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44 Portland Road, Worthing BN11 1QN, England
+44 1903 366160
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good22%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (29 reviews)
“pasta” (16 reviews)
“puttanesca” (4 reviews)
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Italian, Mediterranean, European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
44 Portland Road, Worthing BN11 1QN, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This was the last of the independent Italian restaurants in Worthing on our list to visit. It has a lovely welcoming atmosphere and although the kitchen is in the restaurant there are no cooking smells. It frankly pays to study the menu on line before...More

1  Thank 150timn
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Super lunch. Excellent food. Wide choice of food & drinks. Very welcoming service. Staff allowed the ten of us to pay individually.

Thank janetwalton
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Busy evening at the restaurant, nice atmosphere. I had the sausage pasta which I did not think was very flavoursome. Italian sausage can typically be full of flavour but this was finely ground in a rather generic base sauce and the whole effect was a...More

2  Thank 0bsidian
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It wasn’t by accident that my husband and I chose this delightful and authentic Italian restaurant for our Golden Wedding Party. The food was incredible, the wines delicious and the service quick, efficient and friendly. It’s such a joy when you discover a place that...More

1  Thank NickyCee
Marco R, Owner at Cucinetta, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

never as a rule respond, but you are such a lovely, genuine, fabulous couple! thank you!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Booked for a party of 11 to celebrate my husband's birthday. Very friendly and efficient service, excellent food and great wine list. Thank you to the team at Cucinetta for a lovely evening.

Thank Soozie-scuba
Reviewed October 11, 2018 via mobile

I had finished work late and found this on TripAdvisor as it was close to my hotel. It had great reviews and I wasn’t disappointed. I was sat in front of the cooking area and saw some great food being served. The antiopasto was tasty...More

Thank 110StuartN
Reviewed October 8, 2018 via mobile

Really good putanesca sauce, a great place for proper Italian in Worthing, We both had a lovely meal, would recommend.

Thank mrdowdeswell
Reviewed October 5, 2018

Went as a party of four and we were all very impressed with the food and the service. No complaints whatsoever. Would thoroughly recommend.

Thank salobrenaholidays
Reviewed September 29, 2018 via mobile

We often pop in to Cucinetta for brunch and lunch. The food is always good value and delicious. The staff are always friendly and welcoming as well. The week lunch deal for £8 in my opinion is well worth it- a range of options and...More

Thank Pips_M0
Reviewed September 22, 2018

Very friendly and welcoming from both the chef and the waitress. However I found the food to be rather bland. It is not a cheap menu so you would expect the food to be the best.Not so. Would not return to eat here.

Thank Higgins88
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Celia C
October 29, 2017|
Response from Sally D | Reviewed this property |
I used to love his fillet steaks too, but unfortunately he doesn’t do them here.
Jamie S
June 29, 2016|
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Response from the3mustgetbeers | Reviewed this property |
Not sure but we went quite late,about 11,got the impression it's all day on a Sunday as it shuts at 3
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$23
Brunch, Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 44 Portland Road, Worthing BN11 1QN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Sussex  >  Worthing
  • Phone Number: +44 1903 366160
  • E-mail
Informal Italian bistro
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