Restaurants

Top Choice Italian in Pistoia

Magno Gaudio

If it is local Pistoians you're looking for, snag a table at this brilliant all-rounder. Be it breakfast, brunch, dinner or an aperitivo on the street terrace, this hybrid delivers, with free wi-fi, creative cuisine…
Top Choice Deli in Pistoia

I Salaioli

One glance at the delectable salami wedges and cheese rounds on the counter begging to be eaten and you'll be smitten. This is one of those fabulous deli-restaurants that suits naturally gourmet Tuscany so, so well:…
Trattoria in Pistoia

La Bettola

A backstreet treasure that you really won't find unless you know about it, this stalwart no-frills trattoria cooks up some of the most traditional and tastiest Tuscan cuisine in town beneath age-old, red-brick vault…
Seafood in Pistoia

Il Carbonile

When the urge for a creative and contemporary culinary experience strikes, head for this delightful fish restaurant, tucked away in a walled courtyard off Piazza del Carmine. Interior design – both inside and al fre…
Osteria in Pistoia

Osteria La BotteGaia

Dishes range from staunchly traditional to experimental at this Slow Food–hailed osteria, famed for its finely butchered cured meats and interesting wine list. Aubergine and ricotta strudel in tomato sauce is one of…
Pizza in Pistoia

Osteria Pizzeria Apicio

Squirrelled away in a yet another wonderful old building down a side street, this hybrid pizzeria-osteria is a staunchly local affair. Its cavernous, chapel-like interior is a mesmerising collage of original feature…
Italian in Pistoia

Carmine

Blink and you could well miss the fact that this enticing cake shop and bakery with exquisite sweet bites displayed in rows beneath glass is, in fact, 100% gluten-free. A daily menu chalked on the board features a d…
Trattoria in Pistoia

Trattoria dell'Abbondanza

Dine beneath coloured parasols in an atmospheric alley outside or plump for a table inside where homey collections of doorbells, pasta jars and so on catch the eye. The cuisine, once you've deciphered the handwritin…