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Strada Comunale delle Masse 112 | Loc. Vallechiara, 53011, Castellina In Chianti, Italy
+39 0577 740612
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good19%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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“paolo” (2 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Strada Comunale delle Masse 112 | Loc. Vallechiara, 53011, Castellina In Chianti, Italy
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Reviewed October 26, 2017 via mobile

We were a group of friends, very lucky to be staying in a farm house within walking distance of this restaurant. Couldn't rate it highly enough. The food is amazing and spectacular views. The menu is very reasonably priced considering how good the good is....More

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Reviewed September 9, 2017

We found this restaurant by accident. Really nice situated with view on the wine yards! Owner is really friendly and helpful. Good food! Would love to come back next year!!

Thank HenrideB
Reviewed August 28, 2017

We found this restaurant by accident, following some local cars! It has been a very positive surprise right in the middle of nowhere! The Chef is excellent, follow his recommendations and you can't go wrong. The scenery on a little lake is not really classical...More

Reviewed August 10, 2017

We were fortunate to be guests on wedding which took place in ValleChiara. This is absolutely gorgeous place with original Toscan view, but what makes it truly special is the lake. Restaurant is just in front of the water. We have enjoyed this gorgeous night...More

Thank OlgaExplorussia
Reviewed August 9, 2017 via mobile

If you are looking for a place for your "dream" wedding - that it is! AMAZING! PERFECT! EXCELLENT! UNFORGETTABLE ! Thanks to professional work of Paolo Covati (the owner) and his staff we had the most perfect wedding party as you could ever imagine. All...More

Thank leon99999
Reviewed August 1, 2017 via mobile

The most helpful staff ever. We hired rods and caught carp. The food was world class and no more expensive than anywhere else we have visited in Tuscany. You must visit!

Thank skinge2016
Reviewed July 27, 2017 via mobile

WoW... what a discovery!!! Garden of eden with kids corner, original seats, a beautiful view on the water and gorgeous food (especially fish). We did it with 4 adults and 4 kids. They prepare any dish you want for the kids, even not on the...More

Thank Kristof S
Reviewed July 25, 2017 via mobile

We visited the restaurant. The surrounding is not a tipical Tuscany region and therefore interesting. The atmosphere is great... It is a restarant at a small lake between the vineyards. Very nice... It isn't simple to find a fish restaurant in Tuscany. The food was...More

Thank Robin B
Reviewed June 29, 2017 via mobile

We heard of about the former "Il Laghetto" restaurant changing management so after 10 years since our last visit so we decided to head down again and check it out - The drive and location is great, beautiful with a gorgeous lake view - the...More

Thank podvalv
Paolo C, Proprietario at ValleChiara, responded to this reviewResponded August 8, 2017
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Reviewed May 24, 2017

Recently we visited Tuscany and we had a dinner here and I can only say that it was amazing. The food is extraordinary and they provide amazing services. Location is also a plus ( check photos ). The owner made us feel special and entertain...More

Thank Manuela M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$12 - $49
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic, Families with children, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Scenic view, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 1:00 AM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 1:00 AM
8:00 AM - 1:00 AM
8:00 AM - 1:00 AM
8:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Strada Comunale delle Masse 112 | Loc. Vallechiara, 53011, Castellina In Chianti, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Siena  >  Castellina In Chianti
  • Phone Number: +39 0577 740612
  • E-mail
amazing restaurant in top of a private lake Surrounded some of the best vineyards of chianti classico. Fonterutoli mazzei e rocca delle macie. you can book a table in a fantastic Floating platform on the lake, or in the table all around the lake. kids can play in the kids garden with many game and with trampline. the restaurant is perfect for any celebration weddings, private partys and business meeting. 200 seats inside and more than 200 seats open air.
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