Restaurants

Top Choice Tuscan in Gaiole in Chianti

Osteria del Castello

Chef Silvia Zinato creates modern twists on classic Tuscan dishes at this osteria on the Castello di Brolio estate. Her food is light and full of flavour, made with seasonal ingredients (including vegetables grown i…
Tuscan in Radda in Chianti

Bar Ucci

The philosophy behind this bar-cafe is to use good ingredients and a warm welcome to create special moments – and it works. The house salami is made by the owner's father, dishes range from simple crostoni, pasta an…
Tuscan in Gaiole in Chianti

Il Ristoro di Ama

Sit inside the 18th-century villa or on the terrace of the restaurant on the Castello di Ama wine estate to enjoy rustic dishes featuring vegetables grown in the estate's kitchen garden (opt for an antipasto plate o…
Tuscan in Radda in Chianti

Ristorante La Bottega

Cucina contadina (food from the farmers' kitchen) is the mainstay of this pretty restaurant run by the Barucci family – the kitchen garden is right outside and Mum Gina is likely to have made the soup or pasta (her …
Tuscan in Castellina in Chianti

Ristorante Albergaccio

Albergaccio bills its culinary approach as 'the territory on the table' and local seasonal produce certainly holds sway here. Once the proud possessor of a Michelin accolade, its star has waned (literally) in recent…
Modern Italian in Radda in Chianti

Osteria Volpaia

Herbs and vegetables from the estate's organic garden are used to excellent advantage in the dishes served at this highly regarded osteria (tavern) on the Volpaia estate. Consider ordering a three-course lunch menu …
Tuscan in Radda in Chianti

La Botte di Bacco

A long-standing favourite, this romantic choice on the main road through Radda has a traditional interior but the menu has an untraditional tinge, probably because chef Flavio D'Auria hails from Naples and isn't afr…
Tuscan in Castellina in Chianti

Ristorante Taverna Squarcialupi

Interesting and highly successful flavour combinations characterise the menu at this huge taverna in the centre of Castellina. The handmade pasta dishes are delicious – grab a seat on the panoramic rear terrace and …
Tuscan in Radda in Chianti

Ristorante Casa Chianti Classico

Offering a seasonally driven menu of Tuscan favourites and boasting (of course) a wonderful wine list, this restaurant in the Consorzio Chianti Classico complex in Radda seats diners in the former kitchen and cloist…