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Vecchio Mulino

Via Vittorio Emanuele 12, 55032, Castelnuovo di Garfagnana, Italy
+39 0583 62192
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good23%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“cakes” (8 reviews)
“tasting menu” (6 reviews)
“prosciutto” (8 reviews)
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Italian, Mediterranean, Delicatessen, Wine Bar
$$ - $$$
Via Vittorio Emanuele 12, 55032, Castelnuovo di Garfagnana, Italy
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

4 of us are here last week. We started each with a plate of various vegetarian bits which were utterly delicious, next came the meat board followed by a cheese board to share. You are encouraged to take your time and there is no rush....More

Thank Vicky J
Reviewed 11 July 2017

So we went here the first time and ordered a plate of cheese for 6 or 7 euros. The amount of cheese we got was impossible to eat and we took the rest home (bread was quite stale as well). Ended up we were charged...More

Thank ABay4d
Reviewed 28 May 2017

Each time we come to Castelnuovo we pop in for some mortadella or proshuito with some nice bread before heading off for our next adventure. The selection of goods always makes it hard to choose. If you like wine you can also purchase some as...More

Thank Karen48207
Reviewed 3 January 2017

Ah, this was an experience never to be forgotten! We talk about "slow food" here in the US, and even partake in it, but there's nothing like doing it in Castelnuovo di Gafagnana - in a hidden corner of Tuscany! If you are in Tuscany...More

1  Thank Teressina
Reviewed 23 November 2016

I was there for lunch with a group. We were learning about local foods and the slow food movement, which really is centered in the town. Our host had us taste a wide variety of local specialties. Not only was it a great meal, it...More

Thank Endowomyn
Reviewed 7 November 2016

If you are in Tuscany make sure you visit Garfagnana and stop at Il Vecchio Mulino for some delicious food and wine. We had the tasting trays of all the high quality, fresh foods of Garfagnana. It was wonderful trying all of the local dishes....More

3  Thank Karen A
Reviewed 3 October 2016

A wonderful little place, excellent for a very local experience. You sit there at a common large table together with other guests and get served whatever the place has prepared according to availability and season. Plates start coming to you with plenty samples of local...More

1  Thank Latitude33
Reviewed 31 August 2016

Patricia that owns Villa Bertagni Bed&Breakfast in Castelnuovo recommended us this place. The owner Andrea, and Marco, warmly greeted us who explained the different food options. Finally, we decided to have the degustation menu to have a taste of cheeses, hams and jams, all cured...More

1  Thank Nric C
garfagnino, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Vecchio Mulino, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2016
Google Translation

Visca Catalunya! Saludos de Andrea y su amigo Niccolo'. Hasta la proxima.

Reviewed 28 July 2016

Osteria Vecchio Mulino is "old Italy" little tasting of things more than a big meal, wonderful for lunch. They also have a good farmer's market and we ate after visiting that.

Thank 280stephans
Reviewed 18 July 2016

Try this place at least once. Not a typical restaurant but rather an [Italian] Tapas type place. Excellent food and wine and a friendly host.

Thank wjsarmour
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 24 - USD 36
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Vittorio Emanuele 12, 55032, Castelnuovo di Garfagnana, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Lucca  >  Castelnuovo di Garfagnana
  • Phone Number: +39 0583 62192
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We inform our costumers and friends that Osteria Vecchio Mulino will be closed for holidays from 11th January to 1st February 2016.
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