Party Earth Review A Happy Hour hotspot for a chic crowd, Negroni is not only a historical piece of Florence’s identity – after all, it was here that the famous Negroni cocktail was invented – but also a modern manifestation of the city’s international character. Besides the diverse clientele that hails from all over the globe, the bar is ... more
Via dei Renai, 17/r
Party Earth Review Like its neighbor Negroni, Zoe draws a crowd of well-dressed locals who show up in the early evening to sip cocktails and nibble on carpaccio with melon at the aperitivo buffet before heading out to the clubs. Unlike the elegant Negroni, however, Zoe has a more eclectic vibe owing to its musical mix of funk, soul, and hip ... more
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Known more for its wine, Florence is still a city of refinement when it comes to its cocktails, and as a result there are a good amount of cocktail bars strewn throughout the city.
In a day and age of specialization, cocktails have taken on a whole new identity since the turn of the century. In today’s great cocktail bars you can order up just about anything per your individual likes and an expert mixologist can whip something up just for you.
Cocktail bars in Florence are a little late to the trend, but there are some great drinking dens that are creating elaborate drinks on a daily basis. One stellar cocktail bar is Zoe in Oltrarno. Here, a chic clientele flirts at the bar while sipping on finely crafted libations like their Pink Velvet or Ginger Oska.
Another great cocktail bar is Negroni. Next door to Zoe, this historical hotspot is the birthplace of the famous Negroni cocktail, which is made with gin, vermouth, and Campari. An upscale drinking crowd mixes and mingles here, especially during warm summer nights on their wooden patio.
Looking for great Florence cocktail bars is a snap – usually all you have to do is follow the crowds who flock to bars all over town during the time-honored aperitivo tradition to nibble on small bites and drink perfectly crafted cocktails until it’s officially time to eat dinner and drink some more.