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Osteria La Vecchia Fornace


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner


Italian, Mediterranean, Barbecue
Special Diets
Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
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Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

The owners of this osteria were so nice. We had a it of a language barrier, but guess what? We had a great meal! The antipasti platter is a must - so many different things to try. Great atmosphere in an old brick factory. I...More

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank lisasobba
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

We had dinner at this wonderful place. The decoration is extremely beautiful and welcoming. Lovely combination of bricks, wood and wine bottles. The owners were very kind and cheerful. We had a wonderful time chatting with them and tasting the amazing food. Everything was delicious....More

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank Meryem83
Reviewed 21 February 2017

Osteria La Vecchia Fornace was recommended to us from Villa Petrolo where we were having our destination wedding. Lucia was excellent in responding to my emails to request a dinner for about 40 guests a few nights before our wedding and providing a great set...More

Date of visit: September 2016
Thank Michelle S
Reviewed 19 September 2015

What's not to like about this restaurant - fantastic value for money, great atmosphere, service at a nice pace, the best antipasti anywhere in Italy and excellent pasta dishes.

Date of visit: August 2015
1  Thank Wishiwasitalian
Reviewed 4 June 2015

What's not to like! If you are ready to be fed and then rolled out the door - this is the place to go. Our host, Fabio, owner of the Villa Catola where we stayed, is the grill master at this lovely restaurant which was...More

Date of visit: May 2015
2  Thank donnanative
Reviewed 1 October 2014

Our first time in Italy, we joined friends, and ate at several good restaurants. Then our group of twelve went to the Fornace Restaurant. We were the first ones there, so the owner showed us the dining area of this remodeled old brick factory. Just...More

Date of visit: September 2014
1  Thank larrys640
Reviewed 13 April 2014

We absolutely love this restaurant and return every year. Unfortunately in August it is usually only open Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings. Make sure that you try antipasti - a fantastic selection of cold meats, cheese, chutney, sformato, pappa pomodoro, olives and toasted breads with...More

Date of visit: August 2013
Thank Wishiwasitalian
Reviewed 13 September 2013

Great atmosphere, food and hospitality. All food is homemade and all typically tuscan. Ask for la pappa dei contadini; a traditional tomato and bread dish. Will definitely return.

Date of visit: September 2013
Thank AndrewGaleaS
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