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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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60 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW 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 

Thank stormswept
Oxford, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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 

Thank Isaac G
Ludlow, United Kingdom
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148 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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.

Thank crimewriterkate
St. Albans, United Kingdom
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120 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Really enjoyed dinner here with colleagues, we hadn't booked but were seated quickly, even though the restaurant was busy. Great selection of starters, all good for sharing. Really enjoyed our main courses, food was really fresh & tasty - we had no complaints at all. We felt the meal was good value for money, food was great quality & the... More 

Thank JenK297
Austin, Texas
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105 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food was not terrible but nothing like what I expected. Here is an example: Pizza mozzarella e prosciutto. Now it says "prosciutto" but what you get is sturdy English ham. I asked for some fresh basil on top. I did not get it, nor did I get any explanation as to why not. Since I had to pick all... More 

Thank Liz S
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6 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Family of 5 enjoyed the food and the atmosphere. Four different pasta dishes + pizza and eggplant. Everyone enjoyed their meal. Would go back again. After London this seemed reasonably priced!

Thank mrsplum90
Rome, Italy
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19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Really enjoyed a Saturday lunch here. The food was appetising and well-presented. The desserts were as good as the main courses, always a positive!

Thank Muriel S
Camparada, Italy
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Warm atmosphere and very good parmigiana and pizza! High quality ingredients. Highly recommended also to Italian people visiting Oxford: it really seems to be at home! Hope to get back soon, very nice evening!

Thank thebestornothing2016
Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was my second visit to La Cucina and it was wonderful. On this occasion I was with my daughter celebrating her excellent achievements at university. First here is what we had: Starters: Formaggio di Capra 6.95 Insalata Gamberi 6.95 Main courses: Pizza al Funghi 8.95 Calzone Quattro Stagioni 10.95 Desserts: Affogato 4.85 Tiramisu 4.95 Drinks: Water: 00.00 2 soft... More 

1 Thank twindsor2016
Oxford, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Independent Italian restaurant. Warm friendly service and excellent food. Great menu and very reasonably priced. Free Italian lessons in the loos!! Our favourite Oxford restaurant.

Thank Lindaj0y

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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, Romantic, Large groups, Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children
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?