Restaurants

Top Choice Tuscan in San Casciano in Val di Pesa

L'Osteria di Casa Chianti

The type of restaurant that fuels fantasies of moving permanently to Tuscany, this ultra-friendly eatery bakes its own bread, makes pasta by hand, grills bistecca on a wood fire, specialises in truffle and porcini m…
Top Choice Tuscan in Badia a Passignano

L'Antica Scuderia

The large terrace at this ultra-friendly restaurant overlooks one of the Antinori vineyards and is perfect for summer dining. In winter, the elegant dining room comes into its own. Lunch features antipasti, pastas a…
Tuscan in San Casciano in Val di Pesa

Rinuccio 1180

Built on the rooftop of the sleek Antinori winery, this restaurant seats diners on an expansive outdoor terrace with a 180-degree Dolby-esque surround of hills, birdsong and pea-green vines. In cooler weather, the d…
Tuscan in Greve in Chianti

La Castellana

Make your way to this hamlet above Greve to enjoy wonderful home-style Tuscan cooking – perhaps handmade ravioli stuffed with mushrooms and truffles, or succulent sliced, rosemary-studded beef. The wine list reads l…
Deli in Greve in Chianti

Bistro Falorni

Italians do fast food differently, and what a wonderful difference it is. Greve's famous macelleria (butcher) and gourmet-provision shop opened this cafeteria attached to the macelleria in 2013, and it was an instan…
Modern Italian in Badia a Passignano

Osteria di Passignano

Badia a Passignano sits amid a landscape scored by row upon row of vines, and the elegant Michelin-starred eatery in the centre of the hamlet has long been one of Tuscany's best-loved dining destinations. Intricate,…
Tuscan in Badia a Passignano

La Cantinetta di Rignana

You might wonder, as you settle onto the terrace here, whether you've found your perfect Chianti lazy lunch location. A historic mill forms the backdrop, vine-lined hills roll off to the horizon and rustic dishes ar…
Tuscan in Panzano in Chianti

Osteria Le Panzanelle

An ideal lunch stop en route from Chianti to Siena, this roadside inn on the SR222/SP2 5km south of Panzano serves traditional Tuscan dishes in its garden and bustling downstairs bar–dining room. The menu changes mo…
Tuscan in Panzano in Chianti

Officina della Bistecca

The flagship restaurant of celebrity butcher Dario Cecchini offers a simple but delicious set menu built around the famous bistecca (steak). There's also a vegetarian menu (€25), but it's predictably unexciting (thi…
Tuscan in Panzano in Chianti

Dario DOC

A casual, lunchtime-only eatery run by Tuscan celebrity-butcher Dario Cecchini. The limited menu offers three quality fast-food options: two burger plates and one dish known as accoglienza, aka 'sushi del Chianti' (…