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Simply Italian

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23 High Street, Battle TN33 0EA, England
+44 1424 772100
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29 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

went here for a pizza after visiting the abbey and battle field, I'm not usually a big pizza fan tut my son wanted to go. In reality one of the best pizzas I have had really nicely made and much better than your usual 'chain' fare and well priced

1 Thank Peteyz Z
East Sussex
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51 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have been eating at SI Battle ever since it opened many, many years ago. During that time the restaurant has had a succession of wonderful Italian and Czech staff who became our friends over time. More recently staff changes have resulted in the place becoming a little less welcoming although my wife and I still pop in now and... More 

2 Thank Garry M
Simplymarc, Owner at Simply Italian, responded to this review

Dear Garry I'm so sorry to read your review and following our exchange of emails I checked with my family team and that evening that side of the restaraunt by the kitchen was set up for the evening bookings. So we kept the other side for walk ins! Salvatore who u know very well was on a break and Imma... More 

London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Popped into battle for an evening meal with my hubby we were made to feel so very welcome with a huge welcoming smile the waiters were very attentive and the food amazing will definitely be popping back with the rest of family

Thank samwootton85
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very good friendly service, excellent food,very reasonable priced we had a great night. Atmosphere was very warm a welcoming would recommend. Family friendly.

Thank Rick L
Hastings, United Kingdom
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184 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A year on and many visits later , Salvatore and his staff still giving first class service and very good coffee. It,s always reassuring to know that you will get a happy ,friendly welcome good service and when we have eaten the food has always been good. Thanks Salvatore for another year of smiles and laughter , not to mention... More 

Thank tony b
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Had a lovely, reasonably priced lunch after visiting nearby Battle Abbey. Between our group we had a pizza, calzone and a chicken dish. Everything very tasty and good friendly service.

Thank RosieMCJ
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Pizza was really good, they make from scratch and it was cooked perfectly, even created a pizza with the toppings I wanted.. fresh ingredients no grease, one of the best pizzas I've eaten, everyone enjoyed the food, and the service was amazing.. A++! Will be eating their again next time I am in battle.

Thank Jimmy C
Simplymarc, Owner at Simply Italian, responded to this review

Dearest Jimmy Thanks so much for your review! Yes we make our own fresh dough using one the very best Italian 00 flours together with great homemade pizza sauce (best pelati + basil + a bit of salt + olive oil) together with our fior di latte mozzarella direct from Naples its SIMPLE FOOD SERVED WITH A SMILE at great... More 

London, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

During school half term week we were staying in Sedlescombe and popped down the road for dinner at this lovely Italian. The food was delicious and the staff friendly and helpful. I had a vegan Calzone which was divine and my wife had a pasta dish which she loved. Would come again anytime!

Thank saru_che
Simplymarc, Owner at Simply Italian, responded to this review

Carissima saru Grazieeeeeeee so much for your lovely review! It's great to see that visitors to our lovely area really appreciate what we do! We are all about SIMPLE FOOD SERVED WITH A SMILE at great prices! We don't do style over substance which is the way for so many places these days! We really care that our guests enjoy... More 

Battle, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

Late home - too late and tired to cook so family (kids) choice to go Italian. Has been quite a few months since we been to SI as last time we felt the food etc was becoming a bit boring and very 'same'y"..... A shame as we are locals ....my how things have changed -new decor -new menu and what... More 

Thank Gareth T
Simplymarc, Owner at Simply Italian, responded to this review

Ahh thanks for choosing us and for your lovely review that followed! Means the world to us that you really enjoyed it! Yep we have had a recent refurb! To a warmer more cozy trattoria feel and we have a new motto SIMPLE FOOD SERVED WITH A SMILE, our chef has been with us sometime! I just think we are... More 

Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

We stayed at the George hotel for the weekend and this restaurant is conveniently located within the hotel. Our first night we arrived quite late so didn't really have time to explore the high street for places to eat so we went for the simply Italian. My husband had the traditional spaghetti bolognese, I had the salmon and prawn salad... More 

1 Thank lornienjames
Simplymarc, Owner at Simply Italian, responded to this review

Dear lornie and James Thanks for your kind review of my trattoria in battle. So sorry to feel you wouldn't rush back to come and try us again. I understand you may have found our service too attentive but if it was late I'm sure it wasn't too busy and you had the full attention of my family team x... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 41 - USD 41
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 23 High Street, Battle TN33 0EA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Battle
  • Phone Number: +44 1424 772100

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