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4.8 /6 Excellent 69 Reviews

Lucias Italian Kitchen

Yarm Italian £££ +100
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About Lucias Italian Kitchen

Located on Yarm’s High Street, Lucia’s Italian Kitchen draws in aficionados of Italian cuisine from all over the Stockton-on-Tees area. Whether its for a casual lunch or a special evening meal, this charming Italian restaurant is the perfect choice, with its stylish decor and cosy ambience creating the perfect setting for any occasion. To guarantee a table at Lucia’s Italian Kitchen, making a reservation in advance is recommended.

Opening Hours

  • Monday 12:00 - 14:00, 17:00 - 21:00
  • Tuesday 12:00 - 14:00, 17:00 - 21:30
  • Wednesday 12:00 - 14:00, 17:00 - 21:30
  • Thursday 12:00 - 14:00, 17:00 - 21:30
  • Friday 12:00 - 14:00, 17:00 - 22:00
  • Saturday 12:00 - 22:00
  • Sunday 12:00 - 21:00
Lucias Italian Kitchen, 44 High Street, TS15 9AE Stockton-on-Tees

Further Information

Run by Italians, you know the cuisine served up at Lucia’s Italian Kitchen is going to be the real deal. Start off in true Italian style by sharing some antipasti like the Uovo al Vino Rosso (duck egg poached in a spiced Italian red wine served with toasted brioche, sautéed spinach, parma ham and dressed rocket) or the Pate Di Fegati Di Pollo (chicken liver parfait with red onion marmalade, toasted bread and dressed rocket), before moving on to the main affair.

From classic pastas like penne carbonara, to authentic Italian pizzas with a variety of mouthwatering toppings, as well as an array of meat and seafood dishes, there’s something to suit all tastes and occasions on the menu at Lucia’s Italian Kitchen. We recommend the pollo ripieno (chicken breast stuffed with garlic butter and parsley, smothered in a blue cheese and cream sauce and served with pan fried leek and pancetta). Finish off with some homemade tiramisu - bellissimo! For a superlative Italian dining experience in the Stockton-on-Tees area, book a table at Lucia’s Italian Kitchen on Yarm’s High Street.

CHEF'S CHOICE

69 Reviews

4.8 /6 Excellent 69 Reviews
Waiting Time: short
Noise: quiet
Service: friendly
Quality/Price: cheap
Food: delicious
Atmosphere: entertaining
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1 review so far 6
16.07.2017 13:37

The restaurant was not as busy as usual so the service on this occasion was excellent. Food was fine and a good night was had by all.

3 reviews so far 6
05.06.2017 20:40

Very good service, lovely food, great atmosphere even though not many people in, great music and fantastic pink mojito, great evening to end my birthday

4 reviews so far 6
13.05.2017 08:18

Lovely atmosphere always at this restaurant. The service and welcome always makes it a pleasant visit and the food is always excellent, have never been able to fault it.

4 reviews so far 6
08.05.2017 11:04

Always a lovely welcome. Excellent food, friendly service and chilled atmosphere. Never had a bad visit yet. Even at its busiest this restaurant never fails. Love it.

1 review so far 4
16.02.2017 09:53

A few things not on the menu - it was a quiet Sunday so I get why certain produce not in stock. Staff very helpful and the kids pizzas were nice. Pasta had by adults was okay and nothing overly special. Starters were also okay - olives seemed like they were supermarket tinned ones - admittedly olives were not a starter option (they happily gave us as a starter option) so perhaps an ingredient for dishes therefore no need to be posh ones, calamari and bruscheta was again nice. All in all a good standard of food and good service.

2 reviews so far 6
23.04.2017 14:54

A lovely place to eat, we had the teatime special - 3 courses for £12.95 and we thought as it was a deal the portions would be smaller than normal however this was not the case. We loved every part of our meal, service was prompt and attentive without being too overbearing or feeling rushed. We will be going back.

1 review so far 4
11.03.2017 08:59

The food was excellent just a couple of small problems stopped us giving a maximum score. On arrival we were seated near a large very noisy party but the staff quickly moved us to a quieter part of the restaurant and when paying the bill the card machine did not work meaning I had to go outside to the local cash machine to get enough cash to pay the bill. Due to the card machine issue we left a smaller tip than we would normally give.

1 review so far 4
14.12.2016 18:20

The menu was restricted and needs more choice. They tried to add on a £15 service charge which was firstly excessive and secondly the service did not warrant it so we asked for this to be removed. Because of the way this had just been added to our bill, we did not even leave a tip out of principle. I thought that the restaurant was expensive in comparison to other restaurants in Yarm. The food was nice.

1 review so far 4
16.07.2017 23:20

We booked a table of two for 2045, arrived at the Restraunt on time and were told to get a drink as the table wasn't ready. We bought 2 drinks each and waited 30 minutes to be seated at the table. No apology given or complementary item. I was aware the restraunt was busy, but most frustrating when a couple that were a walk in got seated on a table before ourselves.

