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Cucina Rustica Birmingham, Birmingham,

Cucina Rustica Birmingham

4.7
4.7
639 Reviews
£26 to £40
Italian

Fine Italian food in the very centre of Birmingham is Cucina Rustica's trademark, a comfortable, atmospheric Italian restaurant popular with both locals and tourists visiting this vibrant city. Although modern and slick in its execution, the choice of deep earthy colours and moody lighting, tactile materials such as wood and stone and the addition of characterful contemporary art and healthy, verdant plants give Cucina Rustica that slight traditional feel suggested by its name and a certain cosiness that gives it a home from home feel. Attention to detail is in every little touch here at Cucina Rustica, from the single rose placed on each table to the complementary olives produced on every guest's arrival. Equally, food is produced with great care, dishes traditionally Italian but done with flair and a certain amount of style, some unusual choices offered alongside classic favourites, all from the classic Italian cookbook and accompanied by a wide array of drinks.

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Booked 11 times today

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Additional information

  • Dining style

    Casual Elegant

  • Cuisines

    Italian

  • Hours of Operation

    Daily 12:00–22:00

  • Phone number

    0121 233 2277

  • Payment Options

    AMEX, Diners Club, MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress Code

    Smart Casual

  • Area

    Birmingham

  • Parking Details

    Street Parking

  • Public Transit

    Birmingham Snow Hill station

  • Additional

    Gluten-free Options, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Wheelchair Access, Wine

What 639 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

4.7
4.7 based on recent ratings
  • 4.7Food
  • 4.6Service
  • 4.5Ambience
  • 4.5Value

NoiseModerate

Loved For

  • Birmingham/West Midlands

    Notable Wine List

  • Birmingham/West Midlands

    Romance

  • Birmingham

    Best Overall

  • Birmingham

    Best Value

  • Birmingham

    Romance

  • Birmingham

    Special Occasions

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  1. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Hertfordshire

    3 reviews

    4.0

    3 reviews

    Dined 1 day ago

    overall4food4service4ambience4

    This is a lovely out of the way place for dinner. Service was fast and they were able to recommend a lovely red wine. Food was excellent - we had the spaghetti carbonara and bolognaise, but overall the menu had a great selection. You also get complimentary bread and olives to the table. Would recommend!

  2. RM

    RobM

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 3 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience4

    I had lunch wih two fiends and it was great. The meal and service was lovely.

  3. MD

    MarkD

    Birmingham

    14 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    14 reviews

    Dined 7 days ago

    overall4food4service4ambience5

    Good food, great ambience. Will certainly return!

  4. IG

    IanG

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 14 June 2022

    overall5food5service4ambience4

    We had a great night, having a meal before a concert, the food was excellent and good value.

  5. d

    david

    London

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 11 June 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    A fabulous Italian in a great location. Staff amazing and the evening was fabulous

  6. AA

    AlanA

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 10 June 2022

    overall5food4service5ambience5

    Great Service and really good food. Chicken Romanowas excellent

  7. NS

    NicolaS

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 8 June 2022

    overall4food4service4ambience4

    This is mine and my partners go to restaurant, easy menu good atmosphere and lovely food.

  8. DL

    DejanL

    New England

    7 reviews

    4.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on 5 June 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience4

    Had a good meal. The service was great and efficient. Would definitely come again.

  9. DF

    DavidF

    Birmingham

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 4 June 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    We had a really great time the food and drinks were very good and found the overall experience great value for money ,we will definitely be back

  10. D

    Dylant

    Gloucestershire

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 21 May 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    The staff were amazing, i wish i had caught the name of my waiter because he was so helpful. I took my vegetarian girlfriend and she was pleasantly surprised with the choice that was on offer, overall an amazing experience and has become a top date spot!

  11. RC

    RCtri

    Hertfordshire

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 21 May 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    A great restaurant. Everything we order was lovely especially the tournedo rossini steak. Good wine and service too.

  12. s

    stephenw

    Birmingham

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 21 May 2022

    overall4food5service4ambience4

    Good food nice ambience a great dinning experience

  13. SM

    StephenM

    Birmingham

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 20 May 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Fabulous meal in a lovely setting and atmosphere . Will be going back soon

  14. LH

    LouiseH

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 15 May 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Lovely food and service, we enjoyed the wild boar parcels, pollo Milanese, mushroom risotto and a seafood pasta dish with red and rose wines all fabulous

  15. AM

    AuntyM

    Birmingham

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 14 May 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience3

    Service is always very friendly and efficient. We visited at Saturday lunchtime on a sunny day so most people were sat outside. We were happy to sit inside as it was quieter and in shade. Food is always delicious with good portion sizes and good variety on the menu for a range of dietary requirements. Be warned, you probalby won't have room for 3 courses! Noise levels can get high when more than a few tables are in, so worth noting if visiting with elderly relatives. Always worth a visit!

  16. C

    Caldel

    Birmingham

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 13 May 2022

    overall4food3service4ambience1

    Food was ok. Noise was unbelievably loud. Couldn’t hear my partner talk.

  17. JK

    JazK

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 7 May 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience2

    Food was perfect, especially the starters. Service was great too, we were greeted with a friendly smile. Only reason I have scored ambience low is because I was very very cold. Maybe due to sitting opposite the main door. Thank you

  18. DB

    DavidB

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 7 May 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Both food and service where superb, would throughly recommend

  19. LG

    LynnG

    London

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on 7 May 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Had a really lovely lunch - excellent food wine and service ..would defiantly come again

  20. DT

    DavidT

    Birmingham

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 2 May 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    A really fantastic evening at culinary rustica. The food is delicious and notably superior to most Italian restaurants around and about. The staff are very professional and efficient but friendly and funny too. Nice atmosphere and elegant decor. A great night all round.

