Nightlife

Top Choice Cafe in Santa Maria Novella

Todo Modo

This contemporary bookshop with hip cafe and pocket theatre at the back makes a refreshing change from the usual offerings. A salvaged mix of vintage tables and chairs sits between book- and bottle-lined shelves in …
Cafe in Santa Maria Novella

La Boite

La Boite (French for 'the box') is about the size of a box, with just six square wooden tables and a tiny bar. But time your visit on a warm day when the drinking action spills out onto the pretty square at the fron…
Cafe in Santa Maria Novella

Shake Café

Handily close to the train station, this self-service juice bar has a perfect people-watching pavement terrace on car-free Piazza di Santa Maria Novella. Its fruit-powered juices and smoothies include fabulous combo…
Wine Bar in Santa Maria Novella

Sei Divino

This stylish wine bar tucked beneath a red-brick vaulted ceiling is a veteran on Florence's prolific wine-bar scene. Come here for music and occasional exhibitions as well as fine wine. Aperitivi 'hour' (with copiou…
Club in Santa Maria Novella

Space Club

Sheer size alone at this vast nightclub in Santa Maria Novella impresses – dancing, drinking, video-karaoke in the bar, and a mixed student-international crowd.