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

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  • 69
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  • 44
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 9
    Poor
  • 8
    Terrible
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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Very pleasant staff and excellent food. Service was very good. Good sized portions and very welcoming friendly staff.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 12, 2015
Mrsturner15
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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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  • Families with children
  • Dining on a budget
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English first
Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Very pleasant staff and excellent food. Service was very good. Good sized portions and very welcoming friendly staff.

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Scotland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015 via mobile

We went here for tea last Wednesday. The food was good and well cooked, I had a pizza my son and husband had a pasta dish. The desserts looked great but unfortunately I was too full to try one.Nice little cafe area at the front of the restaurant. The family who run it were friendly. Worth another visit.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

We enjoyed a lovely meal with the family here. We sat upstairs which has a bit more atmosphere although it was quiet being a Monday. Staff were friendly & service good. The kids meals were generous & tasty. We had pizza which was delicious. Sadly we can only give it 4 stars as there was no chocolate icecream!

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

Rainy Sunday noon, stumble on it while looking for escape from the rain. Very hospitable , helped us with what to do. Good coffee , ice cream and real Italian hot chocolate. Go and enjoy small piece of Italy in the middle of stirring

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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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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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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 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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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: Families with children, Dining on a budget

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