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Strada Comunale delle Masse 112 | Loc. Vallechiara, 53011, Castellina In Chianti, Italy
+39 0577 740612
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good19%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible4%
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Strada Comunale delle Masse 112 | Loc. Vallechiara, 53011, Castellina In Chianti, Italy
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Reviewed 30 June 2018

We stayed at a farmhouse closeby. Tried to stop in on a Sunday but they were closed for a wedding. Luckily we came back a few nights later. We had an exquisite meal on a quiet Wednesday evening after a long day of travel. We...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Kristin M
Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

We were a group of friends, very lucky to be staying in a farm house within walking distance of this restaurant. Couldn't rate it highly enough. The food is amazing and spectacular views. The menu is very reasonably priced considering how good the good is....More

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank duffalump
Reviewed 10 September 2017

We found this restaurant by accident. Really nice situated with view on the wine yards! Owner is really friendly and helpful. Good food! Would love to come back next year!!

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank HenrideB
Reviewed 28 August 2017

We found this restaurant by accident, following some local cars! It has been a very positive surprise right in the middle of nowhere! The Chef is excellent, follow his recommendations and you can't go wrong. The scenery on a little lake is not really classical...More

Date of visit: August 2017
Reviewed 10 August 2017

We were fortunate to be guests on wedding which took place in ValleChiara. This is absolutely gorgeous place with original Toscan view, but what makes it truly special is the lake. Restaurant is just in front of the water. We have enjoyed this gorgeous night...More

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank OlgaExplorussia
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

If you are looking for a place for your "dream" wedding - that it is! AMAZING! PERFECT! EXCELLENT! UNFORGETTABLE ! Thanks to professional work of Paolo Covati (the owner) and his staff we had the most perfect wedding party as you could ever imagine. All...More

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank leon99999
Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

The most helpful staff ever. We hired rods and caught carp. The food was world class and no more expensive than anywhere else we have visited in Tuscany. You must visit!

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank skinge2016
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

WoW... what a discovery!!! Garden of eden with kids corner, original seats, a beautiful view on the water and gorgeous food (especially fish). We did it with 4 adults and 4 kids. They prepare any dish you want for the kids, even not on the...More

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank KristofS140
Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

We visited the restaurant. The surrounding is not a tipical Tuscany region and therefore interesting. The atmosphere is great... It is a restarant at a small lake between the vineyards. Very nice... It isn't simple to find a fish restaurant in Tuscany. The food was...More

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank RobinB3717
Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

We heard of about the former "Il Laghetto" restaurant changing management so after 10 years since our last visit so we decided to head down again and check it out - The drive and location is great, beautiful with a gorgeous lake view - the...More

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank podvalv
Paolo C, Proprietario at ValleChiara, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2017
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Average prices
US$ 11 - US$ 45
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings, View
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 1:00 AM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 1:00 AM
8:00 AM - 1:00 AM
8:00 AM - 1:00 AM
8:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Strada Comunale delle Masse 112 | Loc. Vallechiara, 53011, Castellina In Chianti, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Siena  >  Castellina In Chianti
  • Phone Number: +39 0577 740612
  • E-mail
amazing restaurant in top of a private lake Surrounded some of the best vineyards of chianti classico. Fonterutoli mazzei e rocca delle macie. you can book a table in a fantastic Floating platform on the lake, or in the table all around the lake. kids can play in the kids garden with many game and with trampline. the restaurant is perfect for any celebration weddings, private partys and business meeting. 200 seats inside and more than 200 seats open air.
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