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The St Regis Florence
February 1, 2022

Romantic restaurants in Florence

Where to invite your significant other for dinner on Valentine's Day

Better a romantic dinner at home or an amazing surprise invitation in one of the best restaurants in Florence? There is something for everyone: glamorous, intimate, gourmet, typical, candlelight, with breathtaking views... Ideal for a fabulous dinner!

Do you prefer to enjoy a few days of relaxation? Here are the most beautiful resorts in Tuscany where you can spend Valentine's Day and the SPA not to be missed in Florence!

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, Il Palagio restaurant under the guidance of chef Paolo Lavezzini is ready to make you experience an unforgettable evening. It aims at the substance, the essence of the matter, the taste. In a warm, enveloping and elegant atmosphere, you can taste the flavor of beauty with a special tasting menu at a cost of 140 euros per person, excluding wine. There is also a takeaway menu for those who prefer to dine comfortably at home without giving up the taste.

Il Palagio - Four Seasons Hotel Firenze

Se-Sto on Arno - The Westin Excelsior
Piazza Ognissanti, 3
ph +39 055 27152783

It's called Sesto because it's on the sixth and top floor of The Westin Excelsior hotel. A legendary terrace with a 360-degree view over the rooftops of Florence, made possible by the futuristic structure that surrounds it, made with continuous glass windows. Inside the bar, restaurant and lounge area, spaces that allow maximum relaxation in the heart of Florence, to live the most romantic evening of the year. 

Sesto On Arno

Winter Garden restaurant & Bar - The St. Regis Florence
Piazza Ognissanti 1
ph.+39 055 2716 3770

Fall in Love at The St. Regis Florence. Every day is the right day to celebrate love, especially in the magical atmosphere of the Winter Garden that always offers culinary excellence without equal. For Valentine's Day a menu designed to enhance taste and beauty (130 euros per person, wines not included).

Winter Garden Restaurant & Bar

Caffè dell'Oro
Lungarno degli Acciaiuoli, 4
ph: +39 055 2726 8912

A contemporary Italian café and a truly privileged position, 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 evening surrounded by the beauty of Florence and Italian flavors that fuse. On the occasion of Valentine's Day, they have thought of a "spicy" Valentine's Day, thanks to the mastery of chef Antonio Minichiello who for the most romantic dinner of the year will create unmissable dishes, such as Crispy Codfish mantecato with truffle and turmeric or Scallops with guanciale and almonds (for reservations: via WhatsApp at +39 342 1234710).

Caffè dell'Oro

Picteau Bistrot & Bar
Borgo San Jacopo, 14
ph. +39 055 27264997

You can choose the delightful setting of Picteau Bistrot & Bar, inside Hotel Lungarno to spend not only unforgettable romantic evenings but also magical afternoons. To celebrate Valentine's Day, in fact, they have chosen to offer a special Afternoon Tea, from 4 to 7 pm, with champagne and delicacies made for the occasion (for reservations: via WhatsApp at +39 342 1234710).

Picteau Bistrot & Bar

Il Borro Tuscan Bistro
Lungarno degli Acciaiuoli, 80r
ph. +39 055 290423

Just a stone's throw from Ponte Vecchio, in the historic center of Florence, Il Borro Tuscan Bistro, recently renovated with larger and more evocative spaces overlooking the Lungarno, is ready to welcome all lovers for a romantic evening on Valentine's Day with a dedicated culinary proposal, created by Executive Chef Andrea Campani, under the banner of love in a perfect balance between simplicity, research and passion. The special tasting menu features a cuisine that highlights fresh seasonal ingredients, raw materials from the local area and from the Orto del Borro in combination with Il Borro wines. The restaurant, already a point of reference for the city of Florence, offers in its new delicate and renovated atmosphere, an ideal setting for an intimate dinner: a sensory journey rich in authentic flavors of local cuisine, tasting a glass of Il Borro wine.

Il Borro Tuscan Bistro Firenze

Cibrèo Caffè - Helvetia & Bristol Firenze - Starhotels Collezione
Via del Verrocchio, 5r
ph. +39 055 234 58 53

The interior spaces of the Cibrèo Caffè and the dehors, with enchanting views of the historic facades of the Helvetia & Bristol Firenze and Palazzo Strozzi, reflect the warmth and authenticity of Florentine hospitality in an unmistakable atmosphere. The gastronomic proposals are linked to the authentic aromas and flavors of tradition, following the rhythm of the seasons and using the best products that the Italian territory has to offer. On the occasion of Valentine's Day a menu designed for the occasion (80 euros per person) and an exceptional signature cocktail Love Berries (30 euros), available from February 11. Cibrèo restaurant, on the other hand, will be closed on Monday 14th but from Friday 11th February it will be possible to taste an excellent drink designed to be shared, A-More (30 euros).

