Easter 2022 in the best restaurants in Florence
Magnificent locations and gourmet menus: here are the best restaurants in town for a memorable Easter lunch
Put together a spring Sunday, a relaxed family atmosphere, and some of the most beautiful and gourmet places in the city and the perfect Easter is served! For those who don't like to spend this holiday at home, here are the best locations in Florence where to spend a special day!
Il Palagio - Four Seasons Hotel Firenze
Borgo Pinti, 99
ph. +39 055 2626450
Immersed in the centuries-old park surrounding the Four Seasons Hotel Firenze, the Il Palagio restaurant under the guidance of chef Paolo Lavezzini is ready for a memorable Easter. Sunday 17 April and Monday 18 April there will be a Sunday Brunch with the exceptional participation of Ferrari. The rich buffet of specialities is enriched by typical Easter dishes (140 euro per person). Il Palagio is also exceptionally open for dinner for Easter, Sunday 17th April, with the classic a-la-carte menu..
Se-Sto on Arno - The Westin Excelsior
Piazza Ognissanti, 3
ph. +39 055 27152783
On the sixth and top floor of The Westin Excelsior hotel, a memorable Easter awaits you on the beautiful terrace with 360-degree views over the rooftops of Florence. For the occasion, in addition to the à la carte menu, you will be able to taste ravioli filled with liquid yolk, white lamb ragout and green asparagus (€ 36) and Easter egg: coffee chantilly, gianduia heart and salted hazelnut sablè (€ 18).
Winter Garden restaurant & Bar - The St. Regis Florence
Piazza Ognissanti, 1
ph. +39 055 2716 3770
In the beautiful setting of the Winter Garden Restaurant, let yourself be tempted by special dishes designed for the Easter festivities. In addition to the à la carte menu, you can order lamb chops with herb breadcrumbs, cream of fresh broad beans and pecorino cheese fondue (€ 40) and crispy egg, cream of sheep's ricotta cheese, wild radicchio, soy sauce dressing (€ 30).
Lungarno degli Acciaiuoli, 4
ph. +39 055 2726 8912
A contemporary Italian café and a truly privileged location, with a frontline view of Ponte Vecchio, which can be appreciated even better from one of the tables in the outdoor dehor. A unique opportunity to spend an unforgettable Easter surrounded by the beauty of Florence and Italian flavours that blend. The Easter menu includes tuna tartar with carbonara tortello and caviar; thermal egg with creamy white asparagus, culatello and wild garlic; spirulina seaweed lasagnetta with seafood ragu and artichokes, cacciucco béchamel and ginger air; variation of Pyrenean lamb, broad beans, puntarelle and Mugello goat cheese mousse and "La pastiera in uovo" with ricotta and wheat mousse, orange blossom jelly (€ 110 water, coffee and cover charge included | € 55 wine pairing).
Picteau Bistrot & Bar
Borgo San Jacopo, 14
ph. +39 055 27264997
You can choose the delightful setting of the Picteau Bistrot & Bar, inside the Hotel Lungarno for a carefree Sunday. The menu includes crispy egg, asparagus and Parmigiano Reggiano; risotto with lemon, peas and smoked cuttlefish; braised lamb shank with spinach and crushed potatoes with hazelnut butter; Easter dove with custard (€ 90 - water, coffee and cover charge included | Wine Pairing € 45).
Borgo San Jacopo
Borgo San Jacopo, 62r
ph: +39 055 281661
If you are looking for an elegant setting with a new seasonal menu signed as always by our chef Claudio Mengoni, Borgo San Jacopo is definitely for you. Let yourself be inspired by the creative proposals of the starred chef, choosing from the à la carte menu or opening up to new gastronomic perspectives with the tasting menu. In fine weather, the beautiful dehor with a view is once again available.
Irene - Hotel Savoy
Piazza della Repubblica, 7
ph. +39 055 2735891
Restaurant at the Hotel Savoy, here you can enjoy simple yet refined dishes in a sophisticated setting. Gather your loved ones for Irene's annual Easter brunch. There's something for all the family in the Easter menu created by our Creative Director of Food, Fulvio Pierangelini. Savour delicacies in the delicious "Little Tuscany" corner and selection of desserts, enjoy our live-cooking and live music (€90 per person, including pre-selected wines, free for children 0 - 10 years old).
