Trattoria La Ruga

59 Orford Road, Walthamstow Village, London, E17 9NJ +44 2035512066

Main Course £18
Food Spend £24
Hours of Operation:
Open from 19:00 to 22:30, Monday to Friday. Open from 12:00 to 16:00 and 19:00 to 22:30 on Saturday. Open from 12:00 to 16:00 and 18:00 to 21:30 on Sunday.

The service was excellent could not fault it the wine recommended was first class

Lex Richards 9 December 2013
From Walthamstow vily

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The cosy Trattoria La Ruga in Walthamstow Village serves authentic Italian 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 from the region.

Using seasonal ingredients, the Trattoria La Ruga menu could include starters of leek and garlic risotto or chargrilled tiger prawns. The meatball gnocchi is a favourite, or try chicken liver pate with red onion jam.

Pastas are served in 2 sizes at the Trattoria La Ruga restaurant, with classic carbonara and pesto Genovese among the regulars. Swordfish with lemon relish or sea bream with olives are typical seafood choices, while meat dishes may include rib-eye steak or braised joint of lamb.

The wine selection includes the work of small, artisan growers to provide pure, refreshing complements to La Ruga’s fine Italian food. On the upmarket Orford Road in the village area, Trattoria La Ruga in Walthamstow is an 8-minute walk from Walthamstow Central Tube Station.

Customer Reviews for Trattoria La Ruga


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  • romantic (12)
  • dinner (7)
  • business (6)
  • large parties (5)
  • entertainment (5)
  • luxury (5)
  • child friendly (4)
  • lunch (2)
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  • al fresco (1)
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20 October 2014 by Sarah Woollard from London
Lovely as always, I still miss the old waiters they really used to make me laugh, the the new ones look after you well however they didn't offer us any bread. The food was yummy and especially my favourite the toffee bread
23 June 2014 by Ron Moss from London
Very good dining experience, good friendly service and excellent food
20 March 2014 by Neville Reuben from Essex
Excellent food ,not too much choice, but still very very nice . unfortunately a little too expensive for midweek outing.
9 December 2013 by Lex Richards from Walthamstow vily
The service was excellent could not fault it the wine recommended was first class
11 December 2012 by RC from London
16 July 2012 by Alec from London
Another great evening at La Ruga
15 July 2012 by DJGEEEE from London
A great little restaurant that never fails to impress with their food and service. We had a great 3 course meal, with wine and desert wine and the bill came to [$]. Highly recommended for couples or groups of up to 6.
17 June 2012 by Charlie from London
We ate at lunchtime. The waiter was extremely attentive and the food was stunning. I really would recommend this lovely little restaurant in the heart of Walthamstow Village.
3 June 2012 by Davecat from East London
11 May 2012 by Lisam from London
Food and service always excellent at 'La Ruga be it lunchtime or evening.

Trattoria La Ruga

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

General: +44 2085205008
Reservations: +44 2035512066

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