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La Ciociara

41 Friars Street, Stirling FK8 1HA, Scotland
+44 1786 451552
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good28%
  • Average5%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (38 reviews)
“ice cream” (32 reviews)
“gelato” (6 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
41 Friars Street, Stirling FK8 1HA, Scotland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A genuine Italian restaurant with a friendly welcome from Tony, Paula and the staff. We had excellent 'Sofia Loren' pizzas and tasty sea-food spaghetti. Plus one of the few places that make an authentic espresso. Nice decor, pleasant atmosphere and family-friendly.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank StevieD150
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The gnocchi was to die for. Everything else I ate was superb. The service was excellent. the waiting staff were very professional. What a friendly place. Authentic indeed.

Date of visit: December 2018
2  Thank MarcoPolos10
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Whenever I travel to Stirling it just wouldn’t seem right to eat anywhere else other than La Ciociara. Tony and his wife are probably the nicest people you will ever meet: friendly; down to earth; and go out of their way to make you feel...More

Date of visit: December 2018
2  Thank 61martinb
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were out with great friends and we thought we would have a Italian meal, well this didn’t disappoint it has to be one of the best meals I have had. I have to say when you first go in you think this look dated...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank bobthescot
Reviewed 26 November 2018 via mobile

The food here is excellent and so is the service. I always like a restaurant where you can see the chef's cooking in the kitchen, nothing to hide. The decor is a little dated but suits the place. The only negative I could find was...More

Date of visit: November 2018
2  Thank wendyian
Reviewed 13 November 2018 via mobile

I had a lovely meal here while visiting Stirling for work. The staff were very friendly and asked me where I wanted to sit, no sticking the lone diner in the corner. I had bruschetta to start. It was fresh and tasty. I had penne...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank majelladempsey
Reviewed 12 November 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed and excellent, authentic Italian lunch during our visit to Sterling. The staff was very friendly and attentive. We felt like we were part of the family. Warm and comfortable atmosphere.

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank tonyaT2806ZK
Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

This is a great place with excellent food and friendly staff. The size of the portions was so large we could not finish. The sea food pizza was the best I’ve ever had.

Date of visit: October 2018
2  Thank timoF7109WB
Reviewed 4 October 2018

On our last night in Stirling, Scotland we were looking for somewhere to have a nice meal. We found La Ciociara, The food was excellent and the service was so friendly and helpful. They have a nice wine list. Definitely worth visiting.

Date of visit: October 2018
2  Thank Joan H
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

My wife and I love Italian food and we've got fairly high standards in terms of authenticity. La Ciociara did not disappoint! I had Lasagne and to be completely honest, I was so wrapped up in enjoying my meal that I didn't notice what my...More

Date of visit: October 2018
3  Thank Jody W
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20 May 2016|
Response from pdla2000 | Property representative |
Menu available on top table . Prices e.g. Lunch 2 Course £8.95 3course £10.95 Or Meal for 2 ( half pizza /half pasta each &2 drinks )£15.90 Dinner meal for 2 ( no drinks - bruschetta instead , larger portions pizza/pasta... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$42
Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Takeout, Reservations, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 41 Friars Street, Stirling FK8 1HA, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Stirling  >  Stirling
  • Phone Number: +44 1786 451552
  • E-mail
An authentic Italian Ristorante,Pizzeria ,Cafe Bar and Gelateria, all under one roof to give you a true Italian experience in the heart of Stirling.
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