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Rosticceria Il Re Gallo

Via Toscana, 53011 Castellina In Chianti, Italy
39 0577742000
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

We had a lovely late lunch here sat outside on the square. Friendly staff, wonderful food and excellent value. Would highly recommend!

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Brussels
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54 reviews 54 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

So perfect that we had dinner twice during our stay in the Chianti region! To give you an idea, we tried the Tuscan ham with melon, the ravioli with pecorino and truffles, the chicken breast with porcini mushrooms and truffle and the grilled beef fillet with porcini mushrooms, with insalata and roasted potatoes. The least that we can say is... More

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San Diego, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

We chanced across this gem while hungry and looking for lunch. I had the pici which was fresh and tasty. My husband had a steak salad that was very delicious. The salad was fresh and the steak simply cooked very nicely. We sat outside and enjoyed the breeze. It was a lovely lunch.

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Haarlem, The Netherlands
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32 reviews 32 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014 via mobile

Ate here twice during a short time in Castellina! Great restaurant, excellent service, good staff but the food is the real star here, fantastic, would highly recommend. At busy times you may need to book.

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Sun Valley, Idaho
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19 reviews 19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

We had a lovely dinner here in June, sitting outside and enjoying the local color. The place was packed, an obvious good sign, and although we waited a few minutes for a table, it was well worth it. We had light dishes, salads, pasta, etc, as well as the compulsory (after all, it's Italy) glass of wine. We had a... More

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Burton upon Trent, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

Recommended to us by Italians who eat there all the time, we turned up with out booking but they found us a table, but best to book as its pretty small. Staff, service and food all good and as everywhere in Chianti, an amazing wine list, in fact your surrounded by the stuff whilst you eat. Possibly the best meal... More

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Vancouver, Canada
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10 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014 via mobile

Enjoyed this family owned destination. The olive oil is great as is the spray on balsamic. Enjoyed our pasta fungi w shaved truffles very much and the home made lasagna. The tomato and fungi bruschetta were excellent as well.

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Vernon, Canada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014 via mobile

Consistent quality is the sign of great restaurant and Il Re Gallo never disappoints. Over the years they have expanded to include us tourists as the locals pack the place everyday. Ask your hotel or B&B to make a reservation and you won't be disappointed. The food is homemade, reasonably priced, with a good list of Chianti wines. A real... More

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Wilton, Connecticut
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

Small, charming restaurant that does not feel touristy at all. The service we received was immpecable and the food very fresh, not to mention the extensive wine list with some of the best in the tuscan area! I would definitely recommend this restaurant to anyone who is going to be in this area, wish we could have eaten here again!

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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70 reviews 70 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

Enjoyed a good lunch in a large group wine tasting in Chiani. Antipasta to start then rough cut pasta and pork with two salads finished with a glass of Vino Range. Well cooked and served in a busy restuarant

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