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Osteria di Starda

Starda, 53013, Gaiole in Chianti, Italy
+39 0577 734100
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good25%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“antipasti” (3 reviews)
“pasta” (4 reviews)
“bread” (2 reviews)
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Starda, 53013, Gaiole in Chianti, Italy
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Reviewed 20 September 2017

This was our first ever trip to Tuscany and if this little restaurant is anything to go by, we will be coming back. The menu was a bit limited but what wonderful food and Nathalie the waitress could not have been more helpful. As we...More

Date of visit: September 2017
1  Thank alan c
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

Nice atmosphere in the small village of Starda, good food but not fantastic, good wine, small portions. Expensive for Tuscany average prices.

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank francescop299
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

This is a lovely retreat and off the Tarmac roads very quiet and relaxing .the Osteria is in a unique property dating back hundreds of years The buildings also house the extensive wine cellars This is a family run restaurant., Mother is the chef and...More

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank eckford3009
Reviewed 1 November 2016

What a beautiful and charming remote village up a winding road. We were weary to have navigated the map. However, we were welcomed so warmly, seated before the enormous fireplace,and soon a warming fire, encouraged to relax and left the menu in the hands of...More

Date of visit: October 2016
Thank Sheila M
Reviewed 22 June 2016

We were staying in an apartment in Starda, so it was just a quick walk round to this restaurant and we went back a couple of times. Very nice ambience and charming service from Signora.. Excellent antipasti and the grilled strips of veal were superb....More

Date of visit: May 2016
Thank RogerThornhill66
Reviewed 19 May 2016 via mobile

This place is way off the beaten track but since it had a good write up and we had time, we figured let's take a scenic drive. The hostess was very nice and let us sit where we chose since we were the first to...More

Date of visit: May 2016
Thank tdellav
Reviewed 21 June 2015

We visited this restaurant based on the recommendations in the guest book of the villa we were staying at and were really looking forward to it. The location is lovely (at the end of 5 km of single track, unfinished, twisty road high in the...More

Date of visit: June 2015
1  Thank daisylou26
Reviewed 6 August 2014 via mobile

Wonderful atmosphere, food & service. Unexpected discovery & will return. Antipasto platter very impressive, local produce really excellent.

1  Thank R P
Reviewed 20 July 2014

We arrived Saturday, 12th July after a long drive - looking forward to good authentic Italian food, what we received has NO RELATION whatsoever to Italy! So disappointing because the place itself is gorgeous and the waitress - who is studying to be a translator...More

Date of visit: July 2014
Thank Shelly-Zurich
Reviewed 23 March 2014

Great ambience,comfortable atmosphere...what more could i ask for?Oh yeah a tasty meal and Starda fairly delivered.So much so that we made the 20 minute journey on a white road twice.Not the easiest thing to do when you are so used to UK roads! Back to...More

Date of visit: August 2013
1  Thank 922David
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$18 - US$39
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
7:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
7:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
7:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
7:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
7:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
7:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Starda, 53013, Gaiole in Chianti, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Siena  >  Gaiole in Chianti
  • Phone Number: +39 0577 734100
  • E-mail
”Castello di Starda” is a small, picturesque village of medievale origin located between the Siena and Arezzo rolling hills, in the heart of Chianti Classico region, Tuscany.Built around 1000 AC by the noble family of Conti Guidi, “Castello di Starda” is the place which offers the most hard to please visitors unique atmosphere and sensation to enjoy a holiday in beautiful landscapes, discovering the cultural wealth of Chianti Classico.Its beautiful hills characterized by olive trees, oak woods and vineyards make this place rich of captivating natural beauty and historical records that allow you to breathe in the charm and glorious past of this enchanting village.We offer a perfect combination between comfort andtradition. It is the ideal choice for those seeking relaxation and quietness coming in contact with nature.We have a large swimming pool, a perfect place to relax and get fresh on the hottest days.“Castello di Starda” is organized for small conventions and meetings and is the perfect place for splendid banquets and weddings, with the possibility of using the consacrated chapel of the village to get married.Its dominant position allows visitors to shied away from the chaos of the city and meanwhile reach Siena, Radda in Chianti, Gaiole in Chianti, Castellina in Chianti, Castelnuovo Berardenga, Greve in Chianti within a few minutes by car.
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