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La Bottega del Fattore

Via Francesco Azzi 1, 55032, Castelnuovo di Garfagnana, Italy
+39 0583 62179
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good35%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“wild boar” (4 reviews)
“polenta” (3 reviews)
“antipasti” (3 reviews)
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Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
Via Francesco Azzi 1, 55032, Castelnuovo di Garfagnana, Italy
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Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

We arrived at this unassuming restaurant to a very welcoming family in the middle of Castelnuovo. Papa is the chef accompanied by his son and daughter, the menu is hand written in Italian but easily translated, my husband had deep fried pasta with prosciutto which...More

Thank DebsMillis
Reviewed 14 March 2018 via mobile

Traditional Italian dining at it's absolute best. The menu was hard to read, the staff spoke no English whatsoever, however the food was sublime. The wild boar ravioli was one of the best pasta dishes I've ever eaten! To top it off, we tried to...More

1  Thank Johnny G
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

A very nice restaurant with excellent service and extremely nice food. We felt very welcome and special despite the fact that we were not Italian; the menu was written out especially for us.

1  Thank BartT72
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

Eventhough we ended up here because our first choice was closed, we are very happy that we did. The owners are very friendly, hard working people who are very keen on making you happy. As a starter we had the ravioli with pesto. A recipe...More

1  Thank tombogman
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

This felt like an authentic Italian dining experience. They do not speak English, all the other diners were Italian and gave the impression of being locals. If more than one person orders something then it comes in a big bowl and you serve yourself from...More

Thank bluntingoz
Reviewed 1 May 2017

My mother and I stumbled upon this restaurant quite by accident. There were only Italians eating here. We were greeted and welcomed by the lovely lady of the house. The card is small with only a few dishes to choose from, so very fresh and...More

1  Thank Imke V
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

Loved our meal here. We shared the antipasto, husband had a pasta and I had a stew with polenta and shared some grilled vegetables. The food was delicious. Outstanding quality of produce that has been perfectly put together. We don't speak Italian and the waitress...More

1  Thank KatLouBak
Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

The pasta it was something amazing, the ragú sauce even more! Also the meat was sublime! Good wine! Owner and employees really lovely! If you want to have a really really nice lunch go to Bottega del Fattore! So happy!

Thank Federica Q
Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

Had an "apertivo" which consisted of tasty local salame, prosciutto, various cheeses, best polenta we've ever tasted! Host made us feel at home, he even gave us some home grown tomatoes to bring home! We devoured some home made " cantucci & Vinsanto" ended our...More

Thank Rosy F
Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

We had lunch with a bottle of wine and payed 26 euro, it was okay but the best part is that you can buy 5 l of good wine "to go" for 10 euro 😊

Thank Annette S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Francesco Azzi 1, 55032, Castelnuovo di Garfagnana, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Lucca  >  Castelnuovo di Garfagnana
  • Phone Number: +39 0583 62179
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