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Review of La Toscana

La Toscana
Ranked #4 of 87 Restaurants in Billericay
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $16 - $66
Cuisines: Italian
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Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Description: A family run business in the heart of Billericay, serving only fresh produce cooked to order.
Reviewed October 25, 2010

Have been to Toscana's many times over the years and always been a "safe" bet. Took some Canadian friends there on saturday evening and was very disapointed with the quality of the food. Ordered bread and olives and 30 seconds after they was served our starters were serves and we were asked if the bread and olives could be taken away "to make room" ! My wife had figs with goats cheese to start and goats cheese would not have covered a 5p piece. Vegetables over cooked, expresso so bitter not drinkable

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Thank silvertreveller
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Reviewed August 25, 2010

Excellent food particularly the fish. Wine options are good as well. Eaten here quite a few times and never been disappointed

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6  Thank plarner
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Reviewed July 6, 2010

Been to La Toscana a few times over the past few years. Always have a good meal and the service is always good.

But the menu items are always 'samey'. Wish the chef would turn over the menu items more often.

Yes will go back again.

Scores (1-Low, 5-High):

Outside Appearance:3

Inside Appearance:5

Cleanliness:5

Menu Choices:2

Food Quality:4
Food Quantity:3

Service:4

Ambience:4

Value For Money:3

Location:4

Parking Availability:No parking available

Toilets Cleanliness:4

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5  Thank avatar777
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Reviewed August 8, 2009

We visited La Toscana on recommendation for the first time last night. As we were celebrating a special wedding anniversary of family, we wanted somewhere relaxed, good ambiance, friendly, but above all, excellent food. La Toscana definitely didn't disappoint on every score. After a warm welcome we were invited to take a drink in the adjoining bar, which had comfortable seats and offered the opportunity to select your menu in a relaxed and cosy environment. The staff were attentive, friendly and professional and the food was superb. I particularly liked the fact that the plates weren't piled high with an obscene amount of food, but beautifully and tastefully presented and the vegetables were served in individual dishes for each person.

A good time to visit is mid[-week Mon-Thu when they do a special set menu, which included all the dishes on the A La Carte menu and we were assured by our server that they were of the same size as we were paying full price for on a Friday night. The restaurant was full, in spite of the fact that it was August (peak holiday time) and a credit crunch! In my opinion, this speaks for itself.

La Toscan is also open at lunchtime and there is a wooden terrace area outside where you can enjoy your meal on a warm day.

We will definitely be visiting La Toscana again as soon as we can.

5  Thank Dianne C
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