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Review of A Cena

A Cena
Ranked #16 of 212 Restaurants in Twickenham
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$13 - US$66
Cuisines: Italian
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romantic
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Transit: Richmond Station or St Margarets Station
Description: A Cena restaurant is located just over the Richmond Bridge in East Twickenham. A fantastic local italian restaurant set in a warm, friendly, elegant but relaxed atmosphere with a menu that constantly changes to suit the changing seasons and ensuring only the freshest and best ingredients go into our dishes. The wine list is superb ranging from small, modest Italian Vineyards to some of the great names and vintages. A Cena means "at dinner" and is pronounced "Ah Chenna"
Reviewed 8 June 2014

Went there for lunch on a recommendation. We were the only diners. The first two wines we asked for were both out of stock. I have never encountered this at a restaurant. The food is smart Italian and we had to trawl the menu hard to find dishes that appealed. The food was well prepared and cooked when it arrived. If you eat a la carte as we did it is not cheap. Altogether it was a disappointing experience. It may be better in the evening.

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Reviewed 3 June 2014

This is a lovely room, spacious and decorated in dark and cream colours which work well. There are fresh flowers and a genuine welcome. The food is delicious and bountiful ..... Lord only knows how much reviewers who have complained previously about portion size actually expect. We went with old friends who live locally and enjoyed scampi fritti, rocket salad, hake (amazing), lamb and veal. Service was excellent and this should really be a 4.5 review......

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Thank Spadge55
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Reviewed 22 May 2014

A cosy looking Italian. Starter of spicy prawns was delicious and generous. The wine recommended by the waiter was nice and good value. Main course of veal and salad was also nice though to my large appetite a little small. Overall very nice and would return

Thank Patrick_the_Wise
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Reviewed 22 May 2014 via mobile

Mains good quite small portions but well prepared and good flavour. Drinks and wine expensive vegetables need as extras so overall quite pricey

Thank terry j
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Reviewed 13 May 2014

As you walk into this cozy, hidden Italian gem you know immediately you've made the right choice! Not only is the lighting perfect (ladies!!) the old black and white photos on the walls tell the history of the restaurant and the family who run it. The food is AMAZING and the portions are extremely generous. The staff are friendly and the atmosphere was so welcoming. If you're after really tasty food and don't like generic menus with a thousand options...go here!
Book ahead though.

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Thank Good_Food_Only_pleas
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