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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 220 reviews)
95% of diners recommend this restaurant
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  • dinner (179)
  • romantic (111)
  • lunch (66)
  • value (51)
  • private dining (39)
  • al fresco (35)
  • business (28)
  • trendy (25)
  • child friendly (19)
  • large parties (19)
  • luxury (19)
  • entertainment (12)
  • views (10)
  • breakfast (2)
  • afternoon tea (1)
  • ((((( 16 February 2019 by Tina from Woodford

    Lovely meal, great service and good value with mid week set menu

  • ((((( 25 January 2019 by Peter from London

    Excellent. Superb authentic French cuisine of fresh ingredients and we'll presented. The menu is well constructed offering excellent options of fish,meat and vegetarian dishes. The service could not be faulted.

  • ((((( 21 January 2019 by Jane from London

    Wonderful friendly service, great food. First visit but will be back.

  • ((*** 28 December 2018 by Roger from Walthamstow London

    Every thing was perfect we had dover sole - delicious

  • ((((( 21 December 2018 by Darren from Perth

    It was a hard decision to choose from the menu as the all choices read deliciously.

    The meals that each of the 4 of us ordered were all flavoursome. The service was impeccable and friendly.

    I highly recommended dining at La Ruga.

  • ((((* 14 December 2018 by Kevin from London

    Very good, as always. Staff have changed since our last visit but still excellent service. The daily changing fresh menu remains a popular characteristic of this restaurant too.

  • ((((( 8 December 2018 by Nevo from London

    La Ruga is my favourite local restaurant, my experience there is always good. The tables are well spaced out with lovely crisp white table cloths, an elegant and cosy restaurant. We went to celebrate my husband's birthday, the service was excellent with attentive staff. There was a candle on the dessert and allow diners sang happy birthday to my hubby.

  • ((((( 27 November 2018 by Ian from London

    excellent food and service

  • ((((* 12 November 2018 by Donna from LONDON

    starters for 2 people was a disappointment, 2 of us had escargot and had trouble finding the snails, granted this cost was removed from the bill which we was grateful for, the remainder of the food was amazing like the first time we came and will still come back again. The sea bass was amazing as was the plum crumble

  • ((((( 12 November 2018 by David from London

    Great food and service

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