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Marco and the team at La Romantica welcomes you to Rayleigh’s oldest independent serving Italian restaurant. Established in 1969, this family run business has built its reputation with the motto “ Let Our Family Look After Yours” and has always enjoyed 5-Star Health & Hygiene ratings.

This Grade II listed building is situated in Rayleigh's charming historic High Street, overlooked by Holy Trinity Church with its 15th Century tower and delightful grounds.+6

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Our Restaurant

La Romantica is renowned for its warm welcome and authentic Italian cuisine. Our traditional à la carte menu is complemented by competitive set menus starting from £13.95, as well as Sunday Lunch choices with Yorkshire puddings from £16.95.

This 60-seat restaurant is the perfect venue for couples, families and parties looking for that traditional Italian ambiance. Silver serviced by experienced waiting staff, La Romantica caters for birthdays, weddings and private hire.

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La Romantica

9 High Street
Rayleigh, Essex SS6 7EW
Tel: 01268 771512

We are NOW OPEN ON MONDAYS including Bank Holidays.
Monday to Saturday: 5pm till late
Sunday: 12 noon till late