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La Leggenda dei Frati

Costa San Giorgio 6/A, 50125, Florence, Italy
+39 055 068 0545
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good17%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“amuse bouche” (4 reviews)
“tasting menu” (4 reviews)
“soup” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
Italian, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$$$
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Costa San Giorgio 6/A, 50125, Florence, Italy
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1 - 10 of 44 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago

Visited in early July 17 on family trip to Florence - our first time in the delightful location. Based on the excellent reviews we had pre-booked our evening table - highly recommended, as the place was very busy. We had booked a taxi to take...More

Thank oioiSAVLOY
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We will be back here, definitely. The restaurant is on the hillside just outside Florence, about 5 minutes by taxi from the centre. Do not be tempted to miss out because its not walking distance - La Leggenda is more than worth it. The tables...More

Thank Bruce M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant is located in a beautiful setting and is very modern. We opted for the taster menu which was 9 courses. All of the courses were delightful and each course was the chefs choice. Each course was unique. My partner opted for the wine...More

Thank Panda_eyes2
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

A truly remarkable dinner. High above Firenze, the restaurant offers fantastic modern food, friendly service and great views. You can stroll into the nearby gardens from the restaurant. Really a unique experience.

1  Thank HanniHannover
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

This 1 star Michellin is a beautiful place . Situated on a hill overlooking a stunning view of Florence. The food is esquizite ok, plate after plate with innovative decor and taste.

Thank George Nader El... B
Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

The staff is just great. Impeccable in their commitment to service their customers and the dishes are really creative

Thank Alex M
Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

We went there for lunch. They served us pork fat with bread which tasted very bad. The pasta was even worst though, it felt like they have spilled some used fat on top of it. Really bad. I was very hungry but couldnt went even...More

Thank Kaloyan C
Reviewed 4 May 2017

Located in a beutiful place about 10 min by taxi from the center of Florence this restaurant offers a refined interpretation of Tuscan specialities with just enough innovation to make the food interesting without overdoing the innovation part. Really excellent food, beutifully understated restaurant room...More

Thank Med H
Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

This was my first time in a michelin star restaurant, and it was a great experience! My friends and I came in a lunch time and since there were no many other tables occupied, we got exeptional service and felt so laid back, and relaxed,...More

Thank ivabask
Reviewed 22 April 2017

Food came unintentionally cold. Service is not adequate for 1 star Michelin. Moreover, heating system was not working and it as cold inside. Wine pairing was inadequate for 1 star Michelin.

4  Thank Luciano T
Nearby
Pitti
Pitti is a neighborhood characterized by art and
history. Renaissance architecture such as Pitti
Palace, which houses five museums alone, introduces
visitors to the green lungs of spectacular Boboli
Gardens. Any visitor can wander through statues,
fountains, and panoramic viewpoints. Around the
garden, treasures like the Museum of Natural History
of the Specola and Villa Bardini guide guests through
...More
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, View, Business meetings, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Costa San Giorgio 6/A, 50125, Florence, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Florence  >  Florence>  > Pitti
  • Neighbourhood: Pitti
  • Phone Number: +39 055 068 0545
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Description
La Leggenda dei Frati restaurant is located within the museum complex of Villa Bardini in Florence. The 1600s Villa is surrounded by a beautiful garden with agricultural items, ancient olive trees and fruit trees. Here the vegetable garden available to the restaurant, including fountains and waterfalls, a rare example of English style garden, overlooks the city offering an incredible landscape of Florence. In the main porch the elegantly decorated room of the restaurant merges with the cultural side of the museum hosting the works of art of the Galleria Continua of San Gimignano. So the guests will get a complete multi-sensory and cultural experience, emphasizing, together with the excellence of the art, that of the food. The Leggenda dei Frati cooking is innovative, although steeped in the culinary culture of the territory, with particular attention to the research of raw materials and respect for them
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