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.
Winter Garden by Caino
Piazza Ognissanti 1
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.
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
ROASTED JOHN DORY FILLED served with artichokes and raisin salad
GOOSE FOIE GRAS TERRINE served with orange jelly
HOMEMADE HARE RAVIOLI served on a Jerusalem artichoke purée and black truffle
ROASTED WILD RANGE CAPON served on glazed turnips and roots
CELERY AND CANDIED LEMON SORBET
VALERIA’S VERSION OF THE TRIFLE CAKE
A CULINARY JOURNEY INTO THE NEW YEAR – served 08.00pm – 01.00pm
295 Euro per person – Price includes water, coffee & Champagne aperitif
STEAMED LOBSTER served with caviar and green apple jelly
ROASTED SEA SCALLOPS served on a lemon scented cauliflower cream and black truffle
HOMEMADE PAPPARDELLE PASTA stuffed with goose meat sauce and black chanterelle mushrooms
CREAMY WHITE TRUFFLE RISOTTO
WILD BOAR COOKED SOUS-VIDE served on a “Dolce Forte” chocolate sauce
ORANGE AND BEETROOT ICE CREAM
SACHER TORTE The St. Regis special version
Il Santa Graal
Via Romana 70r
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.
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.
Check out their Set menu for New years Eve
NEW YEAR’S EVE
Oysters, champagne and black tea
Scampi carpaccio, gin tonic and sage
Conchiglioni pasta, red prawns and herbs
Scallop risotto, coffee and pistachios
Foie gras, apple and lentils
Venison, morchella mushrooms , purple potatoes and hazelnuts
Chocolate pudding, tangerine sorbet and caramel sauce
95 Euro per person
Wines not included
Osteria delle Belle Donne
Via delle Belle Donne 8
07.00pm – 11.00pm
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.
Via dei Conti 8r
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.