The Gran Cru Florence

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The Gran Cru – Not a shop, not a pub

The Gran Cru is a place in which you can taste beers sitting on its counter or buy beers to bring at home.

Francesco, the owner, can suggest you the right beer to drink on the sofa, doe while you are eating, or just to drink with friends.

The Gran Cru has many kind of beers: red, blonde, white etc and more than 400 craft beers from all over the world. If you aren’t sure about what you want to drink, Francesco can suggest you the right beer. He tells you a story of a beer and what it tastes like, as a sommelier would do with wine. You can taste some different beers and then choose one to drink there or at home.

There is a friendly atmosphere in the shop, the customers are easygoing, you easily find yourself chatting with somebody and sharing some chips with them! If you are even interested in homebrewing, you find all you need at the Gran Cru: hop, malt, and all the suggestions and tricks to do it well by Francesco.

The Gran Cru is between the city center and Parco dell’Anconella, in the south part of Florence. It is 30 minutes on foot from Ponte Vecchio.

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Details about this spot



Via Giampaolo Orsini 46, Florence

Telephone number


Opening Times

Mon - Sat 10:30 - 13:00 & 16:30 - 20:00


Beer: € 5

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Last Changed Date: 2016-05-19 11:45:13 +0200 (Thu, 19 May 2016)