  21. I

    Indi

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 1 May 2022

    overall5food4service5ambience4

    decent food, great service, comfortable seating , highly recommend for romantic dinners

  22. ES

    EloisaS

    Shropshire

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 30 April 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Fantastic place and food would definitely recommend

  23. PN

    PaulN

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on 29 April 2022

    overall3food3service3ambience3

    Average dining experience. Didn't cope well with us asking to share a salad and to bring it to the table at the same time as some of us had starters, which delayed the mains arriving

  24. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 29 April 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Birthday celebration. No complaints everything was spot on

  25. NH

    NeiH

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 25 April 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience5

    Great food and excellent service at a reasonable price

  26. C

    Colin

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 23 April 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Great food, good value & a wide selection of vegetarian options. A nice atmosphere too

  27. CP

    ClaireP

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 23 April 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    We ate here for the first time on Saturday after a recommendation from a friend. We arrived very early but the staff were more than happy to seat us early. The variety on the menu was great and the food we ordered was outstanding. We’ll definitely eat there again.

  28. P

    Paul

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 22 April 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Really warm welcome. Food came out really quickly as we were early evening. I had the seafood special dish however loads of mussels bit disappointed only 2 King prawns.

  29. CR

    CraigR

    Warwickshire

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 21 April 2022

    overall4food5service4ambience4

    Very tasty food. Good sized portions and good value. Attentive service and a quality wine list means I would recommend and will happily eat here again.

  30. OP

    OwenP

    Birmingham

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 19 April 2022

    overall4food5service4ambience4

    Atmosphere was lovely. Really good place for an anniversary meal and the bill was much lower than me and my partner were expecting. We will definitely be back soon!

  31. LJ

    LadyJoJo

    Norfolk

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 17 April 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    A genuine Italian restaurant with great atmosphere and amazing food. The service was brilliant and even though they didn’t have a childrens menu they accommodated us by offering smaller portions for our daughter.

  32. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Dallas

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 16 April 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Food and service was amazing

  33. M

    Mo56

    Birmingham

    9 reviews

    5.0

    9 reviews

    Dined on 14 April 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Lovely little find in the Jewellery Quarter. Friendly staff & delightful setting. Food was delicious & menu had more unusual offerings. Will definitely be back.

  34. T

    Thehonesttraveler

    London

    4 reviews

    4.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on 9 April 2022

    overall4food4service4ambience4

    Nice and cosy atmosphere

  35. JE

    JulietE

    Birmingham

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 9 April 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Love everything about this restaurant!! Attentive staff, lovely ambiance, quality food & good drink choices. Always a service WELL done. Thanks & see you again soon xx

  36. R

    Rich

    Birmingham

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 9 April 2022

    overall4food5service2ambience4

    Waiter just went through the motion no personality didn't ask how our meals was or have any interaction with us. The food was fantastic though 😋

  37. R

    Ribena

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 9 April 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Booked a lunchtime table for two at Cucina Rustica for my husbands pre-60th birthday celebration. It was perfect. The staff were attentive without being intrusive and the food was delicious. The ambience and surroundings were calm and relaxing for a Saturday lunch. We will certainly return and would totally recommend.

  38. d

    damianqf

    Dublin

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 7 April 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience5

    A most enjoyable meal at Cucina, one of us had the wild boar which was excellent, wine was very good too the only slight fault was that one of us had the lasagna which was mediocre. would dine there again when visiting Birmingham

  39. NB

    NeilB

    Birmingham

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 7 April 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    As a group of 5, we had a fantastic meal with great service in a lovely restaurant. Despite to 2 large party bookings going at the same time, there was no noise from these as they were in the other side of the L shaped restaurant. There was no impact on quality or speed or service which were both fantastic. I can thoroughly recommend this restaurant and will be returning in the future.

  40. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Birmingham

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 3 April 2022

    overall5food4service5ambience5

    Very good service and the food is amazing, very generous portions and reasonably priced for where it is located.

Safety precautions

  • Cleaning & sanitising

    • Surfaces sanitised between seatings
    • Digital, disposable or sanitised menu provided
    • Common areas deep-cleaned daily
    • Sanitiser or wipes provided for customers
    • Contactless payment available
  • Physical distancing

    • Limited number of seated diners
    • Distancing maintained in common areas
    • Extra space between tables
  • Protective equipment

    • Waiting staff wear masks
  • Screening

    • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace

FAQs

Cucina Rustica Birmingham does offer delivery in partnership with Deliveroo.

Cucina Rustica Birmingham is rated 4.7 stars by 639 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

Make a booking

2 people

June 2022
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Booked 11 times today

Order delivery or takeout

Delivery

  • Logo image for Deliveroo
Google Map for Cucina Rustica Birmingham

24 Ludgate Hill Birmingham, B3 1DX

Additional information

  • Area

    Birmingham

  • Hours of Operation

    Daily 12:00–22:00

  • Cuisines

    Italian

  • Dining style

    Casual Elegant

  • Dress Code

    Smart Casual

  • Parking Details

    Street Parking

  • Public Transit

    Birmingham Snow Hill station

  • Payment Options

    AMEX, Diners Club, MasterCard, Visa

  • Additional

    Gluten-free Options, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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