Cibrèo Ristorante - Helvetia & Bristol Firenze - Starhotels Collezione
Via del Verrocchio, 5r
ph. +39 055 234 58 53
Easter is the perfect opportunity to try the new Cibrèo Ristorante at Helvetia & Bristol Firenze, which offers authentic traditional aromas and flavours with a dedicated menu featuring smoked artichoke with parsley mousse with pecorino cheese and lard; crispy egg, cauliflower and puntarelle; paccheri stuffed with potato, parmesan and veal reduction; assiette of lamb, asparagus, broad beans and mint; abetone - meringues, chestnuts and cream (€75 | €45 pairing). While the Cibrèo Caffè remains open for lunch and dinner with an a la carte menu.
Ristorante La Loggia - Belmond Villa San Michele
Via Doccia, 4
ph: +39 055 5678200
Entering the universe of La Loggia means living a 360° experience of beauty, ranging from the location to the gastronomy. For an Easter lunch embraced by the view and pampered by authentic Tuscan flavours. The menu designed for the occasion includes: Valdarno egg confit, roasted artichokes with olives, pine nuts, cacio e pepe sauce; macaroni timbale with wild boar ragout, smoked provola cheese and juniper; roast lamb loin, potatoes, asparagus and nepitella; citrus fruit rice fritters with ricotta cheese ice cream and chocolate shavings; doves and Easter eggs (€100 excluding drinks).
Viale Machiavelli, 18
ph: +39 055 228790
The last appointment with Villa Cora's winter brunch, a refined food and wine moment for the whole family. The marvellous frescoed rooms of the villa will be the setting for the Easter Lunch. We will start with an aperitif and Signature Cocktails from the Santa Garden Cocktail Club, followed by a rich buffet of starters and then Executive Chef Alessandro Liberatore will serve a selection of first courses, main courses and delicious desserts. All this with the pleasant musical entertainment of Nino and the elf Isadora for the children. (€ 110 per person, children from 0 to 4 free, children from 5 to 10 € 45 per person).
Osteria delle Tre Panche - Hotel Hermitage
Vicolo Marzio, 1
ph. +39 055 583724
If you are in the mood for a culinary journey with the flavour of truffles, the Osteria delle Tre Panche, with its magical view of Ponte Vecchio, is the place for you! An unmissable taste experience in one of the most incredible corners of Florence where you will feel like touching Ponte Vecchio with one hand.
Harry's Bar The Garden
Via Il Prato 42
ph. +39 055 277 1704
Harry's Bar The Garden takes over the exclusive international atmosphere of Sina Villa Medici, offering traditional cuisine in an elegant and exclusive setting that leaves nothing to chance. For Easter there is a tasting menu to discover: Easter welcome; torta pasqualina, fried egg yolk and cherry tomato confit; cannellone with asparagus, pecorino cheese fondue and summer truffle; roast lamb, wild herbs, spring vegetables; ricotta and strawberry zuccotto and small pastry (€60 excluding drinks).
Atelier de' Nerli
Piazza de' Nerli, 8/9r
ph. +39 338 5988273
Where creativity takes shape. The restaurant created by Daniele Cavalli, son of the famous fashion designer, with its vintage atmosphere and the "aromatic" cuisine of Gianluca Camilotto from Piedmont, has conquered the chicest of Florence. To crown a special day, you could even buy a gift here: all the furniture, produced by local artisans, can be purchased.
Via Ghibellina, 87
ph. +39 055 242777 - 242757
If you are looking for true exclusivity on this special day, don't miss the only restaurant with three Michelin stars in Florence and one of the few in Italy. We are obviously talking about Enoteca Pinchiorri. A cuisine that excels in research and respect for the raw materials, in creativity, in the control of cooking techniques.
Borgo San Jacopo, 57/r
ph. +39 055 212427
For those who want a traditional Easter, head towards Ponte Vecchio to one of Florence's most typical trattorias, frequented by a loyal Florentine clientele. Don't miss the fried food, but also the braciola rifatta, the handmade tortellini, and the exotic dish of curried prawns with rice and mango chutney.
Via del Verrocchio, 8r
ph. + 39 055 2341100
Another great classic, a true cult place of an ancient Florence that loves elegantly authentic flavours, is the Cibreo Ristorante. Since 1979 Cibreo has been a refined melting pot of flavours and aromas, created by the historic chef Fabio Picchi. Try the yellow pepper purée, Cassi-style cod, stuffed neck and Florentine stew.