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Locanda La MandragolaHotel San Gimignano

About Us

Locanda La Mandragola is located at the borders of the “Rocca di Montestaffoli” Park (ancient fortress of 1353), in a quiet position, few steps from the lively main squares of the town. Locanda La Mandragola is an ancient villa, totally and faithfully renewed, offering its guest eight rooms with bathroom and all comforts, as well as buffet breakfast.

Locanda La Mandragola has a wide garden with English lawn, two central palms of the last century, all surrounded by laurels, arbutuses and brooms, coloured by antique roses and perfumed by jasmine flowers. In the equipped garden guests can enjoy their time, relaxing or sunbathing, with view over the towers.

The peculiarity of the inn is its roof tower-terrace, overlooking the landscape between the Val d’Elsa valley and the Florentine hills. There you can enjoy the dawn or the sunset, as well as the night panorama, when the moon rises among the towers and lights up the ancient stones of the town.


La locanda

The property is located in a dominant and sunny position at the north end of the Park La Rocca di Montestaffoli, the fourteenth-century fortress that overlooks the whole town. La Mandragola is located just 100m away from the main squares in a quiet street parallel to the main street Via San Matteo. It consists of a restaurant and a B&B that boast a gorgeous panoramic garden and a roof terrace with a view over the town. After 30 years of experience in the field of catering, our family is definitely part of the gastronomic scenery of San Gimignano with dishes inspired to the Tuscan tradition. We have now decided to open this tiny jewel in the heart of the medieval town where our skill, typical food and art melt in a single element: “Locanda La Mandragola”. We will be pleased to welcome you in our restaurant featuring typical elements of Tuscan architecture, with original wooden beamed ceilings and beautiful glass doors enjoying amazing views of the medieval towers of San Gimignano. Our restaurant also boasts a peaceful outdoor panoramic terrace. According to our philosophy, we try to be at the same time good interpreters and witnesses of our land, offering recipes connected with the local traditions of the town and of the Tuscan region, sometimes enhanced with modern touches. Every day we select our products with great care, trying to use 0 food miles products coming from local farms or from selected providers, in order to prepare dishes with the best ingredients that our land can offer, and serve them to you with a welcoming and humble attitude. We are also very attentive to celiac customers. At Locanda la Mandragola you will live an unforgettable experience…