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“Fancy restaurant for reasonable price!”
Review of Le Contrade

Le Contrade
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Prague, Czech Republic
Level 5 Contributor
50 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Fancy restaurant for reasonable price!”
Reviewed 8 May 2014

Beautiful location on the hill with a very nice panorama view. Very nice atmosphere. Delicious food. Every course is explained in English by the chef. We have really enjoyed his explanation about the history of blue potatoes! Reasonable prices. Highly recommended!

Visited May 2014
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Date | Rating
  • Chinese (Traditional) first
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Swedish first
  • Any
English first
Hong Kong, China
Level 3 Contributor
5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Perfect summer lunch”
Reviewed 23 April 2014

We had stumbled to Le Contrade by accident. Was looking for a place to eat and was guided to this restaurant by our GPS. It was a wonderful surprise. Le Contade is located in the hills and the view is breathtaking. Each dish was delicious and perfectly suited to the hot summer weather at the time we visited. As you can see from the pictures, the dishes were all beautifully presented. It was an amazing meal. The perfection summer lunch. This was definitely one of the highlights of our Tuscany trip.

  • Visited July 2013
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Newmarket, Canada
Level 4 Contributor
27 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Great setting”
Reviewed 3 November 2013

On top of a mountain, great views. Food was good, chef explained every dish. Of 5 people 4 had good results. Steak marinated in oil was very tough. Beef cheeks were Very good, pastas were good.
Service exceptional. You should go there.

Visited October 2013
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Vancouver, Canada
Level 4 Contributor
32 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“View and best Italian cuisine”
Reviewed 22 October 2013

You turn up a small side road in the village of Gaiole in the heart of Chianti and find a stone building with large windows overlooking the valley. You have reached the idlyllic Le Contrade. My husband and I were there for lunch, planning to have a small bite, not knowing what awaited us. The chef/proprietor, Andrea, is a man dedicated to his craft. The food is all made fresh to order, relying on the abundance of local ingredients. He makes everything from bread to pasta to salami to sorbetto from scratch. From the finest ingredients, he creates dishes that are very close to perfection. The tube pasta with a sauce made from chicken, beef and pork was heavenly. A vegetarian plate of eggplant, cheese and tomatoes with cous cous was full of flavour but not overpowering. If you are in Tuscany hurry to get there before he closes for the winter. It's worth the drive.

  • Visited October 2013
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Stuttgart
Level 3 Contributor
14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Andrea surprised us again!”
Reviewed 11 October 2013

We knew Andrea Oppo before from his restaurant Monna Ginevra. At that time I called him "the magician at work"! It is extremely difficult to explain how good Andrea cooks. To make it short: we stayed for 10 days in the Chianti area and we ate there 3 times (this includes our dog who received a very nice bone!). Thank you Andrea and we highly recommend to everybody who loves excellent fresh prepared food to see and meet Andrea....

  • Visited October 2013
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