In Florence, food is one of the absolute protagonists. The city hosts a huge gastronomic variety ready to satisfy every type of palate: from starred restaurants to the most typical trattorias.
During your weekend in Florence you can have lunch on the historic streets in the city center, also savoring street food or enjoy a refined dinner in one of the best restaurants in the city, such as the Borgo San Jacopo of Lungarno Collection.
Here your romantic and refined dinner overlooking the Ponte Vecchio and the Arno river will be unforgettable. The starred restaurant in Florence, located in the Lungarno Hotel, welcomes you to experience a truly unique taste experience.
The Michelin restaurant Borgo San Jacopo takes its name from a street in the historic district of Oltrarno, right near the Ponte Vecchio.
It is located in the heart of the 5-star Hotel Lungarno and overlooks the banks of the Arno, thus offering a breathtaking view of the Ponte Vecchio. The exclusive and refined location makes the gastronomic experience even more unique.
The main room is comprised of a stained glass window that offers an exclusive glimpse of Florence. In the summer you can have a private terrace on Ponte Vecchio, which can be reserved for a special event such as an anniversary, a marriage proposal or a birthday.
The 1 Michelin star restaurant in Florence incorporates the unique flavors of Italian cuisine, with high quality ingredients created by the Michelin-starred Chef Claudio Mengoni, who offers creative dishes that are the synthesis of a long culinary journey. You can choose between the courses of the à la carte menu or be inspired by the new gastronomic perspectives of the tasting menus.
To better enjoy your romantic dinner, our expert sommelier Salvatore Biscotti will be able to advise you in choosing the finest wines. The wine list contains over 900 labels from the prestigious Borgo San Jacopo cellar: from the great timeless classics to highly sought after niche products.
If you prefer an eclectic location, you can savor the cuisine of the Caffè dell’Oro in the Lungarno Collection, a contemporary Italian restaurant within the luxury hotel Portrait Firenze. Located in the historic center and with a breathtaking view of Ponte Vecchio, the Caffè dell’Oro was awarded in 2022 by Gambero Rosso for its unique and sensational dishes created by chef Antonio Minichiello and is also reported by the Michelin Guide. It is open all day: for an Italian ‘espresso’ coffee, a light lunch, tea accompanied by a freshly baked dessert.