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Sotto le Volte

Via delle Volte 14/16, 53011, Castellina In Chianti, Italy
+39 0577 741299
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good35%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lasagna” (4 reviews)
“tuscan soup” (2 reviews)
“antipasti” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Mediterranean, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Via delle Volte 14/16, 53011, Castellina In Chianti, Italy
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Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

Great find. Was one of the four restaurants recommended by our B&B host in a small town with so many restaurants. We were out of season and the only patrons in the restaurant, regardless the service and food were excellent. We did the full antipasti,...More

Thank Vidad_Traveler
Reviewed 6 October 2017

A rare find hidden below in an arched passageway running along the east wall of the town. Nice and cool on warmer days. It has an inviting atmosphere and ambiance. We came upon this small and intimate restaurant and immediately had to have lunch here....More

Thank Paul L
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Reviewed 6 September 2017

The Volte is an impressive arched passage called Vie della Volte which leads along the eastern wall of the town. It was used for sacred and military purposes from around the 14th century as an ancient ‘pomerium’ and public area which was originally open to...More

Thank TJMChippingCampden
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

Classic Italian restaurant in an interesting spot (a covered walkway effectively under the castle). We visited for dinner but lunch would be good as it is sheltered out of the heat with good views through the windows. The food was more restaurant standard and style...More

Thank ItchyFeet319
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

We just passed by this restaurant, it's so special and we decided to have dinner here. It's a surprise that the food was so good and the service was attentive. We ordered the octopus,yummy!!!

Thank Joy9825
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

My husband and I stopped in here for lunch and loved it! It's located underneath the old town buildings so you feel like you are dining in an ancient cavern. The food was great and prices very reasonable. A must stop for sure!

Thank mcderke1
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

The waiters very polite (not usual for the area). The food and atmosphere excellent. The house wine nice and cheap. Overall an excellent choice. a

Thank Balidis
Reviewed 22 April 2017

Waiter was very nice. Dishes were perfect. As priviously we had an awful wine, here we tried the wine of the house which was very nice. Thank you so much for the excellent lunch.

Thank Rita D
Reviewed 18 December 2016

This quaint family owned restaurant is filled with ambience. The Via Della Volte is not to be missed. The tunnel is an amazing walkway with restaurants and shops. We happened upon this wonderful restaurant. The service was the very best and the food was so...More

Thank CindyDodson
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Our visit to this restaurant was wonderful! The service was perfect and the food was incredible. We would recommend this to everyone.

Thank sleeplessinseattle66
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via delle Volte 14/16, 53011, Castellina In Chianti, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Siena  >  Castellina In Chianti
  • Phone Number: +39 0577 741299
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