On the right bank of the Arno River, in a warm and intimate room, “Empireo - Flavours of Tuscany Restaurant” offers temping, traditional Tuscan dishes along with an international menu, and a fine selection of wines and cocktails for even the most discriminating palates. It is the ideal combination of tradition and innovation for working lunches, dinners with friends and small receptions.

Plaza Hotel Lucchesi S

Empireo flavours of Tuscany Restaurant

Lungarno della Zecca Vecchia, 38
50122 Florence - Italy

Phone +39 055 2623564
Fax +39 055 0127376

Here is a small selection from our menù


Cream of potato and leeks with medallions of salt cod
Parmigiano cheese soufflé with warm honey purée
Marinated beef with herbs

First Courses

Potato dumplings gnocchi with real crabmeat and asparagus tips
Risotto with pears, taleggio cheese and sautéed pistachios
Tagliolini fresh pasta with Culatello cuts and leeks

Main Courses

Sliced beef ‘Robespierre’ style with baked potatoes
Rack of lamb with sage velvet sauce and Venere rice
Timbale of vegetables with fresh sauce of small cherry tomatoes and basil


Warm cognac zabaglione with ice cream
Ricotta cheese, pears and walnuts pie with vinsanto sauce
Warm heart chocolate soufflé with English cream