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Locanda Demetra & Cooking School Restaurant

Podere la Buca 221 | Via Bellaria, 53024, Montalcino, Italy
+39 0577 150 3199
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  • Excellent93%
  • Very good5%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (16 reviews)
“tiramisu” (4 reviews)
“tasting menu” (4 reviews)
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Italian, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Podere la Buca 221 | Via Bellaria, 53024, Montalcino, Italy
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Reviewed 9 November 2017

Where to start? Is the food better than the view? Can't really say, but do make sure you eat there when in Montalcino. Heaps of love and attention to detail goes into lovely looking and amazing tasting dishes with ingredients right from under your nose,...More

Thank Esther Mercedes J
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

We have friends in Montalcino that we visit every year, and they insisted on taking us to Locanda Demetra for dinner. How incredible it was!!! For starters, the restaurant grows their own vegetables, spices, and edible flowers. As the seasons progress, guests are treated to...More

1  Thank BRIANandRONNIE2010
Reviewed 18 October 2017

The cooking class was an exceptional experience, it was one of the highlights of our trip! We were a class of four, so the group size was perfect. We learned (and ate) an incredible amount. Imma is an excellent teacher, passionate about organic fresh, local...More

1  Thank ficley
Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

A tiny restaurant with maybe 6 tables, the owner waits on you-he is sooo nice and enthusiastic about this building he restored and the food all made from local products and his garden. Homemade pasta, an amazing chick pea soup that tasted creamy but no...More

Thank flierm
Reviewed 13 October 2017

We had the best afternoon learning how to cook and making pasta! If you can spare a couple hours I recommend taking a cooking class here otherwise you can always make a reservation to just have dinner there (I think they have a max of...More

Thank msshakim
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

Located not too far from the Montalcino city centre this restaurant is a hidden gem. It's in a small farmhouse so book in advance with the delightful Alessandro. We were on a walking tour so we had a set menu with a meat/veggie platter to...More

Thank Alexmac24
Reviewed 25 September 2017

The absolute best gastronomic experience ever!! The dinner was so amazing that we came back to take the cooking class with Chef Ima the next day! Alessandro and his family made this the highlight of our trip to Tuscany and the best restaurant we have...More

2  Thank Ricksrants
Reviewed 25 September 2017

This place is INCREDIBLE. The views, the garden, the service, the food, the selection of wines... all 5 stars. We had the best time here. Our wine guide took us here for lunch in between wineries and I am so glad he did. We did...More

2  Thank Flavia V
Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

There are no words to describe how perfect our visit was to this place for lunch. The setting is beautiful, rustic and completely Authentic. The food we had was exceptional!! To the point that I nearly wanted to order a third main (yes I actually...More

1  Thank amberlina10
Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

Went to this great restaurant the day we spent in Montalcino tasting some classic Brunellos. Alessandro is the perfect owner and host. He is passionate about what they are doing and the food is innovation and superbly prepared. Four of us did the tasting menu...More

Thank PortlandTravlin_man
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Kim N
4 December 2017|
Response from LocandaDemetra | Property representative |
Please contact us by email for info about prioces and availabilities. Thank you!
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25 September 2017|
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Response from LocandaDemetra | Property representative |
Buonasera! We have tasting menus and a la carte options. For groups bigger than 10 we can agree on special menu. vegetarian, vegans, gluten free are always welcome! Anyway.... come back to us by email, please. Thank you!
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28 June 2017|
Response from Alessandro P |
Sorry, No answer because we are closed in the afternoon, you can book by email or facebook also. grazie ;-)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 18 - USD 41
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, View, Kids, Romantic
Open Hours
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Podere la Buca 221 | Via Bellaria, 53024, Montalcino, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Siena  >  Montalcino
  • Phone Number: +39 0577 150 3199
  • E-mail
Family, Farm Restaurant & Cooking School
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