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Hostaria Bibendum

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Via De' Pescioni 2 | Angolo Via Strozzi, 50123, Florence, Italy
+39 055 266 5620
12:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:30
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Sun - Sat 12:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:30
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Montreal, Canada
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30 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

Found this hotel recommended in the Michelin Guide. Was looking for an "elegant" place to have dinner with some distant relatives that would be able to appreciate it. This place seemed to fit the bill on paper. In practice, it vastly exceeded my high expectations. Excellent service, reasonable price (for the luxury segment, of course - quite expensive but very... More 

Thank Massimo G
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

everything was good! they treat as very well! thank u! the food is delicious but the dessert was AWESOME😍! must try👌🏽

Thank Kathlyn E
Florence, Italy
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78 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 April 2015

Food and wine-list very good in a quiet and relaxed environment. The ffeling of hotel lobby is hard to ignore so perhaps not the best Place for romantic dinners. Summertime outdoor department but no experience of that.

Thank Med H
Andrea T, Maître at Hostaria Bibendum, responded to this review

Dear Guest, It was our pleasure to have you as our guest at Hostaria Bibendum restaurant. We are really delighted to learn that our cuisine was of your liking. We thank you for your comments and we hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you again to the Hostaria Bibendum. With our best regards. Maître Andrea More 

Florence, South Carolina
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370 reviews
270 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 167 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2014

A spontaneous lunch turned out memorably. The caprese salad and my prawn, avocado, and mint salad were extremely flavorful and really a good choice. Don't forget the Prosecco!

Thank KelekeWahine
London, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2014 via mobile

After our experience in Rome at a hotel of the same group we decided to pay this one a visit aswell. Again we were well looked after,if I am being honest the cocktails were not as good but the service was amazing. Again we had drinks first again with some little bites such as strawberries in balsamic glaze, tomato and... More 

Thank Roy S
Beaconsfield, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2013

The food was good the staff under guidance of Andrea were brilliant. There is outside seating and it's a very pleasant place to have your evening cocktails

Thank tonyroyle
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2013

We had dinner in this lovely restaurant, food was excellent and service impeccable. Very well located as well.

Thank Monti63
Andrea T, Management Assistant at Hostaria Bibendum, responded to this review

Dear Guests, Thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts on the Hostaria Bibendum restaurant. It was our pleasure to serve you for the dinner you held at our Hostaria Bibendum! We are really delighted to learn that our cuisine and service was satisfactory and we are looking forward to your return visit to the Hostaria Bibendum restaurant.... More 

Chester, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 March 2013

We tried the taster menu which we thought was good value at 38 euros, given that we found restaurant prices high in Florence even by London standards. Service was excellent, the bar and restaurant are very stylish and intimate. We had delicious nibbles with an aperitif in front of a blazing log fire before dinner. I don't know why people... More 

2 Thank owen333
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123 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2012

Extremely enjoyable place for a cosy bite. Lovely chicken, and lovely Franciacorta. The hazelnut icecream was the best I have ever had. The service is efficient and understated. Lovely air conditioning. Shame for the toilets, that were in a poor shape and not particularly clean. I guess it is the patrons' fault more than the cleaners, though.

Thank FranBoyle
Andrea T, Maitre at Hostaria Bibendum, responded to this review

Dear Sirs, It was our pleasure to serve you for the meal you held at our restaurant Hostaria Bibendum. We are delighted to hear that our cuisine and service was satisfactory and that you were pleased with having selected the Hostaria Bibendum for a cosy bite. We thank you for your comments, which we consider a great help for us... More 

Dublin, Ireland
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23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 March 2012

Very nice food, staff very attentive and with excellent wine recommendations

Thank AlanNeenan

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$37 - US$48
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, European
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
12:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:30
12:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:30
12:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:30
12:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:30
12:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:30
12:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:30
12:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via De' Pescioni 2 | Angolo Via Strozzi, 50123, Florence, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Florence  >  Florence>  > Duomo
  • Neighbourhood: Duomo
  • Phone Number: +39 055 266 5620
Tucked away inside the Hotel Helvetia & Bristol in an urban palazzo, not far from the Duomo in Florence, the Hostaria Bibendum is a vibrant and luxurious retreat which has long been the haunt of the city's artists, literatti and jet-set gourmet travellers. With a summer terrace that overlooks the Piazza Strozzi, and a strong interior which features bright orange walls, chandeliers, silk tablecloths and art nouveau detailing ��� Hosteria Bibendum is renowned for its down-to-earth Tuscan cuisine with a contemporary twist. Ideal for business lunches, cocktail parties and candlelit dinners, the menu at Hostaria Bibendum includes favourites such as the seafood and basil risotto, and the entrec��te steak pan-fried with olives and anchovies served with mustard.

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Staying in Duomo

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Florentia, as it was called by Latins, is permeated by an eternal beauty spread in all corners of the city. The historic center is characterized by the immensity of the Duomo, able to transport tourists into the brightest age of Florence: the Renaissance. Who does not know the Brunelleschi Dome, San Giovanni Baptistery and the Giotto’s Campanile? Everything is enclosed here and it would be easy to imagine the city as it was in ancient times, with maids walking in the main square and horses carrying coaches. Nowadays, roads are busy with street artists. Rustic Tuscan bakeries give way to fashion shops; just stop for a few minutes in the middle of Piazza della Repubblica to enjoy the colors and sweet melody of the carousel that will bring back great memories from anyone’s childhood.
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