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Castello Banfi La Taverna

Castello di Poggio alle Mura | Poggio Alle Mura, 53024 Poggio alle Mura, Montalcino, Italy
+390577877500
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $76 - $105
Cuisines: Italian, Mediterranean
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

They knocked it out of the park. My wife and I were staying at the Banfi and ate here are first night. Wow. We did the five course tasting menu with wine pairing. The food was unbelievable, some of the best we had on our trip to Italy (probably the best), and the service was impeccable, truly first rate. Mirco... More

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31 reviews 31 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

This restaurant is absolutely superb! Had an exquisite lunch, great wine in an unbelievable setting! Also, make sure that you do the wine tasting!

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Centennial, Colorado
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26 reviews 26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

Great food served by a great, friendly staff. Lunch is less formal in the downstairs dining room...typical Tuscany. Dinner is more elegant in the upstairs portion of La Taverna. Be sure to drink the great Banfi wines!

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London
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69 reviews 69 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

Outstanding food and service in fairytale surroundings.Very good meal, very friendly and professional staff, excellent value. The castle is a destination in itself, and is kept in immaculate condition.

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Edina, MN
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26 reviews 26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014 via mobile

We had the four course price fixed dinner at La Taverna. Beautiful setting. Service was excellent. A different wine was served for each course with a complete explanation. Food was beautifully and perfectly prepared. Probably one of the top restaurants in Italy. The only negative: a bit hard to find. Signage could be better. And...the winery is not really in... More

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Edgewater, New Jersey
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78 reviews 78 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

On the way to the west coast of Italy we made sure to stop and visit this beautiful Castle, winery and restaurant of Castello Banfi. The surrounding vistas on the ride are spectacular and the castle and vineyards are stunning. Banfi makes some of the best Brunellos in Italy and we were anxious to try some. We had lunch in... More

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London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

This was a must, and on an expensive menu it made the most sense financially! The food was amazing and paired with wines from the estate, it made for a very memorable meal.

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St. Petersburg, Russia
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36 reviews 36 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

We take tar tar and meat Rossini it was delicious!!! Mirco is a great person. He helps my wife to find a dish comfort to her stomach. This is a place sheer you have dialog with kitchen! Not monologue, like in other places (

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Senior Contributor
43 reviews 43 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2013

This restaurant takes you back in time. The castle is truly wondrous in a special location. The meal is a prix fixe and one can order 3,4,or 5 courses. The food is very good and the wines are delicious. But it is really more the atmosphere that makes the evening. It takes you back in time to when life was... More

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Vantaa
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21 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2013

We visited the Banfi winery and combined it with a wine tasting menu at the restaurant in the castle. Very well configured delicious menu with matching wines and good service.

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