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La Guardiola

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Via Marino Cappelli 1, 53026 Monticchiello, Pienza, Italy
+39 331 880 0443
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09:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 22:00
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Rodersdorf, Switzerland
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48 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

La Guardiola is not in Manchester but in the beautiful Tuscan countryside in the town of Monticchielo! We enjoyed a lovely lunch on the garden terrace of the restaurant. We were able to purchase excellent local wine and olive oil directly. The Montalcino wine was excellent when we pened it back at home.

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Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

My mum and I visited the quaint town of Monticchiello while driving through the region, and came across this fantastic restaurant and bar. The atmosphere was happy and vibrant, and we immediately felt comfortable. The staff were friendly and helpful, the service was prompt and pleasing, and the food was fresh and delicious, reflecting the flavours of the region. The... More 

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Ljubljana
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45 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

Since our hotel had preety poor breakfast we decided to go to La Guardiola as they open at 9 am. We waited about 25 minutes before kind waiter brought the food...cold meet, cheese, tomato, olive oil and warm bread. They also very good espresso. Price was good, 22eur.

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Solihull, England, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016

Visited Monticciello on the way to Pienza. Lovely hillside village with a museum and outdoor artwork on display. Found this restaurant where they served a nice selection of food and quality local wines by the glass. Must mention the gelato - particularly good.

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Zeist, The Netherlands
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016

Be sure to visit this little cafe when you visit Montichiello, because the view on the valley is very beautiful. Simple food, very good quality, they serve mostly salads, wine, coffee and delicious ice-cream. The staff was very friendly (Federico).

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

Beautiful view. Much larger than it looks from the outside. The "cheese hour" is an amazing wine/cheese tasting. Fantastic experience!

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Annecy, France
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016

The terrace is very relaxing. People are friendly. They serve Salads, prociuto (ham), cheese, etc. The products are very tasty. But if you are looking for cooked dish this will not be the place to be

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Athens, Greece
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121 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016

I highly reccomend it!!! Friendly service,high quality drinks!!! Try Spritz!!! Has nice views and it is at the entrance of Monticchiello!!!

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London, United Kingdom
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56 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

Had lovely quality food ( delicious salads) under a fig tree with stunning views. Friendly staff. Booked through tripadvisor a couple of hours before - which was worth doing as the place did get busy later and we were rewarded with the best table for having booked. Lunch food such as salads etc so more geared to a lighter meal.... More 

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Henley-on-Thames, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

Good for a lunchtime stop Lovely goats cheese and orange salads and local cheeses and wines The ice cream was delicious Great, friendly service and views from under figs trees to Pienza Not cheap

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$17 - US$32
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Romantic, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 22:00
Monday
09:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 22:00
Thursday
09:00 - 22:00
Friday
09:00 - 22:00
Saturday
09:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Marino Cappelli 1, 53026 Monticchiello, Pienza, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Siena  >  Pienza  >  Monticchiello
  • Phone Number: +39 331 880 0443
Description
"La Guardiola", is the name of the new lounge bar of Monticchiello, which, in conjunction with the B & B La casa di Adelina, offers to locals and visitors of Val d'Orcia a service worthy of a breathtaking and unique in the world that is part of UNESCO from2002 ...In front of the large garden, from the terrace of Guardiola, you can relax in the shade of a wonderful centuries-old ficaia tasting some of the labels of the most famous wines. Morellino, Chianti, Nobile di Montepulciano and Brunello di Montalcino are just some of our bottles that you can uncork.Inside the bar you will find Serena and Giacomo, who will advise the best year for you and prepare delicious food for lunch or snack ... From "mouth-watering". at La Guardiola you can find the true Pecorino from Pienza, ham, salami and sliced of "cinta senese".Alternatively you can enjoy a drink cocktail made with only the best distillates of the most famous American bar.To all the customers of B & B La casa di Adelina will be offered a welcome drink upon arrival at Monticchiello.do not hesitate to contact us we are always at your disposal

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