A Cena

(418 Reviews)
418 Richmond Rd., Twickenham, London, TW1 2EB
Italian
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Top offer

Early Dinner Set Menu 2 Courses for £21 or 3 Courses for £25

Offer available to bookings of up to 4 people between 17:30-18:30. 2 course for £21 per person or 3 courses for £25 per person.

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
4.6
(based on 418 reviews)

96%
of diners recommend this restaurant

  • Food
  • Drinks
  • Ambience
  • Service
  • Value
  • Location

Recommended for

  • afternoon tea (3)
  • al fresco (1)
  • breakfast (1)
  • business (83)
  • child friendly (12)
  • dinner (350)
  • entertainment (32)
  • large parties (20)
  • lunch (194)
  • luxury (54)
  • private dining (68)
  • romantic (191)
  • trendy (26)
  • value (69)
  • By Maria M from London
    25 September 2020

    Very nice Italian restaurant with a lovely atmosphere. The food was amazing, super delicious. The polenta was incredible, but a bit too small size for a secondi. Overall a fantastic place!

  • By Emer K from London
    22 September 2020

    A really enjoyable evening with a lovely atmosphere and wonderful food

  • By Lorraine F from London
    12 September 2020

    We had a wonderful evening at A Cena. The food, wine and service were as always brilliant.

  • By Gavin R from Twickenham
    11 September 2020

    It's Acena, what more need be said! Always terrific - we are fortunate in that it is "local" to us.

  • By Cynthia H from London
    11 September 2020

    Great welcome, lovely food, as ever.

  • By Louise R from Richmond
    10 September 2020

    A lovely evening at A Cena. Food was very good and the service was warm and efficient. A lovely neighbourhood restaurant. Cosy!

  • By Marcia B from Richmond
    9 September 2020

    Very good neighboured restaurant. Our main course of spaghetti vongole was excellent

  • By Dennis J from LONDON
    2 September 2020

    Its been more than 4 months since visiting Acena which is one of my favourite restaurants. As always it excels! While some favourite dishes have disappeared, they always seem to come up with new dishes that quickly become new favourites!! Anyone wondering about social distancing etc...... should not be, tables nicely spaced and staff all taking precautions as necessary.

  • By Robert H from London
    2 September 2020

    Great to be back at an old friend

  • By Michael P from Esher
    2 September 2020

    A superb meal. The best I have enjoyed in a restaurant for years. The wine was excellent

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

Available offers

  • Early Dinner Set Menu 2 Courses for £21 or 3 Courses for £25
  • Saturday Lunch 2 Courses for £21 or 3 Course for £25
  • Eat Out to Help Out

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