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La Chiusa

Via della Madonnina, 88 | 53040 montefollonico, 53040 Montefollonico, Torrita di Siena, Italy
+39 0577 669668
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Overview
  • Excellent79%
  • Very good13%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“lamb” (7 reviews)
“truffle” (6 reviews)
“pasta” (15 reviews)
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Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Via della Madonnina, 88 | 53040 montefollonico, 53040 Montefollonico, Torrita di Siena, Italy
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1 - 10 of 109 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

9 years ago we visited Tuscany for the first time with our children - one was then 13 years old and the two others (twins) were 9 months -and my mother. I am mentioning this because there was a consensus among the three generations (except...More

Thank Ronnie A
Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

Home away from home - what a welcome and warm atmosphere. Mr. Umberto and his colleagues made us feel relaxed at the very beginning and the time stopped for a while. Most important, the cuisine was very tasty and honest, of true rustic Tuscan origin....More

Thank Erkka L
Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

Excellent food and very friendly owners and staff. The panoramic view makes the terrace enchanting Located about 10 minutes from Pienza and recommend a GPS

Thank Dan G
Reviewed 5 October 2017

A real Tuscan experience, full of warmth & originality, and delivering great food in abundance. From the moment you are greeted outside, and escorted into the kitchen to meet the staff before being directed to your table in the wonderful and expansive dining room, this...More

1  Thank not-a-redshirt
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

We chose this restaurant based on the TA reviews. The maitre' d was very friendly and knew his wines. I had a delicious glass of 2012 red- didn't know how much it was going to cost mind you but it turned out not to be...More

Thank Tricia0763
Reviewed 30 August 2017

Where to start with La Chiusa? Effortlessly dealing with a (pre-booked by email) table for 16, we had a delicious 4 course lunch over a leisurely few hours. Starting with wonderful and varied antipasti (melanzane parmigiana a particular standout), we then went to the classic...More

1  Thank John A
Reviewed 25 August 2017

The restaurant was a wonderful find. The hospitality, service could not have been better. The food was truly magnificent. The owner, Dania is lovely. I had the funghi porcini, simply grilled with delicious herbs and I will never forget it. Every dish was superb.

Thank margotmontreal
Reviewed 24 August 2017

This restaurant is a classic in the region, a family restaurant, managed and lived by his owner, high level cuisine build on the bases of quality, local products and traditional poor & rich's cuisine. Let yourself guide you by Umberto, follow all his recommendations, get...More

Thank malatestacarlos
Umberto L, Proprietario at La Chiusa, responded to this reviewResponded 25 August 2017

Dear Sir/ Madame, we thank you very much, we are glad to know that you had a nice meal in La Chiusa and that my recommendations were good. We hope to welcome you again in the next future. my best regards, Umberto.

Reviewed 16 August 2017

food was expertly prepared but not worth the cost as the quality is no better than most other places we ate. a bit more formal than most others. perhaps coasting on their Michelin status or past glory days, but would not go out of my...More

Thank david c
Reviewed 12 August 2017

My meal here was exceptional. The pasta was divine... probably because they shaved truffles on everything. We had the most memorable white wine that I still cant find in the US. You must make this part of your Italian journey.

Thank Eric P
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alon a
24 March 2018|
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Response from Umberto L | Property representative |
Dear Sir if you can send us your email address, we will be glad to send you copy of our menù and wine list. thank you.
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Response from Margaret Ann B | Reviewed this property |
Marco took great care of us! The other person was John Paul as well as the owner, Umberto. I do not believe Massimo was there
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$ 35 - US$ 142
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Validated Parking, Accepts Credit Cards
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View, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via della Madonnina, 88 | 53040 montefollonico, 53040 Montefollonico, Torrita di Siena, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Siena  >  Torrita di Siena  >  Montefollonico
  • Phone Number: +39 0577 669668
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Description
The pleasure of Tuscany
Fifteen elegant rooms and a gourmet restaurant made out an ancient oil-mill: that is La Chiusa, a characteristic and intimate place to stay in Montefollonico, a countryside guest house immersed into the Sienna province hills.
We are in Tuscany , between Pienza and Montepulciano, on the ridge which divides Val D'Orcia and Crete Senesi. In the early 70's we pioneered to dedicate our lives to host in this part of the Tuscan countryside. We attended, several years later, the opening of the very firsts local guests houses and the rising of the Tuscan holidays as a must.
Unconsciousness, determination or just by chance? We do not know exactly what led us up here. Without any doubt a common and unconditioned passion for scents and aromas, for the tasteful extra virgin olive oil, for Sangiovese wines, salami and cheese of our Siennese land together with the devotion for the ancient culinary learning handed down from mother to daughter as the old land cultivation techniques passed on from father to son. But what mainly spurred us on stepping forward was the confidence that people would soon or later certainly get back to appreciate simplicity and what our definition of hospitality is. Almost forty years later we are proud to say that we were right.
Hospitality at La Chiusa not only means to open our house's doors to the guests, but to share with them our passion through the knowledge of our country.
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