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La Cucina

40 St. Clements Street, Oxford OX4 1AG, England
+44 1865 793811
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good30%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (52 reviews)
“pappardelle” (8 reviews)
“tiramisu” (15 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
40 St. Clements Street, Oxford OX4 1AG, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I booked a large table for my son's 21st Birthday - the numbers kept changing right up until the day before and the restaurant couldn't have been more accommodating. We pre-ordered which made life alot easier for the restaurant and for us too, the service...More

Thank 653MLS
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We’ve been coming here for over 10 years and the food, service and ambiance at La Cucina has always been great. Popped in again last night and had a couple of the specials; the scallops with squid ink spaghetti the rose veal. Both delicious, generous...More

Thank LucLiza
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A proper Italian family restaurant. I am not sure why it is not more family in Oxford. We had a terrific meal the other night and are having our pre-Christmas family lunch there. Home cooking. You never get anything like it at a chain such...More

Thank andrewbillen
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We’ve been coming here ever since our children were tiny. It is our family favourite for a lunch. It’s the whole package - cosy atmosphere, friendly staff, and delicious, fresh food. Our children tend to stick to the pizza and pasta, whilst my husband and...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Cuttlefish (its sister restaurant next door) has become a favourite restaurant of ours and we hadn't been to La Cucina for a little while, but visited the other day and were reminded how brilliant it is. The staff are always exceptionally friendly and efficient. We...More

Thank lesleyd143
Reviewed 22 October 2017

We only had half an hour to get lunch due to parking restrictions coupled with a long journey home. The staff were extremely helpful in advising what would be the quickest option. We decided on flatbread with cheese, tomato and olive topping, accompanied by a...More

Thank Shirleyivy
Reviewed 20 October 2017

We have been visiting this restaurant since my children were studying at Oxford Brookes. (That's since 2006; about a year after they opened.) Wonderful food, cooked in an open kitchen with huge bowls of the most appetising veg and herbs I've ever seen atop a...More

Thank Cecily C
Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

Went as part of a big group and restaurant coped really well with it - food served quickly as we had preordered and they had our names with our food to avoid confusion. Food was really tasty, had a lovely goats cheese salad, some great...More

Thank bifflet
Reviewed 16 October 2017

It was truly a delight to eat in this restaurant. I was able to sit close to the kitchen and converse with the friendly and informative chefs. The food was beautifully presented and expertly cooked. The rabbit was a particular delight; incredibly tender and tasty....More

Thank Richard M
Reviewed 15 October 2017

This is one of the truly great family eating places in Oxford. Excellent and traditional Italian dishes, served in a friendly, stimulating and enjoyable environment. Motzarella and Pizza are probably the best in Oxford. Guests enjoy eating in the company of tourists and locals, all...More

Thank camayu2015
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 21 - USD 31
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
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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