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La Bottega del Buon Caffe


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#73 of 1,544 Italian in Florence
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner

Food and ambience

Local cuisine, Italian, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings

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At La Bottega del Buon Caffe we have been producing seasonal authentic Florentine dishes for years. Yet, our new location in the heart of Florencce marks the start of a new era as the La Bottega team launch a selection of exciting new organic and gourmet concepts. In collaboration with the restaurant's new owners, Claus and Jeanette Thottrup, La Bottega del Buon Caffe's head chef, Antonello Sardi, has successfully developed fresh and innovative gourmet menus which are now available both at lunch and dinner and which have earned him his first Michelin Star. With the emphasis on natural locally sourced ingredients, La Bottega offers authentic Tuscan food that creatively combines the best of classic
US$45 - US$130
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Italian, Mediterranean, European
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 5 February 2019

Before Christmas we ate out at Le Manoir aux Quat' Saisons and I can honestly say that this restaurant is on a par. Every course from the tasting menu was ambitious and consistently good. The service combined just the right blend of formality and lightness....More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank bigmal_7
Reviewed 26 January 2019 via mobile

Everything was amazing! Food , service, wine and cocktails. It was literally a birthday and meal I will never forget.

Date of visit: August 2018
2  Thank kashiaanderson
Reviewed 8 January 2019 via mobile

My experience at this restaurant as a fashion PR was the worst experience I have ever had in Florence throughout my 8 years in the industry. Staff were snobby and unfriendly, at time mocking. They made myself and my colleague feel utterly uncomfortable. I would...More

Date of visit: January 2019
3  Thank sa123999999
Reviewed 6 January 2019 via mobile

Everything, food, wine, service, athmosphere was excellent. Food: interesting combinations, not too complicated.

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank reijo
Reviewed 4 January 2019

Well decorated restaurant with good service. However, I must say degustation menu is terrible and overprice. They are good at plating but not cooking, especially main course which I changed from pigeon to amberjack which is a big mistake; they served a small piece of...More

Date of visit: December 2018
3  Thank Nichakorn
Reviewed 21 December 2018 via mobile

Excellent cuisine with a young chef and team. I loved the pigeon and apple desert. Service is courteous with care for details. We did not have the menu but loved the à la carte! Loved the experience, definitely highly recommend it.

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank bellaL001
Reviewed 29 November 2018 via mobile

The atmosphere, service, creativity, and plating were are all five star. I did not enjoy the taste or flavor of the food at all. My wife said that the wine was exceptional. She agreed with me that she did not enjoy the food at all...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Eron E
Reviewed 17 November 2018 via mobile

The plates are beautiful with a lot of work on them. The flavors are not even for Michelin star. Over priced

Date of visit: November 2018
3  Thank iliasgina
Reviewed 10 November 2018

Our meal at La Bottega is one of the best we have had. Everything was perfect - the atmosphere, the food, the wine pairing, the service and attention to detail to each aspect of our experience was second to none. We had the vegetarian tasting...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank CaptainMarmite43
Reviewed 6 November 2018

This was a true experience with food! We had food tastings paired with wines; the portions are small but extremely complex and delicious! Very expensive but worth the experience! Décor is warm and inviting! The chef is intense!

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank grskovici
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Jackie S
15 July 2018|
Response from BorgoSantoPietro | Property representative |
Hello Jackie S, The atmosphere is relaxed and elegant with a classic yet contemporary design. La Bottega del Buon Caffè offers outdoor seating. We hope to see you soon in Florence!
11 July 2018|
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Response from BorgoSantoPietro | Property representative |
Hi Emil I, Yes, you can park near the restaurant as parking is available right on Lungarno Cellini, the street where La Bottega del Buon Caffè is located. See you soon!
Marc C
13 March 2018|
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Response from ronald k | Reviewed this property |
No, this is the wrong place for that.
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