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La Cucina

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40 St. Clements St, Oxford OX4 1AG, England
+44 1865 793811
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11:00 am - 10:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Delivery, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • 170
    Excellent
  • 120
    Very good
  • 30
    Average
  • 14
    Poor
  • 8
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great Food Brilliant Atmosphere

Went for dinner with friends on a very busy Friday night at the end of January 2016 Absolutely couldn't fault it, the atmosphere was brilliant , it was a really lively evening and the staff were attentive and friendly. Although it was busy it felt relaxed and we never felt hurried. The food is... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
Ronniej5
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Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
via mobile
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Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Went for dinner with friends on a very busy Friday night at the end of January 2016 Absolutely couldn't fault it, the atmosphere was brilliant , it was a really lively evening and the staff were attentive and friendly. Although it was busy it felt relaxed and we never felt hurried. The food is very reasonable , traditional Italian dishes... More 

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1 Thank Ronniej5
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24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Menu has a good range and choices. We had a starter of bread, which was a good job as the main courses were of a good size. Next time I'd leave room for desert because they looked great from what I saw. The pasta with pesto, pine nuts and beans was great, pasta done to perfection and the right mix... More 

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1 Thank RachyRachL
Berkhamsted, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a great place to hold a large family gathering - delicious food, efficient and very friendly service with a smile. Would highly recommend for a meal out and a taste of Italy. Nothing was too much trouble.

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1 Thank Emma G
Peterborough, England, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Four of us enjoyed an excellent 3 course dinner here. A good range of choice including menu and blackboard specials. There was a good choice of vegetarian dishes which makes a change. Highlights included a lovely crayfish tail and crab salad and a plate of grilled vegetables. We enjoyed our various pasta dishes including penne Bolognese, and one of our... More 

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1 Thank Angela P
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a lunch party booked to celebrate an 80th birthday party to which over 50 of us came. The restaurant made the whole experience from start to finish completely brilliant. From the attentive service on arrival with drinks and olives, to the most fantastic 3 course party menu (everyone agreed their food was delicious as was borne out by... More 

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1 Thank harrietwoolley
Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I could not speak highly enough of the wonderful atmosphere, service and food at La Cucina. We hosted a party for 2 octogenarians and the experience could not have been better. The staff were wholly attentive without being intrusive and it was a perfect family occasion. Thank you to all at La Cucina for a really memorable and happy day.

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1 Thank Jane W
ruthin
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117 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2015

Quite a nice restaurant with plenty of room to sit . Easy to book by phone or the internet via email. Friendly staff helpful and welcoming. Good choice of wines and a wide range of food from pizza to gnocci, from italian meat dishes to excellent starters. We chose bruschetta and a cold cut of meat with rocket to start... More 

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1 Thank daffyhedgehog
Natal, RN
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2015 via mobile

Very good food, nice service. A bit expensive, but ideal for especial ocasions. They have good wine as well.

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Thank Vitorlds
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015 via mobile

Went on Monday night I was on crutches as broken my leg , there was a tiled floor outside restaurant which was wet I slipped went flying as there was no mat down and although somebody came out they didn't really seem bothered, Inside staff stood around chatting I asked for a Diet Coke was told they didn't have any... More 

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Thank David R
Oxford, United Kingdom
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49 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2015

Good place - the food is very interesting and some choices unusual - the pig trotters, as an example. It has a very good atmosphere and is both trendy feeling but not pretentious. Starters outstanding, mains very good - that would be my summary. And excellent service.

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1 Thank 34Doris

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 40 St. Clements St, Oxford OX4 1AG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Oxford
  • Phone Number: +44 1865 793811

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 21 - 31
  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Business meetings, Families with children, Romantic, Large groups, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?