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Where every moment has its own uniquely sophisticated flavour.

The Guelfi & Ghibellini Restaurant features classic Tuscan cuisine with a new eye to modern tastes, set in the striking setting of the 18th century halls, where a sumptuous breakfast is served in the morning. The range of food and drink at Baglioni Relais Santa Croce has been carefully created for you to get to know and appreciate the local tradition, on a daily journey to rediscover your own senses through the flavours of Florence and at special gourmet or musical events held with prestigious partners.


Chef Niccolò De Riu, Guelfi and Ghibellini restaurant

Meet our Chef

Yuri Ferrara has a keen creative sense, allowing him to bring out the best in traditional dishes. He believes that the success of each dish is closely linked to the quality of the raw ingredients used.

Born in Fiesole in the province of Florence, he cultivated the passion for cooking from a young age. Among his professional experiences, the one in 2019 at the Al Pruno Restaurant within the Resort 37 structure in Rignano sull’Arno; the restaurant La Divina Ricetta in Reggello (FI), of which he was the owner and Chef from 2016 to 2019 and, again, the Fosso del Bandito and the Piazza del Vino restaurant in Florence, where he held the role of Sous-Chef between 2015 and 2016. From June 2021 he is Chef Executive of the Guelfi e Ghibellini Restaurant at the Baglioni Relais Santa Croce.

His cuisine serves Mediterranean and local cuisine, using the most modern and innovative cooking techniques. Participation: Yuri Ferrara is President of the Valdarno Chefs Association.


Gourmet culinary dish Guelfi and Ghibellini restaurant

Currents Menus

Tasty treats every day for our younger guests, indulgences for adults celebrating a special occasion.

Special Menu

Special Menu

Extraordinary dishes for special occasions. Discover our unmissable Menus and start taking in the pure pleasure.


Gourmet culinary dish Guelfi and Ghibellini restaurant

Culinary Philosophy

Afternoon Tea. Aperitif. Dinner. Every moment is a journey to be experienced to its fullest.

Gourmet culinary dish Guelfi and Ghibellini restaurant

Signature Recipes

Creativity and regional flavours. The Chef’s finest recipes.


Opening hours:

Lunch from 12:30 pm until 2:30 pm | Dinner from 07.30 pm until 10.30 pm


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