For food, drink, setting and atmosphere, Trunk Bar and Restaurant ticks just about every box. Whether seeking a quiet beer and snack with a friend, a dining experience of serious intent, a breakfast meeting or a drink after work, this great space aptly satisfies.

Originally a 19th century synagogue, Trunk takes inspiration for its name from the 150-year-old coral tree in its sunny courtyard. The modern, bricked exterior has a leafy croft for those seeking shade, and is a sturdy answer to the city’s many rooftops. Inside, classic high ceilings are supported by stone and generous dark wood finishes, which give the space a smart yet relaxed bistro feel.

Trunk is dedicated to fresh Italian fare, and with a focus on quality, local and seasonal produce, the resulting lunch and dinner options are diverse and tasty. A wood-fired oven produces pizza, and the kitchen provides dishes that are tasty twists on many Italian classics. On any day you'll find plump parmesan crumbed sardines and Sicilian pesto rubbing shoulders with a scallopini of milk-fed veal and wild mushrooms and other concerted dishes. Staples like risotto and pasta arrive cooked to perfection.

This comfortable, all-day dining style is complimented by a range of every-changing international beers and wines, and with Trunk Diner in the courtyard, Trunk is a must for every season or situation.