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Osteria di Starda

Starda, 53013, Gaiole in Chianti, Italy
+39 0577 734100
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good23%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“antipasti” (3 reviews)
“bread” (2 reviews)
“pasta” (4 reviews)
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$$ - $$$
Starda, 53013, Gaiole in Chianti, Italy
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Reviewed January 18, 2014 via mobile

I stopped at Starda while passing by car with my girlfriend. We've been the only two customers for a while due to the very early time. Sitting just in front of a cracling fireplace in a kind of suggestive old taverna style room. Food was...More

Thank Naturalchoice
Reviewed November 4, 2013

we arrived here for lunch as the chef in our hotel up the road had the day off. We drove for about 6 kilos from our hotel in the oak forests, very pleasant. When we arrived we were the only people there and we were...More

Thank carmellasoprano
Reviewed October 25, 2013

Dined here on a Friday lunchtime: my husband had the beef strips which were cooked over a grill, perfectly seasoned and a fantastic cut of beef served medium rare, I had the special which was gnocchi, pumpkin and sausage-not what I'd normally go for, but...More

Thank StrawberryChorley
Reviewed September 17, 2013

We recently visited this restaurant in the lovely hamlet of Starda three times in as many weeks whilst we were holidaying in the area,both as a couple and with family. The ambiance in such an old stone property was tremendous. Every time we had a...More

Thank eckford3009
Reviewed August 4, 2013

The only difficulty is to get there- some uphill ling winding forest road- which is beautiful, and the village is lovely.Osteria is actually part of their fattoria ,which produces all typical local varieties from wine to grappa.Exquisite decoration.Very authentic.It is very fresh inside- again great...More

1  Thank Snowmaden
Reviewed May 28, 2013

We drove to this ancient hamlet in Tuscany seeking great chianti classico wine and lunch, and it was memorable in every way. We were fortunate enough to have requested a tour in advance, and so enjoyed our guide who was both professional and informative. The...More

1  Thank exploreforfun
Reviewed March 29, 2013

This restaurant which is located in the hamlet of Starda, in the hills about 15km from the village of Gaiole is worth a visit in particular in the summer when it can get very hot in Chianti as it is situated in a cool cellar...More

Thank Caravino
Reviewed October 23, 2012

I was lucky to be received one Saturday afternoon at Starda, an ancient borgo nestled in center of the wooded hills of Chianti . It is an agriturisimo with a lovely dining room for lunch or dinner. Just make sure to call ahead for a...More

Thank gullivertravels101
Reviewed October 18, 2012

Good place where to taste the good tuscanity. Price good, not too cheap, but quality is the top, so as the wine (chianti of course). Dont' miss "pappardelle al ragù" and the sweets. All dishes are strictrly "homemade". Perfect for couple lunch.

Thank FabioRome_Italy
Reviewed October 17, 2012

Magic place where the past and the present come together in complete armony with nature. This "Borgo Medievale" very well restored gives visitors the opportunity to relax, enjoy the view, dream, take a walk and much more, not forgetting to mention its excellent tuscan cuisine,...More

Thank Veronica S
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$16 - $34
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Families with children, Scenic view, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Starda, 53013, Gaiole in Chianti, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Siena  >  Gaiole in Chianti
  • Phone Number: +39 0577 734100
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”Castello di Starda” is a small, picturesque village of medievale origin located between the Siena and Arezzo rolling hills, in the heart of Chianti Classico region, Tuscany.Built around 1000 AC by the noble family of Conti Guidi, “Castello di Starda” is the place which offers the most hard to please visitors unique atmosphere and sensation to enjoy a holiday in beautiful landscapes, discovering the cultural wealth of Chianti Classico.Its beautiful hills characterized by olive trees, oak woods and vineyards make this place rich of captivating natural beauty and historical records that allow you to breathe in the charm and glorious past of this enchanting village.We offer a perfect combination between comfort andtradition. It is the ideal choice for those seeking relaxation and quietness coming in contact with nature.We have a large swimming pool, a perfect place to relax and get fresh on the hottest days.“Castello di Starda” is organized for small conventions and meetings and is the perfect place for splendid banquets and weddings, with the possibility of using the consacrated chapel of the village to get married.Its dominant position allows visitors to shied away from the chaos of the city and meanwhile reach Siena, Radda in Chianti, Gaiole in Chianti, Castellina in Chianti, Castelnuovo Berardenga, Greve in Chianti within a few minutes by car.
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