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Cucina Ristorante

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Unit 3, The Galleries | Balloch Road, Balloch, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park G83 8SS, Scotland
+44 1389 755455
12:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Thu 12:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 12:00 - 22:00
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Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Had a nice evening meal with friends. Restaurant was quite busy but they found us a table. Food was nicely served and staff friendly. Relaxing and not rushed however it was midweek and restaurant emptied quiet early. Didn't like to order more drinks and keep the staff back. Would go back in after this visit

Thank Lynn-e-2011
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Went here with friends, and 1 year old, place was full to bursting and numerous people turned away with no booking. Excellent attentive staff, magical sausage bruschetta starter, excellent chicken and pasta, main with others having pasta option. Very competitively priced, overall great food in busy restaurant for not a lot of cash, will be back 👍

Flagstaff, Arizona
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16 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Cute little local place in Balloch - food is good, but the price is great! Large variety, quick service, quaint decor - highly recommend it!

Thank Snowrydr
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good menu choice and plenty of options for different dishes. I've dined a number of times both lunch and dinner and never had any issues with the food. Personally I prefer their pastas or the garlic pesto chicken over the pizza as the bases are quite thin. Not a criticism, just my own preference, I know a lot of people... More 

Thank VH21
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The place is looking great, a while since we've been in. The order took quite a while to arrive which is understandable as it was a steak, however we had no offer to order another drink while waiting. When food came, the steak was all that arrived as the other order which was a pizza has been burnt and would... More 

1 Thank Booked765
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Not been to cucina in a couples years due to a bad steak, thought we would give it another go....unfortunately, all was not good. Veg and potatoes were so cold it had to be sent back. Will try again but have definitely been put off from having steak from here. Service was ok, disappointed that when our starters were cleared... More 

1 Thank Toni J
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a fantastic place to eat service great food was delious very reasonable priced and don't scrimp on the portion sizes would recommend to anyone looking for great food and service will definitely be back again

1 Thank Christine M
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Food great and at a very reasonable price. Staff very attentive and professional ( apart from the young man who appeared in shorts and trainers behind the bar maybe Kitchen staff ??but even so !) The place has more of a cafe / canteen feel to it rather than a restaurant with harsh lighting and odd furniture ! 3 of... More 

2 Thank Maureen M
Cucina2006, Owner at Cucina Ristorante, responded to this review

Hi Maureen M, Firstly i would like to thank you for acknowledging our "great food at very reasonable prices with very attentive and professional staff". Unfortunately i am extremely disappointed with the rest of your very personal review. To highlight that you did not like the "young man in shorts and trainers behind the bar" seemed strange to me. Yes... More 

Hilton, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice place for dinner, interior not quite what you'd expect for an Italian restaurant but still nice. Staff were good but was very busy when we visited. Very large portions (especially the salad, which was enough for 2 people!)

1 Thank Cher1634
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stopped in because of the #1 rating on tripadvisor and we weren't disappointed. We hadn't booked ahead but we were given a table for four, despite a 50th party in full swing. Service was prompt and friendly. The garlic bread was amongst the best we had ever tasted (and we've tried a few!). Four superb meals - Mac cheese, hot... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$28
Italian, Pizza, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Unit 3, The Galleries | Balloch Road, Balloch, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park G83 8SS, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park  >  West Dunbartonshire  >  Balloch
  • Phone Number: +44 1389 755455
Cucina is a Modern Contemporary Italian Style Restaurant, inspired by Italy...created at Cucina.

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?