Nightlife

Top Choice Bar in Oltrarno

Santarosa Bistrot

The living is easy at this hipster garden bistro-bar, snug against a chunk of ancient city wall in the flowery Santarosa gardens. Comfy cushioned sofas built from recycled wooden crates sit beneath trees alfresco; f…
Top Choice Cocktail Bar in Oltrarno

Mad Souls & Spirits

At this bar of the moment, cult alchemists Neri Fantechi and Julian Biondi woo a discerning fashionable crowd with their expertly crafted cocktails, served in a tiny aqua-green and red-brick space that couldn't be m…
Top Choice Wine Bar in Oltrarno

Enoteca Pitti Gola e Cantina

Wine lovers won't do better than this serious wine bar opposite Palazzo Pitti, run with passion and humour by charismatic trio Edoardo, Manuele and Zeno – don't be surprised if they share a glass with you over wine …
Top Choice Wine Bar in Oltrarno

Il Santino

Kid sister to top-notch restaurant Il Santo Bevitore two doors down the street, this intimate wine bar with exposed stone walls and marble bar is a stylish spot for pairing cured meats, cheeses and Tuscan staples wi…
Top Choice Cocktail Bar in Oltrarno

Rasputin

The 'secret' speakeasy everyone knows about, it has no sign outside: disguised as a chapel of sorts, look for the tiny entrance with two-seat wooden pew, crucifix on the wall, vintage pics and tea lights flickering …
Cafe in Oltrarno

Ditta Artigianale

The second branch of Florence's premier coffee roaster and gin bar treats its faithful hipster clientele to full-blown dining in a 1950s-styled interior alongside its signature speciality coffees, gin cocktails and …
Bar in Oltrarno

Dolce Vita

Going strong since the 1980s, this veteran bar with a distinct club vibe is an Oltrarno hot spot for after-work drinks, cocktails and DJ sets. Its chic, design-driven interior gets a new look every month thanks to c…
Cocktail Bar in Oltrarno

Kawaii

Head to this smart new Japanese cocktail bar for an inventive Blood Meray (tomato juice, Japanese shochu, fresh ginger, soy sauce and wasabi) or one of several creative sake-based fusion cocktails in the company of …
Bar in Oltrarno

Volume

Armchairs, recycled and upcycled vintage furniture, books to read, jukebox, crepes and a tasty choice of nibbles with coffee or a light lunch give this hybrid cafe-bar-gallery real appeal – all in an old hat-making …
Bar in Oltrarno

La Cité

A hip cafe-bookshop with an eclectic choice of vintage seating, La Cité makes a wonderful, intimate venue for book readings, after-work drinks and fantastic live music – jazz, swing, world music. Check its Facebook …