A Cena

(376 Reviews)
418 Richmond Rd., Twickenham, Middx., TW1 2EB
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Top offer

Sunday Lunch - 2 Courses £21 or 3 Courses £25 per person

This offer is available from June 28, 2019 until July 28, 2020, subject to availability as displayed in the booking interface. Offer excludes service and includes VAT. Not available in conjunction with other offers.

Opening hours

Monday: 18:00 - 22:00
Tuesday to Friday: 12:00 - 14:00 & 18:00 - 22:00
Saturday: 10:00 - 14:00 & 18:00 - 22:00
Sunday: 10:00 - 14:00.

Restaurant description

A Cena has been serving authentic Italian food on the banks of the River Thames since 2001. Set in a warm, friendly, elegant and relaxed atmosphere, the menu changes regularly to adapt to the seasons and ensure only the freshest ingredients go into the dishes.

Begin with the likes of smoky aubergine and potato croquettes with Parmesan and aioli, fried tiger prawns and chili mayonnaise, or one of many tempting fish, meat and vegetable antipasti. Sample main dishes on the A Cena menu include grilled Scottish ribeye steak with rocket, lemon and patatine fritte, or pan-fried marinated hake fillet with capers, white wine, butter, lemon and green beans.

The dessert menu at A Cena restaurant features Florentine donuts with strawberry sauce, salted caramel ripple ice cream, and hazelnut praline with chocolate ice cream. The wine list offers a lengthy selection of Italian bottles, whilst the cocktail menu is equally expansive, and includes the signature A Cena cocktail: vodka, triple sec, orange juice, cranberry juice and fresh lime.

Next to Richmond Bridge, A Cena Richmond is a 10-minute walk from St Margarets Train Station.

Dishes displayed on a la carte menus are representative of the type of food available at the restaurant.

Customer reviews for A Cena
(based on 376 reviews)

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Recommended for

  • afternoon tea (3)
  • al fresco (1)
  • breakfast (1)
  • business (80)
  • child friendly (12)
  • dinner (312)
  • entertainment (29)
  • large parties (19)
  • lunch (175)
  • luxury (49)
  • private dining (62)
  • romantic (172)
  • trendy (24)
  • value (57)
  • By Viv C from London
    21 January 2020

    Lovely, friendly atmosphere. Meals all good but highlights were fried cauliflower, the lamb and the triple fried chips!

  • By Simon T from Teddington
    19 January 2020

    We loved our meal. Very glad it doesn't offer just the same Italian standards as everywhere else. I really enjoyed the cavolfiore as a starter and the spaghetti and meatballs as a main.

  • By Louisa C from Twickenham
    17 January 2020

    A Cena was a breath of fresh air. Excellent dining experience, couldn’t fault it! Haven’t been to such a great restaurant in ages. They have got it spot on! lovely relaxed atmosphere with great service and delicious food, very reasonably priced.

  • By MICHAEL J HUGHES H from Twickenham
    10 January 2020

    Great local Italian, and stylish. menu contains the classics, plus nice surprises. Well- cooked food, good wine list and excellent service. Now a regular for me.

  • By Sue C from Twickenham
    8 January 2020

    Really excellent food, good service, and relaxing ambience, thankyou.

  • By Natalie H from Kingston upon Thames
    4 January 2020

    Fabulous food, lovely staff, nice ambience

  • By Maggi S from London
    2 January 2020

    Good service and very good food

  • By Mr Smith J from London
    28 December 2019

    Lovely food. Very good menu although I might have liked a more interesting vegan salad offering. The lamb was perfectly cooked and the vegan / vegetarian main course was delicious (might be an idea to specify on the menu whether items are vegan or vegetarian). That is usually made clear on a menu. The staff were pleasant but don’t seem to have done any serious training. Would expect to have somebody who had a good knowledge of wine and the dishes on the menu. Luckily, the wines we had were very good.

  • By Doug D from Twickenham
    19 December 2019

    Great food and great setting. Really made us welcome.

  • By Elaine S from Richmond
    15 December 2019

    Excellent service including adding a dish to the menu for my father who had been especially looking forward to it.

Restaurant Location Map
A Cena
418 Richmond Rd., Twickenham, Middx., TW1 2EB

Available offers

  • Sunday Lunch - 2 Courses £21 or 3 Courses £25 per person

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