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Osteria l'Antica Quercia

Via di Sant'Appiano, 33, Barberino Val d'Elsa, Italy
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Norwegian first
  • Spanish first
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English first
Bath, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

We ate three times at l'Antica Quercia during our stay in Chianti. It was amazing: sitting under the awning and watching the sunset over the valley whilst eating the most delectable food from local sources was an experience to savour. The proprietor, Cristina, and her staff were charming and Marco, the invisible chef, produced the most wonderful dishes to our... More

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Dunfermline, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

We regularly travel to san appiano for an evening meal and on visiting today we have discovered new owners and new staff here, unfortunately for us it was downhill from the start. We normally are greeted with a smile, a welcome and greeted as soon as we walk in. However it seemed no one knew who we where even though... More

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Top Contributor
79 reviews 79 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

The owner of the resort we stayed at recommend this hotel and made reservations for us. We had a little trouble finding this place but it was well worth it. We arrived at 7:30 pm to the restaurant..a little early for Italians! One of the main chef's, a lady, came out and spoke with us, had a menu already planned... More

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Montclair, NJ
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2013

We stayed nearby at the Fattoria Sant'Appiano in April, 2012. Lovely dining experience. Felt like on of the family. Steak Florentine was an other worldly experience. Only locals in the joint. Doesn't get much better.

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013

lovely tuscan food served on lovely terrace. lots of tourists but still has authentic feel. Excellent fish served (not every day though, best to check in advance)

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sheffield
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18 reviews 18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2013

The quality of the food was good but we had an unhappy experience here. One waiter tried very hard to help us BUT 1. A second waiter was very loud and distracted the other waiters (such as shouting across the seated customers to his colleagues). He thought himself very funny . 2 this waiter also did not take our concerns... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2013

We have visited Osteria L'Antica Quercia 6 times over the past 2 years and we have never been disappointed. In May 2003 We brought our wedding party here near the end of our trip, approx. 36 people, where we sat outside in the terrace with beautiful views and atmosphere. As we were a large group, we were happy to eat... More

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New York, New York, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2013

We had dinner here on our recent trip to Tuscany. It was one of the most beautiful settings I've ever seen. The owner and servers were charming and accommodating, even taking a chef in our party into the kitchen to meet and speak with their chef. The tab was very inexpensive for all the delicious food (and wine) we consumed.... More

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2013

Great service great food fabulous location one of Italy's best kept secrets. If you can book a table outside on the terrace and watch the sun go down with a glass of the local wine you will not be disappointed.

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Den Bosch, The Netherlands
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2013

The dinner we enjoyed here was one of the best we had during our stay in Tuscany. Regarding a remark placed by a fellow Dutch visitor regarding a reservation being necessary, with all due respect I can deny the statement. We walked in just before 19:00 hours without reservation and we could take a seat wherever we liked. We were... More

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