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41 Friars Street, Stirling FK8 1HA, Scotland
01786451552
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Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 7
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  • 9
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  • 8
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
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Have not stopped innStirling to dine for about a year but decided to visit this old family favourite. We did look around at some of the newer outlets but opted to go back to what we knew. We were not disappointed. The restaurant was quiet when we went in at about 8.3pm on a Wednesday night but it... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 16, 2015
CityMaps
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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  • Dining on a budget
  • Families with children
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English first
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Have not stopped innStirling to dine for about a year but decided to visit this old family favourite. We did look around at some of the newer outlets but opted to go back to what we knew. We were not disappointed. The restaurant was quiet when we went in at about 8.3pm on a Wednesday night but it quickly filled... More 

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Stirling, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Fantastic buffet of Italian home cooked food. Friendly service with top quality food. A must on Thursday and Friday in Stirling.

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Memphis, TN USA
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174 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

We stumbled into this excellent small Italian restaurant after dinner the night we were in Stirling. They also have a dessert/pastry/ice cream side, and the desserts caught out eyes. We had gelato, but my favorite was a caramel-like pudding (can't remember what they called it)!!! The owners were super friendly, and we just wish we had gone there for dinner... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

The owners are very friendly peoples, the food if I can, would give 10 stars. We come nearly weakly here, but always we get what we paid for, very tasty, and delicious food they have. We love you Italy! :-)

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Stirling, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

Owners always are very welcoming. Great place for a family tea with a choice of dishes very different to other italian restaurants we've been to which makes a welcome change. Fabulous selection of ice creams which are always first choice for dessert.

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

I have occasion to be in Stirling about once a year as part of a group that usually involves several children or teenagers. It is a tradition that we attend La Ciociara for our evening meal. We always come back whenever in Stirling because of the high quality service and food. In the past some of the children have been... More 

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Aberdeen, Scotland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

This restaurant is so beautiful from the outside that it entices you to enter. It could be part of a film set. Inside it is unchanging with quality fixtures which never have to to be updated. Only Nardini's in Largs can compare but La Ciociara, which is much smaller, possesses a unique charm redolent of all of our yesterdays growing... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

We came here after a full day of walking & no stops for lunch or snacks, so weren't going to be easily pleased! Even so, I was happy by the time we left. Service was a little slow as it seemed there was only one person taking care of all the tables, but he was very nice and clearly trying... More 

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Stirling, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

We had the set lunch menu ,excellent value for £9.95 for 3 course .the food was superb ,the waiter very helpful and the service very efficient .the bonus for me was the choice of desserts ,including 18 different ice creams ,delicious ,will definately be back soon.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 via mobile

I have visited La Ciociara three times since November. The staff are exceptionally warm and friendly. The service is very good. The food is authentic and full of flavour. Highly recommended!

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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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 41 Friars Street, Stirling FK8 1HA, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Stirlingshire  >  Stirling
  • Phone Number: 01786451552

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 2 - 33
  • Price Range: $ $
  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Dining on a budget, Families with children

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