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Castello Banfi La Taverna

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Castello di Poggio alle Mura | Poggio Alle Mura, 53024 Poggio alle Mura, Montalcino, Italy
+39 0577 877524
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12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
12:30 am - 2:30 pm
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Fri 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Sun - Sat 12:30 am - 2:30 pm
Tue 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Thu - Fri 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: A classical Tuscan restaurant in the shade of our medieval castle of...
A classical Tuscan restaurant in the shade of our medieval castle of Poggio alleMura. Taverna Banfi, open for lunch, is positioned beneath the vaulted arches of the former barrel cellars of the castle where Brunello once rested in large oak casks. In a very pleasant atmosphere, our menu offers the traditional dishes of Montalcino and Tuscany, enhanced by the freshness and authenticity of local ingredients. To respect the calm of our guests, pets are not allowed.
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Romantic & Perfect

Food and wine in a beautiful setting right by the castle. We were able to walk right up from our rooms to dinner. Both nights we sat outside and enjoyed some of the best food and service of my life. The setting was romantic, the food was incredible, and I didn't want it to end. The only... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 8, 2015
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West Chester, Pennsylvania, United States
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Vienna, Austria
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411 reviews
184 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

We have decided to visit the highest qualityshop of Castello Banfi & buy some wine and after shopping & tasting tour asked for reservation at the restaurant. Service manager came and everything was fixed until he saw our dog (small french bulldog) and said that we have to leave our dog in the car. We have decided to spend our... More 

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West Chester, Pennsylvania, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Food and wine in a beautiful setting right by the castle. We were able to walk right up from our rooms to dinner. Both nights we sat outside and enjoyed some of the best food and service of my life. The setting was romantic, the food was incredible, and I didn't want it to end. The only complaint was the... More 

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Houston, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

If you want a dinner in Tuscany that is more formal than is typical this is a great place to do so - just arrive a little early to enjoy walking around the property it's so beautiful, classy and romantic

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Every course was delicious and matched with one of Banfi's great wines. The service was first class also.

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Richmond, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

From the moment we arrived after taking a tour of the Banfi Winery, we couldn't have felt more welcome. The entire restaurant staff made my wife and I feel very special. We enjoyed a six course meal with wine pairings and each course seemed better than the last, and that's saying something! We were into our second week of three... More 

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Detroit, Michigan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

We spontaneously decided to visit Castello Banfi on a rainy day and what a positive surprise it was. The property looked closed because it was so quiet. We found the entrance to the wine tasting room and shop and that is when the fun started. We had two different tastings and it was so nice to learn more about the... More 

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singapore
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

This is possibly one of the best vineyard meals I ever had. The food - both al carte and tasting menus were superb. The quail n scallop dishes were delicate and my favorite dish was the tagliatelle cooked with game sauce. Do keep room for desserts as the selection is good. Service is excellent - before they have you seated,... More 

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Sao Paulo, SP
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

The winery itself has great staff and amazing service but the restaurant was not the best in having us. Probably because we were traveling with kids (a 3 year old and a baby) they were not too comfortable with the noise coming from them. The food was great as was the wine. We did not order the degustation and still... More 

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Ithaca, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

Let's be honest, this is not an "affordable" meal. At €75 for the complete tasting-menu lunch, €90 with the wine pairings, this is a splurge. But the five-course meal, plus amuse-bouche to start, plus bread, was so exceptional that it honestly felt like a bargain. There's an a la carte menu, as well, if you don't have a huge appetite... More 

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

Let's begin with the resevation process, it was smooth, cordial and prompt! We made reservation for lunch and winery tour. We were told to be at noon for some appertifs....so we did.. They recieved us with a selection of three sparkling wines and some hors d'ouevres. By 1:00pm we were heading to the restaurant. The waiters, 3 ladies for the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Castello di Poggio alle Mura | Poggio Alle Mura, 53024 Poggio alle Mura, Montalcino, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Siena  >  Montalcino  >  Poggio alle Mura
  • Phone Number: +39 0577 877524

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 40 - 100
  • Cuisine: Italian, Mediterranean

Description

A classical Tuscan restaurant in the shade of our medieval castle of Poggio alleMura. Taverna Banfi, open for lunch, is positioned beneath the vaulted arches of the former barrel cellars of the castle where Brunello once rested in large oak casks. In a very pleasant atmosphere, our menu offers the traditional dishes of Montalcino and Tuscany, enhanced by the freshness and authenticity of local ingredients. To respect the calm of our guests, pets are not allowed.
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
12:30 am - 2:30 pm
Monday
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
12:30 am - 2:30 pm
Tuesday
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
12:30 am - 2:30 pm
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
12:30 am - 2:30 pm
Thursday
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
12:30 am - 2:30 pm
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
12:30 am - 2:30 pm
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:30 am - 2:30 pm

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