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La Chiusa

Via della Madonnina, 88 | 53040 montefollonico, 53040 Montefollonico, Torrita di Siena, Italy
+39 0577 669668
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Overview
  • Excellent81%
  • Very good13%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“duck” (6 reviews)
“porcini” (4 reviews)
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Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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Via della Madonnina, 88 | 53040 montefollonico, 53040 Montefollonico, Torrita di Siena, Italy
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1 - 10 of 102 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago

food was expertly prepared but not worth the cost as the quality is no better than most other places we ate. a bit more formal than most others. perhaps coasting on their Michelin status or past glory days, but would not go out of my...More

Thank david c
Reviewed 1 week ago

My meal here was exceptional. The pasta was divine... probably because they shaved truffles on everything. We had the most memorable white wine that I still cant find in the US. You must make this part of your Italian journey.

Thank Eric P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our hotel sent us here for lunch and we ended up going back for a second run on our last day - the food is great, the owner makes you feel at home and welcome and the view and ambiance is great. A great way...More

Thank Eud
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Expensive (very) but good. I am not sure it's worth it when you see the bill, but the zucchini flower is probably the best I have had sow far. The duck was great. Lamb good, but nothing exceptional. Dessert medium.

Thank jgskogstad
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were looking for a genuine Tuscan experience and boy did we get one. We reserved a table very late on Thursday evening. Welcoming to the restaurant was very warm and cheerful, but then something happened. We waited for more than an hour before we...More

Thank Lunapaa
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

Revisited La Chiusa today. Again a great experience hosted by Umberto. Dania and him makes every visit very special. The place and food is top class and probably the most authentic and best you can find in Tuscany. If you ever come to Tuscany you...More

Thank Michael Ø
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

Well off the beaten path in a small local village sits this quaint & authentic restaurant. We visited for dinner on a Wednesday night, which seemed unusually quiet, but apparently there was a concert nearby. The zucchini flowers to start were sublime, as was the...More

Thank Dan M
Reviewed 18 June 2017

To reach La Chiusa, you have to go uphill on a winding road. You are then rewarded by a destination restaurant. with a panoramic view of the valley, local fresh animal and farm products, menu crafted by suave, friendly Umberto Lucherini who has owned this...More

1  Thank tchan25
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

Excellent Restaurant! The owner is a character and he can tell you so many interesting stories! Food is excellent and children are very welcome! Don't miss this characteristic and excellent Tuscan restaurant!

Thank gordonadvisor
Reviewed 27 May 2017

I have been coming to La Chiusa both to stay and to eat since October 2001. It is always like coming home for me, from the warmth of the welcome from both Umberto and Dania, to the beautiful views, comfortable/elegant accommodations, terrific, high-end rustic dinners,...More

1  Thank KennyP63
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Jan D
1 August 2016|
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Response from Margaret Ann B | Reviewed this property |
Marco took great care of us! The other person was John Paul as well as the owner, Umberto. I do not believe Massimo was there
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motherofPearl007
19 April 2016|
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Response from Umberto L | Property representative |
Dear Sir, if you could give us your email address, we would be glad to send you a copy of our menù and wine list. Warm regards
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$35 - US$142
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Validated Parking
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, View, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via della Madonnina, 88 | 53040 montefollonico, 53040 Montefollonico, Torrita di Siena, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Siena  >  Torrita di Siena  >  Montefollonico
  • Phone Number: +39 0577 669668
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Description
The pleasure of Tuscany Fifteen elegant rooms and a gourmet restaurant made out an ancient oil-mill: that is La Chiusa, a characteristic and intimate place to stay in Montefollonico, a countryside guest house immersed into the Sienna province hills. We are in Tuscany , between Pienza and Montepulciano, on the ridge which divides Val D'Orcia and Crete Senesi. In the early 70's we pioneered to dedicate our lives to host in this part of the Tuscan countryside. We attended, several years later, the opening of the very firsts local guests houses and the rising of the Tuscan holidays as a must. Unconsciousness, determination or just by chance? We do not know exactly what led us up here. Without any doubt a common and unconditioned passion for scents and aromas, for the tasteful extra virgin olive oil, for Sangiovese wines, salami and cheese of our Siennese land together with the devotion for the ancient culinary learning handed down from mother to daughter as the old land cultivation techniques passed on from father to son. But what mainly spurred us on stepping forward was the confidence that people would soon or later certainly get back to appreciate simplicity and what our definition of hospitality is. Almost forty years later we are proud to say that we were right. Hospitality at La Chiusa not only means to open our house's doors to the guests, but to share with them our passion through the knowledge of our country.
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