Exterior View of the hotel at Grand Hotel Minerva
Interior Dining Area at Grand Hotel Minerva
Interior open bar at Grand Hotel Minerva

From the best breakfast to a Tuscan aperitivo in Florence

Discover our all day dining options

In the renovated Grand Hotel Minerva, the dining spaces have a fresh new look and identity to go with it. The bar, restaurant and outdoor restaurant merge in a comfortable space that fits into the hotel's lobby. Such large, comfortable common areas have become a rarity in hotels. We furnished them so you can feel at ease to relax, get together, chat, drink and eat, whether alone or together. Whether you want to revive with an espresso, relax with a cocktail, savor a nice snack, or have a romantic candlelit dinner,  it's your choice what to enjoy and when to do so in our "La Buona Novella” Italian bistrot.

Colorful dining areaat  Grand Hotel Minerva

Buongiorno - La Colazione

Your mornings will begin in the breakfast room “Il Chiostro”. In this spacious room, flooded by light from large windows facing the hotel’s internal garden, you will enjoy a delicious buffet breakfast.

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Delicious food at  Grand Hotel Minerva

La Buona Novella

At our Bistrot, you can order your lunch or dinner from the La Buona Novella menu. Our chef, Tommaso Calonaci - two-time winner of the Nataional Award by La Guida dell'Espresso - has taken some classic dishes from Florentine and Mediterranean traditions and reworked them with a contemporary twist.

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Exterior View of the hotel at  Grand Hotel Minerva

Bistrot Al Fresco

From April to October “La Buona Novella – Bistrot Italiano” extends outdoors onto its elegant, inviting “Al Fresco” terrace. Our guests lunch and dine in one of Florence’s finest piazzas.

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Open Bar Nearby  at Grand Hotel Minerva

Bistrot Bar

From the Bistrot's bar, open until midnight, you can enjoy coffee, cappuccino, sodas, snacks, aperitifs, and cocktails. For snacks, choose among healthful delicious salads or local versions of international dishes like Chianina hamburgers or veggie burgers.

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Rooftop dining area  at  Grand Hotel Minerva

The Rooftop Bar

From May to September the snack bar becomes twice as large when our rooftop pool bar is open for the season. When it is time to enjoy a typical "Aperitivo". What‘s best than our rooftop terrace? 

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City view from balcony table  at  Grand Hotel Minerva

Sky Lounge

The "cherry on the cake”, an elevated section of our terrace that can be privatized for unique events up to 20 guests.

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