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Cestello

Piazza del Cestello 8, 50100, Florence, Italy
+39 055 264 5364
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good20%
  • Average9%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible7%
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CUISINES
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Gluten Free Options
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Piazza del Cestello 8, 50100, Florence, Italy
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved this combination of fish market and upscale restaurant! We shared a lovely fish dish and their "refresh" on spaghetti. It was delicious! I would have given them a 5 star rating but the service grew a little ragged towards the end of our evening...More

Thank DrSallyB
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

An amazingly good meal. First, know that this is not a trattoria and you will be paying for the beautifully prepared and served food -- well worth the price. Probably the best, or close to it, fish we have had and we are from the...More

Thank C B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came here for dinner with the Mrs and infant daughter. My wife is a pescatarian and we had been recommended this restaurant by our hotel concierge. STARTERS: Service, timing and quality of the starters was excellent, I really enjoyed the grilled squid, I'll even go...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Bit of a mixed review as the night was great then bad then great again. The decor of the restaurant is very modern and spacious. Service was very quick from the moment we sat down to receiving our starters until the mains. You're given a...More

Thank Sheniz M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Where to begin? This restaurant is exorbitantly overpriced. Pasta and risotto dishes weigh in at €30 which roughly converts to £27 and a dish comprising two very small medallions of veal with two baby leeks, two baby sweet corn and a mere splash of very...More

Thank Philip_Chadderton
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Business dinner, we arrived quite early for the Italian habits, the restaurant was empty. After placing our orders, simply for entrees and main course, we waited for one hour and half before getting something and moreover an entree was missing. A real disaster. No explanations,...More

Thank Baiocchi12
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

We were recommended this restaurant by our hotel and walked the 10 mins or so to Cestello. When we arrived we were the only guests but were welcomed and seated immediately. Our host described and recommended several cocktail options and almost immediately began bringing small...More

Thank Mawgan_Wilkins
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

I loved this restaurant, helpful staff and the chef was very informative. All of the seafood was fabulously fresh and delicious

Thank Jmdouglas1
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

Visited on the recommendation of a friend who goes every time she is in Florence In fairness it doesn't look that impressive as you approach, the tables in the small outside are are quite close together, there is more space inside but overall a great...More

Thank sunshinecesp
Reviewed 29 June 2017

The actual restaurant itself is lovely, great atmosphere. However, the menu is,naturally in Italian, no translation! and the fresh fish selection on display seems lovely, but there is no indication of cost, as we have experienced in other countries, South Africa, NZ, France! and despite...More

Thank sweetpBham
Nearby
Santo Spirito / San Frediano
A warm evening with a cocktail in your hand and great
company is the ideal way to experience Piazza Santo
Spirito; the area is busiest at sunset for happy hour.
Visitors cannot hide their astonishment sitting on the
staircase under the Basilica of Santo Spirito, and
they cannot help but stare at the architectural
masterpieces like Bianca Cappello House, Fontana dello
Sprone and San Frediano in Cestello and Santa Maria
...More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
19:30 - 02:00
Monday
19:30 - 02:00
Tuesday
19:30 - 02:00
Wednesday
19:30 - 02:00
Thursday
19:30 - 02:00
Friday
19:30 - 02:00
Saturday
19:30 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Piazza del Cestello 8, 50100, Florence, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Florence  >  Florence>  > Santo Spirito / San Frediano
  • Neighbourhood: Santo Spirito / San Frediano
  • Phone Number: +39 055 264 5364
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