La Leggenda dei Frati.
Art in the kitchen.


A careful selection of ingredients, a menu with a lot of personality, a one-of-a-kind location in the world: art meets dining in Florence.

Can art be an ingredient?

The menu offers a privileged view of masterpieces such as the Dome of Santa Maria del Fiore, the Tower of Arnolfo, Giotto's bell tower and Ponte Vecchio.

We continue with a selection of views and rooms of an enchanting residence. Taste of the '400 and '600 blend with the refined taste of Stefano Bardini - one of the most influential collectors of the last century and last owner of the villa.

Last but not least, after dinner, a night visit of the condominium museum Pietro Annigoni, to savour the talent of a great master of painting.

Art is the essence of Leggenda dei Frati, a starred restaurant in Florence.

Perfection, expressive need and desire to amaze: Leggenda dei Frati is presented to the public with the same spirit of an artist in front of a canvas. The elegant and refined style tells of a philosophy that leaves nothing to chance; from the care of the guests to the choice of ingredients of each course, from the movement of waiters in the dining room with the dishes.

The kitchen is a real exaltation of flavours. A careful and scrupulous selection of ingredients is the basis of a modern and elegant menu that is often used in comparison with tradition. This is the case of the terrina di fegatini, a reinterpretation of the classic Tuscan crostino.

The succulent chicken livers, served with crème caramel, lard and Pan dei Santi, are a magnificent dish both for the eye and for the palate. The presentation artfully studied enhances the multiple nuances between sweet and bitter. A delicacy that has become an icon that attracts customers from all over the world and has enriched the menu for over 14 years.

Faithful to the philosophy of the restaurant, Millennium Water - Antica Fonte della Salute is served at the tables, a water that combines a refined design with an essentially good taste.

At Leggenda dei Frati, art is the ingredient par excellence.

La leggenda dei frati, Villa Bardini, Florence

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