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Cavolo Nero Bistrot - CLOSED

Via Guelfa 100, 50129, Florence, Italy
+39 055 496433
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good34%
  • Average13%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible5%
28 Feb 2015
“Downright rubbish”
24 Sep 2013
Restaurant Hours Closed
Via Guelfa 100, 50129, Florence, Italy
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11 - 20 of 25 reviews

Reviewed 20 October 2012

Fantastic setting, creates an atmosphere where you feel the centre of attention, but also private and alone. Food is always great.

Thank Frostietheboarder
Reviewed 12 October 2012

Recommended by our hotel. The restaurant had recently moved location and we were the only customers. Great food, innovative menu, well presented dishes and good staff. This restaurant is worth searching out.

Thank Phil T
Reviewed 6 June 2012

The patio is lined with the most fragrant jasmine. The decor is simple and elegant, but not imposing. You can see into the kitchen from the dining room, watching the most lovely Italian woman cooking. Dinner was perfection, parmesan flan, seabass lasagna with fresh lemon...More

Thank MissNichol
Reviewed 1 August 2011

This intimate restaurant was tucked away on a quite side street. We decided to go inside even thought at 9PM not one person was eating at the tables. We were greeted kindly and escorted to this beautiful garden with a roof of jasmine vines. The...More

1  Thank chef1xp
Reviewed 16 April 2011

We booked this for my birthday on the recommendations in Tripadvisor. It was very quiet and the waiter, without being rude, did not pay us much attention. The food was disappointing - salmon balls that were so dry they crumbled; an amusebouche that was a...More

Thank lizhughes39
Reviewed 3 January 2011

We were Florence over the Christmas holidays and wanted to try Cavolo Nero due to other reviews, but had found it closed. We are glad we tried again and found it open on the our last night in Florence for a truly memorable meal. As...More

Thank karpach
Reviewed 5 November 2010

Really good food and wine, modern take on Florentine dishes. Small so best to book.

Thank SPJ17
Reviewed 18 January 2010

Florence is not a place you can easily eat bad. But this is a place you will never want to return once had a meal as I did at that day. The ravioli was overcooked and not dense at all, terrible as Express. I doubt...More

Thank 101,888
Reviewed 24 September 2009

Cavolo Nero is on the other side of the Arno river on the residential side of Florence.It was a romantic short stroll in a hidden little road with a small sign but upon entering you will notice a very bright and elegant dining room,luckily the...More

Thank globalspoon
Reviewed 4 June 2009

This restaurant is rather away from the busy thoroughfares of Florence, but well worth seeking out in the side streets. The outside courtyard at the back is covered in jasmin, and on the night we were there we had to move inside due to windy...More

Thank metcombe
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vast multi-floored building. Visitors are bound to
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$36 - US$71
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Guelfa 100, 50129, Florence, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Florence  >  Florence>  > San Lorenzo
  • Neighbourhood: San Lorenzo
  • Phone Number: +39 055 496433
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Beautiful location, in the centre of Florence, near Pitti Faires and Central Station, with free parking, just a little shady garden for summer dinners. Tuscan wines and good Tuscan kitchen by the executive chef Achille Pirillo, owner.
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