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“Hidden Gem”
Review of La Pizzeria

La Pizzeria
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$16 - US$25
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Restaurant details
Good for: Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Brunch, After-hours, Delivery, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Leigh-on Sea, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Hidden Gem”
Reviewed 8 July 2014

Hidden away on the London Road just past Chalkwell Park is this hidden gem. The owner is always attentive, the food is fresh, tasty and it was even commented by one of our group to serve the best Bolognese outside Bologna !! The pizzas are freshly handmade, pasta is amazing and price is very reasonable. We have been here a few times and if nothing changes we will continue to eat here as long as the restaurant is open. Would recommend to everyone, everyone we have pointed there leaves with the same opinion.

Visited February 2014
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English first
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“FOOD GLORIOUS FOOD YOU COULDN'T ASK FOR BETTER”
Reviewed 6 July 2014

Myself and three members of my family visited La Pizzeria for the third time on Saturday 4th July 2014, We usually pop in when we are going to the Cliffs Pavilion at Southend.

You are welcomed by Ricardo the restaurant owner who straight away makes you feel at home and very welcome. He is also key in the exercise of helping you select you choice of meal which I was grateful for as I am so indecisive, there is plenty of choice and all very inviting.

We all had different meals and two of them were designed to fit our choice as we are vegetarian, nothing is too much trouble here.

As usual we were not disappointed, the food is gorgeous and the portions huge, if you can't eat it all in one go ask for a doggy bag to take away with you.

Dessert time and again lots to choose from two of the choices were made by Ricardo, we decided to give these a go and they were delightful but again so big, I wish we had asked for a smaller portion!

Take yourself along and see for yourself, you will definitely return. Enjoy!

  • Visited June 2014
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2 Thank karen b
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Purley, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Gorgeous authentic food :-)”
Reviewed 5 July 2014 via mobile

Me and fiancé visited la pizzeria this evening and the food was delicious! It's the second time we've been and will definitely be returning! It is a small restaurant but that does give it a cosy atmosphere. The location isn't great but the food is fantastic definitely worth a visit!

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Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“wonderful meal”
Reviewed 1 July 2014

The pizza i had was the best i have eaten in years.Myself and friends went for lunch and thoroughly enjoyed the experience.

  • Visited June 2014
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2 Thank steven w w w
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Chigwell, United Kingdom
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128 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 161 helpful votes
“A piece of Italy.”
Reviewed 30 June 2014

We have eaten here on two occasions before going onto Cliffs Pavillion. It is a lovely small, genuine Italian restaurant. I would give it 5 stars if it were not for the lack of parking. We were dropped off and then got a taxi to the theatre. The owner is sincere and a great chef. Enjoy!

  • Visited April 2014
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