various stages of the wine production process followed by a wine tasting session, cost is 20NIS / person. http://www.galilmountain.co.il/English/About
Pelter Winery (Kibbutz Ein Zivan) 33min drive, 34km
This winery produces high-quality wines competitively priced. The grapes are gown in the Golan, Upper Galilee, Jerusalem Mountains and Mizpe Ramon, which allows the winery to vary and refine the single vine taste. Tour of the winery and wine tasting are offered throughout the week, cost is NIS 50 /person and includes wine and cheese tasting. http://pelter.co.il
Dalton Winery (Merom Golan) 43min drive, 39km
Dalton Winery is set in the beautiful green, mountainous country of the Upper Galilee, five kilometers from the Lebanese border, overlooking the Hermon Mountain. The winery produced delicious wines from a wide variety of grapes, all gown on a single site in Merom Golan. The winery offers guided tours of the winery, followed by tastings. Cost is NIS20 / person. http://www.dalton-winery.com