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La Romantica

9 High Street, Rayleigh SS6 7EW, England
+44 1268 771512
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good17%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“veal” (8 reviews)
“tiramisu” (7 reviews)
“sea bass” (7 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
9 High Street, Rayleigh SS6 7EW, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We visited La Romantica today for Sunday Lunch. We plumped for the Set Lunch Menu which had tonnes of choice that also included two Sunday Roast dinner options. Our starters were great - homemade Leek and Potato Soup and Chicken Liver Pate with Chutney and...More

1  Thank nriches
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A family celebration so we chose to eat here. This place never disappoints. Great friendly environment, staff are great & attentive. Our food was very tasty & well presented with no time delays. Eating out in Rayleigh, give this place a go. Thumbs up A*

1  Thank DelC123
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Probably one of if not the best meal I have ever had. Packed restaurant yet the meals came out quickly and without any dramas. Perfectly cooked steaks all round. Excellent portion sizes. Will be back again very very soon.

1  Thank Sarah C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited with friends on Saturday, we all made different menu choices; 2 vegetarians & 2 meat eaters. All dishes were perfect: fresh, tasty & hot, my friend said the mushroom risotto was the best she’d ever had. As always the staff were welcoming, attentive and...More

1  Thank Rhian238
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Booked this last minute for a romantic evening. Echo a majority of the reviews here, it’s a lovely place and the food was fantastic. Very large portions as well. The steak Diane was lovely. Seen a couple of people mention the closeness of the tables...More

1  Thank EdwardCatflap
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I visited La Romantica for the first time last night. We were really impressed and will certainly be returning again. From the minute we arrived we were made to feel welcome and despite being very busy, were given a choice of table...More

1  Thank Helen B
Reviewed 12 October 2018

My sister and I booked this restaurant as a surprise for my mums 80th birthday party what a great night we had There were 36 of us in all I’ve never been here before but will defiantly return The food was amazing staff very attentive...More

1  Thank juliegoodge
Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

I haven’t been here for many years and from what I can remember it was very small and with a party of over 30, I thought it might be slightly tight! However, I was very surprised when I walked in. We had the set meal...More

1  Thank 393grantw
Reviewed 3 October 2018

Treated my friend to a meal out after a hard day moving house. The staff were most accommodating and very kind and cheerful. The starters were lovely. Good portions too on a good size plate. The mains were even better. Well seasoned and good quality...More

3  Thank Tracy S
Reviewed 20 September 2018

My Mum treated my husband and myself to a meal at La Romantica for our 40th anniversary and the food and service were excellent. We all had a starter and a main course. My husband chose from the specials of the day and had soft...More

3  Thank sharon S
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Julie A
11 March 2018|
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Response from s0uthy61 | Reviewed this property |
We have never been for this event but the staff are very friendly just give them a call.
11 February 2018|
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Response from Greenanimal | Reviewed this property |
im sure there was a list of wines on the menu but i did see lots of different wines behind the bar. lovely food
5 January 2018|
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Response from Pam W | Reviewed this property |
from 5pm you can do a walk in that early
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9 High Street, Rayleigh SS6 7EW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Rayleigh
  • Phone Number: +44 1268 771512
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