1 review so far 6
24.10.2016 23:19

Very good atmosphere. Staff very friendly and helpful. Food was excellent and very good value. Service from the waiters was excellent. This was one of the best restaurants I have been to in a long time and will be returning there again very soon.

1 review so far 6
11.12.2016 22:07

Food and service was excellent! Garlic mushrooms were gorgeous, chicken liver pate was great, but only 1 portion available. Lasagna was tasty, as was the risotto - which was full of big tender chunks of beef - & it was a huge portion!

1 review so far 6
26.11.2016 11:27

Lucia's has a lively atmosphere (especially near to Christmas), the food is very good and I would say good value for money. Our table was quite close to a noisy Christmas party but this did not detract from an enjoyable evening.

1 review so far 2
08.05.2017 12:49

The starters took 40 minutes to come out. The mains - chicken parmo was just lots of cheese and no chicken. The ribs had no meat on at all and for £16 it was not worth it and the person eating it gave up!. The grilled chicken was meant to have blue cheese sauce but they forgot which came out 10 minutes after. The service wasn't really with a smile and no apology for the wait. We were really disappointed as some of the guests were from 100s of miles away visiting and it was their first time trying the Middlesbrough Parmesan which was really poor. It was really hard to part with £160 to pay for something that wasn't nice.

2 reviews so far 5
17.04.2017 07:28

Very good. Service was spot on and the food a big improvement on last time. Restored my faith in Lucia's as my last experience wasn't great. Bit noisy though, and is there really any need to have the BBC News on big screens?

1 review so far 6
22.02.2017 08:39

Fantastic food, great choice and excellent service even on a very busy Saturday early evening. We had the anti pasti to start & I had Seabass which was beautifully cooked. Too full for desert! 👍😄

1 review so far 1
27.03.2017 09:19

Steak was the fattiest piece of meat I have ever been served. It was like cutting rubber with a blunt cartoon knife, I physically couldn't cut it never mind eat it. Complete waste of time and effort. Initially I was offered a complimentary glass of wine to compensate the £25.50 (including £2.50 bland blue cheese sauce) to which I refused, requesting that I would rather not pay for something that I cannot eat. The only positive was that the polite waitress Kindly removed the whole meal from the final bill without any fuss. Other food ordered was pretty average. - Parmo chicken was very thick - they obviously don't make calzone very often - chips were very greasy and soggy - warm chocolate fudge cake was cold Positives: - the fish looked nice - friendly staff All in all. I don't think much of the food is cooked to order and if it's busy the kitchen staff struggle. If you have an unfussy dog at home, then you should have a decent portion to bag up and take with you. Our dog is a bit of a snob though and would probably take it to the garden and bury it.

1 review so far 5
27.03.2017 12:56

I had a medium rare steak which was very nice my wife had a well done steak which she said was very nice and my son had the chicken Parmesan which looked really nice but had very little taste

1 review so far 2
27.02.2017 12:05

I have visited Lucia's several times, each time meal has been great. Unfortunately this time we waited 45minutes for our meal after ordering, atmosphere was great, staff very friendly but when our meal arrived my meal did not seem to all go together, I ordered the lamb which came with potatoes, asparagus, cous cous and a light gravy. The lamb was very fatty which I know that lamb can be, but stated on the menu as 'lamb rump'. I really love Lucia's but feel this needs to be addressed due to having such great previous experiences.

1 review so far 5
19.11.2016 15:38

excellent atmosphere, food good and friendly efficient service, But house white (pinot grigio) a rip off at just under £19 and chunky chips weren't chunky and under cooked. Rest of the served food was well presented and tasty.

1 review so far 5
11.04.2017 08:59

Pleasant atmosphere and good service. Our first visit at Lucias and I've got to say I really enjoyed it. The food was nice and it was reasonably priced. We will be paying a visit back to Lucias soon.

1 review so far 6
12.03.2017 08:32

Lovely meal and atmosphere. Even though it was extremely busy staff were very attentive. We had the tea time special, making it a great value evening. Will definitely return.

1 review so far 6
16.03.2017 11:54

The restaurant itself was really beautiful and had such a lovely atmosphere. The food was lovely and the staff were really friendly, would definitely recommend this place to anyone.

1 review so far 6
22.01.2017 16:08

Excellent service. The reminder was good. The choice on the menu as good. The food was excellent. The staff were friendly and helpful. The gluten free options were good

1 review so far 6
13.02.2017 12:16

we had an excellent time food was great, service excellent, good value for money, great atmosphere, in my opinion the best restaurant in Yarm all in all top notch.

