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Our menu offers a diverse range of authentic rustic Italian dishes, using locally sourced fresh produce. We take pride in serving our famously known Mussels Meniere and King Prawns Florida as well as our homemade Italian pie, just like Mama used to make! Try one of our specialities of the house Grilled Whole Rack of English Lamb served with a honey, rosemary and mint jus, or Spaghetti Marinara, all served with a free selection of seasonal vegetables.
Marco the director of Mamma's Romantica welcomes you to Rayleigh’s oldest independent serving Italian Restaurant. Established in 1976 this family run Italian restaurant’s motto of “ Let Our Family Look After Yours” is complemented by our continuous 5 Star Health & Hygiene Award. Our Grade II listed building is situated in the charming historic High Street, overlooked by Holy Trinity Church with its 15th Century tower and delightful grounds.
Mamma's Romantica is renowned for its warm welcome and reasonably priced a La Carte Menu, alongside its competitive Set Menus starting at £12.95 and Sunday Lunch choices with home-made Yorkshire puddings from £10.95. This 60 seated restaurant is the perfect venue for couples, families and parties who are looking for that traditional Italian ambiance. Silver serviced by experienced waiting staff, this ideal setting caters for birthdays, weddings and private hire.