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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
“tiramisu” (14 reviews)
“pasta” (34 reviews)
“loin” (2 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 AM - 5:00 PM 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 3 weeks ago

After spending the day with our group visiting 3 different Montalcino wineries this was a beautiful end to a beautiful day! Immediately we were greeted with delicious aromas and warm hospitality. Making ourselves at home around a table that was beautifully decorated with edible flowers...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank tanya l
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You will love everything about this place. The vibe, the scenery, the food, the hosts and their family. We were lucky enough to have had a private session with Alessandro and Emanuella. Alessandro started us off with the history of the school followed by a...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank GarciKev
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a unique experience! The moment we walked into the school, we were hit with a rush of amazing smells from the kitchen. I knew we were in for a great experience. Alessandro was the first person we met. He introduced the concept of the...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank n1125
Reviewed 30 October 2018

I did wonder how a little cooking school and restaurant could be as fantastic as everyone has said. Well, silly me, it certainly can be! Allessandro and Emanuela are so sweet, and so informatiive, and so generous with sharing their knowledge and skills. My entire...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Diamondlover
Reviewed 29 October 2018

A must visit in Montalcino. Look for the tiny sign and you will be rewarded with a wonderful dining experience. The food is incredible and the family staff makes you feel like are related.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Timothy K
Reviewed 29 October 2018

We had a very nice meal here. The service was exceptional and we enjoyed hearing about the family's experiences creating the restaurant and farm. The view was also incredible, looking over the Val D'Orcia. There was an interesting selection of Brunellos including some smaller wineries...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank GBHeron49
Reviewed 29 October 2018

We were a group of 11 friends, many of whom have taken cooking classes on other travels. Everyone agreed that this was the best cooking class by far! Meeting Alessandro and his family was a delight. Their love for food, cooking and nature is contagious....More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Inspire720889
Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

This is an absolute must do for those of you who want a cooking experience (or if you’re like me and drink wine whilst watching your loved ones cook)! The family who run the place are soooo lovely and explain things in such a wonderful...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank kiwa22
Reviewed 26 October 2018 via mobile

We were a group of six who attended the Locanda Demetra cooking school on an October afternoon and left absolutely enchanted by the experience. Alessandro and Emmanuela are both great teachers, passionate about preparing quality food and using local ingredients, and warm and enthusiastic hosts....More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Cabin2125
Reviewed 19 October 2018

We had an amazing time at the afternoon cooking class. The location is gorgeous, on a beautiful property just outside Montalcino (walking distance from the town center). We learned to make multiple kinds of pasta, sauces, eggplant parmesan, pork tenderloin, and tiramisu. The family that...More

Date of visit: September 2018
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16 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$40
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, 有泊車位, 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, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, View, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 AM - 5:00 PM
12:00 AM - 5:00 PM
12:00 AM - 5:00 PM
12:00 AM - 5:00 PM
12:00 AM - 5:00 PM
12:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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
Family, Farm Restaurant & Cooking School
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