Food & Drink In Tuscany
One of the highlights of a holiday to Tuscany is the wonderful Tuscan food and drink. The locals favour simplicity, as they feel their ingredients and the strong flavours they use are enough to make their dishes stand out.
Don’t expect to find dishes covered in fancy sauces, the Tuscan food speaks for itself. The olive oil in this region is some of the best in the world. Tuscany is also known for the truffles it produces, which are usually sprinkled over pasta dishes. Then of course there’s the wine, which has a prestigious reputation around the world.
Stay in an authentic Tuscan villa and you can cook some of your own dishes using delicious, freshly grown local ingredients. Or if you fancy treating yourself, hire a private chef to come to your villa and rustle up a few classic Tuscan dishes.
Discover Tuscan food and drink
There are many ways in which you can enjoy Tuscan food and drink, from a Michelin star restaurant to cookery school.
Tuscany is one of the best places inthe world to go out for dinner. It’s blessed with an abundance of fantastic restaurants serving traditional Tuscan delicacies. Whether you fancy a romantic meal for two, a light bite at a bistro or a hearty meal at a local restaurant, your culinary needs will be met in Tuscany. Restaurants in Tuscany serve food that isn’t overcomplicated with elaborate sauces, the locals rely on the quality of the fresh local ingredients and the cooking methods they use to make their dishes stand out. Try local dishes including fresh pasta served with truffles, panzanella (bread salad) and Bistecca Fiorentina (T-bone steak). Most Tuscan restaurants are open between 12.30 - 14.30 and 19.30 - 22.30. At To Tuscany, we have created a list of restaurants our staff, guests and local people have recommended. Check out our top recommendations for local restaurants at all the destinations below.Read more
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