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Ristorante la Castellana

Via Di Montefioralle, 1 | Montefioralle, 50022 Greve in Chianti, Italy
+39 055 853134
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $19 - $65
Cuisines: Barbecue, Dessert, Italian
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Typical restaurant settled in Chianti area, up on the hill of Montefioralle, near the medieval town; you can taste the typical Chianti cuisine in una unique place with a family atmoshere. Our dishes are made with fresh, seasonal hight quality ingredients, following old traditional receipes, with a personal modern touch. Our speciality are: plates with fresh truffle, appetizer with fresh and local meat-cuts (tuscan ham, salami, sausage) and cheeses, hand-made pasta, wildboard, the real Florentine-style steak, hand-made cakes. From our cellery: local Chianti wines from the best farms, red-wines like Brunello, Montepulciano, Chianti Classico, selected wines from all Italy. During the summer you can dine on our terrace over-looking the wonderful hills.
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014 NEW

Cozy-little eatery with fantastic food. As I said earlier, don't miss the Lemon Gelato, however full you are!

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Louisville, Colorado, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

On a recent tour of Chianti country south of Florence, I took 3 visitors for lunch in Caste Montefioralle up above Greve. I had heard of this restaurant and wanted to try it out so we made reservations. What a wonderful experience! We ate on the terrace overlooking olive groves and vineyards and after several cheese-based "starters" our choices included... More

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Rochester, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

My brother and one of his friends came by this restaurant while hiking up the hill from Greve. Then our Italian drivers managed to make reservations for us on our third night in Greve. We asked our drivers to be our guests and then allowed them to order for us. We were served family style (we were about 10). We... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

On a recent visit to Tuscany, friends advised us to try La Castellana when looking for a special place to dine. It was a great recommendation! Firstly, the borgo (a small village) of Montefioralle is beyond stunning, and provides a wonderful tableau to set the scene for a memorable dinner. Narrow, medieval streets and pristine houses abound. At the restaurant,... More

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014 via mobile

We were recommended this ristorante by the people at Gallo Nero and we were not disappointed . The food the service and the view were all spectacular, our waitress was very helpful giving us directions to Florence. This place is a must when in Chianti

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

I don't understand the good reviews. Our appetiser was melon with ham. The melon had no taste and the ham was far from tasty . The main dish , steak, was below par and the spinach we had to give back. It tasted like a can of salt had fallen inside. My advise would be to stay away.

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novenovembre, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Ristorante la Castellana, responded to this review

Dear Dave J We're so worried about your bad experience in our restaurant. By the way we'd like to inform you that we use only high-quality selected products from our region, we serve different type of cold cuts and we use onl fresh vegetables, from local farmers. We use only chianina-meat for the florentine-style steak, that is served rare and... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014 via mobile

Our first day in Tuscany, we walked up to the top of a hill overlooking Greve in Chianti. Discovering the hill town of Montefioralle, we also discovered La Castellana just along the wall overlooking the fields. Our gang was delighted, with the menu, food, our servers, the setting and the view. Ravioli with lemon, walnuts and gorgonzola was the best.

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London, United Kingdom
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9 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Completely came upon this restaurant by chance and immediately wanted to move to Montefioralle to enjoy the daily specials everyday. Fantastic view, delicious fresh food and wonderful staff who explained the menu, so well that you wanted to sample everything! Would definitely recommend it!

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

Charming restaurant, we were lucky as they had one table available (make reservations if possible). We sat inside but the outdoor little terrace looks beautiful (it was lightly raining the day we visited). Food OUTSTANDING. Everything I ordered had shaved truffles... burratta w/ truffles & arugula to start (about 10Euro) then ravioli w/ truffles (about 10Euro), plus wine, dessert... my... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

Staying in the area, we used Tripadvisor to see which was the best rated restaurant around and La Castellana came up in our search. An excellent meal, great service in a lovely little village. Well worth exploring the little town and then settling in to a delicious meal here. Not cheap, but great quality.

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