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La Fornace a Meleto

| Castello di Meleto, 53013, Gaiole in Chianti, Italy
+39 0577 744094
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good32%
  • Average11%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible4%
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Italian, Mediterranean
$$ - $$$
| Castello di Meleto, 53013, Gaiole in Chianti, Italy
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Stopped here after visiting a nearby winery. Very efficient service with lots of upwelling going on. We opted for a variety of pastas which were all delicious & accompanying beers hit the spot in the searing Tuscan heat! Good roadside stop off when nothing else...More

Thank McAnnie1
Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

We took our family of four here twice during our stay in the region. The food was great and friendly service was much appreciated. We would highly recommend it.

Thank mhanson45
Reviewed 20 October 2016

I ate here more than 4 times during my stay in Tuscany. The Pici all'aglione - is superb. The wines comes from the castle above (Castello di Meleto) and are from I understand - really good (I don't drink, but my wife told me so)....More

Thank TomasIB
Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

This is a fantastic Tuscan restaurant for lunch in September. Everyone is friendly, the food is great, the view magnificent.

Thank Jeff S
Reviewed 23 September 2016

We got there a little early fir dinner, they told us the kitchen needed another 30 minutes or so to prep, we said no problem so they seated us and took our drinks order. They did have a very limited wine selection, which was interesting...More

Thank NathanielGoodtimes
Reviewed 16 September 2016

Arrived here one lunch time as part of a small group. Ordered from the lunch menu, my partner had pasta which was ok but my pizza was very poor and tasteless. We ordered several drinks as well as desserts, but as a previous reviewer mentioned...More

1  Thank love2eat55
Reviewed 13 September 2016

The food here is good but the management practices leave a lot to be desired. We were a party of 14 and were led to believe that if we ordered 'family style' ordering large platters of food that we would get a price break. We...More

5  Thank michaeldel
Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

We stopped by this restaurant after visiting a winery close by. We were unsure of what to expect but we had great food and service. Pizzas were tasty as well as the salami platter. We sat on the patio which was a little uneven due...More

Thank tjocCanada
Reviewed 8 September 2016

A large party booked for dinner/drinks. Very basic food - bruschetta + 4 types of pasta - which took ALL evening to arrive. The worst SLICE of pizza I have ever tasted - Tesco microwaved tasted better! The charge for this was 20 euro. Owner...More

Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

Every bite was delicious. We came for lunch and can't wait to go back for dinner! This place is a gem.

Thank tripreviews1
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USD 24 - USD 35
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
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  • Address: | Castello di Meleto, 53013, Gaiole in Chianti, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Siena  >  Gaiole in Chianti
  • Phone Number: +39 0577 744094
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