Top Choice Cafe in Pistoia

Caffètteria Museo Marino Marini

This warm, vibrant cafe with its own bakery (superb breads) and flowery, courtyard garden buzzes with local life. Sip an espresso at the bar, chat with friends over cappuccino at one of four tables in the cosy inter…
Top Choice Cafe in Lucca

Bistrot Undici Undici

With one huge cream-coloured parasol providing shade and a tinkling fountain providing an atmospheric soundtrack, cafe terraces don't get much better than this. And then there is the view at this bucolic cafe (the o…
Top Choice Wine Bar in Pietrasanta

L'Enoteca Marcucci

Taste fine Tuscan wine on bar stools at high wooden tables or beneath big parasols on the street outside. Whichever you pick, the distinctly funky, artsy spirit of Pietrasanta's best-loved enoteca enthrals.
Wine Bar in Prato

Le Barrique

Be it lunch at noon (meals €20), afternoon snacks, a cocktail-fuelled apericena (meal-sized aperitivo buffet) or dinner with fine wine, this fashionable enoteca with red-brick ceiling and colourful ceramic-tiled bar…
Cafe in Pisa


This trendy cafe stares face to face with Tuttomondo (1989), a mural on the facade of a Pisan church – and the last mural American pop artist Keith Haring painted just months before his death. Sip a coffee or cockta…
Cafe in Pisa


This creative book-cafe is a breath of fresh air. Tuck into an end-of-day sugar doughnut and cappuccino or an early-evening aperitivo at a glass-topped table filled with artists’ crayons perhaps, or a button collect…
Wine Bar in Pistoia

Fiaschetteria La Pace

'Everything is going to be all right' is the strapline of this hip bar and bistro. And indeed, be it shelling free peanuts around a wooden table in the vintage interior or perched on a stone slab of a window sill ou…
Craft Beer in San Miniato

Birra e Acciughe

'Beer & Anchovies' is the enticing name of this uber-cool craft-beer shop, its pocket-sized interior packed to the rafters with craft beers from Tuscany and Italy. Grab a bottle and appease hunger pangs with a g…
Cafe in Pisa

Caffè Letteraria Volta Pagina

Kick back over a smoothie, juice or something stronger at this edgy literary cafe with red-brick vaulted ceiling, achingly cool vintage furnishings and laid-back lounge vibe. Breakfast and brunch (including gluten-f…
Bar in Pisa


A dedicated all-rounder, Bazeel is a hot spot from dawn to dark. Laze over breakfast, linger over a light buffet lunch or hang out with the A-list crowd over a generous aperitivo spread, live music and DJs. Its chap…