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Sbarbacipolla Biosteria

Piaza Bartolomeo Scala, 11 | Colle di Val d' Elsa, 53034 Colle di Val d'Elsa, Italy
0577926701
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $16 - $33
Cuisines: Italian
Good for: Romance, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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English first
Zoersel, Belgium
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Was a very nice restaurant, good service (explained the menu from Italian to English). Good Rosato wine. Most of the food is vegetarian but everything is freshly made. The dessert (chocolate mousse with pears) is delicious.

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Dublin, Ireland
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45 reviews 45 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014 via mobile

Don't be put off as I said as flavour wise and choice wise this restaurant does not hold back. Meat dishes amazing also ,we ate here twice on our stay ,I had piglet livers ( amazing ) ,fantastic falafels,delicious decadent desserts ...the staff are fantastic and very passionate from the serving staff to the chef.First time I enjoyed a Biodynamic... More

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London
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2013

It's so hard to find creative food which is also very healthy. This restaurant offers great selection of meat dishes but also lots of veggie ones. A very friendly couple run the place, it's easy to feel at home! to not be missed!!

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013

What a find! We were staying near Colle di Val d'Elsa for a week and ate here three times. All the food and wines are organically produced and prepared with loving attention. The tasting dish of starters is outstanding and great value. The onion soup is the best we've ever tasted. Great atmosphere, very reasonably priced. Chiara and her front... More

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2013

After calling for 4 days in a row to be able to book a table, we finally made it to this little Biosteria, expecting something refreshing and wholesome based on all the stellar reviews the place has received so far. What we found instead is an overpriced, factitious attempt at originality that failed to put forward a single noteworthy dish.... More

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Rome, Italy
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2013

That's amazing! It's one of the best "osteria" I ever been. There is passion and attention of details in each course. If you are around siena, I really suggest to visit sbarbacipolla. Don't forget to reserve a table if you don't want to wait, it's getting crowded and known day by day. Highly recommended.

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Florida
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

The charming young hosts of this "biosteria" are a breath of fresh air to the food scene in this central Tuscan town. The seasonal vegetarian menu offers the best of fresh, local cuisine with creative flair. Great wine selections and friendly service. Artistic decor adds to the unique dining experience. I can't wait to return this summer!

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2013 via mobile

Fantastic organic place, local foods. Food has lots of taste and is just barely salted (= sign of good quality). Good value for money, great local wine. Reserve table and set aside 2-3 hours as the concept includes "slow service". Peak with people 21ish.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2012 via mobile

The best restaurant, that I've visited on my jurney in Tuscany.

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Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2012

We recommend this restaurant because of the very nice food and good service. Vegetarians have a wide variety so choose from. We ate the dish with different appetizers which was really good food and the lasagna with ricotta and spinach was very light and tasty. Above all the prices were low and the food quality high. So we will visit... More

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