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Nelson Tavern

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Italian, International, Mediterranean, Pub
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Via Scali d'Azeglio 64, 57123 Livorno, Italy
+39 334 9235618
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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
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As an English traveller this place is an oasis in Livorno. Great service, great food and fantastic service. Staff speak fluent English and are very welcoming. Free WiFi also. My husband would like to add that after a 950 mile drive from London, they also boast the cleanest toilet he has seen in... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 24, 2015
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London, United Kingdom
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London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

As an English traveller this place is an oasis in Livorno. Great service, great food and fantastic service. Staff speak fluent English and are very welcoming. Free WiFi also. My husband would like to add that after a 950 mile drive from London, they also boast the cleanest toilet he has seen in Europe.

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Antibes, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Was really pleased to find the Nelson Tavern open on a Sunday evening having travelled to Livorno for work on Monday. I've been here before whilst working in Livorno and enjoyed those visits. This time didn't disappoint. I enjoyed at an outside table a couple of beers and a plate of the mixed tasty dishes displayed on the bar. Thankfully,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Wonderful authentic tavern with fittings imported from a demolished English pub. Hand pumped Charles Wells Bombadier bitter- a rare find in Italy and always in excellent condition. Help yourself to the copious freshly prepared buffet food every evening. Highly recommended.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Nelson Tavern is always our first stop when arriving Livorno (and our last when departing!!!)... By far, the Nelson offers the best in quality of food, drinks, service, clientele and atmosphere! The generosity of the owner, Marino, is outstanding. Every night there is an over abundant buffet of snacks/ appetizers offered to the customers while enjoying top-shelf drinks. If you... More 

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Province of Livorno, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Whenever you are in Livorno make sure you stop at the Nelson Tavern. I took to it from day 1. Perfect place to spend your evenings, Marino (owner) and his staff provide and excellent service and always make you feel welcome. Beer is very good (lager & ale) food, whether it's 'apericena' or menu, you can't go wrong. Great atmosphere... More 

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Reading, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Both me and Fiencé found this place and decided to have a few drinks, great atmosphere and friendly staff! we decided to come back the following day for some food, very impressed! some Fries, and shellfish and a cold pint of beer! what else could you ask for? My Fiencé loved the cocktails too, we asked for a shot of... More 

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Livorno
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

Nelson Tavern is still the best pub in Livorno! Even though I don't live in Livorno I still visit frequently. The service is first-rate and the food is outstanding. The bartenders are true mixologists and the wine selection is superb. The tavern offers an 'apericena' which features a cocktail (or wine) and a buffet of freshly prepared dishes for only... More 

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Rome, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

I came back here after 3 years and still is great. But this time they have a new chef and she is amazing serving "Spaghetti allo Scoglio" perfectly al dente and with truly fresh fish. The place is incredible authentic and looks like to be in a ship. I surely recommend it.

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Washingotn, DC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

Great place near the port for with an excellent spread of free appetizers during Happy Hour. A full menu, strongly recommend the mussels, very nice. Plenty of seating and two large TV's for viewing sports games. Very nice and friendly staff, English is spoken well by all of them. Outdoor seating is typical, along the sidewalk but nice. Plenty of... More 

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Stalybridge, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Great atmosphere, great bar, try Mike the bar mans special shots, the owner was usually in the bar and is very friendly as are the locals, it has a British Pub style but very Italian friendliness would love to call again.

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Address: Via Scali d'Azeglio 64, 57123 Livorno, Italy
Phone Number: +39 334 9235618
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Livorno  >  Livorno
Average Prices: USD 29 to 72
Cuisine: Italian, International, Mediterranean, Pub

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  • Address: Via Scali d'Azeglio 64, 57123 Livorno, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Livorno  >  Livorno
  • Phone Number: +39 334 9235618

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 29 to 72
  • Cuisine: Italian, International, Mediterranean, Pub

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