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Simply Italian

55 High Street, Rochester ME1 1LN, England
+44 1634 408077
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good28%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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“pizza” (67 reviews)
“polpette” (6 reviews)
“meatballs” (6 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
55 High Street, Rochester ME1 1LN, England
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1 - 10 of 542 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I frequently eat here both with my husband my sons and girlfriends. I am Italian and I can honestly say that the food is great and portions are generous. All staff are very friendly and welcoming. By far the best Italian in Rochester

Thank tillyregis
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A nice restaurant with consistently good food and service. We have been here numerous times over the years and never had a cause to complain so far. The staff are both friendly and helpful with a level of service you'd expect from a high street...More

Thank cgreen08
Reviewed 1 week ago

Another good meal and evening in simply Italian rochester . Service is generally prompt courteous and professional all at reasonable prices. I am English, my wife is Italian as are many of her friends and all have nothing but good things to say about their...More

Thank clivepuddy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had enjoyable evening service & food was good with a nice ambience..very accommodating we were downstairs but asked to moved upstairs which they did!

1  Thank NICOLA T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It seems that Rochester closes at 4pm on a Sunday. Stumbled starving into this restaurant. Lovely meal for four, good service and nice food. Good choice of pasta dishes and good pizza.

1  Thank stanmoreblokey
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Did not enjoy at all . Overrated food . Waiting staff never smiled . Portions are tiny and was expensive. There’s other Italian restaurants in Rochester that are far better . This is the bottom of the list

2  Thank Route16
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Great menu selection with some interesting specials . Staff are really helpful and great fun and the restaurant has a good atmosphere We went in the evening and had a great night out and would recommend this It's also in a nice location and plenty...More

1  Thank Jpbutton13
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

The pizzas and pastas are very good, fresh and well presented. The staff is friendly and efficient. An excellent and better alternative to "industrial" Italian restaurants.

Thank Florence R
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Me and my friend go for a meal out once a month so this month we decided simply Italian go in seemed very polite and welcoming the manger we suppose it was sat us in this corner right infront of the stairs we ordered our...More

Thank charlotte w
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Celebrated my dad's birthday here. Excellent meal at a relaxed pace! Staff friendly and helpful. Always busy so suggest booking in advance.

Thank skagirl68
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Nearby Attractions
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15 November 2016|
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Response from Simplymarc | Property representative |
Hello there just down from the castle and near the cathedral right in the centre! Hope to see u soon! Love and pizza
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 13 - USD 20
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 55 High Street, Rochester ME1 1LN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Rochester
  • Phone Number: +44 1634 408077
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