A Cena

(396 Reviews)
418 Richmond Rd., Twickenham, London, TW1 2EB

Top offer

Saturday Lunch 2 Courses for £21 or 3 Course for £25

Offer available to bookings of up to 6 people between 12:00-14:00. 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.

Customer reviews for A Cena
(based on 396 reviews)

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Recommended for

  • afternoon tea (3)
  • al fresco (1)
  • breakfast (1)
  • business (82)
  • child friendly (12)
  • dinner (331)
  • entertainment (29)
  • large parties (19)
  • lunch (186)
  • luxury (51)
  • private dining (66)
  • romantic (182)
  • trendy (25)
  • value (63)
  • By Paul R from Richmond
    31 July 2020

    Excellent food. Great service. Friendly staff and very safe feeling re covid

  • By Richard M from London
    25 July 2020

    The restaurant was very well prepared after the reopening following lockdown the food and service were excellent the prawn pasta dish was superb

  • By Angie E from Berkshire
    25 July 2020

    The food was excellent, not eaten here before and was very impressed. Good menu and everything we ordered was really tasty, even the wine

  • By Sir Peter H from Richmond
    24 July 2020

    A brilliant evening out. Good food and all the covid precautions really well done.

  • By David C from London
    23 July 2020

    We love this place. We were slightly concerned to see that there had been a change in chef, following not long after the change in ownership. But we needn't have been. The service was fine - both ladies wore masks, which I'm not sure was strictly necessary, but aside from that it was no different from old times. And the menu was little changed. Most importantly, the food was terrific. A lovely evening.

  • By James Wallace- D from London
    21 July 2020

    Great food, good wine and even better service & suggestions on the wine. Overall a splendid evening, and our first restaurant mean post covid

  • By A E from London
    18 July 2020

    delicious food and lovely staff

  • By Simon F from Richmond
    14 July 2020

    Still our best local restaurant. Very good quality and innovative Italian dishes.

  • By Nick P from Twickenham
    12 July 2020

    Fantastic experience, food unbelievable, and managed to create a lovely atmosphere alongside the safety of dealing with Covid-19. We will be back ASAP, and again and again

  • By Kirsten W from Richmond
    10 July 2020

    Our first meal out after lock down and A Cena is as great as ever. Wonderful food, friendly and efficient service. A gem of a restaurant.

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

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