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A Cena

418 Richmond Rd., Twickenham, TW1 2EB +44 2081281716

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Opening hours
Monday: 18:00 - 22:00
Tuesday to Saturday: 12:00 - 14:00 & 18:00 - 22:00
Sunday: 12:00 - 14:00

Delicious dinner of very authentic Italian food. Also, well balanced portions - substantial but not stodgy. Love to atmosphere and low-key but attentive service. Thanks A Cena team. Never disappointing...

leonora 15 February 2018
from Twickenham

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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.

A Cena

418 Richmond Rd., Twickenham, TW1 2EB

Contact +44 2082880108
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Customer reviews for A Cena

4.6 (((() (based on 241 reviews)
95% of diners recommend this restaurant
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  • dinner (199)
  • romantic (119)
  • lunch (113)
  • business (60)
  • private dining (37)
  • luxury (35)
  • value (34)
  • entertainment (23)
  • trendy (22)
  • large parties (12)
  • child friendly (8)
  • afternoon tea (1)
  • breakfast (1)
  • ((((( 20 February 2018 by Elizabeth from Teddington

    Beautiful elegant restaurant and the food is first class

  • ((((( 15 February 2018 by leonora from Twickenham

    Delicious dinner of very authentic Italian food. Also, well balanced portions - substantial but not stodgy. Love to atmosphere and low-key but attentive service. Thanks A Cena team. Never disappointing...

  • ((((( 5 February 2018 by Marion Mcmorrow from richmond

    great food, good service another excellent meal at a Cena

  • (((** 2 February 2018 by Gill Woodhams from London

    Inspite of booking a week previously we were given a table in a very dark and small corner of the restaurant at the side of the bar whilst there were lighter and much roomier tables. The food was fine but we were perpetually rushed into ordering and the food all arrived very quickly. We felt like they needed the table back very quickly.
    Have been there before and had a really good experience.

  • ((((( 24 January 2018 by Robert Wesley from Richmond

    Very enjoyable meal in very pleasant surroundings. Excellent quality and value

  • ((((( 21 January 2018 by Femilola Miller from London

    Great food, I could eat the complimentary bread all day. Lovely staff

  • ((((* 21 January 2018 by Tania Fuad from London

    Lovely experience all round. Very attentive and helpful staff. Delicious well paced food. We always forget how nice A Cena is. The place had a buzz of foodie contentment.

  • ((((( 16 January 2018 by Lee Farrant from London

    I dine here regularly and it is consistently fantastic, I would thoroughly recommend it. To my mind the best restaurant in Richmond.

  • ((((( 15 January 2018 by Alison from Twickenham

    Delicious food. Excellent service. A really wonderful meal.

  • (((** 11 January 2018 by Lamar Raine-eliades from Richmond

    I booked a table online a few days prior and our party of four turned up on time 1:30pm for lunch. I think there was one other group at a table in the restaurant. The atmosphere is lovely, the man who seated us was charming and the food was great, although both us women ordered tuna which was undercooked. I guess we should have mentioned to our waiter that we preferred fish cooked through- one lady is pregnant so she is not supposed to eat raw fish. Or should the waiter have asked us how we wanted it cooked?

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