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“Great food and Service”
Review of Ristorante Vecchio Maniero - CLOSED

Ristorante Vecchio Maniero
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Reviewed 21 August 2011

During our two week stay we went twice to this restaurant and both times thoroughly enjoyed it. The garden in the rear is a very nice setting to eat the meal during the summer, and the inside looked equally nice. The food was very good quality - our recommendations include the sweet ricotta and honey pastry antipasti, smoked ricotta risotto, and the panna cotta (perfect!). The prices weren't too unreasonable (E10 antipasti, E12 prime, E16 secondi, E5 dessert) and the service exceptional. For 5 stars, perhaps the food should be a little cheaper or the quality more consistent. However still highly recommended.

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Reviewed 23 June 2011

Five of us were on a cycling holiday and were staying about 3 miles outside of Sovicille . On the way we had noticed this restaurant and so when we arrived at our hotel we asked if they could organise a taxi to the village . Unfortunately the nearest taxi firm was in Sienna and would have cost a fortune to hire. On the off chance our hotel phoned the Vecchio Maniero to see if they could pick us up . We were relieved when they said they could pick all 5 of us up - and free of charge .We were collected at 8pm and on arrival in the ancient restaurant / hotel we were greeted with a free glass of Prossecco .
The service /ambience and food were truely excellent -with extra nibbles and tasters thrown in for free .We discovered half way through the meal that our 'taxi driver' was in fact the chef .-who returned us to our hotel after the meal .
We were staying in the area for a second night but the Vecchio was closed on that day . but our hosts said theyhad enjoyed our company so much they would open especially for us .
Again our free taxi arrived and another excellent evening was enjoyed by all .
The meal cost approx 50 euros each/ each night including wine 3 courses coffee and some free grappa which we thought was excellent value .
We have all eaten at some very good restaurants in our time but this was one of the best .
Would highly recommend

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Reviewed 24 October 2012
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