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Osteria del Leone

Via Dei Mulini 3, 53027 Bagno Vignoni, Italy
+39 0577 887300
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Overview
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good29%
  • Average11%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“bread” (6 reviews)
“soup” (3 reviews)
“rabbit” (4 reviews)
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CUISINES
Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
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LOCATION
Via Dei Mulini 3, 53027 Bagno Vignoni, Italy
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1 - 10 of 79 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Service was friendly and helpful. Our food was very good; we especially enjoyed our rabbit entree. Our bottle of Martin de Nero vino rosso was excellent. We were seated inside the restaurant, as the outdoor tables were already taken. It turned out well as our...More

Thank RShereff
Reviewed 4 September 2017

We had a fabulous lunch here! Amazing food with wonderful service. Would recommend sitting indoors during the summer as the outdoor sitting was a little buggy, but didn't impact the amazing experience!

Thank mmh952
Antonio C, Proprietario at Osteria del Leone, responded to this reviewResponded 6 September 2017

Thank you mmh952, we hope to see you again! Best regards. Antonio Cassisi

Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

The zucchini and cheese tagliatelle was so good, we returned for more a couple of days later. Lovely setting.

Thank Andrew F
Antonio C, Proprietario at Osteria del Leone, responded to this reviewResponded 6 September 2017

Dear Andrew F, we love the people who come back several times for our food! Hoping to see you soon, best regards. Antonio Cassisi

Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

We ve been there five years ago and at that time i did not know. I said that this is the best restaurant in Bagno Vignioni. After our recent visit this month of August i can tell you that this restaurant is one of the...More

Thank Pavlos K
Antonio C, Proprietario at Osteria del Leone, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2017

Dear Pavlos K, thank you for your perfect review, don't wait five years more to come back and visit us! Best regards. Antonio Cassisi

Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

Had no thoughts on what to experience, but I was totally surprised by this lovely osteria. Fantastic menu and food, extremely well balanced tastes and very kind and serviceminded waiters. Recommendable

1  Thank Dag-Runar P
Antonio C, Proprietario at Osteria del Leone, responded to this reviewResponded 1 August 2017

Dear Dag-Runar P, thank you for the splendid review! Hoping to see you soon again! Antonio Cassisi

Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

We were here for lunch. A bit tired of seeing similar menus pretty much everywhere, this place gave us a surprise. Homemade pasta with a healthy twist ( try the buckwheat pasta with seafood) was a positive surprise. The homemade bread is fresh and crusty...More

Thank AMo2013
Antonio C, Proprietario at Osteria del Leone, responded to this reviewResponded 1 August 2017

Thank you AM02013, Your review perfectly describes what we believe in. Hoping to see you soon. Best Regards. Antonio Cassisi

Reviewed 23 July 2017

Having visited,stayed and eaten in Bagno Vignoni (and Italy) for many years we finally decided to give this restaurant a go as it has many excellent reviews and has Michelin Guide badges on the walls. Both my wife and I agreed that overall it was...More

Thank BENSONYork_England
Antonio C, Proprietario at Osteria del Leone, responded to this reviewResponded 1 August 2017

Good morning BENSONYork_England, Sorry that in your review you describe a dinner with some problem, you were definitely in our difficult evening! Surely we can do better! We hope to see you soon Antonio Cassisi

Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

A place so nice and friendly that makes you come back again and again and again.! We had the pleasure to meet very friendly people, to enjoy some great moments in a very cozy little osteria.And if you are lucky to have nice weather -which...More

Thank alexairina2017
Antonio C, Proprietario at Osteria del Leone, responded to this reviewResponded 1 August 2017

Thank you alexairina2017, your review perfectly describes our philosophy. Hooping to see you soon. Antonio Cassisi

Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

Astounding! Great food. Charming service! Utterly memorable bit of heaven in a true slice of Tuscan beauty and nourishment. We loved it here!

Thank 64adventurers
Antonio C, Proprietario at Osteria del Leone, responded to this reviewResponded 29 June 2017

Dear 64adventures, we would like to thank you for your beautiful review, and me an all the staff hope to see you very soon. Antonio Cassisi

Reviewed 9 June 2017

Great food and service! You will not be disappointed! Very cozy restaurant. It was very quiet in the town during February, we were happy they were open and they were happy to serve us. I will return!

Thank sowwendy
Antonio C, Proprietario at Osteria del Leone, responded to this reviewResponded 13 June 2017

Dear sowwendy, thank you for your slendid review, so we hope to see you very soon! Bagno Vignoni is always wonderful. Antonio Cassisi

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$33 - US$65
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Dei Mulini 3, 53027 Bagno Vignoni, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Siena  >  Bagno Vignoni
  • Phone Number: +39 0577 887300
  • E-mail
Description
The Osteria del Leone, as documents testify, has always been part of the life of this ancient village. Located in one of the town’s oldest houses on the corner of Via dei Mulini and the square with the thermal pool, it has four welcoming, hospitable rooms and an enclosed garden, able to seat a total of 70 people.The restaurant is characterized by a large entrance area with an antique bar, followed by three comfortable, brightly-colored rooms decorated with local nineteenth-century furniture and spacious, well-appointed tables set a reasonable distance apart, accommodating up to 40 people. In the summer, a pleasant inside garden, cool, well-kept, and protected from the elements, can hold another 30 people.The menu features flavorful typical Tuscan cooking and changes more or less monthly to keep up with the changing seasons, but always maintaining some “classics,” local specialties like the hand-rolled long strands of pasta called “pici,” served for example with garlic sauce, or perfectly grilled Florentine beefsteak, according to some connoisseurs among the best in the area. A variety of goat’s-milk and sheep’s-milk Tuscan cheeses and homemade desserts, accompanied by a nice selection of dessert wines and liqueurs, bring the meal to a close.The wine list contains about 250 labels, with a broad selection of the best Tuscan wines. Montalcino and Montepulciano are well-represented, of course, but other fine Italian wines are not neglected; all the wines can also be bought in the nearby Enoteca del Leone.The staff is very courteous, young and pleasantly informal.
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