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Simply Italian

55 High Street, Rochester ME1 1LN, England
+44 1634 408077
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good29%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (71 reviews)
“polpette” (6 reviews)
“meatballs” (6 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
55 High Street, Rochester ME1 1LN, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I came here as a last minute thing with my friend, didnt really fancy it but we were hungry so we just popped in. I ordered a pizza and it was unbelievable. I'm a massive pizza enthusiast so this went down a treat. It had...More

Thank Sophie B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have eaten here a few times on visits to Rochester. Is always good value. The sardines on the specials menu were fabulous!

Thank piccolo103
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I am a regular visitor to Simply Italians especially on some Sundays after service at the Cathedral. The food as always is good and the staff I have noticed courteous... when it’s not too busy.

Thank Lord M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Well this is a bit of a weird review, the food was lovely and tasted great but the head waiter in the black shirt was rude, when I ordered my food the waiter said that don’t make sense all because I ordered pizza and a...More

Thank Joshua M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The starter and main course was amazing, but the dessert was slightly disappointing. The staff are all very friendly and service was very quick. Good gluten free options.

Thank Lorna M
Reviewed 6 July 2018

I stopped by here quite by accident, and it was easily the best meal I had during my entire two days in Rochester. I ate an excellent fresh green salad, and spaghetti carbonara, at very good prices and with attentive service. More European than English!

Thank stephenfM8666BK
Reviewed 27 June 2018 via mobile

Four staff on the floor and only seven tables occupied... yet trying to order, get a drink, get the dessert menu, get the bill... all took ages... like AGES. Food was great, prices fine, but training staff to look at the customers to see if...More

1  Thank Paul0000001
Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

Have used this place numerous times over the years and it's always like a mini trip to Italy. The staff are always great and the food is amazing. There are no unrequired frills, just good honest food and wine and great atmosphere. The chatter of...More

1  Thank John P
Reviewed 23 June 2018 via mobile

I was in the area alone and decided to brave going for lunch by myself. I received a lovely warm welcome from the staff and even though at this point I was the only person in there it didn’t feel awkward. It was about 4pm...More

Thank TaniaAdrianne
Reviewed 22 June 2018 via mobile

This is my favourite Italian restaurant in Rochester. I haven’t had a bad experience yet. Solo diners are as welcome as groups; staff go the extra mile, and the food is fantastic. I had the impression pasta portions are a bit smaller than in the...More

Thank MarjaAstrid
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Questions & Answers
15 November 2016|
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Response from Simplymarc | Property representative |
Hello there just down from the castle and near the cathedral right in the centre! Hope to see u soon! Love and pizza
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$13 - US$19
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 55 High Street, Rochester ME1 1LN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Rochester
  • Phone Number: +44 1634 408077
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