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Simply Italian

55 High Street, Rochester ME1 1LN, England
+44 1634 408077
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (66 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 531 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Cannot fault the food absolutely lovely. Some staff may come across rude and others very friendly, gets busy book in advance. I recommend this place and the people I told loved it.

Thank Katherine T
Reviewed 3 days ago

Food was really good the service was great ,and the flourless chocolate cake is simply delicious .A really enjoyable meal

Thank Diane R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My third visit this year - simple surroundings with an authentic Italian feel, situated on the corner by the Cathedral and Castle. Spaghetti polpette (around £9-10) delicious as ever and mushroom risotto washed down by a house red. Good quality espresso and lived the open...More

Thank Adz8
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Love this place! Staff are friendly and always polite. Never wait to long for food even when it's busy, and is always top quality

Thank Liberty C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Meal very nice and waitresses attentive as was the owner . They cut our cake for us and covered it in tin foil after . The risotto was amazing and everyone enjoyed their meals. Would definitely go again . Only down side was a 10%...More

Thank ali3865
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent food and very friendly staff. Great atmosphere in general. Would highly recommend and catered for all ages

Thank Dmaitland71
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We regularly visit simply Italian because of the good food and friendly service. It's is exactly what is says it is, simple(y) Italian & done very well too! The wine list has several classics on it and both red and white have always been served...More

Thank Laura A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great meal here. I had prawns to start which were delicious, and for main I went for a special which was white fish with a tomatoes sauce including capers, olives, etc. Divine. Highly recommend. Probably the best Italian in Rochester.

Thank 91Charlotte25
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was our first time back in Rochester for over 20 years and were meeting some old school friends locally. They recommended and chose this spot for our gathering. It did not disappoint! We met at 5pm, not too busy. Location was perfect as it...More

Thank helenskiMinnesota
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

On the whole the food here was good. It was delivered quickly, it was hot and everyone said their food was tasty but we would not go back purely because of the service and general experience at Simply Italian. The weather was 27 degrees and...More

1  Thank Katie M
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14 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
US$13 - US$19
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids
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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