3 reviews so far 6
30.04.2017 09:22

Great location, great atmosphere. Food was excellent, service was excellent, couldn't fault them, great Birthday treat, even with free Lemoncello at the end because it was my birthday

1 review so far 6
27.10.2016 19:21

The food was great and I couldn't fault the service, our needs were met in good time and we left extremely happy. I Would definitely recommend to friends.

1 review so far 6
01.01.2017 15:33

We had a lovely meal at Lucia's on New years, food was fab and cocktails were great too! Staff were friendly and we couldn't fault anything!

1 review so far 6
18.04.2017 08:52

Lovely atmosphere, polite and helpful staff, great food. Either quiet or busy, Lucia's has a spacious and relaxed and welcoming feel. Can't wait to visit again.

1 review so far 6
03.04.2017 21:51

Food was absolutely gorgeous and staff where friendly and cheerful. Would definitely recommend. 2 courses between 5-6.30pm was brilliant value for money. See you again soon!

1 review so far 6
22.03.2017 16:32

Love it here, we try to make sure we come atleast once a week, food is always perfect and the staff are aswell, keep it up

1 review so far 6
06.02.2017 20:47

We have been to Lucias kitchen a number of times,the food is always excellent and very good value for money. We would highly recommend this restaurant.

2 reviews so far 6
14.01.2017 20:28

Great atmosphere, friendly and helpful staff. Food was gorgeous and an excellent price and the cocktails were so nice especially the pink mojito. Would definitely recommend

1 review so far 6
31.12.2016 22:21

Nothing better than an early tea at Lucia's with the kids. Our favourite place to eat. Always great food. Always a lovely atmosphere. Thanks Lucia's 👍🏻

1 review so far 6
26.11.2016 23:31

EXCELLENT FOOD, AS USUAL GREAT SERVICE AND PRICES VERY REASONABLE. HAVE BEEN HERE SEVERAL TIMES AND HAVE NEVER HAD ANY COMPLAINTS. WILL BE BACK AGAIN SOON.

1 review so far 6
19.01.2017 07:32

Lucias had really lovely food,the staff were very attentive and the venue has a great atmosphere. Everything was very well priced and came out promptly.

1 review so far 6
06.11.2016 18:44

Lovely meal with family. Great food, I had the carbonara ,lovely attentive friendly staff. Recommend the Italian nut job cocktail gorgeous. Will definitely go again

1 review so far 6
10.12.2016 08:23

Fabulous atmosphere, excellent food, friendly staff.....a perfect recipe for a great night. I would recommend this place to anyone, and can't wait to return again.

1 review so far 6
04.01.2017 09:23

Lovely well cooked food. Good choice. Great service. Value for money. Nice lively atmosphere and friendly staff. Limencello martini cocktail was absolutely delicious. Definitely recommend.

1 review so far 6
19.02.2017 22:50

Lovely meal, and very friendly and attentive service!! Varied menu, including pastas, pizzas and some lovely a la carte options! Would highly recommend a visit.

3 reviews so far 6
16.02.2017 19:53

enjoyable catch up with a friend, food excellent as always, staff friendly and attentive, lovely place all round will definitely be back and will recommend

1 review so far 6
06.11.2016 19:49

Excellent food and service. Everyone was very helpful especially with our 2 year old. Food was excellent in quantity and quality.would definnately return to restaurant

1 review so far 5
26.03.2017 19:05

Excellent food and friendly staff! Thoroughly enjoyed celebrating Mother's Day there. Reasonably priced and booking made easy by online facilities. Highly recommend especially to families with young children!!

1 review so far 5
06.05.2017 09:22

The food was good as was the service. It was a little too loud to carry on a conversation, but everyone was having fun so that was okay.

1 review so far 4
02.06.2017 00:16

Food was delicious. Service was a little bit slow due to a shortage of staff. The lady that served us was rushed off her feet as she was looking after the full restaurant by herself.

1 review so far 5
22.01.2017 21:45

The food was absolutely delicious and the staff were brilliant, very willing to help and attentive. Booking a table was easy, even on a busy Saturday evening

3 reviews so far 5
25.02.2017 07:17

Everyone who went enjoyed the food and friendly staff. Sea bass lovely and fiery Pizza red hot with nice Patmos. No qualms about a revisit 👍

1 review so far 5
06.07.2017 21:09

This is a lovely restaurant, good food, good service and the teatime special is really good value. I would recommend without hesitation for a celebration etc.

2 reviews so far 4
05.06.2017 17:46

Good service and lovely food. The staff here are great, nothing is too much trouble even though they are very busy at times. The food is reasonably priced. We will be back.

1 review so far 5
19.06.2017 09:43

Pleasant environment and friendly service, with excellent food - just too much too eat! A varied menu and we'd certainly go again for Sunday lunch.

1 review so far 5
19.03.2017 07:55

Lovely food and very friendly staff. Although it was busy, the service was excellent and we didn't wait very long for our food to arrive.