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Simply Italian

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55 High Street, Rochester ME1 1LN, England
+44 1634 408077
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Chatham, United Kingdom
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135 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This place has become our favourite when we infrequently visit Rochester. Went recently, I went completely off the menu & had penne arrabiata. Told that was no problem & sure enough a decent portion arrived a short while later together with my wife's chicken risotto. Both were fantastic. Staff have always been great & friendly.

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Thank tr7v8
Rochester, United Kingdom
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92 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent food and service Great place to eat Italian ! Very tasty and exceptional clean Restaurant 👍 A lovely place to eat 😀

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Thank KAREN B
Hitchin, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We recent ate here as a family of four, the food was generally good quality and there was more than just the usual pasta and pizza dishes that I was expecting. There were two vegetarians in the party and the spinach and ricotta pancakes were excellent. Also the starter of tuna fish cakes was very generous and tasty. The only... More 

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Thank Gill B
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our second visit to this place, and for the second time we loved it again, the food is lovely and the staff are engaging and friendly, we were so taken with the special apple tart that we took two pieces home. We will be back.

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Thank Hayley L
Rochester, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a great time here last year for a birthday with a zero at the end so decided on a return visit this year..... Relaxed atmosphere, great staff and very yummy food

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Thank Fiona S
Simplymarc, Owner at Simply Italian, responded to this review

Ahhhh that's so lovely to hear that you came back for yr return birthday visit! And so it's my turn to wish you a very happy birthday and as your review is number 500 you can have a meal for 2 on the house! Thanks again for your invaluable support of our family run business! Thanks to guests like you... More 

Kent, United Kingdom
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48 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food is amazing here!! The staff are always very friendly and accommodating. The best Italian food in Medway.

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Thank BerryM91
Southborough, United Kingdom
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143 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Three of us stopped off for an early evening meal. I had the calzone, another a risotto and a third had pasta. All three were good. The service was friendly and, even though there was a very large group eating at same time , prompt. I heartily recommend this eatery. The bill, with beers and coffee was comfortably under 50... More 

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Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped of in Rochester to break a 5hr car journey and a brief trip down memory lane. Tried Simply Italian for lunch and were not disappointed!!! We were first in at 12 noon (there were 6 tables of us within 30 mins) drinks orders taken, given time to look at the very interesting menu - so many lovely dishes. We... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

This is a perfect mix of quality, friendly and such a good atmosphere. I will return because it's worth it

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Thank Gary R
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

Staff were lovely and managed to get me and my boyfriend a last minute reservation. Fast service and lovely food for extremely reasonable prices. Will definitely be going again

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 13 - US$ 19
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?