Dining in Florence Xmas & New Year

Looking where to eat in for Xmas & New Year in Florence ? Here is a list of our recommendations.  Be sure to make a booking

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.


Christmas Lunch at 110 Euro per person

New Year Gala dinner at 295 Euro per person –  Book a table 


Borgo San Jacopo Ristorante 
Borgo San Jacopo 62r
Firenze 50125


1 Star Michelin Chef Peter Brunel along with his team including top pastry chef Loretta Fanella have an exquisite menu for New Years Eve


The evening begins with an aperitivo at Picteau Lounge with a sparking wine and finger food.


Winter Seafood Salad

By the Spoonful
Small Tortellini in Broth

First Course
Rice, parmesan, lemon, capers & Caviar

Second Course
Veal Cheek, vermouth gelatin, topinambur, chestnuts and black truffle

Pre dessert
Small Tropical Meringue

Snowy Monte Blanc – whipped cream, raspberry hearts and marron glacè

Price per person 280 Euro
Wine Pairing 130 Euro


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!

Menu for New Years Eve at 130 Euro per person

Calvisius ‘Caviar’ Oyster with flakes of crunchy Spinach

Lobster Catalan Style with vegetables, scallops, belgian lettuce and lardo di Colonnata

Risotto gambero rosso, with goats cheese and chocolate powdered froth
Tortelli with cod in a violet potato cream sauce

A piece of Sturgeon fish with artichoke

Lime and mint granita
Coffee meringue with nought and champagne gelato



If you are visiting our city during the festive season and not sure where to have lunch or dinner here is a list of my favourites with the dates they will be open.


Il Borro Tuscan Bistro
One of the many excellent dining experiences from the Ferragamo family. Clothing designers and now for many years part of a selection of excellent restaurants in Florence & Tuscany.


Il Borro has the perfect balance of contemporary and traditional cuisine. Using local seasonal products with a modern eye. Chefs are excellent as well as the fantastic staff manager Andrea and Claudia speak perfect english and are very professional.

Opening hours: A very particular quality of this restaurant is it served food all day from 10am – 10pm
Always open for lunch and dinner from December 24 – Jan 2016
Lungarno Acciaiuoli 80r, 50100 Florence (two minute walk from the Ponte Vecchio)
055 290423












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