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“Delicious and great service”
Review of Irene Firenze

Irene Firenze
Ranked #299 of 2,930 Restaurants in Florence
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Italian, Mediterranean
Neighbourhood: Duomo
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Neighbourhood: Duomo
Reviewed 28 August 2017

Irene is a very smart restaurant on the edge so Piazza Della Republicca with seating both indoors and outside on the square. We chose to sit outside to soak up the evening atmosphere. There were street artists performing and a pretty carousel which lit the square and made it really quite magical.
As to the food- we were served by Francesco who was faultless from beginning to end. Nothing was to much trouble and he was very considerate, making our daughter's 18th birthday that little extra bit special.
We started with a mixture of octopus salad and calamari with a green salad with mozzarella. Already we were spoilt! For main course we shared the steak for 2 which was beautifully presented and generous. We paired it with a lovely Brunello red wine at Francesco's suggestion which was delicious. We enjoyed all the dishes we ordered and the chef even prepared a dish especially for our 8yr old who quite simply wanted a burger!!
In spite of being full we felt we had to finish off with a dessert. The Tiramisu was again very tasty and just the right sized portion. We were given a glass of Moscato to compliment the dessert which also slipped down nicely.
We were so pleased with the evening that we asked to see the chef who happily came up and was very animated.
All in all we had a fabulous evening. The service was spot on and the food delicious. We walked away with huge smiles on our faces and enjoyed the atmosphere in the square for a bit.
We cannot fault this restaurant in any way and look forward to coming again.

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Thank Blazing100
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Reviewed 22 August 2017

You can sit back and relax at Irene knowing you're in expert hands. This is an upscale, happening ristorante serving forth contemporary Italian cuisine perfectly crafted and beautifully presented. It's located on the ground floor of The Savoy.

The room is elegant and quietly sophisticated, the service attentive and confident. There is also an outdoor area fronting the piazza, which is perfect for lunch and to watch the passing parade.

Understated Florentine style at its best.

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Reviewed 18 August 2017

Every time i come to Florence i eat at this splendit restaurant at Savoy Hotel. Good quality ingredients and interesting menu. Try the gnocchi with eggplant. The best ever.

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Thank yiannaCyprus
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Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

Good location in the middle of busy (aka touristy) area of the city. The service was excellent (right tempo & attentive to details), the cocktails (fresh vermouth house drink) were delicious. Unfortunately the food didn't really meet our expectations. We had the tempura (too fatty) followed by the lobster linguine (for myself) and the beef (my partner). While the beef was very tasty, the linguine was rather disappointing (very oily & the pasta was tasted overcooked). Overall good experience but not really worth the price tag...

Thank Henri Julien S
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Reviewed 13 August 2017

Full disclosure: were staying at the hotel savoy above this restaurant so we ate there multiple times because a) it's convenient and more importantly b) because it's awesome. The service is truly outstanding and very efficient, not to mention thoughtful and friendly. The food is out of this world, and consistently good. The location is gorgeous to people watch or just take a break from shopping at the best stores (which are all conveniently close by). I know we'll eat here again and again on our next visit even if we're not staying in such proximity! 10/10 would recommend!

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