Welcome to "Venezia Club Italian Restaurant & Winery", the real Italian restaurant in Tianjin where you can find many dishes from the Italian home cooking tradition, original imported products and raw materials, beers, liqueurs and wines. We have opened in the 2008 with the idea to celebrate our family tradition, to export the culinary culture and the typical Italian welcome outside of our homeland, we are proud of our roots and we would like show at our guests how much is healthy and delicious the Italian food.
An Italian settlement was located in Tianjin in the center of the city along the Hebei River in the 1901, then after the Second World War, the Italian residents of this area returns to his homeland and they left empty the Italian citadel until the Tianjin Municipality has decided to cooperate with Italy in the 1999 and create the first area in China dedicated exclusively to the development of tourism, culture, architecture, and the "Made in Italy": the project took shape with the renovation of the buildings in the 2002 and even today the area isn’t completely renovated.
Mr. Renato Pegoraro, an Italian coming from Veneto (a region of northern Italy) and resident from many years in China, after the constant insistence of many local friends who love Italian style, he decided to create a small oasis of traditional Italian flavors in the 2008, so the "Venezia Club Italian Restaurant & Winery" was born and it still today the only one real Italian restaurant runs by Italians in the city of Tianjin.
The restaurant is located in the heart of the Former Italian Concession Area, in the middle of the main road, in a completely renovated building that recalls the Italian Liberty and the Italian Art Deco architectural style of the early 1900s, inside every room has differently enviroments in the classic Italian style, with ornaments, photo and objects rare and unique.
The menu includes many dishes of traditional Italian home cooking: homemade pasta, grilled meat, stews and roasts; our pizza is made with the best Italian flour, the mozzarella comes from the beautiful Naples, the juicy red tomato from the sunny Sicily, our pizza makers are certified by the "Italian School of Pizzaioli" and the oven comes from Italy too; as well as having a wide selection of cold-cuts and cheeses imported from Italy; the wine list includes a wide range from many Italian regions, from the most precious Barbaresco, Barolo and Brunello di Montalcino to the most popular Chianti and Lambrusco.
The Venice Club Italian Restaurant & Winery has got the "Ospitalita' Italiana" Quality Certification issued by the Italian Chamber of Commerce for the real and traditional Italian food and beverages, for the original imported raw materials, for the classic Italian Style environment; moreover it was the first foreign restaurant in Tianjin certificated by the Chinese Government with the "Three National Diamonds" for the high quality of the food, the security and the cleaning of the place, this recognition has allowed to be enabled as qualified restaurant to host important local political figures and many VIP people; in the 2016 the restaurant increased the score to the maximum achievable of “Four National Diamonds”.
From the 2016, the Tianjin Quanjian Football Club has chosen the Venezia Club as the official supplier of food products and as a consulting and training service of the kitchen staff; the Tianjin Quanjian was trained by Mr. Fabio Cannavaro, "FIFA World Champion" with the Italian Team and "Golden Ball" in 2006 and now by Mr. Paulo Sousa; the Tianjin Quanjian has moreover important international football players as Luís Fabiano, Júnior Moraes, Anthony Modeste, Alexandre Pato and Axel Witsel that Venezia Club has always a pleasure to have them like guests.