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26-28 Green Lane, Derby DE1 1RP, England
+44 1332 346796
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good19%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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26-28 Green Lane, Derby DE1 1RP, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

fantastic evening with friends, owner was very friendly and staff came to chat about the food. best ravioli for ages and literally best sea bass i have ever had

Thank Nigtheo
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Six if us had a beautiful 3 course meal absolutely no complaints whatsoever the food was hot and tasty.The staff were lovely... fab service! A lovely chilled ambience will definitely go back there.Thanks Guys!

Thank Cheryl M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was looking forward to this meal as the menu promised food that I really enjoy; and I was not disappointed. The food (Frito misto, melanzane) was absolutely delicious; fresh and flavoursome. The service was excellent; the staff were very friendly and attentive. The atmosphere...More

Thank caselby5
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Utterly delicious food; great service; great atmosphere, just a shame that Derby City Council can't get their act together to sort out the local area- but don't be put off, cucinas is seriously worth a visit.

Thank DerbyUKSarah
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited this evening, we enjoyed absolutely everything from the starter to sweet, not a fault! Will definitely be returning very soon. The vegetarian options are very tasty which I usually find to be quite bland in some places, very pleased, highly recommend. Pics are...More

Thank Heidi S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A good central location but not something you'd find easily if you didn't know where to look. However, it's well worth hunting down. We could have chosen anything from the menu as it all sounded fantastic and all the food we saw being delivered around...More

Thank CyrilTheThird
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great restaurant, I will be highly recommending this place to all my friends and family, the staff are awesome and cater to all your needs and the food is out of this world, I will definitely be returning for more amazing food

Thank Pete M
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

If you're about in Derby looking for fantastic food, good service, brilliant wine, large selection of international beers, comfortable querky surroundings then this is the place. Fillet steak cooked perfectly, starters were amazing this rates in the top 5 eateries we have been to in...More

Thank Lee B
Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

We ate there as a couple and the food was wonderful. A great authentic Italian food place with great service and delicious food. The prices were reasonable as well.

Thank Sherlyn L
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

Ate here while staying away in Derby last night off the back of the reviews in here, and I'm very glad I did. Food was incredible from start to finish. The waiter was a great chatty guy who floated around making sure everyone was happy....More

Thank Alistair W
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Does anyone know if they have gluten free options?
22 October 2016|
Response from Alberto M |
Yes there is a gluten free choice
Does anyone know if they have gluten free options?
22 October 2016|
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Response from Seafarer1966 | Reviewed this property |
This is a nice little family run place and I'm sure they'd sort the gluten free thing out for you. I love it there.
is it a reasonable walking distance from Premier Inn Derby South?
22 August 2016|
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Response from Raachyy |
Hi, no it's not. Premier Inn South is out of the centre, book a taxi and it should only take about 5/10 mins depending on traffic and be about £6/7'ish.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$14 - US$29
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 26-28 Green Lane, Derby DE1 1RP, England (Formerly Cafe Cucina Restaurant)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Derbyshire  >  Derby
  • Phone Number: +44 1332 346796
  • E-mail
Italian trattoria, serving homemade fresh food 5 days a week. Family run, local institution, opened by Alfonso Mallardo, and now run by his two sons. In the evenings, we serve a mixture of Italian classics, and some more adventurous specials. Pop in for lunch for a quick bowl of pasta or platters of antipasti.
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