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Antica Roma

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12-14 North Street, Rochford, Southend-on-Sea SS4 1AB, England
+44 1702 544868
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good25%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (26 reviews)
“veal” (7 reviews)
“garlic bread” (12 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
££ - £££
12-14 North Street, Rochford, Southend-on-Sea SS4 1AB, England
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Reviewed 31 January 2016

We received a warm welcome on a cold blustery night. The menu looked inviting and we chose bruschetta and garlic bread for starters. Two of us had lobster and ricotta cheese pasta and one lasagne. All agreed they were delicious. My husband and I shared...More

Thank Patricia L
Reviewed 29 January 2016

A return visit, better than than the excellent 1st visit. A family celebration, party of 11 plus two babes in high chairs. Staff were very helpful, also very accommodating to the children and babes. Food was good and well prepared. Service fast despite being busy....More

1  Thank kellyrochford
Reviewed 18 January 2016

Had a evening out with my brother and wife who are both vegertarian and knowing they both liked Italian food decided to book restuarant at early notice. The restaurant was fully booked but said they would call me back which they did and arranged a...More

1  Thank David C
Reviewed 18 January 2016

I've been here several times, and it is always consistently great. they do an asparagus risotto that is fabulous. the beers are a little expensive but they are genuine Italian imports that I've never heard off, but taste devine.

Thank Phil B
Reviewed 8 January 2016

The restaurant is situated in the heart of old Rochford not far away from the local railway station and Southend airport.Its a nice and quiet atmosphere and one of the owners Benvenuto is a very courteous Sardinian gentleman.As a starter we had a nice Italian...More

Thank Enrico T
Reviewed 3 January 2016

Our first experience in this restaurant which reminded me of the little 1970's style cosy Italian restaurants! So don't expect a modern flash restaurant as it looks like a converted pub. I'm sure people come here for the amazing food, and it definitely doesn't disappoint!...More

Thank Diane J
Reviewed 1 January 2016

This is a cracking authentic Italian restaurant. I've been in on a couple of occasions and there have been Italians dining here which is surely affirmation that this place is serving decent traditional food. Based on my last visit I was tempted to give this...More

Thank lambownumber5
Reviewed 19 December 2015

Well, we have been to a lot of beautiful restaurants, but Antica Roma is right up there with the best. Firstly do not come if you like poncey, trending, look at me restaurants. DO come here if you want to experience true hearty fresh Italian...More

Thank Gerch84
Reviewed 17 December 2015

A busy night although by no means full, we arrived just before our allotted time to be met by at least five minutes of inattention. We had clearly been seen but staff were busy doing other things or talking to each other. We were finally...More

2  Thank Iain m
Reviewed 13 December 2015

We had a family meal on Saturday lunchtime to celebrate my wife's 60th (keep it quiet) birthday. We were a party of 24 plus a baby and I can honestly say that every person gave it a five star rating, the service for our large...More

Thank Jack W
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Linda w
19 October 2016|
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Response from Brian B | Reviewed this property |
Not sure if they have a set Sunday menu as we have always chosen from the main menu, which is excellent. We know they do takeaways, so they may well have a set menu. It's probably best to give them a call or look on their... More
20 July 2016|
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Response from kellyrochford | Reviewed this property |
The building was a pub, but it's not a pizza place it is a good restaurant that does sell some quality bottled beers as most good restaurants do. Not what you are looking for, I assume
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12-14 North Street, Rochford, Southend-on-Sea SS4 1AB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Southend-on-Sea  >  Rochford
  • Phone Number: +44 1702 544868
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