SE·STO on Arno

Piazza Ognissanti, 3, 50123 Firenze FI, Italy

The rooftop restaurant of the Westin Excelsior hotel wins top prize for being the most panoramic spot for a meal in Florence; floor-to-ceiling, wraparound windows permit 360-degree views over the entire city and the hills beyond. Chef Matteo Lorenzini’s superb food lives up to the magnificent setting—so against the romantic backdrop of Brunelleschi’s Duomo and the thousand twinkling lights of the city, you can feast on seared scallops with chestnuts and lime, spaghetti with clams and crab cream, and Barbary duck.

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Dine in style at Se.sto

The combination of convincingly creative food and a stunning setting make this rooftop restaurant a must for a romantic dinner or a celebratory feast. The contemporary glassed-in space on top of the Westin Excelsior hotel offers 360° views over the city and a menu that reflects chef Matteo Lorenzini’s deft hand in the kitchen. Book lunch for cheaper prices and expansive panoramas; choose dinner for something a little more romantic.

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