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Ristorante della Fornace

Loc Corsignano 6, 53019 Vagliagli, Castelnuovo Berardenga, Italy
+39 0577 322576
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good24%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“panacotta” (2 reviews)
“cold cuts” (2 reviews)
Closes in 27 min
11:00 - 22:00All hours
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Wine Bar
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Loc Corsignano 6, 53019 Vagliagli, Castelnuovo Berardenga, Italy
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1 - 10 of 19 reviews

Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

Ending up at the next door b&b by accident ( our original booking let us down) we had no real expectations about this restaurant and it ended up being fantastic! An extensive wine selection and fabulous food. We had a pasta and pork sauce first...More

Thank Tracey011
Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

This bistro/restaurant has an enviable location, deeply set in the Chianti countryside. The decor is warm and stylish, with an hint of old Tuscany, hence the name "Furnace" . The wine list is extensive and accurate, as well as the beer selection, and the prices...More

1  Thank DayM
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

We went there following a recommendation by a couple in our hotel. It ended by dining there again the night after. In the first evening we enjoyed their chickpeas and pumpkin cream soup. Then the Gran Toscano of cold cuts and the braised beef with...More

Thank david k
gabrbassi, Proprietario at Ristorante della Fornace, responded to this reviewResponded 21 April 2017

Thanks a lot. It's our deal to have satisfied guests. See you soon back in Tuscany.

Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Lost in the middle of Tuscany, this family restaurant is definitely a place to go if you are around. It is certainly not easy of access depending on where you're staying but I do not regret the visit. Food is really cheap for what it...More

Thank Bkleemann
gabrbassi, Proprietario at Ristorante della Fornace, responded to this reviewResponded 21 April 2017

Thanks a lot for your words. Suggestions and compliments help us to grow up and offer a better service.

Reviewed 12 October 2016

We stopped by this restaurant on our way passing through a small area of town because we recalled someone had highly recommended it a few years ago. We weren't sure what to expect because from the outside it looked quite basic (in a small village...More

Thank CiaoLisa
Reviewed 23 September 2016

Ignore the bad reviews. This place is very nice and the service was fine. Interesting decor and reasonably priced. Quality of the food was excellent (similar to the many restaurants on this trip) with a local spin. Recommended dishes include pasta with bacon, pork loin...More

Thank Fudman
Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

Having read the reviews for this surreptitious find, I will admit trepidation after reading one negative review. However, I really respected the owner's response to that negative review and decided to try it for myself. I even ordered the same dish just to live life...More

Thank Brian E
gabrbassi, Proprietario at Ristorante della Fornace, responded to this reviewResponded 21 April 2017

And we hope to have you soon back our guest. Thanks for your visit.

Reviewed 21 June 2016

We are Italian citizens and have been traveling to Tuscany/Umbria for years. We stopped here on the way to our wine tasting locally. We were a little concerned because it was quiet and a little dated. The son of the owners told us that business...More

1  Thank Anthony C
gabrbassi, Proprietario at Ristorante della Fornace, responded to this reviewResponded 30 June 2016

I'm really astonished to read this review since there should has been a switching in the restaurant the guest have been in. Our Restaurant has been opened in 2012, modern furbnished even if collocated in an ancient building. Fortunately our business is currently good and...More

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Reviewed 27 May 2016 via mobile

Absolutely lovely and elegant place to sit and enjoy a meal and a bottle of wine. The wine selection is excellent and well priced (especially for someone from LA!). The service is warm and professional. The food is very good, though the secondi were slightly...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 5 May 2016

The good news is, they are open from 11am through the evening so you can get a meal through the traditional siesta period...and that's about it, well except for the cat that greats you as you come in! Try to make reservations? They pickup the...More

Thank joanne_judt
gabrbassi, Proprietario at Ristorante della Fornace, responded to this reviewResponded 6 May 2016

We are sorry the experience didn't matched your expectation. We are currently reachable by phone, email, facebook 24 hours per day, probably the number dialed wasn't right. The cat is not owned by the property, anyway in a countryside location can be found some pets...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Takeout
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Romantic
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
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Loc Corsignano 6, 53019 Vagliagli, Castelnuovo Berardenga, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Siena  >  Castelnuovo Berardenga  >  Vagliagli
  • Phone Number: +39 0577 322576
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Typical tuscan restaurant with local specialities, wine tasting. Gardens with hot tubes available.
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