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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.

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

Theodora 29 April 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 215 reviews)
95% of diners recommend this restaurant
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  • dinner (174)
  • romantic (109)
  • lunch (64)
  • value (49)
  • private dining (37)
  • al fresco (34)
  • business (28)
  • trendy (25)
  • child friendly (19)
  • large parties (19)
  • luxury (18)
  • entertainment (12)
  • views (10)
  • breakfast (2)
  • afternoon tea (1)
  • ((((( 11 June 2018 by Andy from London

    Still the best restaurant in the area

  • ((((( 11 June 2018 by Svetlin from London

    Nice little place

  • ((((( 4 June 2018 by Sue from London

    Always a wonderful experience, especially when toffee bread is on the menu. Food lovely, service friendly and charming, all in all a special night out.

  • ((((* 4 June 2018 by Stephen from London

    Very enjoyable meal. Service slightly slower than ideal but it was a very busy evening.

  • ((((( 21 May 2018 by Susan from London

    La Ruga is a charming and romantic restaurant in the heart of Walthamstow village. The food was fresh and delicious and the service was excellent.

  • ((((( 20 May 2018 by James from London

    Pleasant, attentive service, good food - would happily recommend.

  • ((((( 19 May 2018 by Mike from London

    Great as always esp the fish!

  • ((((( 15 May 2018 by Nikki from London

    Fantastic, as always. Perfect little local escape

  • ((((( 18 April 2018 by Pat from London

    Thought Italian but ate French. Fabulous French onion soup and prawns exquisite. Main courses of lamb and sea bream cooked to perfection. Delightful service. Light and airy restaurant. Reasonable prices for such good quality cuisine. A restaurant to return to.

  • ((((( 14 April 2018 by John from London

    Friendly nice atmosphere good food and service

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