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Cucina Rustica

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24 Ludgate Hill, Birmingham B3 3DX, England
0121 233 2277
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Today
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Romance
Large groups
Doing business
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

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Visitor rating
  • 304
    Excellent
  • 140
    Very good
  • 49
    Average
  • 21
    Poor
  • 14
    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
Most recent review
Good

Very good, perfect staff, great atmosphere. We went as a large group and they were very accommodating. Drinks selection was only okay, and value was a little on the expensive size.

3 of 5 starsReviewed March 2, 2015
Harry H
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Macclesfield, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Large groups
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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528 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Macclesfield, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
54 reviews 54 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015 NEW

Very good, perfect staff, great atmosphere. We went as a large group and they were very accommodating. Drinks selection was only okay, and value was a little on the expensive size.

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UK
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015 NEW

My husband and I ate in the restaurant last week (we hadn't booked and this was our first visit). We were greeted by polite, friendly and professional staff who were perfectly happy to give us a window table for four. Those vital first few seconds tell you so much about a restaurant. The food and wine were excellent. I had... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015 NEW

As one of our JQ neighbours, we eat here often, especially in the warmer months, sitting on their outside terrace. The service is always very good, they seem to retain their staff, which is always a good sign. The menu is varied, with daily specials added, so you are always spoilt for choice. Would advise booking on a Friday and... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
81 reviews 81 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 NEW

Had dinner here last night based on previous reviews and personal recommendation. First impressions - excellent. Great bar to have a drink first. Sat in a booth by the window. Restaurant was packed so people from the bar spilled over to near us but staff were extremely apologetic and cleared the area as quick as they could. Food was excellent... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 NEW

Great set menu choice - was sat immediately as we had reserved and we picked our dishes. Got a complimentary large portion of bread and olives which was a nice surprise and the starters quickly followed. They were lovely and then we had the mains - the beef was delicious! Service was good too. Would definitely go back!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 NEW

I took my wife here for our "date night" and it was fantastic. Food was excellent, service was friendly and helpful, this place is a true find and i will be definitely returning.

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Sutton Coldfield, United Kingdom
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105 reviews 105 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

I booked a table for 2-30, as I know you need to make reservations for evenings. However it isn't really necessary to book during the day. This was our first time here - and it won't be our last! 6 of us ate.Starters such as mussels and calamari, mushrooms in a bread baskets were all voted excellent. U.S. girls just... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Been here a few times now both socially and with clients....don't miss this one! Authentic Italian with a great atmosphere, as soon as you walk in you get a good vibe! Service is excellent, food is great, prices are excellent including the drinks....what more would you want? Try the scallops for starters .....very good!! Right by StPauls Square so ideally... More 

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Derry, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

Lovely food and great wine choice. Great italian. We were there yesterday ,busy night but didn't have to wait for food long. Highly recommended

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

Not a fan of mainstream Italian restaurant chains, we were in search of a hidden gem with authentic food and a relaxed atmosphere to go with it. Tucked away near St. Paul's Square, this restaurant is well worth visiting again and again. For starters we had the Garlic bread with tomato and the Melanzane alla parmigiana, we were surprised by... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 24 Ludgate Hill, Birmingham B3 3DX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Midlands  >  Birmingham
  • Phone Number: 0121 233 2277

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 41 - 57
  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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