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41 Friars Street, Stirling FK8 1HA, Scotland
01786451552
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Ranked #52 of 166 Restaurants in Stirling
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $2 - $33
Cuisines: Italian
Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Stirling, United Kingdom
Contributor
18 reviews 18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015 via mobile

Great family meal out. Fantastic selection of ice creams. Friendly welcoming staff and really appreciated the limoncello at the end of the meal.

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Stirling, Scotland
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Its taken me years to come across this place but since we did we have been here twice! Always been disappointed by Italian restaurants in Stirling, those I have been to have on the whole been disappointing, and not a touch on the places we used to visit in Edinburgh when we lived there. But we decided to give La... More 

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Stirling
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

A lovely Italian restaurant with a fantastic menu and situated in the heart of Stirling city centre. Staff were very friendly and the food was quickly served, yet fresh and hot! Reasonably priced and most certainly the best Italian restaurant in the area. Keep up the good work guys! I'll be back soon!

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Stirling, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Have been on numerous occasions and the pizza's are always great. The staff are always friendly, some times they can be a bit slow to bring the bill but apart from that I've no complaints. To me the prices seen reasonable, the quality of the food is good. Worth a visit

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Stirling, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Food is delicious and reasonably priced. Love the chicken Caccitore. Also good to have choice of side dishes. Ice cream amazing. Staff are attentive. Thanks for the experience, will be Back

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Stirlingshire
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45 reviews 45 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

There`s nothing fancy about this restaurant and the food is not exceptional, but you do get an authentic Italian meal at a reasonable price, particularly with a lunchtime special. The buffet on Thursdays and Fridays is fantastic value and there`s a good choice to suit most palates. Service is friendly but can be slow. I have to agree with the... More 

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Manchester, England, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

We visited this restaurant twice while we were staying in Stirling for the Glasgow Games. Really good, authentic Italian food, charming staff who seemed genuinely interested in talking to their customers and great value for money. They were also very welcoming to our our 8 year old boy who loved the Irn Bru ice cream. What's not to like?

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sauze d'oulx
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

We visited this restaurant on a recommendation and had a good italian meal in scotland. The service and waiter (an italian student) was excellent, the food good, the home wine good and reasonable, but so disappointed to be charged an extra 50p for paying with a credit or even debit card. What a waste, an unhappy client who was willing... More 

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Fife, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

We sort of just wandered into this restaurant and it doesn't look like much from outside but we sat upstairs and it was lovely. Great atmosphere, friendly and welcoming staff and wonderful, real Italian cooking. I had the Mediterranea pizza and I kid you not, it was the best pizza I think I've ever had! Reasonably priced and good value... More 

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English Lake District
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Called in by chance for lunch and the food was very good. The decor is dated but that goes for all of Stirling its a dated and old fashioned city so thats to be expected but the ambience was fine and dandy . Staff very welcoming and friendly . Food was freshly prepared and very tasty , we had an... More 

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Additional Information about La Ciociara

Address: 41 Friars Street, Stirling FK8 1HA, Scotland
Phone Number: 01786451552
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Stirlingshire  >  Stirling
Average Prices: USD 2 - 33
Cuisine: Italian

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