Castellina in Chianti
On the main drag diagonally across from the church. Friendly service, pleasant atmosphere and excellent reasonably priced food.
Tel: +39 0577 741 163
Piazza del Comune
Castellina in Chianti
It is situated in the main square of Castellina, it is the genuine Tuscan article. This is a very popular restaurant both with the locals and the tourists due to its constantly changing menu.Here you can sit on the covered verranda and enjoy a taste of Tuscany while watching the activities happening in the square.
La Torre is always full and mainly with Italians.........always a good sign!
Tel. +39 0577 740236
Via delle volte
Charismatic service under the direction of owner Tiziano in a couple of large atmospheric cellars under the east walls of Castellina. High quality food with attention to casseroling as well as roasting!
Tel: +39 0577 742939
Web site: www.gallopapa.com
San Donato Road
More upmarketly ambitious and expensive (one of the few to be found in Michelin), but the food is really good as is the service.
Tel: +39 0577 741042
Osteria alla Piazza
Osteria alla Piazza has a good reputation for offering Tuscan specialities. There is a large terrace to the front of the restaurant so diners can enjoy the outside lifestyle so popular in Tuscany.
"The classic menu of Tuscan cooking and a surprise or two"
To avoid disappointment reserve your table
Tel: +39 0577 733580
Loc. S. Antonio al Ponte 36
Castellina in Chianti, on the road from Castellina to Poggibonsi.
The old Pestello specialises in the famous Tuscan grill.
Amid the warm and familiar atmosphere guests can enjoy pure home cooking with a wide selection of fine wines, that can be tasted and purchased in the restaurant's own wine cellar.
The Pestello has nobile origins from the 19th century. The characteristic rooms were converted from an old stable. It still maintains the old atmosphere.
There is a terrace, that in the summer is perfect for a romantic dinner.
Tel: +39 0577 740671
Web site: www.anticoristorantepestello.com
On the right as you approach San Donato from Castellina. Outstanding food at reasonable prices - but don't expect chatty waiters!
Tel: +39 055 8072400
Not your charismatic restaurant design but it does have your charismatic Italian family team - Mama (kitchen) Papa (front of house) son (also front of house and the English speaker!) the food is ok and San Donato is enjoyable to wander through.
Tel: +39 055 807 2900
On the road between Castellina and Monteriggioni
Enjoy the excellent food on the lake terrace in summer, or by the big central fire in winter. They also do food without gluten.
Tel: +39 0577 743125