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La Bucca

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Corballis Demesne,, Ratoath, Ireland
+353 1 689 6040
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County Donegal, Ireland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The seafood chowder was nice and the ribs starters were really tasty and I would certehave again. I had the prawns in the past which were also really tasty. The mixed grill was huge. The meat balls and spaghetti wasn't bad. It is abit pricey and would be good for a special occasion. I have been a number of times... More 

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Thank genie30
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The restaurant was very busy when we went in. The chicken wings had little or no sauce on them and there wasn't much eating on them must have been the last ones out of the bag. They forgot one main course for a toddler and when it was brought out the middle of the meatballs were stone cold. They took... More 

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Thank Harry M
Navan, Ireland
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34 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited La Bucca for a family occasion in late February. The restaurant was buzzing when we arrived . But we were seated promptly. I cannot fault the food , I went for the brie and bacon burger which was excellent . And the tiramisu was heavenly . I must say the banoffee was a little lacking in with banana and... More 

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Thank WanderAlex
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went in for a family meal and found the staff generally very good, you can certainly see that they employ youngsters locally and they are a work in progress. If you are very clever you can eat from one of the special offers which they have but it's like Ryanair it works but god help you if you change... More 

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Thank Bigalsburgers
Carlow
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28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 5, 2017

Always find the food in La Bucca to be decent (even though I tend to stick to my favourites every time!) - However, we can't help but notice that it's definitely more expensive than it used to be... A lot of their pasta dishes can easily be made at home, and anything more unusual tends to be priced much higher..... More 

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2 Thank Maria J
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 19, 2016

Fairly frequent visitor. Truly Excellent wings... the best you'll find this side of the Liffey bar none. Good selection of high quality starters and interesting mains..Desserts are also v good. Very suitable for families.. The only issue i had was with the price.. €170 for a meal with starters for 4. Soft drinks come in expensive tiny bottles...not from a... More 

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2 Thank Anthony R F
Ratoath, Meath
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 18, 2016

This is my local restaurant and I never get sick of the food. The staff are great and always willing to accommodate with tweaks and taste adjustments. The piri piri chicken wing as a must have.

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Thank kzt50
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 7, 2016 via mobile

Ideal place for a family meal. Reasonably good value with kids menu. Italian type soecialities. Good for pizzas and pastas. Large open plan room modern furnishings. Have visited regularly and always satisfied with fare. Like all quality establishments - good food and drinks can turn out rather costly.

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Thank GERARDGRACEIRL
Ratoath, Ireland
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55 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 12, 2016 via mobile

Time in and time out the food has been great in La Bucca, all local staff so there is a really friendly atmosphere as soon as you walk in the door. Open kitchen which creates a great buzz and warmth in the Restaraunt area, definitely recommend going for a meal.

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Thank Bryan C
Dunshaughlin, Ireland
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69 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 20, 2016

We've been coming here for years, Great menu although we nearly always go with the specials. Service and staff are simply excellent. Great for large groups if you have an occasion. Highly recommended.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean, European, Pizza, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Special occasions, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Corballis Demesne,, Ratoath, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Meath  >  Ratoath
  • Phone Number: +353 1 689 6040

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