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A Cena

418 Richmond Road, Twickenham TW1 2EB, England
+44 20 8288 0108
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Overview
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good24%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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CUISINES
Italian, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
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Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
418 Richmond Road, Twickenham TW1 2EB, England
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1 - 10 of 238 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Sunday lunch made really special by great welcome and great care with a delicious meal catering inventively for dietary needs. An imminent return plan says it all!

Thank Frank1927
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

4 lovely course, each was lovely, quality ingredients with excellent presentation, a little pricey but well worth it, the service was tentative and unobtrusive. The setting was beautiful, and the evening went well.

Thank Kristian H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This used to be a favourite of ours, but very hit and miss these days. Shoehorned into a table for two, squeezed next to a table of six whilst 90% of restaurant remained empty. In fairness it did fill up in time,I don't know why...More

Thank mdp1
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I ate here 4 times in March and April so clearly enjoy it! I'm going again next week as there are always new dishes to look forward to. My partner recently had sardines as a starter and proclaimed them to be best best starter he's...More

Thank Oystersandchampagne
Reviewed 26 April 2017

limited menu, no Pizza or Carbonara, The Bruschetta was served burnt beneath a mask of crumbly cheese and a not so Italian grape garnish, Also not so Italian was the chicken and peas for a starter. Spaghetti was greasy and salty served, over powered by...More

Thank Paul P
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Met friends for dinner on Saturday evening. Restaurant was full and a nice ambience, a little low background music would have been nice. Service good, discreet but attentive. Food was very good but portions probably smaller than we would have liked. I had the liver...More

Thank isotilly
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Booked for dinner, had a late seating and were greeted by a very full restaurant. Service & food were ok. We both had a cocktail to start followed by starters, mains & desserts with a bottle of wine. The starters were both nice. Steak main...More

Thank Emh414
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

I was taken to A Cena for a birthday meal last week. We couldn't fault a thing. Both the food and the service were excellent. I would definitely recommend this restaurant!

Thank triciamac52
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

Visited on a friends recommendation for my wife's birthday. Put into the seat in the bay window...such a shame....we were pretty much ignored the whole evening. The only time we got any service was when we made it really clear...spent half the evening with an...More

2  Thank LeonyG
Reviewed 27 February 2017

We were this last Saturday after a long absence from this restaurant. It is still the same, good, honest and consistent. True Italian food, cooked to its very best. Restricted menu but always extremely fresh produce. Good ambience, friendly and professional service. What else to...More

Thank Regina B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 13 - USD 63
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 14:00
Monday
18:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
Wednesday
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
Thursday
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
Friday
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
Saturday
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 418 Richmond Road, Twickenham TW1 2EB, England
  • Public Transportation: Richmond Station or St Margarets Station
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater London  >  Twickenham
  • Phone Number: +44 20 8288 0108
  • E-mail
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"
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