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Al Vecchio Forno

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Via Poliziano 18 | Capitano Hotel, 53027 San Quirico d'Orcia, Italy
+39 0577 897380
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Barcelona, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Vary good set up for this restaurant, with tables outside in a very nicely decorated garden. Food was really good though service was quite slow.

Thank Frones
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Family dinner was planned - as we have 2 little kids we had been sent to the last corner of the restaurant outside, same like other families even a lot of other tables had been free. Food was ok but not exciting.

Thank Sebbosan
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20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice location. That's all positive with this restaurant. I ordered "tagliere Di salumi" with claimed local products. I must admit that it has been one of the worse tagliere I had in my life. We then ordered filetto (beef) and filetto (pork). Both tasteless! Finally, we took 2 deserts...Nothing to be remembered. Last, but not the least...very high prices for... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We dined in Al Vecchio Forno last summer and I dreamed all year that we'd return. And we did! It's not only the warm welcome, the charming garden restaurant (there are also two inside rooms where out-of-season guests dine), the very Italian atmosphere, but also the food is very, very good. Plus our excellent waiter was helpful with questions about... More 

Thank Cynthia G
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful restaurant in the fantastic village of SAN Quirico d'orcia. The restaurant is stylish Italian decorated with small tables, squeezed together when you arrive through the entry. The place do also have a second floor and an outside garden for dining and they are equally adorable. I personally Love the "Wall OF Corks" which is One of the Walls at... More 

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Munich, Germany
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This restaurant had everything in its favour, belonging to the hotel group where I was staying, having pretty good reviews on TripAdvisor, but sadly this didn't help. We ordered tagliata and pic with bolognese ragu. The quality of the meat was interesting, there was no flavour and it had a rubbery consistency. The potatoes that we ordered as sides, tasted... More 

1 Thank Mini C
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went on the recommendation from our hotel. None of us particularly enjoyed our meals. I am a vegetarian and the waiter suggested gnocchi with mushrooms for me. The dish lacked flavour and the mushrooms actually still had dirt in them and with each bite I crunched on soil (thus I hardly ate any of my meal). My husband and... More 

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Rugby, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were served in a beautiful garden. As soon as we sat down we were given a small 'welcome' glass of prosecco and the the waiters were very knowledgable and informative. We tried all their suggestions of the dishes that were particularly local to this part of Tuscany and were not disappointed. All delicious.

Thank tenniswoolgirl
Prague, Czech Republic
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016

A lovely garden for seasonal dining, or a charming interior. Tagliata was so tender and delicious, the house dessert a must. Excellent wine selection. Highly recommended

Thank Loreen K
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016 via mobile

We were met in the doorway and varmly welcomed, as if they were only waiting for us as guests. A sparkling wine was served imidiately on the house while we chose our food. We had Four different kinds of food, from very good beef to pastas and all was excellent prepared and delicious taste. All desserts are homemade and big... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$34 - $45
Italian, Mediterranean, Soups
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Families with children, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Poliziano 18 | Capitano Hotel, 53027 San Quirico d'Orcia, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Siena  >  San Quirico d'Orcia
  • Phone Number: +39 0577 897380
Our cuisine is marked by the major food guides (including the Michelin Guide), therefore we guarantee an highest quality by using only locally sourced products. The restaurant is located within a charming and typical medieval building which borders the hour Hotel Relais Palazzo del Capitano. In spring and summer the green garden surrounded by a flowered pergola awaits you to enjoy the best Tuscan cuisine in an intimate and relaxing atmosphere. During the winter, the warm and welcoming rooms await you for a trip in the tradition of Tuscan cooking in front of a crackling fireplace. The restaurant offers a wide selection of typical home-made dishes to rediscover the ancient flavors of the past. To accompany your journey through the flavors of the Tuscan tradition cannot miss our precious Tuscan wines that enrich the tasty dishes. The choice is vast starting from Local wines as the DOC Orcia to the most famous Brunello di Montalcino as well as the traditional regional wines.

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