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La Chiusa

Via della Madonnina, 88 | 53040 montefollonico, 53040 Montefollonico, Torrita di Siena, Italy
+39 0577 669688
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Overview
  • Excellent79%
  • Very good14%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“duck” (7 reviews)
“porcini” (4 reviews)
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Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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$$$$
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Via della Madonnina, 88 | 53040 montefollonico, 53040 Montefollonico, Torrita di Siena, Italy
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1 - 10 of 106 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We chose this restaurant based on the TA reviews. The maitre' d was very friendly and knew his wines. I had a delicious glass of 2012 red- didn't know how much it was going to cost mind you but it turned out not to be...More

Thank Tricia0763
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Where to start with La Chiusa? Effortlessly dealing with a (pre-booked by email) table for 16, we had a delicious 4 course lunch over a leisurely few hours. Starting with wonderful and varied antipasti (melanzane parmigiana a particular standout), we then went to the classic...More

Thank John A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The restaurant was a wonderful find. The hospitality, service could not have been better. The food was truly magnificent. The owner, Dania is lovely. I had the funghi porcini, simply grilled with delicious herbs and I will never forget it. Every dish was superb.

Thank margotmontreal
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This restaurant is a classic in the region, a family restaurant, managed and lived by his owner, high level cuisine build on the bases of quality, local products and traditional poor & rich's cuisine. Let yourself guide you by Umberto, follow all his recommendations, get...More

Thank malatestacarlos
Umberto L, Proprietario at La Chiusa, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Sir/ Madame, we thank you very much, we are glad to know that you had a nice meal in La Chiusa and that my recommendations were good. We hope to welcome you again in the next future. my best regards, Umberto.

Reviewed 4 weeks 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 11 August 2017

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 29 July 2017

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 25 July 2017 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 23 July 2017 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 12 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
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Jan D
31 July 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
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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

Rating summary
  • 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
View, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Local cuisine, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
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 669688
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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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