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Ristorante Il Fornacino

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Via Antonio Gramsci 25/27, 53048 Guazzino, Sinalunga, Italy
+39 0577 623088
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Malmesbury, United Kingdom
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78 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited for Sunday lunch. Warm and friendly team with good service. Food is usually very good and, this time, starters and desserts were excellent - highlights were the selection of antipasti and the deconstructed tiramisu. Unfortunately two of the main courses were disappointing, one, the pork, was very dry and the other, a stew, contained quite a lot of unpleasant... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 5, 2016 via mobile

very good, very nice and friendly owner, really must go there, we were suggested by our b&b relais montemaggiore and we were very happy that we had dinner there, good work

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Malmesbury, United Kingdom
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78 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016 via mobile

Returned to il Fornacino, first time since it changed ownership. Delighted with the quality of the food, friendliness and helpfulness of the team, all of which which certainly place this restaurant just a bit above your usual, traditional restaurant. Good value for money as well and we will return.

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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 29, 2016 via mobile

We just got back from a memorable meal at IL FORNACINO. Lovely restaurant, exciting and original menu, delicious flavours, great service and overall just totally spot on! All 6 of us thoroughly enjoyed every course as it was unveiled. Well worth a drive a little out of your way if you would like to taste incredible food with a perfect... More 

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89 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 4, 2016 via mobile

This restaurant has a new management since 2 years. Already on the phone while booking a table, one could anticipate the kindness of the service. It was fully confirmed during our dinner: excellent service, not too fast, not too slow, very kind and professional. We have been recommended some wines to drink and enjoyed every bit of the evening. Food... More 

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Tallebudgera, Australia
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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 24, 2016

Exceptional food and service at this small but wonderful Italian restaurant in Tuscany. The ravioli pasta dish just melted in your mouth and tasted simply delicious while the roast suckling pig, which was unique in my dining experiences, was so good, I went out of my way to compliment the chef before we left. The atmosphere was friendly and hospitable,... More 

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 20, 2016 via mobile

So here I was hoping that our next stop might have something other than the usual fare... salt-less bread, mediocre pasta, etc. Seeing as how all of Tuscany was taking the usual afternoon nap, we decided to call ahead and were told to stop on by (everything else was closed, everywhere, including Il Fornacino). We, a hungry tribe of seven... More 

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Oak Park, California
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17 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 18, 2016 via mobile

It was surprising to find this amazing restaurant so far from the tourists path. The carpaccio (salada) was aged for twenty days and it was easily the best we ever had. The mushroom soup and the 24-hour-cooked beef cheek (in chocolate au jus) was phenomenal. Let's not forget the "cold cappuccino" pana cotta... unforgettable!

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 23, 2016 via mobile

Made a booking online for Monday night at 8pm, although looked as though there were a few walk ins and space in the restaurant. We recognised Luca from the pics on the website, and he was our waiter all night. Lovely restaurant, loved the personal service from the chef - very friendly and warm. Food was beautiful - everything down... More 

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Wells, Maine
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137 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 17, 2016

This is an update to previous reviews I have made for this restaurant in the past few years. The restaurant is located in Guazzino on the main street and is wheelchair accessible. I am happy to say that it is just as good this year as it has been in previous years. The new owners, who took over several years... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$21 - $43
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Families with children, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Antonio Gramsci 25/27, 53048 Guazzino, Sinalunga, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Siena  >  Sinalunga  >  Guazzino
  • Phone Number: +39 0577 623088

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?