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“Very boutique, potentially great atmosphere” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Cuculia - Ristorante Libreria

Cuculia - Ristorante Libreria
Via dei Serragli, 3r, 50125 Florence, Italy
+ 39 0552776205
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Ranked #108 of 1,966 restaurants in Florence
Price range: $13 - $40
Cuisines: Vegetarian, Contemporary, Fusion, Tea Room
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Cuculia e un locale unico a Firenze, innovativo in tutti i suoi aspetti.Unisce il clima di un bistro francese a quello di un ristorante di alto livello culinario. E' aperto il martedi dalle 16.00 alle 24.00 e dal mercoledi alla domenica dalle 10.00 alle 24.00 ad orario continuato.Al cuculia si pranza dalle 13.00 alle 15.30 e si puo prendere un piatto dell'aperitivo dalle 19.00 alle 21.00 oppure dedicarsi un'esperienza unica con una gustosa cena dalle 19.00 alle 23.00. Nel pomeriggio le tre sale del locale sono disponibili per prendere un buon the, una cioccolata oppure approfittare dell'attenzione alla frutta fresca per un frullato, una spremuta od una centrifuga con verdure. Cocktail bar dopo cena per chi gradisce un drink in compagnia e fare quattro chiacchiere.Organizziamo eventi culturali, presentazioni di libri, concerti, feste per compleanni su richiesta. Il cuculia e un luogo da assaporare, un posto dove stare, dinamico in continua creazione.
Bristol, United Kingdom
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8 restaurant reviews
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“Very boutique, potentially great atmosphere”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2013

We sat down in one of the rooms that is a bookshop by day. the interior is very quirky and cosy. Food quality was top notch. Especially enjoyed the free muse bouche and digestif! it was reasonably quiet on the evening we went, but I can imagine this place is great atmosphere once it"s packed out. Would recommend!

  • Visited August 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Malmo, Sweden
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23 restaurant reviews
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
“Very good food”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2013 via mobile

Good food and good prices. The service was excellent and they spoke good english. Wifi is also free and it is a very nice and cosy Place

  • Visited July 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
“Very creative and exciting menu- impressed!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2013

As said previously, you tend to stumble on this place and can miss it as you walk past. Different, fun and quirky decor inside. The menu was very different, not vast but plenty of choice. Food presentation and style was like being on Masterchef! Well done.

  • Visited June 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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“A wonderful respite from the tourists.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2013 via mobile

2 friends and I just had a lovely meal at Cuculia. It was remarkably good value three course and wine for €90.
Very hipster and intially we thought we stumbled upon a vegetarian restaurant, but to our relief they cater to all tastes.
This place clearly doubles as a daytime cafe/bookstore/gallery, but it made for an excellent late meal (we arrived after 10). Deserts we a little weak, but Florence is brimming with pastry shops for that.
Good interior, good selection of books. Overall an excellent respite
from the city north of the river.

  • Visited May 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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“Stumbled upon this hidden gem!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2013

Cuculia was a highlight of my recent trip to Florence. I happened upon it one night at just the right time while they were only serving drinks, and decided to stay for dinner after reading the inspired menu and experiencing the laid-back atmosphere. Think: bookstore, art gallery, cafe and bistro all wrapped up into one amazing establishment. Maybe because I was hanging out for so long, I received a complimentary bowl of beautiful and delicious roasted cauliflower soup made that day. I had a salad and the fresh-made pasta with a citrus sauce, which were both beautifully presented and delicious! I can't recommend this place highly enough! Thanks for being a surprising highlight of my trip!

  • Visited May 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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