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Via Nuova 6 | loc. Villa a Sesta, 53019, Castelnuovo Berardenga, Italy
+39 0577 359279
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good17%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“foie gras” (2 reviews)
“tasting menu” (5 reviews)
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Italian, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly
Via Nuova 6 | loc. Villa a Sesta, 53019, Castelnuovo Berardenga, Italy
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Reviewed 4 October 2018

This place left me speechless. A little gem in a quaint little Tuscan village. We came in expecting good food, but what we left with was some of the best fine dining of our life. A complete and unexpected surprise. Would recommend this place to...More

Thank Hayley G
Reviewed 9 September 2018

There is only one drawback: The Menu. The chef has decided to offer a menu that is filled with unique animal body parts (e.g. heart) and unique blends (e.g. gnocchi with herring and parsley). There are very few traditional Italian, Tuscan or Chianti favorites. Everything...More

2  Thank MarcoPro2050
Reviewed 17 August 2018

second time at L'Asinello this year and we were very happy with our dinner. very friendly staff, interesting menu and excellent food! the atmosphere when sitting outside in the garden is very romantic.

Thank Sbo511
Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

our B&B suggested this restaurant , and rightly so. a modern and sometimes daring interpretation of italian cuisine with a great emphasis on flowers and herbs in their purest form. combine that with excellent presentation and a friendly welcome and a lovely village. One of...More

Thank Tom F
Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

From the warm ‘welcome back’ to the loan of a little blanket when the evening turned cool this was a lovely second visit. The menu is very imaginative with dishes different to elsewhere - for example an almond riso with pheasant pate and delicious garden...More

1  Thank Liz H
Reviewed 21 June 2018 via mobile

We ate dinner in this quiet little backwater and were very surprised at the superb quality of the food! We had almond risotto which was new, different and very tasty. For main the pork in turmeric was fantastic and the venison with blackberries was tasty...More

1  Thank Paulhitch
Reviewed 12 October 2017

Admittedly. while I am a foodie there wasn't a lot on this menu that appealed to me. That doesn't mean that it isn't good but look at the menu before you go. It is a charming little restaurant in a very small old village. The...More

Thank Steven S
Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

We were amazed to find such a great restaurant in such a tiny place - we later found out it isn't the only good place there. L'Asinello was a perfect restaurant for us. What I mean is that everything was of a very high standard...More

1  Thank SamAndCrakes
Reviewed 27 August 2017

L'Asinello is a beautiful restaurant with a calm and intimate atmosphere. The service was excellent without being intrusive. Each dish was described in detail by the patron perfectly. The food was of Michelin standard using the most interesting combination of flavours. The creme brulee with...More

1  Thank Jane C
Reviewed 18 August 2017

It is hard to be surprised by restaurants in Toscany .But....L'Asinello Ristorante is such a place.Family run,cosy place ,offers tosccan-style food . Everything beautiful served, tasted different than in many places around (try cod fish and duck !) Last ,but for the wine lovers most...More

1  Thank Marek S
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Questions & Answers
23 May 2018|
Response from ElisaB1721 | Property representative |
Hi, we open just for dinner, from 7:30 PM. If you want to book a table please send an e-mail or call +390577359279. Thanks Elisa
Anthony M
19 May 2016|
Response from Asinello2011 | Property representative |
Dear Mr. Anthony, you are totally free about your dress. Thanks
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$46 - US$80
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Nuova 6 | loc. Villa a Sesta, 53019, Castelnuovo Berardenga, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Siena  >  Castelnuovo Berardenga
  • Phone Number: +39 0577 359279
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