SEB Florence 2018

Drinking & Dining

Drinking and Dining

Renowned for its food and wine, Florence provides delegates with an abundance of dining options that are the envy of the world. Give your taste buds the full Tuscan experience with everything from family owned delicatessen’s offering regional meats and wine in a relaxed setting, to sophisticated restaurants specialising in the famous Florentine steak. 

Price guide for three course meal: 
£ - 20 or under
££ 20 – 35
£££ 35 and over



Piazza del Mercato Centrale – Via dell’Ariento, 50123
The Mercato Centrale Firenze (Florence Central Market) is a modern, busy market which has a number of traditional shops and eateries. Covering an area of 3000 sqm and containing 900 seats, visitors can enjoy traditional dishes such as fresh pasta, fried fish, pizza, and barbecued ribs at affordable prices. On top of great food options, the market is also home to a brewery and wine bar.
Distance from conference centre: 0.3 miles


+39 055 532 6053
Via de cimatori, 23 rosso, 50122

A relaxed authentic delicatessen offering delicious sandwiches filled with fresh meat and vegetables as well as local wines at very affordable prices. Perfect for a casual bite and glass of wine in a street food style setting. 
Distance from conference centre: 0.7 Miles


+39 366 361 7871
Via Nazionale, 77 R, 50123 

A popular local eatery offering traditional Italian pizza in a casual setting.
Distance from conference centre: 0.2 miles


+39 055 274 1102
Via dei neri, 72 R, 50122

A traditional restaurant in a cosy setting, known for its fantastic Florentine steaks and vegetarian friendly dishes. This is an excellent choice for those looking to enjoy tasty, reasonably priced, food and wine.
Distance from conference centre: 1.0 miles


+39 055 246 9315
Via Luigi Carlo Farini, 5r, 50121

Located in a charming area of the city off the main tourist strip, the outdoor seating at Ristorante Sant'Ambrogio provides a great space for groups to enjoy classic Florentine cuisine. 
Distance from conference centre: 1.0 miles


+39 055 365500
Via del Fosso Macinante 4, 50144

A square with four wood-burning ovens that prepare four different types of pizzas every evening; a Beer Garden where you can listen to live music or have a chat with friends accompanied by a cold beer; a Terrace Lounge where you can spend pleasant evenings in the cool of the Park with a DJ Set and excellent cocktails. Buonerìa is the perfect place to enjoy true Neapolitan pizza in Florence. 
Distance from conference centre: 1.1 miles


+39 055 211978
12/13/r Piazza del Mercato Centrale, 50123

Trattoria Vecchio Mercato welcomes you with its outside cozy terrace just in front of the Mercato Centrale, in the heart of the city. Boasting locally bought seasonal ingredients and specialising in meat and truffles, Trattoria Vecchio Mercato gives you a genuine and traditional eating experience.
Distance from conference centre: 0.3 miles


+39 055 265 7424
Piazza del Mercato Centrale, 50123

Tosca Restaurant is located on the second floor of the famous Central Market of Florence. The menu is based on the old recipes from rural tradition which have been enhanced for a more modern experience. 
Distance from conference centre: 0.3 miles


+39 055 265 4329
Via Torta, 5, 50122

The menu at Cucina Torcicoda includes dishes of Mediterranean cuisine with some exotic adventure, all while maintaining the strong roots of the Tuscan territory. Do not miss the fish dishes, carefully prepared by Chef Alessandro Fabbri, along with the Florentine steaks. All accompanied by an extensive wine list, with more than 200 wines from Italy and around the world.
Distance from conference centre: 1.0 miles


+39 055 2358 8560
Piazza dell'Unità Italiana, 6, 50123

On the fifth floor of the Grand Hotel Baglioni you can find the restaurant B-Roof, a special place where you can enjoy high end cuisine whilst enjoying a spectacular panoramic view of Florence's skyline. You will feel like you can almost touch Brunelleschi's dome and Giotto's Tower whilst enjoying dishes that are simple and traditional, yet with colours, flavours and aromas that are reinvented at the hands of talented expert chefs.
Distance from conference centre: 0.3 miles



+39 055 288330
Via Camillo Cavour, 27, 50129

The farm-to-table cuisine of this Florentine bistro provides seasonal menus for all kind of palates including tasty recipe’s catering to vegetarians and celiacs.
Distance from conference centre: 0.5 miles


+39 055 094 4877
Via dei Vagellai, 18r, 50122

Brac specialises in Italian style vegetarian cooking. A chic interior with bookshelves lining the walls, it provides patrons with a relaxed, arty atmosphere.
Distance from conference centre: 1.1 miles



+39 055 234 6014
Via Pietra Piana, 60/red 50122

If you are looking for some respite from the heat or for a perfect end of evening desert, look no further than Procopio for some delicious Italian gelato. 
Distance from conference centre: 1.0 miles



+39 055 238 1290
Via Dante Alighieri, 16, 50122

A stylish bar with vintage inspired decor and a focus on artistic flair in the creation of cocktails. 
Distance from conference centre: 0.8 miles


+39 055 2726 5987
Vicolo dell'Oro, 6, 50123

Located on top of the Hotel Continentale, La Terrazza is the ultimate location in Florence to meet for a cocktail surrounded by the most impeccable views of the Arno, Brunelleschi's Dome, San Miniato, Palazzo Vecchio and Forte Belvedere.
Distance from conference centre: 0.8 miles


+39 055 239 8132
Piazza dei Rossi, 1, 50125

Interesting wine bar offering an extensive list of some of Italy’s finest drops as well as a selection of cheese and cured meats. 
Distance from conference centre: 1.0 miles


+39 055 264 5817
Via del Canto dei Nelli, 38, 50123
A craft beer bar located in the city centre offering an excellent selection of Belgian style brews. 
Distance from conference centre: 0.4 miles


+39 055 218533
Via dei Neri, 35 R, 50122

Centrally located pub with a ‘dive bar’ feel and live music that attracts hipster types. Also offers an American style menu which includes burgers and wraps. 
Distance from conference centre: 1.1 miles