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Locanda Demetra & Cooking School Restaurant

Podere la Buca 221 | Via Bellaria, 53024, Montalcino, Italy
+39 0577 150 3199
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  • Excellent93%
  • Very good5%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (23 reviews)
“tiramisu” (6 reviews)
“tasting menu” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Podere la Buca 221 | Via Bellaria, 53024, Montalcino, Italy
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This unassuming cooking school proved to be one of the highlights of our trip through Tuscany and Umbria. Alessandro and his family were outstanding hosts and the menu was local, fresh and full of flavor. Don't miss the views out back and take every menu...More

Thank Katie B
Reviewed 2 days ago

My wife and I booked a morning at the cookery school. We were greeted by Alessandro and his girlfriend Manuella who were our hosts. They introduced us to the history of their restaurant and showed us around the kitchen garden, where most of their ingredients...More

Thank PatrickJ72
Reviewed 4 days ago

We stopped in Monticello on our way from Rome to Sienna and decided on Locanda Demetra for lunch based on the numerous recommendations. Yes, this one was a big hit! Unfortunately, we didn’t schedule the cooking school experience, but the lunch was delightful. We went...More

1  Thank Luc_Pascale
Reviewed 1 week ago

A visit to Locanda Demetra was one stop on our small group tour based in Montalcino. We learned how to make both water- and egg-based pasta and had a crazy time trying to replicate the shapes made so effortlessly by our hosts. Our turkey rollatini...More

Thank Steven O
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had the best time ever… We must’ve stay there for four hours… We took a cooking class… The whole family… The most fun ever… Pasta… Tiramisu… A wonderful appetizer with egg plant… It was so special… This place is a restaurant also… After our...More

Thank Faye F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Run by family of brothers. Very personal service. Feels almost as if you are invited to eat at their home. Very intimate atmosphere with nice views of the Montalcino valley. Great option a few mins outside of the downtown. They do cooking classes too, although...More

Thank agustin_farias
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went for lunch... wow! Everything was delicious, and the views are amazing. They were very accommodating for my wife’s vegan diet... vegan bread, vegan pasta, vegan dessert, vegan appetizer. I had a zucchini appetizer stuffed w/burrata... wife had vegan version w/out the burrata. We also...More

Thank andrew r
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I had such a excellent time with Alessandro and his family. He welcomed us into his home and provided a one of a kind experience. The small group allowed for a one on one feel with the cooking class. We learned all...More

Thank Kate T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was a great idea to stop there for lunch. The food and wine where fantastic and so were the views and hospitality.

Thank bastek72pl
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I visited the family-run Locanda Demetra for lunch and we were blown away. The home-style quaint location was gorgeous with exquisite Tuscan views. The service was the best we’ve ever received in all our years in dining. The food was extraordinary. Every...More

Thank CMC1984
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15 January 2018|
Response from LocandaDemetra | Property representative |
Buongiorno! Cooking lessons followed by lunch with wine are € 135 per person. You can send us an email and we will be back to you with all the informations. Thank you!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$17 - US$41
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, View, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Podere la Buca 221 | Via Bellaria, 53024, Montalcino, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Siena  >  Montalcino
  • Phone Number: +39 0577 150 3199
  • E-mail
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