Cocktail Cibrèo Caffè Helvetia & Bristol Firenze

Irene - Hotel Savoy
Piazza della Repubblica, 7
ph. +39 055 2735891


This is the new lounge of taste in Piazza della Repubblica, the perfect place to taste the best of Tuscan food and wine. Restaurant of the Hotel Savoy, here you can enjoy simple but refined dishes in a sophisticated setting. The menu, designed by chef Fulvio Pierangelini, is entirely inspired by the best local and seasonal products. For Valentine's Day they have thought of an ad hoc menu where there is no lack of delicious, elegant and never banal dishes (cost 65 euros per person).

Irene - Hotel Savoy

ToscaNino in Rinascente Firenze
Piazza della Repubblica, 4
ph: +39 055 493 3468

Not just a restaurant, but a bakery, a take-away deli, a bar, a cafeteria, a wine store and a store, a concept store all exclusively "made in Tuscany". TOSCA&NINO is located inside La Rinascente in Florence with a magnificent panoramic terrace, overlooking the rooftops of Florence. For Valentine's Day offers a dinner of love ready to amaze all lovers.

Toscanino rinascente

Osteria delle Tre Panche - Hotel Hermitage
Vicolo Marzio, 1
ph: +39 055 583724

A wonderful culinary journey of truffle flavor signed Osteria delle Tre Panche, overlooking Ponte Vecchio and the terrace on the sixth floor, overlooking all the monuments of our wonderful city! An unmissable taste experience in one of the most incredible corners of Florence where you will feel like touching Ponte Vecchio with one hand.

The view over the Vasarian Corridor from the Osteria delle tre panche restaurant at the top of the Hermitage hotel

Harry's Bar The Garden
Via Il Prato 42
ph. +39 055 277 1704

Harry's Bar The Garden makes its own the exclusive atmosphere of the Sina Villa Medici, proposing its traditional cuisine, a careful attention to detail. Its elegant and lush surroundings are the perfect atmosphere for an unforgettable Valentine's Day dinner.

Sina Villa Medici Harry's Bar The Garden

Ora d’Aria
Via Dei Georgofili, 11/r
ph. + 39 055 2001699

The air you breathe is intimate, refined and understated, perfect for a unique sensory journey. The romantic, warm environment, with just a few tables and just a little music, will immediately give you a pleasant feeling. The small room downstairs is very nice, but the one upstairs with the open kitchen allows you to admire chef Marco Stabile in action. Every dish is an experience.

Ora d'Aria

Gucci Osteria da Massimo Bottura
Piazza della Signoria, 10
ph. + 39 055 0621744

If your other half is passionate about fashion and design, then this is just the restaurant to make her spend a very special evening. At Gucci Osteria in Florence, in the historic city of the Medici, chef Karime Lopez embodies a new culinary renaissance with all the youthfulness of her youth. Karime's menu challenges traditional perceptions of Italian cuisine, creating truly playful interpretations of classic dishes.

Forrest Burr - Osteria Gucci

Locale
via delle Seggiole, 12
ph. +39 055 9067188

The Tuscan culinary tradition reinterpreted with wisdom and a pinch of fantasy.  The hospitality is one of the most exclusive, declined with a double soul: one more easy linked to tradition, the other trendy and more sophisticated, evoked by a glamorous and very suggestive furnishing. Starting from a spectacular hall, which is the fulcrum of the coolest aperitifs of the Florentine nightlife, with a glass ceiling that, if necessary, opens under the starry sky.

Locale

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 already conquered the chicest of Florence. To crown the evening you could also buy a gift: all the furniture, produced by artisans in the neighborhood, is in fact purchasable.

Atelier de Nerli

Essenziale
Piazza di Cestello, 3R
ph. +39 055 247 6956


In the heart of San Frediano, a kitchen where essentiality is elevated to an art form. At the helm is Simone Cipriani, one of the most virtuous emerging chefs in Tuscany. In an environment dominated by a convivial table and small tables facing the kitchen, dishes emerge that sometimes take shape directly before the eyes of the customer. Cipriani's aim is to create culinary experiences made especially for his individual customers, through menus with multiple souls.

Essenziale

Enoteca Pinchiorri
Via Ghibellina, 87
ph. +39 055 242777 - 242757

For those who are looking for true exclusivity, do not miss the only restaurant awarded Three Michelin Stars in Florence and among the few in Italy. We are obviously talking about Enoteca Pinchiorri. A cuisine that excels in research and respect for the raw material, in creativity, in the control of cooking techniques.

Enoteca Pinchiorri

Places

In this article we talked about Se-Sto on Arno - Westin Excelsior, Winter Garden Restaurant - The St. Regis Florence, Il Palagio - Four Seasons Hotel Firenze, Irene - Hotel Savoy, Ora d’Aria, Locale, Gurdulù, Essenziale, Enoteca Pinchiorri, Borgo San Jacopo, Gucci Osteria da Massimo Bottura, Atelier de Nerli

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