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Italian, Mediterranean, Tuscan, Central-Italian
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Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed October 17, 2020 via mobile

As we enjoyed our dinner in Banfi Restaurant so much we decided to return to their Taverna for lunch. It was a very good choice. The room itself is traditional Tuscany Castle hall. We are delighted that a gigant like Banfi has the stile and...power to keep an eye on details, excellent customer service, very good quality food. The crispy egg was brilliant. And pasta was so beautyful that i did not dear to eat it at first. Fortunatrly the taste was as good as the look :) Tiramisu was very good- crispy outside, creamy inside well done. We were lucky to have the same waitresses today as in the dinner 2 days ago. So the service once more was brilliant. One more time- our greetings to the Chef Domenico, the waitresses and entire team. Thank you very much for a lovely lunch. We will be backMore

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed October 6, 2020

My wife and I came to the restaurant to celebrate a special occasion, and we were very happy we did! We highly recommend! We started the evening with an aperitif of Prosecco and homemade breadsticks on their patio. It was the start of a wonderful...evening. After enjoying our Prosecco on the patio, we proceeded to our table, enjoying more of our welcome drink. Our evening was memorable, made so by the splendid food, wine, service. We especially enjoyed all the little treats we were served throughout the course of our dinner beginning with our welcoming amuse bouche, to the petit four (petit seven actually!) and the final parting gift. Our salute to the chef Domenico! To complement the meal, the service by Olga and her team was impeccable! Thank you all for making it such a special evening for the two of us!More

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed September 30, 2019 via mobile

Had an interesting tour of facilities making 11 million bottles of wine annually. Then we returned to Castello Taverns for 4 course lunch with paired wines. Excellent although we had driver pass on Grappa. Pork, pasta, dolce,and appetizer all for about 80 euros.

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed August 10, 2019 via mobile

From the drive up to the property to leaving we loved every minute. Lunch set menu with wine was exceptional, we were offered an extra top up of wine with each course which was appreciated as the wine is amazing. Every course was exceptional, service...was first class. We were not charged extra for water or additional wine, grappa and coffee. This place is definitely recommended for a great long lunch experience in a Tuscan Castle. Will return for sure.More

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed May 24, 2019 via mobile

A visit to the winery for a tasting followed by lunch. We were greeted by Pamela (owner of Banfi with her husband) who was absolutely fantastic and so welcoming - despite the size of the winery Pamela made it feel like a family affair. We...had a great wine tasting with Lisa which was followed by lunch. Our group loved the experience and personal care. Recommend.More

Date of visit: May 2019
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Juan M, Direttore at Castello Banfi La Taverna, responded to this reviewResponded May 25, 2019

Dear 72thibaultb, Thank you very much for your great feedback about your visit to Castello Banfi. We are glad we exceeded your expectations and hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you back soon again. Warmest regards. Juan Miquel Hospitality Director

Reviewed May 23, 2019

Fantastic food, great service and attention to detail! We had 5-course wine pairing lunch, which we highly recommend. The staff was very attentive and made a lot of effort to satisfy our food allergies. We enjoyed every minute of our experience there!

Date of visit: May 2019
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Juan M, Direttore at Castello Banfi La Taverna, responded to this reviewResponded May 24, 2019

Dear TravelersFM, Thank you very much for such a wonderful feedback about your experience at Castello Banfi - Il Borgo. We are glad we exceeded your expectations and hope to welcome you back soon once again. Warmest regards. Juan Miquel Hospitality Director

Reviewed May 8, 2019

What a special place! Beautiful restaurant, gorgeous grounds (we stayed at the Castello farmhouse) and amazing wine. We had a 5 course lunch paired with Banfi wines, OMG! What an experience. Everything was delicious and the service was great. Unforgettable afternoon. Highly recommend it.

Date of visit: November 2018
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Reviewed March 26, 2019

Went inside, but needed a reservation, even though they were not busy. Came across like we could not sit down, so we left and went wine tasting instead.

Date of visit: February 2019
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Reviewed October 22, 2018

As with anything at Castello Basnfi, service is at the highest level possible. That should not be construed as meaning the food suffers, quite the opposite. Our lunch at La Taverna was fantastic. The pastas, lamb and beef were as good as I've had anywhere

Date of visit: October 2018
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Reviewed October 18, 2018 via mobile

We were staying for a week in the area and one member of our group reserved a wine tasting and meal for our group. It was a great experience. We started in the arrival area and were greeted by our outstanding host. She gave us...some information on the organization and then we had a tour. We had a wonderful time learning about Castello Banfi and then seeing the place. We then went to our wine tasting and meal. We had a great time enjoying the great wines and outstanding meal. We send out thanks for a wonderful day!!More

Date of visit: October 2018
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Juan M, Direttore at Castello Banfi La Taverna, responded to this reviewResponded October 19, 2018

Dear william Y, thanks so much for your kind review and we are glad you had such a nice time at Castello Banfi. We really thank you and your friends for having visited us and hope we will have the pleasure of welcoming you back...More

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amiebe
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Response from 21JuanM | Property representative |
Dear Amiebe, Thank you very much for your interest in Castello Banfi. We are very pleased to confirm that children are allowed in our restaurants. We just take the liberty to remind you that La Taverna is open for lunch... More
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