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La Ruga

59 Orford Road, Walthamstow Village, London, E17 9NJ

(((() French
  •  - London
  •  - London
  •  - London
Main course: £16
Food spend: £24
Opening hours
Tuesday to Thursday: 18:00 - 22:00
Friday: 18:00 - 22:30
Saturday: 12:00 - 16:00 & 18:00 - 22:30
Sunday: 12:00 - 16:00 & 18:00 - 21:30.

Excellent service and excellent food

Mari 22 May 2019
from London

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The cosy Trattoria La Ruga in Walthamstow Village serves authentic French cuisine to east London, with an exquisite menu which changes daily. Intimate and romantic, the restaurant has a small terrace for al fresco dining, and offers a selection of fine wines.

Using seasonal ingredients, the La Ruga menu could include starters of mussels in white wine or snails in garlic butter sauce. Menu specialities include whole Dover sole in butter and lemon sauce, wild boar steak with grilled vegetables in porcini mushroom and cream sauce, and the fillet of beef on a crostini with pate and red wine sauce.

The wine selection includes the work of small, artisan growers to provide pure, refreshing complements to La Ruga’s fine French food.

On the upmarket Orford Road in the village area, La Ruga in Walthamstow is an 8-minute walk from Walthamstow Central Tube Station.

La Ruga

59 Orford Road, Walthamstow Village, London, E17 9NJ

Contact +44 2085205008

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Customer reviews for La Ruga

4.5 (((() (based on 222 reviews)
95% of diners recommend this restaurant
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  • dinner (181)
  • romantic (113)
  • lunch (68)
  • value (51)
  • private dining (39)
  • al fresco (36)
  • business (28)
  • trendy (25)
  • child friendly (19)
  • large parties (19)
  • luxury (19)
  • entertainment (12)
  • views (11)
  • breakfast (2)
  • afternoon tea (1)
  • ((((( 6 September 2019 by rebecca from london

    Lovely restaurant - lovely staff, I'd asked for window table during booking as it was my partners birthday - and they'd decorated the table for us - lovely touch. I had the lamb which was excellent as was my partners pasta

  • ((((( 25 August 2019 by Stephen from London

    Excellent experience.Super attentive waiters and beautiful food, especially good on fish dishes.

  • ((((( 17 June 2019 by sharon from London

    Brilliant as usual. The food is fabulous. Prawns to start delicious and Monkfish as a main absolutely amazing, the flavors are fantastic. Cannot recommend highly enough.

  • ((((* 15 June 2019 by Amy from London

    Great food, wine and a good menu - we had fish which was perfect. Knowledgeable waiter and great environment- felt like we were ok holiday!

  • ((((( 13 June 2019 by Kate from Walthamstow

    A fabulous experience. Attentive staff and the beer food in Walthamstow.

  • ((((( 11 June 2019 by Tim from Amsterdam

    La Ruga has a very calming atmosphere of elegant simplicity, reflected in the decor and also in the food. The restaurant has a classical French/Italian feel but my partner a long time vegetarian was delighted with the creativity of chef Olivier in presenting something far beyond the easy vegetarian ‘option’. Service was beautifully executed. Highly recommended.

  • ((((( 22 May 2019 by Mari from London

    Excellent service and excellent food

  • ((((* 17 May 2019 by Ceci from London

    Good food and service.

  • ((((( 29 April 2019 by Theodora from London

    Very nice meal, my seabream was delicious. Service good with a relaxed & pleasant atmosphere. No complaints but would be nice to have some refreshing sorbet on the desert menu

  • ((((* 13 April 2019 by Zoe from London

    Every tasty food. Perfectly cooked.

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