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La Cucina

La Cucina | Fairmont St Andrews, St Andrews KY16 8PN, Scotland
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good26%
  • Average23%
  • Poor19%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“spaghetti” (4 reviews)
“garlic bread” (4 reviews)
“antipasti” (3 reviews)
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Italian, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly
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La Cucina | Fairmont St Andrews, St Andrews KY16 8PN, Scotland
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Had a lovely meal here last weekend. Our server Ami was absolutely delightful and couldn’t have been more attentive. 10/10.

Thank Amz C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I actually feel bad writing this review as it’s going to be very negative...but unfortunately that echos our experience. Started with the anti pasti starter to share, it was awful. Cheese was hard and just not appetising at all. We left most of it and...More

Thank RFL21
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The restaurant was quite empty but we were shown to a table near the window which turned out to be a bit drafty. The waiter was pleasant and the drinks arrived promptly with plenty ice in the glass to make a small overpriced bottle of...More

1  Thank plasterer69
Reviewed 4 January 2018

Staff welcoming. Service prompt. Tables well spaced. Tasty Italian fayre. Pizzas especially good although toppings not exciting.

Thank sandkey2017
Reviewed 4 October 2017

We had dinner at La Cuccina because it had been recommended to us by the check in person at the reception. It was practical because it was in our hotel. Nothing special.We had pasta and pizzas. It was not bad but not great either.

Thank Laya H
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Family meal whilst staying at hotel with wife and two toddlers. Welcome was full and service was prompt. We were promptly given high chair for one child and crayons and colouring sheets for both. Interior is nice and spacious, with a lot of effort to...More

Thank Wotsit179
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

We Went for dinner recently I had very good calamari;for mains had fab veggie pizza with home made sauce.my wife had pasta carbonara which was amazing.the room has good ambience with Italian music in the background ;staff were attentive and service was decent.

Thank billkid00
Reviewed 29 August 2017

Stayed with friends in St Andrews recently and enjoyed drinks at the Bar and Grill overlooking the spectacular bay. We then had dinner in La Cucina. The restauant is very stylish and the service was excellent while we were there. Shane and Padraig in particular...More

Thank Darren W
Reviewed 23 July 2017

It is a bit slow to get served but I don't mind because popularity is a good thing as it means it must be good. I had minestrone soup, spaghetti Bolognase, cod, panna cotta, red mullet and ice cream over two nights. Staff very friendly...More

Thank jazzer2014
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

Felt like a dish of pasta and it was very good! After traveling around and eating local fare an ole staple was needed and La Cucina delivered. The Bolognese was tasty and the Seafood was as well. Nice menu with plenty of choices and a...More

Thank ann m
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$ 14 - US$ 34
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: La Cucina | Fairmont St Andrews, St Andrews KY16 8PN, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Fife  >  St Andrews
  • Phone Number: 441338837000
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In the heart of the resort beats La Cucina, an Italian eatery offering delicious and simple dishes with the accent on taste. Encapsulating the charm of a classic Trattoria paired with contemporary flair, it possesses a relaxed and informal setting delivering quality cuisine. The menu focuses on freshly prepared 'Italian Greats' featuring an extensive selection of antipasti, gourmet pizza and pasta, daily specials, seafood, fish & meats. Enjoy authentic ingredients, beautiful recipes, cooked and served with passion. A dining experience for all, this bustling hub of the hotel is the perfect host to families, parties or that table for two. An eclectic menu of fabulous tastes and aromas, our Italian chef aims to incorporate the resort's coastal surroundings of the St Andrews Bay. His food reflects this, featuring locally caught seafood served with the freshest ingredients to create colourful plates. A wide selection to appeal to all palates, enjoy a dining experience that transports you to Italy for the evening. We look forward to welcoming you to our new dining outlet!
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