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Giacosa Roberto Cavalli

10R Villa della Spada
Florence, 50123 , Italy
TEL: 39-055-277-6328

Fashion designer Roberto Cavalli, one of Florence's most famous sons (in modern times, at least) took it upon himself to revive one of the city's institutions to its former glory. Caffe Giacosa — birthplace of the Negroni cocktail — had been in decline for decades when Cavalli (whose boutique is next door) converted into an upscale chocolate shop and cafe. Featuring hiss signature over-the-top style, the cafe sells exquisite chocolates in animal print boxes displayed under hundreds of fashion photo shoot stills. Visitors can sit outside at an umbrella-covered table with a cappucino and enjoy the chocolates.

Insider Tip:

During the summer, the cafe turns into a dance club at night with a local DJ and a fashion-conscious young crowd.

Amenities

Open / Closes
  • Accessible by Public Transportation
  • Breakfast
  • Bar Dining
  • Celeb-Owned
  • Delivery
  • Family-Friendly Dining
  • Hot Spot
  • Historic/Legendary
  • Lunch
  • Notable Chef
  • Sunday - Closed
  • Tea Time
  • Take-Out Available

Cuisine Type:: Cafes

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