Dining in Florence Xmas & New Year 2016

Looking where to eat in for Xmas & New Year in Florence ? Here is a list of our recommendations.  Be sure to make a booking!
You can refer to our post of ‘The Best Restaurants in Florence During Xmas and New year 2015’  many of these fantastic restaurants are open.

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Winter Garden by Caino
Piazza Ognissanti 1
Florence 50124
Inside St Regis Hotel

1 star michelin excellence at this superb location situated inside Five Star Hotel St Regis. Executive Chef Michele Griglio works closely with 2 star michelin chef Valeria Piccini owner of ‘Da Caino’ restaurant in Montemorano, Grosseto.

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Fisherman Style Canaroli Rice with Seafood

Christmas Day Lunch – Served from 1.00pm – 04.00pm
105 Euro per person includes aperitif, water and coffee

A UNIQUE CULINARY EXPERIENCE FOR A MAGICAL DAY

Starter:
ROASTED JOHN DORY FILLED served with artichokes and raisin salad
GOOSE FOIE GRAS TERRINE  served with orange jelly

First Course:
HOMEMADE HARE RAVIOLI served on a Jerusalem artichoke purée and black truffle

Second Course:
ROASTED WILD RANGE CAPON served on glazed turnips and roots

Dessert:
CELERY AND CANDIED LEMON SORBET
VALERIA’S VERSION OF THE TRIFLE CAKE

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Tiramisu

A CULINARY JOURNEY INTO THE NEW YEAR – served 08.00pm – 01.00pm
295 Euro per person – Price includes water, coffee & Champagne aperitif

Starter:
STEAMED LOBSTER served with caviar and green apple jelly
ROASTED SEA SCALLOPS served on a lemon scented cauliflower cream and black truffle

First Course:
HOMEMADE PAPPARDELLE PASTA  stuffed with goose meat sauce and black chanterelle mushrooms
CREAMY WHITE TRUFFLE RISOTTO

Second Course:
WILD BOAR COOKED SOUS-VIDE served on a “Dolce Forte” chocolate sauce

Dessert:
ORANGE AND BEETROOT ICE CREAM
SACHER TORTE The St. Regis special version

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Dining Room

Il Santa Graal
Via Romana 70r
Firenze

This group of young Florentine chefs together with innovative and well known restaurant owner and architect Emanuele Canonico  create delicious seasonal, traditional and contemporary plates that will have your palette dancing with delight.

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Gambero Rosso – Topinambur & Lime

Chef Gabriele  Andreoni originally from the district of Santo Sprito has worked with top chefs that include Heinz Beck. His philosophy includes working with raw materials and techniques aimed at preserving their original taste.

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Check out their Set  menu for New years Eve

NEW YEAR’S EVE

Welcome Aperitivo

Starters:
Oysters, champagne and black tea
 Scampi carpaccio, gin tonic and sage

First Course:
Conchiglioni pasta, red prawns and herbs
 Scallop risotto, coffee and pistachios

Second Course:
Foie gras, apple and lentils
 Venison, morchella mushrooms , purple potatoes and hazelnuts

Dessert:
Chocolate pudding, tangerine sorbet and caramel sauce
Petit Four
95 Euro per person
Wines not included

Osteria delle Belle Donne
Via delle Belle Donne 8
Firenze 50123
Open: 12-03.00pm
07.00pm – 11.00pm

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Entry and out door tables

One of our favourite local restaurants. Osteria delle Belle Donne with it’s original entry of a true Osteria. Is a quaint space that is both rustic and elegant.


The Trattoria is open with their usual alla carte menu for Christmas Eve, Christmas Lunch and New Years Eve Dinner and for Lunch on New Years Day.

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Konnubio
Via dei Conti 8r
50123 Firenze

Head Chef Beatrice Segoni creates delicious traditional cuisine with a contemporary twist. You can even find a selection of delicious vegan options! Check out the proposal for Christmas Lunch and New Years Eve.

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XMAS – 60 EURO PER PERSON EXCLUDING DRINKS

NEW YEAR – 120 EURO PER PERSON EXCLUDING DRINKS

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