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Sotto le Volte

Via delle Volte 14/16, 53011, Castellina In Chianti, Italy
+39 0577 741299
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good35%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“lasagna” (4 reviews)
“antipasti” (2 reviews)
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Italian, Mediterranean, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly
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Via delle Volte 14/16, 53011, Castellina In Chianti, Italy
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Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

Castellina in Chianti is a beautiful village on the way to Siena. There you have this very nice restaurant - outside the Main Street in a rocky passage - such a peaceful place. The food is very simple but very good

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 369nunof
Reviewed 2 September 2018

The food here is excellent and the happy, hard working waiter/owner really saw to it that we enjoyed our meal. My pasta dis of lasagna was the best I had in Tuscany. The appetizer of crostini with liver and others with brocheta were also fantastic....More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank cbr0wn4
Reviewed 13 June 2018

A walled Chianti town with restaurant on and in the walls. Nice menu. Food service. Excellent quality food. Good wine choice. Eat in the shaded town wall and be surprised. One if the best in Castellina.

Date of visit: June 2018
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Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

Great find. Was one of the four restaurants recommended by our B&B host in a small town with so many restaurants. We were out of season and the only patrons in the restaurant, regardless the service and food were excellent. We did the full antipasti,...More

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank Vidad_Traveler
Reviewed 6 October 2017

A rare find hidden below in an arched passageway running along the east wall of the town. Nice and cool on warmer days. It has an inviting atmosphere and ambiance. We came upon this small and intimate restaurant and immediately had to have lunch here....More

Date of visit: May 2017
Thank PaulLuehrmann
Reviewed 6 September 2017

The Volte is an impressive arched passage called Vie della Volte which leads along the eastern wall of the town. It was used for sacred and military purposes from around the 14th century as an ancient ‘pomerium’ and public area which was originally open to...More

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank TJMChippingCampden
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

Classic Italian restaurant in an interesting spot (a covered walkway effectively under the castle). We visited for dinner but lunch would be good as it is sheltered out of the heat with good views through the windows. The food was more restaurant standard and style...More

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank ItchyFeet319
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

We just passed by this restaurant, it's so special and we decided to have dinner here. It's a surprise that the food was so good and the service was attentive. We ordered the octopus,yummy!!!

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank Joyjoann
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

My husband and I stopped in here for lunch and loved it! It's located underneath the old town buildings so you feel like you are dining in an ancient cavern. The food was great and prices very reasonable. A must stop for sure!

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank mcderke1
Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

The waiters very polite (not usual for the area). The food and atmosphere excellent. The house wine nice and cheap. Overall an excellent choice. a

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank Balidis
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via delle Volte 14/16, 53011, Castellina In Chianti, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Siena  >  Castellina In Chianti
  • Phone Number: +39 0577 741299
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