Our Chef Bacciottini is Best Italian Young Chef of 2017

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An unrepeatable experience of taste.

With the aromas of the herbs and spices and typical colours of the tuscan countryside, the vineyards and olive groves surrounding the castle, the hotel’s wine and food offer fully satisfies the body and soul, both in the rustic Il Brunello in the historical part of the castle, and in the modern setting of the Settimo Senso Restaurant, created in the new wing.

The rooms inside look onto the val d’orcia thanks to the panoramic terraces of the Castle’s two restaurants, one to the east, exposed to the first rays of the sun, the other to the west, pointing towards the sunset.

Here guests experience complete sensory emotions, immersed in the silence and romance of the landscape, sampling fine wines and the olive oil produced by the castle estate, and tasting the specialities of regional tuscan and mediterranean italian cuisine, a blend of creativity in the kitchen and respect for the seasons and for genuine ingredients.

The chef also accepts special requests, preparing the menu directly with the guest, in order to create a unique gourmet experience.

Brunello di Montalcino, produced in the 5 hectares of vineyards on the estate, is top of the wine list, to be tasted in the internal cloister, the veritable hub of Velona Castle, enclosed overhead by a glass dome.

There is also the Dolce Vita Pool Restaurant, in the swimming pool and wellness area, where at any time of day it is possible to find a refreshing drink, aperitif, barbecue, pizza and other tasty dishes.

With 11 restaurants (3 inside the Resort and 8 outside) and its own production of Brunello wine and extra virgin olive oil, Castello di Velona is ideal for enjoying the best of Italian food and wine culture.

We are the only Resort in Tuscany with a Dine Around program: our customers have the possibility to use the half-board package also outside the Resort in the 8 partner restaurants, of which two are Michelin star rated.

Settimo Senso

A sensory journey through a refined cuisine, but inspired by the Italian and Tuscan culinary tradition.

Il Brunello

Traditional Tuscan cuisine, along with grilled meat and fish within the Castle's Original Dining Room with an antique fireplace and panoramic terrace on the west side.

Dolce Vita Pool Restaurant

Situated in the swimming pool and wellness area, throughout the day guests can go to the Pool Restaurant for a break, with tasty light snacks or typical Tuscan and Mediterranean cuisine with barbecue, fresh fish and pizza and refreshing drinks on offer.

Il Silene Michelin

External Restaurant of the Resort.

20 minutes drive from Castello di Velona Resort.
The two most crucial components in Silene’s cuisine are the simplicity of the precious basic ingredients and strong roots in the Seggiano Tuscan territory.
Indoor&outdoor environment, historical traditional cuisine, home made pasta and bread, its own greenyard.

Cum Quibus Michelin

External restaurant of the Resort.

“Cum Quibus” was born as a traditional restaurant, but in 2015 its owner Lorenzo Di Paolantonio decided to reach high levels.

Gabbiano 3.0 Michelin Restaurant

Gabbiano 3.0 is the new chapter of a 13-year success story: the story of the young entrepreneurial initiative linked to the love for the territory of Riccardo and Marco Tomi, cousins ​​and partners, founders of the well-established bathhouse, pizzeria and lounge complex Cafe.

Walter Redaelli

External restaurant of the Resort.

40 minutes from Castello di Velona Resort.
Italian regional cuisine, countryside environment, traditional cuisine.

Il Pozzo

True paradise of taste in the medieval village of Sant'Angelo in Colle, municipality of Montalcino, Trattoria Il Pozzo looks like a traditional family-run tavern, with an intimate and welcoming atmosphere. Open in every season of the year, the typical Tuscan trattoria owned by the sisters Franca and Paola offers pleasant convivial moments in the name of the most authentic and genuine flavors, always making you feel at home. Come and savor the best typical local dishes both in winter and in summer, to be accompanied by a great variety of traditional wines such as Brunello and Rosso di Montalcino.

 

Linfa

External restaurant of the Resort.

The Linfa Restaurant is the latest addition to the Lorenzo Di Paolantonio group, owner of Cum Quibus. It is located in Piazza Sant’Agostino in a great impact place that makes you feel like you are in Milan or London.