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The Arts Inn

Closed Now: 18:00 - 01:00
Open today: 18:00 - 01:00
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Hidden gem in Florence!

This bar is hands down THE BEST!! We found this hidden gem one night walking around Florence and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
via mobile
Great quirky place with amazing cocktails

This was literally a stones throw from our hotel -Croce di Malta . We popped in 2 nights on a 3... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Lowestoft, United Kingdom
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2 weeks ago
“Hidden gem in Florence! ”
4 weeks ago
“Great quirky place with amazing cocktails ”
Cocktail-wine bar within an artistic space. Pre dinner drinks accompanied by platters of cheeses and cold cuts, local wines, cocktails, bottled beer and carefully selected music, relaxing ambiance. Artwork on exhibit and sale.
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Via del Porcellana 63R | corner with via della Scala, 50123, Florence, Italy
Santa Maria Novella
+39 380 367 4633
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This bar is hands down THE BEST!! We found this hidden gem one night walking around Florence and stopped in for drinks! Mattia was so awesome, made fabulous cocktails, and was the best company we had! Could not have asked to stumble upon a better...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank blakeandjustine2015
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was literally a stones throw from our hotel -Croce di Malta . We popped in 2 nights on a 3 night stay. It’s compact but decorated and styled so nicely with some amazing art work. The owner takes so much care with the drinks...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 4 November 2018

Found the place at random, didn't really look for it, but I'm glad I decided to stay. The wine they're serving is local, cheap (for a tourist in Florence, at least), plus they serve cold dishes as a snack (mostly cold cuts, cheese, olives, don't...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank tommiedave
Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

The Manager/Bartenderwas knowledgeable and very talented, well able to balance a cocktail and suit the customers taste. Wonderful to see and taste Italian Gin’s, great drinks menu and drinks selection. The vibe is true to the name, with captivating paintings and playful design.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank gmag9
Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

We came here yesterday for some pre dinner drinks, we started with a cocktail each and then ordered a bottle of wine. The espresso martini I had was fantastic - the best in Florence! The bar is very authentic and has a great feel and...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Nikki F
Reviewed 22 June 2018 via mobile

Maybe the places you discover by chance are the best ones. Maybe not. But in this case, on our way to the hotel we came across The Arts Inn. The music, the artwork, the atmosphere of the place intrigued us, so we entered. I ordered...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank elhombredelatorre
Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

Highly recommended. Artwork & the easy listening background music (likes of Sinatra, Armstrong) makes it a great place for a late night drink. Bar tender Paulo was friendly, knowledgeable & made us great gin & tonics eg G Vine. Nice touch were the range of...More

Thank Stewart F
Reviewed 22 March 2018 via mobile

An artsy and intersting place with classy music and great drinks. The house’s wine that is usually so so, is very good in here. The place is to have a drink and chill, but the pecorino cheese selection that we ate was perfect to join...More

Thank GuilhermeC1114
Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

Good place to chill, stop for a moment... Great drinks and music... I stoped there at the end of my day

Thank Adam B
Reviewed 4 February 2018

Found this bar whilst walking back to our hotel. It has a really intimate, cosy vibe so is good for late night cocktails. You could help yourself to crisps and nuts too to accompany your drinks which was nice.

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Santa Maria Novella
Santa Maria Novella train station welcomes the
majority of the people arriving in Florence, which
might explain the hectic pace. Commuters and tourists
come across the constant hustle and bustle of the
station before exiting, taking a few steps and
stopping amazed in Piazza di Santa Maria Novella. It
is impossible not to admire the the square, housing
one of the most charming basilicas in Florence. The
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