Top Choice Food & Drinks in Santa Maria Novella

La Bottega Della Frutta

Follow the trail of knowing Florentines, past the flower-and veg-laden bicycle parked outside, into this enticing food shop bursting with boutique cheeses, organic fruit and veg, biscuits, chocolates, conserved prod…
Food & Drinks in San Lorenzo & San Marco


Eataly is a one-stop food shop for everything Tuscan. Peruse beautifully arranged aisles laden with oils, conserved vegetables, pasta, rice, biscuits and so on. There are fresh bakery and deli counters, fridges lade…
Food & Drinks in Santa Croce

Alla Sosta dei Papi

This tiny enoteca (wine bar) is a wine-buff one-stop shop. Tuscan wines range from as cheap as chips (bring your own bottle and fill it up for €2.40 per litre) to the very best. Even better, taste before you buy ove…
Food & Drinks in Oltrarno

Tuscan Taste

Showcases regional food and wine by producers from the famed Tuscany region of Italy, plus offers free wine tastings and advice on tours both in Florence and beyond. The store also sells handmade jewellery and artis…
Food & Drinks in Duomo & Piazza della Signoria


This historic salumeria and drogheria store dating to 1860 is a quality stop for everything from gourmet cheeses, cold meats and biscuits to Florence-made cinnamon- or ginseng-mint toothpaste and handmade Martelli p…
Food in San Lorenzo & San Marco

Conti Stefano

This permanent market stall (inside Mercato Centrale) is the place in Florence to taste and buy bitter and spicy, typically Tuscan olive oil on white plastic teaspoons; don't hesitate to ask for help and advice.
Food in Duomo & Piazza della Signoria

La Bottega dell'Olio

This bijou boutique takes great care with its displays of olive oils, olive-oil soaps, platters made from olive wood and skincare products made with olive oil (the Lepo range is particularly good).