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La Romantica

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9 High Street, Rayleigh SS6 7EW, England
+44 1268 771512
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Leigh-on Sea, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My son treated my husband I for Mothers day, it was very busy, nowhere to sit if you happened to be a little early. The tables were were set vey close together but despite the amount of diners the service was prompt and friendly. The menu was a set one at £29.95 per person although they did offer various other... More 

Thank barbara s
Rochford, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I suspect this restaurant hasn't changed much in 30 years and still serves up trusted family faves like prawn cocktail. Food is fresh and clean but menu seriously needs an overhaul.

Thank clare-helenN
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Popped into our favourite Italian restaurant Sunday in the hope they may have a table for us. They did! Had a lovely starter & main plus wine - all very tasty. Couldn't fault the roast beef with all the trimmings, so tender & tasty! The team all were fantastic & to time out to chat to us! It's a brilliant... More 

1 Thank BeresfordChapman
Leigh-on Sea, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Marco and all the staff helped us to have a fantastic celebratory evening for my nephew's 18th Birthday. There were 16 of us in total ranging in age from under 1 to over 70 and the staff could not have been more helpful in ensuring everyone was comfortable and had everything they needed for the entire evening. The menu catered... More 

2 Thank AJC80123
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18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Been to this Restaurant twice, both times had a lovely meal always cook to perfection and well presented, with very friendly staff who go that extra yard .

2 Thank alansparks
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34 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Have lived in Rayleigh for 10 years now, and for some reason never been to this restaurant. I made a resolution that we would try it out this year. I certainly was not disappointed. Atmosphere was amazing, the place was buzzing. All staff were so friendly and made a point of chatting with you at your table, which I feel... More 

1 Thank theboysmum
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

What an amazing meal. Staff were friendly. Our 1st visit here was 18years ago! Still as good. Definitely coming back. A night to remember for a couple that don't get to go out often (had to cancel previous night as husband had to work late). Thank you to all the staff that made our night special. Xx

1 Thank Shell D
Basildon, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2017

I have visited this restaurant periodically for 40 years (can it be that long?!) and had never been disappointed but I thought we were expecting a lot. My partner and I dined here on a cold Sunday evening in January, without having booked. The staff were friendly and attentive, the food was freshly prepared and piping hot (just what we... More 

2 Thank SteveEssex2014
Yesiluzumlu, Turkey
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2017

I returned to this fabulously family run restaurant by sheer chance when visiting a friend - it was run by Marco's father back then and his tradition for a warm greeting, great service has not changed one bit and thankfully has been carried on from father to son. In fact it was so good we brought 8 more friends the... More 

1 Thank 146beeh
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

Great evening at a lovely Italian restaurant. Large menu with good range of specials. Did not have typically Italian meal but instead opted for fish from special menu! Fabulous skate wing, beautifully cooked . Sadly had no room to try one of the gorgeous sounding desserts. Would love to return to this friendly place.

1 Thank AJ3124

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9 High Street, Rayleigh SS6 7EW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Rayleigh
  • Phone Number: +44 1268 771512

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?