Enoteca Fuori Porta
Porta San Niccolò
Built in the 1320s, the best preserved of the city’s medieval gates still stands sentinel on the banks of the Arno. Behind it, a...
Turn your back on the bevy of ticky-tacky souvenir stalls flogging David statues and boxer shorts and take in the spectacular city...
Behind a cosy corner cafe hides a honeycomb of rooms and gardens that have become one of the ‘it’ waterholes in Florence, thanks...
Antica Mescita San Niccolò
At just €10, the fine little Tuscan lunch buffet is the big draw at this snug trattoria, with its rustic wooden booths and beamed...
Enoteca Fuori Porta information
Lonely Planet review
Set just outside one of the city’s medieval gates, this mellow old enoteca (wine bar) proffers up to 500 different wines, including dozens by the glass, with a special strength in Tuscan and Piemontese reds. For a light lunch or evening meal, take a seat on the pleasant terrace and order a plate or two from the limited list of pastas, salads and crostoni (grilled, open-faced sandwiches).