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Borgo Giacomo Matteotti | Località Vellano, Pescia, Italy
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Friendly welcome

Pizzas are only on a Saturday and Sunday. We were disappointed, but soon won round by a friendly welcome and some good food. We had pasta to start, then some grilled meat with chips. Puddings just out of the freezer, not really worth it. Waitress really friendly and chatty, making it an... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 25, 2015
Travellingbear44
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Oxford, United Kingdom
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Oxford, United Kingdom
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97 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015

Pizzas are only on a Saturday and Sunday. We were disappointed, but soon won round by a friendly welcome and some good food. We had pasta to start, then some grilled meat with chips. Puddings just out of the freezer, not really worth it. Waitress really friendly and chatty, making it an enjoyable evening out.

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Thank Travellingbear44
Washington State
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

We had arrived in Vellano in the evening and our hosts showed us Bristrot down below - we could see it's welcoming lights from our windows. We strolled down and we were welcomed into the cozy restaurant. Our meal was very, very good and service was warm & friendly.

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Thank Diane H
Marbella, Spain
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17 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

If you really want to enjoy genuine Tuscan cuisine in a very freindly setting with breathtaking views all around, you must come to Vellano, you must come to Serena's Bistrot! Utterly friendly service, very reasonable prices and simple yet excellent dishes, including great pizza, home made pasta and signature antipasti. And if you've had too much wine and don't want... More 

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Thank Christophe M
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

We had a lovely family meal at the Bistrot, beautiful views, wholesome local food, and friendly and accommodating staff.

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Thank MacConchoille
Lismore, Australia
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2013 via mobile

We booked our Vellano stay from a Brisbane referral, off the beaten tourist trail...what a beautiful little hillside village! We have had the best coffee since arriving in Italy. Serena makes them caldo e veloce. We had an excellent dinner here with lovely Casa vino and home cooked meals.The drive is not for the feint hearted but the views are... More 

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Stafford, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2013

This is one of the best kept secrets in northern Tuscany - the Bistrot in Vellano. With the breathtaking views aross the 'deici castella' or hilltop villages and wonderful food (their ravioli with fresh vegetables was the best food we'd had all holiday!). This restaurant is very reasonably priced and you get the best of what is fresh and local... More 

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Devon, England
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41 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2013

Whilst on holiday in Tuscany we visited this friendly restaurant in Vellano on several evenings. Their tourist menu is such good value at 10 Euros which included Pasta, a main course and wine and coffee. Our son opted for the pizza and loved it. The owners were really friendly and even on night when we popped in for a drink... More 

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Pismo Beach, California
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71 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

We ate here with family the last night we spent in Vellano. Wonderful variety, excellent pizza and great service and value! A must try, if you are in Vellano!

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Thank Sandra S
Banbury
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2013

Great food and service, highly recommended, no menu, you just get what is fresh on the day - perfect.

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Thank Rob-eagles
Braintree, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2012

Cheap and cheerful basic food and wonderful scenery, worth a visit if you want something quick and no frills

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Borgo Giacomo Matteotti | Località Vellano, Pescia, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Pistoia  >  Pescia

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza

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