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Dining in a tower in Florence

November 7, 2017
Dining in a tower in Florence

Saturday evening? Dining in a Byzantine tower in the historic centre of Florence

Have you ever thought of dining in an old Byzantine tower in Florence? Restaurant Santa Elisabetta will make you live an incredible experience in the heart of the historical centre, on the first floor of the Byzantine tower of Pagliazza, the oldest edifice still standing in the historic centre of Florence, also enrolled in the register of the Florentine historic buildings. In the 12th century it was used as a women’s prison, that’s why the name “Pagliazza” that derives just from the straw bedding of the prisoners. It is precisely here that we invite you to enjoy the starred chef‘s tasting menu Rocco de Santis made in collaboration with the farm Ca’ del Bosco on Saturday 11 and 25 November 2017. The menu is also available in preview on Friday 10th  and November 24th.

Here is our tasty proposition:

Little bubbly…
Franciacorta Brut Blanc de Blancs
85% Chardonnay 15% Pinot Bianco

Veal with Tuna Sauce

Tasting menu

Duck with Porcini Mushrooms, Apple Chutney and Truffle
Homemade Pasta stuffed with Lampredotto, Green Sauce and Candied Lemon Gel
Suckling Pig cooked with Pumpkin, Porcini Mushrooms and Camomile
Lemon, Coffee and Extra Virgin Olive Oil Semifreddo


In combination, it will be served the wines of the farm Ca’ del Bosco selected by the maitre Domenico Napolitano:

Pinèro 2009 I.G.T.
100% Pinot Nero

Carmenero 2010 I.G.T.
100% Carmènére

Maurizio Zanella 2007 Rosso del Sebino I.G.T.
50% Cabernet Sauvignon – 25% Merlot – 25% Cabernet Franc


Mineral Water Still and Sparkling

€ 99 per person including wines

Information and reservations for dinner in a tower in Florence at the Restaurant Santa Elisabetta, of gourmet cuisine in the historic centre of Florence:
tel. +39.055.27370 – Email:
Piazza Santa Elisabetta, 3 – first floor of the Hotel Brunelleschi

Every Saturday evening we are wait for you with new food and wine events, always in collaboration with the best Italian and international wineries. Stay tuned. The updates are always available on this magazine to the section “Dining”.

We wait for you for dining in a tower in Florence at the Restaurant Santa Elisabetta!

Dining in a tower in Florence

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