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Golden View

Via Vicolo del Canneto, 2, 50122 Florence, Italy
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Nicosia, Cyprus
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The place is nice for quick lunch - mostly fish with the bridge view. In summer choose the table inside due to AC. The food is ok but nothing to write home about. I would recommend it for a quick lunch if you would like to have a bridge view. Don't expect much thought

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Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

The ambiance and atmosphere is quite nice and the service was friendly enough. It was when we received our food that we were let down. Way over salted and basic cuisine. Our host had to send back his over salted food and they kindly obliged. If you have the cash to blow and don't care of your food is great... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Beautiful view to the Arno river and Ponte Vecchio bridge. Food and service was in real five star experience. They also have live jazz music that made the visit Perfect. Our best meal and evening in Florence was at the Golden view restaurant and open bar. Highly recommended!

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Brooklyn
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014 via mobile

This restaurant had a beautiful view if the ponte vecchio and Arno river at night. It's a trendy atmosphere with great food, friendly staff, and wonderful dining experience. Try the florentine steak (they charge by kilos) and the risotto del mare.

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014

I visited the golden view with a few friends on a university trip. The staff were excellent seating us next to the jazz band in our own private area whilst serving free canapes. The cocktails were delicious and well priced at 8 euros. I would definitely recommend the golden view if not for the view, for the cocktails.

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London
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

Stunning location and worth visiting the bar for a drink (service is slow so allow extra time). But the food is unexceptional in the restaurant. Again, the staff are fine but it takes time to get their attention and we needed to ask for things like more drinks and the bill twice.

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Charlottesville, VA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2013

this restaurant has a wonderful location on the river just down from the old bridge. We arrived with no reservation but were seated by the window understanding that there was a reservation there at 8:45 which gave us a good two hours to enjoy. They opened the window to let in the lovely evening breeze. Our waiter gave us excellent... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2013

The best fish I've had in my entire life (and I grew up in Greece!). Absolutely magnificent food, view, and service. The Serbian waiter (Sasa?) was attentive, very knowledgable and helpful, and friendly. Gave us some amazing food and wine recommendations. The live music is a great touch as well. The best place for special occassions.

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Northants, England
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

My husband and I booked to eat at the restaurant in honour of our 10th wedding anniversary and when we first sat down I was genuinely impressed by the amazing view of Ponte Vecchio. The service was passable but not great. The food didn't have a genuine Italian feel and mains did not come with any sides which made it... More 

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Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2013

wonderful decor , friendly staff , delicious food and a view to die for ! We wondered in from the street not having made a booking as our table had been given to others at another establishment. We were made very welcome and only had to wait 5 minutes during which time we were given a delicious glass of proscecco... More 

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