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La Cantinetta di Rignana

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Localita Rignana 13 | Greve in Chianti, 50022, Greve in Chianti, Italy
055852601
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Farnham, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We toured Tuscany for eight days and ate in 16 restaurants (including the famous Cibreo in Florence. NONE could compare with La Cantinetta - so well done to you! This is what we were really looking for - so next time we will arrive at opening time to really soak up the fantastic countryside surroundings, great food and of course... More 

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Lugano, Ticino, Switzerland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Almost a hidden secret. It takes quite a while and unprepared road to get there. The scenery is amazing, this place is overlooking typical Toscana valley and wine hills.. Thé Restaurant itself serves local specialities at a high level of quality.. In 2 days I eat there 3 times and managed to taste almost everything on the menu! Everything great!... More 

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Lewes, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This restaurant, in the middle of nowhere, is a hidden jewel in the Tuscan landscape. The food was not only beautifully presented, but it was mouth-wateringly good. I chose a starter with truffle and burrata, pasta with truffle and to keep to the theme, a cheese sformato with truffle, my husband and children chose a more varied selection from the... More 

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Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I can't fault this place.... Wonderful It's off the beaten tract but well worth it The food The wine The ambiance All terribly good Paul

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came here with a few local friends. Warm welcoming service here, not a dull moment with the guys here serving. Will have you in splits. The food is orgasmic. The truffle pasta is to die for! Situated in the middle of the Chianti vineries, do not forget to get drunk on the local wine. Ps: do not miss to meet... More 

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Pawling, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You need a good GPS and a very small car. It is down a picturesque small road in Tuscany. This place also has rooms to stay, the restaurant opens up on a spectacular view of their vineyard. Try all of their wines, ask the owner what to drink, you will not be disappointed. We were a party of 6 and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2016

We were so happy to find this place.. it's tucked away down a gravel road on the top of a valley and when you park up you could be forgiven for thinking you've arrived at an old farmhouse. when you head down to the restaurant, you'll be blown away! The casual outdoor yet covered restaurant has panoramic views of vineyards!... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2016 via mobile

We,a family of five, were very disappointed with la cantinetta. The view is fantastic, but the restaurant is seriously understaffed. We were seated at eight and out orders were taken 45 minutes later. We didn't get bread on the table until we asked for it 30 minutes later. We got our starters when other tables (later then us) were already... More 

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Gentile signore credo che lei abbia sbagliato locale perché menziona un piatto che noi non abbiamo ovvero il PESCE alla... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2016 via mobile

Been here twice before, and coming back was the only thing I had decided I had to do when we got here - even before we left Norway for Tuscany. I was satisfied again with all my courses. The missus had a bit of bad luck with some chewy bits in her main course - but she still says she... More 

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Lyndhurst, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2016 via mobile

In two weeks in Amalfi and Tuscany, this was our favourite restaurant. Tucked away some 4km from Badia Di Passignano, the restaurant is a true hidden gem. Beautiful vista across the Chianti countryside this restaurant delivers on every front. Excellent service and superb food and wine. We had a magnificent Florentina and fresh pasta with fresh truffle and porcini mushrooms.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$34 - $61
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Families with children, Scenic view, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Localita Rignana 13 | Greve in Chianti, 50022, Greve in Chianti, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Florence  >  Greve in Chianti
  • Phone Number: 055852601
Description
Rustic elegant derived from the old mill of the farm Rignana, which was the home of Bishop Scipio Ricci Outside Of the large terrace that overlooks one of the most beautiful Chianti The wine cellar is managed by the family of Rignana Abbarchini since 1983 and today, as then the dishes are made with fresh seasonal ingredients according to the ancient culinary traditions of Chianti and Tuscany

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