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Simply Italian

55 High Street, Rochester ME1 1LN, England
+44 1634 408077
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good28%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (66 reviews)
“pasta dishes” (7 reviews)
“garlic bread” (8 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
55 High Street, Rochester ME1 1LN, England
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1 - 10 of 519 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

Love simply Italian in Rochester, their prices are good value and the portions are fair-sized especially for a lunch. popped in about 1pm place wasn't overly busy but still a nice atmosphere. as always ordered the meat anti-paste good selection of salamis salad and bread....More

Thank icecoldinalix
Reviewed 2 days ago

We went Saturday afternoon for lunch with my partner, we shared the calamari starter which was lovely. Mains I had Spag bol which was massive portion but was lovely and hot, really nice sauce and once again all homemade. My partner had spaghetti and meatballs,...More

Thank Mike M
Reviewed 3 days ago

My wife and I had lunch there midweek and were pleasantly surprised at just how good the meal was. Simple but very tasty, with fresh ingredients and nicely presented. Do not be put off by the external and internal appearance which is rather ordinary. The...More

Thank Gins49
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An absolutely lovely meal in a restaurant with a great atmosphere and very friendly staff during the Dicken's Festival. To see a local sitting there with his pet pooch was really lovely and reminded me of the relaxed dining in Europe Staff were lovely -our...More

Thank nikkissimmons
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been dining at Simply Italian for many years and it's been a delight every time! There are at least 4 Italian's on Rochester High Street (that I've been to anyway, could be more) and this one has always been my favourite! Great food,...More

Thank Vanessa P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited Friday night for out 3rd anniversary and so glad we did. We was welcomed as soon as we walked in and taken upstairs. Ladies, there are reviews about the stairs and heels, going up is not a problem, just be careful coming down....More

Thank Sera R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have been going here for over ten years now. And have never had a bad meal or experience. Would highly recommend it to anyone......

Thank William H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I ate here recently, just a few days after visiting another Italian on Rochester High Street. Having expressed my satisfaction with the first Italian I had visited a colleague advised that this one was better. Three of us went on a Wednesday night. We were...More

Thank IainWirral
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

both me and my husband were served very pale and undercooked calamari. Some other guests at the table had to wait for their starters, we had finished by the time theirs came out. The mains weren't much better. Waitresses seemed rushed and confused, so maybe...More

Thank 2107TheMrs
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Having been to this restaurant (or its predecessor) decades ago it was a nostalgic lunch visit. The pizzas were excellent with generous toppings and the service was attentive and good humoured. We won't leave our next visit so long.

Thank CharlieDeal2015
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Nearby Attractions
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.09 km away
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.13 km away
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.16 km away
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Whereabouts in the High Street is Simply Italian?
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, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups
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
  • E-mail
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