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La Bucca

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Corballis Demesne,, Ratoath, Ireland
+353 1 689 6040
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Carlow
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28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

Always find the food in La Bucca to be decent (even though I tend to stick to my favourites every time!) - However, we can't help but notice that it's definitely more expensive than it used to be... A lot of their pasta dishes can easily be made at home, and anything more unusual tends to be priced much higher..... More 

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2 Thank Maria J
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016

Fairly frequent visitor. Truly Excellent wings... the best you'll find this side of the Liffey bar none. Good selection of high quality starters and interesting mains..Desserts are also v good. Very suitable for families.. The only issue i had was with the price.. €170 for a meal with starters for 4. Soft drinks come in expensive tiny bottles...not from a... More 

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2 Thank Anthony R F
Ratoath, Meath
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016

This is my local restaurant and I never get sick of the food. The staff are great and always willing to accommodate with tweaks and taste adjustments. The piri piri chicken wing as a must have.

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Thank kzt50
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

Ideal place for a family meal. Reasonably good value with kids menu. Italian type soecialities. Good for pizzas and pastas. Large open plan room modern furnishings. Have visited regularly and always satisfied with fare. Like all quality establishments - good food and drinks can turn out rather costly.

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Thank GERARDGRACEIRL
Ratoath, Ireland
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55 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

Time in and time out the food has been great in La Bucca, all local staff so there is a really friendly atmosphere as soon as you walk in the door. Open kitchen which creates a great buzz and warmth in the Restaraunt area, definitely recommend going for a meal.

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Thank Bryan C
Dunshaughlin, Ireland
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66 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

We've been coming here for years, Great menu although we nearly always go with the specials. Service and staff are simply excellent. Great for large groups if you have an occasion. Highly recommended.

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Thank JMMenace
Ratoath, Meath, Ireland
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

I visited this restaurant with 7 friends. I first noticed the tables were too close together and were not set, no table cloths or placemats.Cutlery was wrapped in paper tissues.We ordered a range of meals accross the menu. I ordered a Mancho Pizza which was poorly presented and couldnt be cut with the knife provided.I paid €14.70 for a pizza... More 

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5 Thank Kevin C
County Dublin, Ireland
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

Just had a meal here with my wife. Beautiful restaurant. Staff were very friendly and attentive. We ordered from the 'tennerfest' menu. Two courses each and a side order of garlic potatoes for 35 euros. The food was excellent. Well worth a visit.

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Thank JohnGrace5
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16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

Great restaurant to meet up with family and friends, tables a bit too close for comfort and can be noisy at times, great food and staff

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Thank Valerie B
Dublin, Ireland
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21 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

Great food, quick service, buzzy atmosphere. Lovely flat breads, wings as good as Elephant & Castle, pizza with creme fraich (delish), missus had a lasagne which got a great review.

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Thank TWoodcock

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean, European, Pizza, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Takeout
Good for
Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Corballis Demesne,, Ratoath, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Meath  >  Ratoath
  • Phone Number: +353 1 689 6040

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?