Restaurants

Top Choice Tuscan in Siena

La Taverna di San Giuseppe

Any restaurant specialising in beef, truffles and porcini mushrooms attracts our immediate attention, but not all deliver on their promise. Fortunately, this one does. A favoured venue for locals celebrating importa…
Top Choice Gelato in Siena

La Vecchia Latteria

Sauntering through Siena's historic centre is always more fun with a gelato in hand. Just ask one of the many locals who are regular customers at this gelateria artigianale (maker of handmade gelato) near the Pinaco…
Top Choice Seafood in Siena

Tre Cristi

Seafood restaurants are thin on the ground in this meat-obsessed region, so the long existence of Tre Cristi (it's been around since 1830) should be heartily celebrated. The menu here is as elegant as the decor, and…
Top Choice Tuscan in Siena

Osteria Il Vinaio

Wine bars are thin on the ground here in Siena, so it's not surprising that Bobbe and Davide's neighbourhood osteria is so popular. Join the multi-generational local regulars for a bowl of pasta or your choice from …
Deli in Siena

Morbidi

A classy deli famed for its top-quality produce, Morbidi's excellent-value basement lunch buffet (€12; 12.15pm to 2.30pm Monday to Saturday) allows you to choose from freshly prepared antipasti, salads, risotto, pas…
Tuscan in Siena

Enoteca I Terzi

Close to the Campo but off the well-beaten tourist trail, this enoteca (wine bar) is located in a vaulted medieval building but has a contemporary feel. It's popular with sophisticated locals, who linger over workin…
Tuscan in Siena

Ristorante All'Orto de' Pecci

Serving fruit and vegetables grown in the surrounding cooperative organic farm, this rustic eatery is an excellent choice for lunch, when soup and pasta are popular choices, or for a pizza on weeknights or all day o…
Tuscan in Siena

Osteria la Chiacchera

Forgoing fuss, this unassuming osteria has a limited number of shared tables but a lot of charm. The menu (Italian only) offers hearty local dishes – crostini and pici with various sauces are always on offer, as are…
Tuscan in Siena

Gallo Nero

A bastion of traditional Sienese dining, the Gallo Nero has a vaulted brick interior, tasty food and a wine list brimming with local and regional drops. The four-course Medieval Tasting Menu and Peasant Traditions m…
Fast Food in Siena

Te Ke Voi?

The name means 'Whaddya want?' and the answer is simple – cheap and tasty food prepared fast and served in pleasant surrounds. Beloved of local students, it serves focaccias, salads, risottos, pastas, pizzas and bur…