The most romantic restaurants in Florence for your Valentine's Day lunch
For a different kind of lunch, for a lunch dedicated to love, cult places in the heart of the city
It is a special Valentine's Day in 2021, a day dedicated to love where you can celebrate with your soul mate not by candlelight but in the sunlight, with a lunch that can become an incredible hymn to romance.
That's why here is our Love List, dedicated to the most romantic restaurants in the heart of Florence, just waiting for you!
FOUR SEASONS HOTEL FLORENCE
Borgo Pinti, 99
Exquisite dishes paired with the right wine. A fairytale setting in one of the most fascinating cities in the world. Can you imagine a better way to turn a special occasion into an unforgettable event? In addition to a special package that allows you to stay on 13 and 14 February, with dinner or lunch at the famous starred restaurant Il Palagio, and the famous "Valentine's Day at home" formula, with tutorials by Vito Mollica on how to finish and regenerate dishes at home and a whole series of little touches to enrich the evening, you can also book a lunch for two at the splendid Atrium Bar, the elegant bar and lounge with an international feel, with an à la carte menu that changes every week. Open from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m., it offers breakfast, lunch and aperitifs for both guests and outsiders.
SE.STO ON ARNO
Piazza Ognissanti, 3
055 2715 2783
What could be more romantic than lunch with a view of the rooftops and sky? 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, through a futuristic structure made of continuous glass windows. Inside, the bar, restaurant and lounge area provide the perfect place to relax in the heart of Florence. For the most romantic day of the year.
Piazza Santa Elisabetta, 3
Celebrate Valentine's Day with a Michelin-starred lunch at the wonderful 2 Michelin Star Restaurant Santa Elisabetta. You can book directly online one of the seven exclusive tables located on the first floor of the Torre della Pagliazza. You will enjoy a romantic candlelight experience in the heart of the historic city centre. Chef Rocco De Santis' menu is full of creative proposals that will surprise even the most refined and demanding palates. For Valentine's Day, only the chef's tasting menu proposals are available:
"Traces of Innovations" from 5 courses, "In-Contaminations" from 7 courses, "Chef Experience" from 9 courses.
GUCCI OSTERIA DI MASSIMO BOTTURA
Piazza della Signoria, 10
A confirmation of the Michelin Guide 2021, if your other half is passionate about fashion and design, then this is the restaurant to make her spend a very special day. And for Valentine's Day Gucci Osteria opens its doors in the sign of the most contemporary cuisine and style. at the following times: 12.00-15.30 (15.30 is the time of the last reservation, so customers have the opportunity to stay in the Osteria until 17.30).
Two tasting menus are served: a 5-course menu and a 7-course menu. Both menus include desserts dedicated to the theme of love created by chef Karime Lopez to mark this day of love. Renaissance Chapter (5 courses): Kintsugi, Tostada di Mais Viola (Palamita marinated with purple corn tostada, perfumed and citric), In Fondo al Mare (Ditalini and squid broth), Razza, Taccole & Roasted Root, Dessert: All You Need Is Love. Il Mondo Attraverso I Nostri Occhi (7 courses): Kintsugi, Tostada di Mais Viola (Palamita marinated with purple corn tostada, scented and citric), Taka Bun (Steamed Bun with pork belly), Tortellini in Crema di Parmigiano Reggiano, Al Bacio di Chianina (Chianina tongue and glazed pumpkin), Dolce: Love Is In The Air, All You Need Is Love.
OSTERIA DELLE TRE PANCHE - HOTEL HERMITAGE
Vicolo Marzio, 1, 50122 Florence FI
A wonderful truffle-flavoured culinary journey by Osteria delle Tre Panche, overlooking Ponte Vecchio and the terrace on the sixth floor, which dominates all the monuments of our wonderful city! An incredible taste experience in one of the most incredible corners of Florence where you will feel like touching Ponte Vecchio with your own hand.
Piazza di Cestello, 3r
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 small tables facing the open kitchen, dishes emerge that sometimes take shape directly before the customer's eyes. Cipriani's aim is to create culinary experiences especially for his individual customers, through menus with multiple souls.
Borgo San Frediano, 10r
ph. 055 291840
A trip to the Japanese flavours of Momoyama, in the heart of the Oltrarno district. The raw cuisine directed by Gabriel Camara offers traditional Japanese classics. Chef Lorenzo d'Agnello's cooked Japanese cuisine is also excellent. An iconic place for Japanese cuisine in Florence, a minimalist and contemporary environment that is absolutely avant-garde.
IL SANTO BEVITORE
Via S. Spirito, 64/r
ph. +39 055 211264
In the heart of the Oltrarno district. Contemporary but intimate atmosphere, dinner by candlelight. Do not miss the terrine of chicken livers with Vin Santo and pan brioche or beef tartare with crispy vegetables. The menu also includes dishes for celiacs and vegetarians. The wine list is extensive and sophisticated. Open for lunch from 12:30 to 14:30.