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Rosticceria Il Re Gallo

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Via Toscana 1, 53011, Castellina In Chianti, Italy
+39 0577742000
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

a great tiny restaurant, lovely atmosphere, friendly and funny service, delicious food, and the anti pasta plate.... probably the best thing i've ever eaten. wow!!

Thank ingrid k
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This is such a nice restaurant. The food is very good. We had the ravioli with truffle and the sliced meat. Hallelujah. Delicious! The staff is so friendly and they do their very best to serve you. The ambiance is cosy and Italian. The wines are good. We went there three times in a row and we are definitely going... More 

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Derby, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

A nice little Osteria - with a predictably long list of wines available. The food looked nice, but we had stopped off only fir a drink.

Thank Hawthorn37
St. John
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely restaurant in a quieter area of Castellina, but dont be fooled, we were lucky to get a table as we arrived around 19h30. Most of the restaurant was booked. Very good food and lovely red wine from the area.

Thank mariette882
Paris, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Thanks to LE GUIDE DU ROUTARD we came in this restaurant for lunch, then we came back the same day for diner and tow days after for lunch :-) warm welcome and service is very good. Location is great, just in the old city center right on the piazza del comune. they accept reservation if you want to have a... More 

Thank Sean M
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We tried to dine at Il Re Gallo last year, but they were completely booked. This year we arrived before they were open and were rewarded with a nice outdoor table, charming service and great food and wine. The lamb chops with salad, and eggplant parmasan were excellent, and the wine by the glass -- both the Prosecco and the... More 

Thank Cynthia G
Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2016 via mobile

What a place. Nice terrace in the shade near the piazza. A choice of half-a-dozen delicious Chianti wines by the glass. And the food was amazing. Best tiramisu and best mozzarella we have had in Italy. All of that for a very fair price. On our Tuscany highlight.

Thank Guillaume B
London, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016 via mobile

We chose this restaurant due to its Tripadvisor rating but were disappointed overall in the quality of food. Our first issue was with the menu which was very confusing & poorly presented. We started with a mushroom/truffle sampler platter which was not what we expected & we couldn't even tell what we were eating. The best main entreé was a... More 

Thank Heather G
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016 via mobile

We wisited this restaurat based on recomandation from our accomodation. I have to say that it was realy tasty perfect food....we ordered 4 different meals and every one was perfect. Plus excelent coffe ristreto. Finaly we reciece discount, because we are accomodated in poggino. Nice :-)

Thank martin m
Harrogate, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016 via mobile

Came to this restaurant twice in the same week whilst on holiday as we were so impressed with it. The staff were really attentive and friendly. The food was incredible. We had the most amazing sharing platter which is out of this world!! Beware if ordering as a starter - it's enormous!! But we ate it all! And the pasta... More 

Thank Sarah W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
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  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Italian, Mediterranean
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer
Good for
Romantic, Dining on a budget, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Toscana 1, 53011, Castellina In Chianti, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Siena  >  Castellina In Chianti
  • Phone Number: +39 0577742000

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?