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Ristorante della Fornace

Loc Corsignano 6, 53019 Vagliagli, Castelnuovo Berardenga, Italy
+39 0577 322576
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good23%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“sliced beef” (2 reviews)
“cold cuts” (2 reviews)
“salad” (2 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00All hours
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Wine Bar
$$ - $$$
Loc Corsignano 6, 53019 Vagliagli, Castelnuovo Berardenga, Italy
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1 - 10 of 22 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We arrived in Vagliagli at late night and we were glad the restaurant accepted us for a dinner. We got 2 antipasto and 2 desserts with a bottle of chianti and we enjoyed the dinner and the place. However we found the place expensive for...More

Thank sereseresere123
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

The Hare pasta was not sufficiently hot and the pizza was the least fresh pizza we had in 2 weeks Italy...

Thank D6560NEthomasd
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

The melon and ham was a generous portion and the melon perfectly ripe. The tagliatelle with hare had a very distinctive delicious flavour but the absolute triumph was the sliced beef with rosemary. My husband said it was the best beef he has ever had...More

Thank FarmersKent
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 22 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 22 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 22 April 2017

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

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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
Romantic, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
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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