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La Bottega del 30

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Via S.Caterina, Castelnuovo Berardenga, Italy
+39 0577 359226
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Antwerpen
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

I have visited quite some michelin starred restaurants and I did not know what to expect in La Bottega del 30. Let me tell you, both the food and location are amazing. There is a fantastic welcome and explanation of the menu by the chef, a lovely lady with a great passion for food. The wine is carefully selected by... More 

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Austin, Texas
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46 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

Beautiful setting for great food. Excellent wine cellar. Try the wine risotto and the wild boar. Very friendly staff and nice pace of service. Be sure to make a reservation if you are traveling there in the busy season. One of best of many great restaurants in the Chianti region for dinner.

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Kalamazoo, Michigan
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52 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

La Bettega del 30 was recommended to us by some friends that visited Tuscany a few months prior to our trip. I'm so glad we took their recommendation as this place was truly one of my favorite restaurants in all of Italy. Each course was carefully prepared and tasted very homemade. We also had a delicious bottle of wine that... More 

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Boston
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30 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

La Bottega del 30 gives a whole new meaning to "hidden gem." There are 4 restaurants in the small walled town of Villa A Sesta. La Bottega is at the "back" of the village, yet actually quite easy to find. We had the tasting menu which was like nothing we have ever had before! Each dish was better than the... More 

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Bellevue, Washington, United States
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300 reviews
183 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 160 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

I feel like I should downgrade all the other great restaurants I gave good reviews to... this is THE place not to miss..its a 5 course meal, and you have several choices although I suggest you just do as we did and go with what the chef, Helene recommends. Its small intimate and terrific.. yo'll need reservations and go a... More 

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Warwick, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

This was a second visit after a gap of 2 years. The food was as amazing as the first time. The chef/owner talked us through what we could eat so we didn't see a menu. That didn't matter as everything was delicious. The service was great with a very helpful sommelier. Don't miss this place. Very rustic environment

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Palm Springs, California
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67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

This was our 3rd visit to a very special restaurant; a definite splurge but worth it at least once when visiting Tuscany. In a small hamlet with 4 excellent restaurants, this one shines above the rest. We had the tasting menu with 5 marvelous courses. The gnocchi with porcini mushrooms and truffle shavings was light as air - best gnocchi... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

This restaurant has everything one could hope for. A beautiful view overlooking the sunset (the best table is by the window), a friendly staff, and most importantly, fantastic food. After staying 2 weeks in the region and having ok but not outstanding food, we found La Bottega and had the pleasure of meeting Helène, the chef and owner, who cooked... More 

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Deniliquin, Australia
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40 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

We visited Bottega del 30 for a celebratory meal as we were staying in a nearby villa and were not disappointed. We were greeted by the owner chef, Helen and seated in the courtyard, the degustation menu was explained to us and many wonderful courses followed full of local produce and flavours. Wonderful ambiance and great food, a little expensive... More 

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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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71 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016

First time we have eaten here during the summer. We sat in the central courtyard under umbrellas. There are a couple of tables next to window where you would get good views towards Sienna. Can reinforce the reviews by 'reverse516' and 'Nnl01. We chose the tasting menu. As a 'food professional' it was impressive that the first question we were... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 72 - US$ 144
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, View
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via S.Caterina, Castelnuovo Berardenga, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Siena  >  Castelnuovo Berardenga
  • Phone Number: +39 0577 359226

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?