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La Cucina

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40 St. Clements Street, Oxford OX4 1AG, England
+44 1865 793811
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

After searching for a venue for my brothers 60th Birthday we decided on this restaurant there were 14 of us. From the start the boking was easy and the staff so accommodating, as I was chopping and changing the amount attending right up to Saturday morning. Each of us all had a great meal with great service quick and not... More 

Thank luke00
London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The price is quite high given the miserable quality of the food. I ate a risotto with squids. The dish at 5 or 6 small squids at the most. My girlfriend ate a salad and shared with me her disappointment.

Thank Tiago N
Swindon, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Wow!!!! Excellent food, fantastic service, Sophie the Belfast waitress great, don't wate your money going elsewhere, I am now a La Cucina convert !!!

Thank OW66
Cape Elizabeth, Maine
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18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had the roasted red pepper and dried tomato salad for a starter. Hands down best and freshest salad I have ever had. The house red wine was rich and bold and the Eggplant parm , melt in your mouth.The rustic apple pastry with mint was scrumptious. Best food either of us has had on our European vacation. Don't miss... More 

Thank Gardenhopper
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327 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were staying across the road, so ended up eating here two of our three nights. Had pizza one night, and pasta the next, and both were delicious. Friendly staff, and very reasonably priced. Would recommend!

Thank ladybugsSydney
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76 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Located in a not very nice part of Oxford, but it is central and there is parking and lots of buses stop close. Some outside seating in the warm weather, and surprisingly spacious inside, with plenty of glass (so light) and tables not too close. The only drawback is, it is very noisy, I think because the tables and floor... More 

Thank LadyReadingOxford
Plock, Poland
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have been here several times during the summer and I have to say the quality of the food, presentation and service has been excellent. The owner and her very attentive waiting staff bend over backwards to make the whole experience wonderful. I have had so many different things, but more recently the guinea fowl wrapped in pancetta was delicious.... More 

Thank sarumsurplice
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60 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Not being a fan of pasta or pizza, I needed persuading (by an Italian ) when I first visited this restaurant two years ago. However, that meal won me over, and our return visit in August was just as enjoyable. Everything was delicious, from the olives and calamari to the mixed roasted vegetables and pizza, and we finished with creamy... More 

1 Thank stormswept
Oxford, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is probably the best italian restaurant that I've been to out of italy. It's become a family favourite to eat out here. More recently then not, they've switched up their menu and added an aubergine parmesan. It's pretty much my favourite food so I use it as a good comparison against other italian restaurants (including many places in Italy).... More 

1 Thank Isaac G
Ludlow, United Kingdom
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152 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2016

Oxford, for all its variety of good restaurants, isn't over-run with good Italian places, so La Cucina is a useful one to know about. Service is friendly and professional, and the food is always good. Not cheap-and-cheerful, but value for money.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$21 - $31
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Full Bar
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Business meetings, Romantic, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 40 St. Clements Street, Oxford OX4 1AG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Oxford
  • Phone Number: +44 1865 793811

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