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E Lucevan le Stelle

Piazza di San Francesco 5, 53045, Montepulciano, Italy
+39 0578 758725
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good34%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Italian, Bar, Mediterranean, Wine Bar
$$ - $$$
Piazza di San Francesco 5, 53045, Montepulciano, Italy
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Sunset-spot from the terrace. Delicious wine and a marvellous platter of cheese&ham. Very peofessional and helpful staff. One of the best experiences so far! Go here!

Thank John Are B
ELLSTuscany, Proprietario at E Lucevan le Stelle, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi John, Many thanks, I hope to have our customers still! Luca

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped here for lunch while making a day visit to Montepulciano. We ate outside and there was a nice selection of light meals. We enjoyed a leisurely time of eating and drinking, and took advantage of the large selection to purchase a couple of...More

Thank BobVirginiaUSA
ELLSTuscany, Proprietario at E Lucevan le Stelle, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

I Bob, I'm glad you enjoyed the Bistrot, but still more pleased that you enjoyed the selection of the wine shop. Best Regard Luca

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We didn't eat but we did stop off one night when we heard a fantastic three piece jazz band playing on the terrace. The drinks were reasonably priced and there were lots of wine, cocktails and spirits to choose from. Liked it so much we...More

Thank GwladBoy
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

It's in montepulciano square , it's a good winery with the best view of Tuscany but the bar isn't directly on the view . While sitting you are just sitting In the town you have to walk 30 meters to see the view that I...More

Thank Hala J
Reviewed 6 July 2017

We stayed in the Locanda, and found the people and food very good at E Lucevan. There is an excellent wine and beverage selection, and great local wine knowledge. There is family connection to Tenuta Valdiapatta winery, and we took advantage of a recommended visit...More

Thank picujoe
Reviewed 2 July 2017

What a find. Fantastic bar, great wine and really very reasonable. We sat and had nibbles and a very interesting bottle of wine. Simple menu for those dinning - perfectly acceptable Tuscan fair, but the real winner is the great wine. Great waiters who were...More

Thank CONR232
Reviewed 24 June 2017

Lunch, "aperitivo", E Lucevan le Stella is a nice relaxing place to stay. Professional, friendly and multi-lingual (English, italiano anche) personnel, good wine with nice explanation, reasonable lunch, great aperitivo (my recommendation: Italian Gin with Mediterranean Tonic) - perfect to stay in the lounge seats...More

Thank FB_traveling
Reviewed 4 June 2017

From the outside small and unpretentious and stepping inside this is truly a relaxing experience - long bar, mine host, leather sofa and chairs, bottles and paintings around the walls, odd quirky bits and pieces - felt like an old gentlemans club. An amazing selection...More

Thank Averil N
Reviewed 24 May 2017

This feels like a hidden gem, tucked into a quiet piazza on top of a hill in Montepulciano. It's worth the hike. The outdoor seating is perfect for watching the sunset over the Tuscan hills. They have 2 wine flights that are reasonably priced and...More

Thank Sarah P
Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

We recently had our wedding at nearby Terre di Nano and chose to have our welcome drinks reception here upon their recommendation. The food, drinks and service were brilliant and the views from the terrace were absolutely stunning! Fabulous place for a sunset drink

Thank Paula T
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
USD 18 - USD 23
Italian, Bar, Mediterranean, Wine Bar
Dinner, Lunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, View, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Piazza di San Francesco 5, 53045, Montepulciano, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Siena  >  Montepulciano
  • Phone Number: +39 0578 758725
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Wine Bar & Bistro in the heart of the old town, it's located in Piazza San Francesco, famous for the stunning view on the valley and on San Biagio Church. "E lucevan le stelle" is open for lunch, apéritifs and dinner, offering a unique location in town for admiring the incredible sunsets on the valley. More than 200 labels of fine Italian wines are available by the bottle, together with a selection of about 20 wines served by the glass. Wide selection of whiskeys, rhum, gin and other spirits. Live jazz on season and temporary art exhibitions.
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