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La Bucca

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Frederick Street, Ashbourne 01, Ireland
+353 1 835 7763
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Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Description: A little bit of Italy in County Meath! La Bucca was opened in 2004, by...
A little bit of Italy in County Meath! La Bucca was opened in 2004, by Russell in Ashbourne to provide family friendly dining to the fastest expanding town in County Meath. Customer demand led to the opening of La Bucca Ratoath in 2007 and La Bucca Dunboyne in 2010 we would be delighted to welcome you to any of our venues to try one of our tantalizing dishes and a glass of wine.Keep an eye out for our daily changing specials, which have a leaning towards seafood but has something to suit every palate. Please remember at peak times booking is essential – especially at weekends. Look forward to welcoming you soon.
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  • 46
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  • 23
    Very good
  • 10
    Average
  • 2
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  • 3
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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
Tasty food

Very busy and very loud in early evening with a lot of families with young kids. Tasty food though. Nice selection of pasta dishes and generous portions. Friendly staff.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 5, 2015
justtheone
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Meath
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  • Families with children
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Meath
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015 NEW

Very busy and very loud in early evening with a lot of families with young kids. Tasty food though. Nice selection of pasta dishes and generous portions. Friendly staff.

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Ashbourne, Ireland
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015 NEW

Average food at above average prices. Have been on a number of occasions and have been disappointed each time. Attitude of management unfortunately is arrogant. Many better places to eat in Ashbourne thankfully

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Ashbourne, Meath, Ireland
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6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015 NEW via mobile

I generally go to la Bucca with the family, always feel comfortable having the kids there but have also gone with a group of friends. Food is always great and always a friendly service. Can be a bit pricey but they offer good deals at certain times of the day.

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2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Great night out with my wife and 4 fussy kids.. Beautiful food and great service. Enjoyed Wifi for the kids and good portions for the adults ! Thank you Michael

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Ashbourne, Ireland
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

Great spot for a group to go for some casual food. It can be quite noisey inside, sound reverbarates in there, but if your in a group you don't notice. I'd recommend the wings!

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Navan
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103 reviews 103 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
104 helpful votes 104 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Group of four had dinner here recently. Service very good. I did not like the fact that our table was very close on both sides to other tables and groups - lack of privacy. Food was tasty but nothing spectacular. Background music loud.

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3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

Visited here a couple of times recently and as always the food was fab! Really good early bird specials with generous sized portions my own particular favourite is the pasta/vino deal, 1/2 portion of pasta and a glass of house wine while himself always goes for the wings and a pint deal. Staff are always polite,pleasant and attentive here and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

Visit here regularly, but have never left a review before.The food is always superb, the service efficient and the staff second to none! The staff and management well deserve the numerous awards handed to them, nothing is too much trouble and a happy smiling face goes a long way!- perfect for all occasions -best restaurant in Ashbourne by far!

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Navan, Ireland
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Booked a table, arrived ordered. Service was quick and friendly. Got our food and it was lovely, very high standard. The price was a bit expensive on the weekends, the off peak prices seem a bit more reasonable. Would visit again

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Dublin, Ireland
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18 reviews 18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015 via mobile

We decided as a group of 5 adults and 2 children to eat in this restaurant today....it seemed like an age before we were accommodated with a table even though the place wasn't very busy. We waited 10 minutes and left as we were not given water or menus or shown/told the specials and we felt we were inconveniencing the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Frederick Street, Ashbourne 01, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Meath  >  Ashbourne
  • Phone Number: +353 1 835 7763

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 40
  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

Description

A little bit of Italy in County Meath! La Bucca was opened in 2004, by Russell in Ashbourne to provide family friendly dining to the fastest expanding town in County Meath. Customer demand led to the opening of La Bucca Ratoath in 2007 and La Bucca Dunboyne in 2010 we would be delighted to welcome you to any of our venues to try one of our tantalizing dishes and a glass of wine.Keep an eye out for our daily changing specials, which have a leaning towards seafood but has something to suit every palate. Please remember at peak times booking is essential – especially at weekends. Look forward to welcoming you soon.

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