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Chiostro Cennini

Corso Garibaldi 69, 53047 Sarteano, Italy
+39 393 967 4427
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good23%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
3 days ago
“Ancient cloister turned intimate restaurant = history plus authentic Italian food!”
7 Nov 2016
“Romantic meal”
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Italian, Mediterranean
££ - £££
Corso Garibaldi 69, 53047 Sarteano, Italy
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Our dinner for the evening was in the romantic 15th century Chiostro Cennini in the nearby town of Sarteano. This ancient cloister is set within the beautifully restored and maintained Cennini Palace with its stone cellars, caves and ancient Etruscan columns from 400 years before...More

Thank Kelleygirl2
Reviewed 7 November 2016

On our honeymoon in August, my wife and I ate dinner at Chiostro Cennini, which easily ranked as the most romantic meal we had in Italy. The ancient courtyard was spectacular, and the food was delicious.

Thank Alex C
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Our second time to visit this restaurant. We enjoyed a lovely meal last summer and decided to try it again this year. We were not disappointed lovely meal and wine in a fantastic setting. The service was very good. Would definitely recommend

Thank dympa
Reviewed 3 August 2016

The place is beautiful, and the setting is lovely, but the food wasn't really up to the same standard. It was all pretty average, and the only person who chose the tuna was then sick all night.

1  Thank GBtravelIt
Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

A real shame after a great 2 weeks in Sarteano. Last restaurant visited and hoping to be the best. Wednesday evening booked in advance. After being seated and served water, unfortunately then waited over 20 minutes to order although to be fair starters arrived quickly...More

1  Thank clivetucks
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

What a great dinner and service we had! I believe we had the owner or the daughter servicing us and she was amazing! The antipasto was very good and the veal outstanding. It was cooked perfect! The setting couldn't be better.

Thank nicholass31
Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

Highly recommended restaurant. The food is excellent at decent proces and portions. The waiter/cook was very attentive and friendly. To top it up, the location resembling a cloister is adding the romantic spirit. In the season (July) I highly recommend the truffle pasta. We also...More

Thank Tereza H
Reviewed 4 January 2016

Lucia and Flavio were our (twin) hosts on New Year's Eve 2015 when we were a party of six adults. They had decorated the tables very elegantly. There were 50-60 diners in the restaurant on the first floor. They served seven delicious courses, according to...More

Thank Foxwarden
Reviewed 24 October 2015

We had dinner here our last night in Sarteano. The location is a hidden treasure, the food delightful, and the owners charming. The staff is attentive to your needs and it is an intimate setting to relax and take in the beautiful location and local...More

Thank Cathy H
Reviewed 6 September 2015

Right in the middle of the historic centre there is a small bar with such cool drinks and (!!!!) stylish furniture :) Absolutely loved my fresh fruit cocktail and the red wine. The location is so beautiful and romantic!!!!!! The inner location could be a...More

Thank Charlotte K
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$22 - US$39
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Free Off-Street Parking
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
18:00 - 23:40
18:00 - 23:40
18:00 - 23:40
18:00 - 23:40
18:00 - 23:40
18:00 - 23:40
18:00 - 23:40
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Corso Garibaldi 69, 53047 Sarteano, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Siena  >  Sarteano
  • Phone Number: +39 393 967 4427
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Cloister of the XV century . with the restaurant in the lodge with menus that change weekly and a wide selection of local wines also to the chalice ; the courtyard is home to the Longe Bar open in the summer time with cocktails and a wide selection of local wine