will assist you to find your home in one of the most beautiful
parts of Tuscany, that golden triangle which includes Siena ,
Montalcino and Pienza, with jewels like San Quirico d'Orcia, Buonconvento,
San Giovanni d'Asso, Montisi and Trequanda.
is the countryside of which everybody dreams when thinking of
Tuscany - gently rolling hills, cypress trees, olive groves, vineyards,
gardens of aromatic herbs, and breathtaking views on an unspoilt
villages offer the satisfaction of discovering a special corner
at every step, a small church or an unknown museum with precious
art treasures . . . faithful to their architectural traditions,
cherished by their inhabitants, maintaining a strong social identity.
Romita - Tuscan refined traditional cuisine, garden, oil
tastings. The freshest local ingredients, served in beautifully
decorated frescoed rooms . Genuine, healthy and tasty dishes.
Tel: 0577 845186
Il Rondo' - pleasant main street bar, alfresco terrace,
antipasti, salads,first courses.
La Taverna di Montisi - a balance of flavours prepared
with care, very nice décor, alfresco terrace and garden.
Ask for RobertoTel: 0577 845159 www.tavernamontisi.com
Locanda del Castello - hotel de charme. Very stylish restaurant
and cuisine, warm hospitality from Silvana. Tel: 0577 802063
Closed Wednesday. www.lalocandadelcastello.com
Compagnia - pizzeria / restaurant. Great pizzas, good restaurant.
Tel: 0577 834265. Closed Wednesday.
Mario - family atmosphere, wide selection of home-style
tuscan dishes. Tables outdoors in the summer evenings in the
picturesque courtyard. Tel: 0577 806157 Closed Saturday and
Percenna - on the hill overlooking Buonconvento, tuscan
food and pizzas.Tel:0577 809000. Closed Tuesday.
Da Duccio - quality sienese cooking, homemade pasta and
cakes. Tel: 0577 807042. Closed Thursday.
Poggioli - good seafood and salads, pizza, fresh pasta,
large outdoor area. Via Tasso 6 Tel: 0577 806546 Closed Monday
and Tuesday lunch.
Ristorante Il Ponte - Ponte d'Arbia, few km from Buonconvento
towards Siena. Excellent pizza and good simple food in family
atmosphere. Tel:0577 806989. Closed Thursday.
Locanda del Pozzo - in the tiny square of Chiusure, next
to the ancient village well. Genuine and refined tuscan cuisine.Ask
for Lapo Tel: 0577 707103. Closed Monday.
Da Licia - pasta, cheeses, hams,tomatoes and salad from
the kitchen garden.
Il Paradiso - small period atmosphere bar serves snacks,
and local produce.
La Torre - situated in the grounds of Monte Oliveto Maggiore
(past Chiusure towards Buonconvento). Traditional Tuscan meals.
Lovely terrace for eating outdoors. Tel: 0577 707022. Closed
di Vino - excellent food with wide selection of wines. Fantastic
views. Situated two thirds of the way up the hill to Montalcino
on the left. Tel: 0577 848322. You must book. Closed Tuesday.
Poggio Antico - a very elaborate culinary experience;
on the road to Sant'Angelo in Colle beyond Montalcino.Tel: 0577
Taverna Grappolo Blu - Simpler, convivial. Tel: 0577
847150. Summer always open, winter closed Friday.
Vecchio Forno - nice garden for eating out. Tel: 0577 897389.
Il Tinaio - Tel: 0577 898347. Closed Tuesday.
Le Contrade - pizzeria and good simple food.Tel:0577
898098 Closed Monday.
La locanda di Fonte alla Vena - Small and delicious!!!!
Go in to San Quirico by the last entrance toward Bagno Vignoni.
Tel:0577 899945. Closed Monday.
del Leone - Tel: 0577 887300. Closed Monday.
Osteria La Parata - excellent quality and value; generous
portions. English spoken. Tel: 0577 887508. Also note the delightful
delicatessan/enoteca where delicious snacks and wine by the
glass are served, further up the road.
Pievina - beyond Asciano on the road for Siena. Well known
for the eccentric hospitality of the owner . . . she serves
a 6/7 course fish dinner. Tel: 0577 718368. Closed Monday.
Il Borgo - good restaurant in very picturesque setting;
next turnng on the right after Bagno Vignoni.
Mustia - small restaurant / hotel at Castelmuzio (next village
after Montisi). Simple, good quality food at good prices. Tel:
0577 665807.Closed Wednesday.
Prato - Tel: 0578 748601. Closed Wednesday.
Latte di Luna - lovely food. Try their roast suckling
pig or homemade ice creams! Tel: 0578 748606.
Il Rossellino - small, intimate, excellent. Tel:0578
749064. Closed Thursday.
Dal Falco - very good home-style Tuscan dishes, outdoor
tables. Tel: 0578 749856
Conte Matto - very good seasonal menu and other specialities.
Tel: 0577 662079. Closed Wednesday.
Il Paradiso - for the best ice cream, and they do cocktails,
and excellent pizzas. Open till 2.00am.
and Eraldo's - wonderful bar / grocery, selling a wide variety
of pecorino cheese, fresh wine, hams, salami's , fresh eggs,
etc. Serves picnic style meals of above products. Well worth
a visit. Take the left turning off the San Giovanni - Torrenieri
road (sign posted).