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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)
“summer heat” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Mediterranean, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Via delle Volte 14/16, 53011, Castellina In Chianti, Italy
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

We were recommended this restaurant by our accommodation, Collelungo. It was a great choice located in a cave. It has a good range of Tuscan cuisine, with a good local wine list, all at a reasonable price. We had the stuffed rabbit, which was delicious,...More

Thank grantasymonds
Reviewed 28 September 2016

We had lunch at this restaurant in the "tunnel" beneath Castellina. The service was quick and attentive, and the lasagna was good. However, they did try to charge for a bottle of wine instead of a glass, but they fixed it upon remark. I recommend...More

Thank MariF88
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly
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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