Colourful halls with precious ceramics and copper cooking implements everywhere afford the most heavenly views. With all the homemade fragrances, flavours and liqueurs of early-twentieth-century trattorias on the coast, it enchanted Duchess Anna of Aosta, Mastroianni, King Vidor, Akira Kurosawa, Billy Wilder, Anthony Queen, Lina Wertmuller, and Pavarotti. The ship-owner Achille Lauro, whose villa was nearby, was a regular. Napoli soccer players Jeppson, Altafini and Sivori would accept only Francischiello for their retreat. Now run by the third generation.