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Il Silene

Localita Pescina, 58038 Seggiano, Italy
+39 0564 950805
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good18%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“ravioli” (4 reviews)
“chicken” (3 reviews)
“truffles” (3 reviews)
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Italian, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly
Localita Pescina, 58038 Seggiano, Italy
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1 - 10 of 33 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It was a complicated fine dining experience to describe at the one Michelin starred Il Silene. Certainly each item on the menu was carefully thought out by the owner/chef Roberto Russo, who was present throughout the meal. (And whose image on the cover of his...More

Thank S32987
Reviewed 10 June 2017

In the words of Roberto himself, this is where Il Silene is situated - the end of the world. In the small village of Pescina perched high on the side of Monte Amiata above Seggiano, this is a wonderful restaurant with a difference. When you...More

Thank Wanderwoman19
Reviewed 28 May 2017

I know Il Silene very well having been several times now...the food it a joy and the service very good too. We were so well looked after!

Thank Duvaultblochet
Reviewed 12 May 2017

Absolutely a master class of Italian food by Roberto and team. So classic and traditional. Full of flavour and skill. High quality of local ingredients. Olive oil is stunningly delicious. The house made bread is wonderful. Nice wine list with old vintages too. May be...More

Thank KwinAun
Reviewed 9 March 2017

Roberto is genuinely talented chef, who deserves attention. His restaurant is situated in a Tuscan countryside, inside of his restaurant is elegant and charming. Very friendly and professional staff helps You to accomodate and choose the dishes and wines ( wine list also impressive) Food...More

Thank Alexandra G
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

It may feel like a long drive to the middle of nowhere but it is definitely worth the effort. Visiting in February everywhere is very quiet, if not closed, so we were pleased to find this restaurant was open. We were made to feel welcome...More

Thank Hisotherhalf
Reviewed 13 November 2016

This is a Michelin starred restaurant in a tiny village near Seggiano. The 3 of us dined there on a Tuesday for lunch. We were greeted by the maitre'd and shown to our table but it was the chef and owner Roberto Rossi who discussed...More

Thank westy54
Reviewed 22 October 2016

My wife and I went here as a result of an old guide book recommendation with no real expectation of greatness but how wrong we were. The restaurant is somewhat out of the way and as you are driving to it you might have second...More

Thank Limolib
Reviewed 24 August 2016

Roberto Rossi is a true gentleman and you will feel like a member of his family in his restaurant. The Michelin star is well deserved. The freshest ingredients and the skillful touch of his team are what makes this a special experience.

Thank Stuart H
Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

We were there in family (7 persons) including my 5y old daughter who received kind attention from the Chef. Dishes were generally excellent (rabbit, risotto, pastas, fine raw beef, vegetables in pastry...) but chicken was poorly presented for a restaurant of that level. Waiter and...More

Thank Rimandjaro
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  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
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Romantic, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Localita Pescina, 58038 Seggiano, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Grosseto  >  Seggiano
  • Phone Number: +39 0564 950805
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