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Address: Lungarno B. Cellini, 1r, Florence, Italy
Phone Number: 055-658-0856
Description: A pleasant, laid-back pub sitting on the banks of the Arno river.

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A great place for a drink and a chat

James Joyce is a very laid back, spacious environment to get a drink. Instead of bursting at the seems witrh tourists and the men who prey on them, it is a fun, friendly place... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 25, 2008
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13 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Bedfordshire, United Kingdom
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43 reviews 43 reviews
5 attraction reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015 via mobile

We were staying in a nearby hotel and because we were a little outside the centre of Florence and wanted somewhere nearby for a quiet drink we thought we'd give this a try. What a mistake! The place is absolutely filthy, dark and very unappealing. We had one drink and left. I suggest you don't even have one drink....walk on... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014 via mobile

As i waited for a family member gad beer. Lorenzo was friendly and shiwed greater custmer service. Nice place to meet friends for a drink and conversation.

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5 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

The place is histoical to Florence having been around longer then most other pubs. Having said this, for the rest it's pretty unhospitable and very VERY filthy, the waiters are rude and unpolite in the best case because andusually it is kind of hard to find one (a hint: They are the ones playing with some electronic device somewhere near... More 

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Florence, Italy
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12 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2008

James Joyce is a very laid back, spacious environment to get a drink. Instead of bursting at the seems witrh tourists and the men who prey on them, it is a fun, friendly place with a very chill attitude. Its by the river which means you have a great view and there is an outdoor patio with more tables. If... More 

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