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Osteria Il Bandito

Via Della Croce 5 Loc. Castagnoli, 53013, Gaiole in Chianti, Italy
+39 0577 169 8218
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good32%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“lunch” (15 reviews)
“bruschetta” (10 reviews)
“tagliata” (3 reviews)
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Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
Via Della Croce 5 Loc. Castagnoli, 53013, Gaiole in Chianti, Italy
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Reviewed 19 July 2015 via mobile

We went twice to this restaurant while on holiday just down the road. Simple home cooked food, very friendly , ideal for families , not fine dinning but very good, wonderful view over the valley make sure you get a table in the terrace ,...More

Thank James C
Reviewed 7 July 2015

No-nonsense authentic Italian lunch fare with fresh ingredients and affable service. Just what we were looking for!

Thank Amos H
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Reviewed 2 July 2015 via mobile

Visited prior to wine tasting up the road and on trip advisor recommendations. Awesome views from terrace and umbrellas provide ample shade from the heat. Service was friendly and fast. Bruschetta great and our ravioli and spaghetti mains great. Would recommend for sure. Pretty quiet...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 30 June 2015 via mobile

Ate here before the wine tasting - fantastic local food with friendly service - generous portions. Fabulous view from the terrace.

Thank Canttellyou
Reviewed 28 June 2015

We came upon this restaurant by chance late one evening and luckily they fitted us in. It is located in Castagnoli, a lovely small Tuscan town. It is not fancy but the food is well cooked and delicious. The mushroom pasta and ravioli were some...More

Thank sportguy18
Reviewed 27 June 2015 via mobile

This family run restaurant serves exactly the food you would expect in Italy - minimalist in terms of ingredients, but so delicious you wonder why you have never had a mushroom sauce pasta that tasted anything close to that. One of the best dishes I...More

Thank Hanna S
Reviewed 3 June 2015

Very nice small restaurant, good atmosphere, nice family run, excellent food and one of the best Tiramisu.

Thank thedove88
Reviewed 29 May 2015

We had lunch here during our Chianti wine tour with Franco Fadda. This meal was one of the most memorable meals of our 10 day trip in Italy. The chef is from Sardinia and we loved his house special pasta as well as some of...More

Thank rpsounds
Reviewed 6 May 2015 via mobile

We had a simple but very good lunch. Cheeseplattern and a secundo: very tasty grilled salchissa and cinghiale in umido, my favorite! Great view from the terrace and also good for kids: special kids pasta on the menu and the fried potatoes are mmmm jammie!

Thank Marja D
Reviewed 22 March 2015 via mobile

Great food, great friendly service, and fabulous views. So accommodating to everyone's needs. The spaghetti dello chef is a must try.

Thank Deirdre F
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, View
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Della Croce 5 Loc. Castagnoli, 53013, Gaiole in Chianti, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Siena  >  Gaiole in Chianti
  • Phone Number: +39 0577 169 8218
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