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Il Mago Merlino

Via dei Pilastri 31r, 50100, Florence, Italy
+39 055 242970
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good13%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
15 Jun 2015
“A Moroccan Delight in the heart of Florence”
31 Dec 2014
“Truly magical”
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International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Via dei Pilastri 31r, 50100, Florence, Italy
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Reviewed 16 June 2015

I visited Mago Merlino tea house in early May. What a delight here in Florence, the aromas, senses and atmosphere I was transported to Morocco in moments. A great place for aperitivo, cocktails and exotic teas and a party! I was traveling alone and I...More

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Roquigno, Proprietario at Il Mago Merlino, responded to this reviewResponded 18 June 2015

Ciao Debby! Thank for your nice review! It was a pleasure to have you as a guest in my Tea House and that you felt comfortable and relaxed. I hope you will come back one day and please tell your friends in London about this...More

Reviewed 1 January 2015 via mobile

This place was recommended by a friend of mine who comes here quite often. I was greeted at the door by the owen, whose name is Rocco. He explained to me how he set up this establishment himself, 37 years ago and gave me a...More

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Reviewed 4 November 2014

Much more than a tea house, a visit to Il Mago Merlino is a unique and magical experience not to be missed. The only subtle thing about it is its location. Hidden away on a quiet street, with a discreet entry way and admittance granted...More

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Reviewed 12 March 2014

I "happened" to meet the owner of Il Mago Merlino, Rocco Iacopini a few weeks ago in Marrakech, Morocco airport while waiting for a plane back to Italy. Our plane's boarding departure was not announced well and we ended up missing our flight. We were...More

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Reviewed 29 January 2014

Hi had the pleasure to discover the Mago merlino Tea house many years ago. it is a wonderfull place to sip the most exquisite teas and lovely biscuits and to hold nice conversation with your friends. The music is soothing and not too loud there...More

Thank lillajacopini
Reviewed 15 October 2013

This place is incredible! It's like a door to Marocco, because it's furnished oriental and it smells like that. There's a room where you can sit down on the floor on thousands of pillows. Everything fits together perfectly: the smell, the atmosphere, the music. There...More

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Santa Croce
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Unraveling around it are a number of architectural and
artistic masterpieces, from the Synagogue to the
Central National Library. As a hub for young people,
the area gets busy with people who want to have fun: a
continuous flow of tourists and locals become animated
by songs and dances.
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6:00 pm - 1:00 am
6:00 pm - 1:00 am
6:00 pm - 1:00 am
6:00 pm - 1:00 am
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via dei Pilastri 31r, 50100, Florence, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Florence  >  Florence>  > Santa Croce
  • Neighbourhood: Santa Croce
  • Phone Number: +39 055 242970
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Mago Merlino Tea House Since 1977. Historical literary tea-house, with oriental decoration, warm and colourful. A jump into the one thousand and one night dimension. Tea cocktails, organic spiced food, and a selection of tea cakes, in a unique atmosphere with lounge music.
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