Il Frantoio is a restaurant in the amazing frame of Colle Val d'Elsa, a small town in the province in Siena on a hill characterized by buildings built during the medieval period. The restaurant offers a very characteristic environment in the marvellous rooms of the Palazzo Giusti, sets below the street of the Castle in the ancient part of Colle Val d'Elsa, with the rooms drawn by an old crusher of the 1800. In the undergrounds of the ancient building they are preserved the ancient machineries that served for the extraction of the oil from the olives as the millstone to wheels in stone; a wood press to press the pasta of olives dated 1811. Two big underground cisterns where the oil was picked up placed in the floor and the enchanting inside well built in bricks to trunk-conic form and with grille of protection in beaten iron. You fragment historical of the old Frantoio was active actually from the first of the 1900.
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The boundaries and the restructured floors have maintained the style of their epoch in stone and cooked to sight. It stays strange to our days to find a crusher instead in the mean of a historical street that in the open country. We will never know the demands of the people that lived two centuries ago, the most remarkable fact it is the existence of the place and the people still use it, respecting his historical run.
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This is the past, but in actual context, we can find a warm atmosphere where the art meets the classical tastes of the Tuscan in a simple and elegant environment. Trying the picis to the wild boar and the juicy beefsteak to the Florentine they will bring back you in the time, when Tuscan earths were still populated by gentlemen, dames and riders dressed of velvet. In this exclusive location ancient tastes are rediscovered thanks to a careful search among the subjects first local, of high quality, that completes the unforgettable culinary experience to our restaurant.
 

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