La Ruga

A romantic French restaurant in the heart of Walthamstow Village, East London, La Ruga serves fine cuisine from a daily changing menu. The warm and comfortable ambience of La Ruga makes it ideal for couples looking for an intimate dining experience, as well as families seeking a relaxed meal together. 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. La Ruga is also a fantastic choice for hosting special celebrations. A maximum of 45 people can be accommodated on prior request.

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59 Orford Road
Walthamstow Village
E17 9NJ
Restaurant Style(s)
"Traditional Restaurant, Family Restaurant, Romantic Restaurant, Trendy Restaurant"
Restaurant Cuisine(s)
Open 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.
Average Price for Meal
Average Price for Main Course

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All Major Credit Cards

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Please note that our menus change daily.
Here are some of the starters you may find on our menu during your next visit to Trattoria La Ruga.

Soup of the Day	£4.50
Chef's rocket salad	£4.50
Chargrilled tiger prawns with lemon mayonnaise	£7.50
Gnocchi with cream and sage	£6.50
Spinach and ricotta pancake baked with tomato sauce and béchamel	£5.50
Red onion tart with rocket salad and ratatouille chutney	£6.00
Leek and hazelnut tart served with beetroot and horseradish salad	£6.00
Chicken liver pate with red onion jam	£5.00
Coarse pate of pork, chicken, pistachio and mushroom served with ratatouille chutney	£6.50
Mussels in white wine, butter, garlic, onion and parsley	£6.00
Crab claws with mayonnaise	£7.50
King scallops with creamed chicory	£9.50
Aubergine baked in fresh tomato sauce with parmesan cheese	£5.50
Wild mushroom risotto	£5.00
Leek and garlic risotto	£5.00
Filleted sardines with spicy tomato sauce and breadcrumbs served with rocket	£6.00
Asparagus with a fried egg and parmesan	£5.50
Spicy Italian sausages baked with onion, pepper and tomato	£4.50
Fillet of pork marinated in mustard, garlic, oregano with rocket salad and horseradish	£6.00
Mini kebabs of veal with a tuna sauce	£6.00

Chargrilled whole sea bream with tomato, red onion and black olives	£16.50
Chargrilled whole seabass with garlic, mixed herbs, butter and white wine	£16.50
Whole Dover sole in butter and lemon sauce	£17.00
Whole trout with green sauce	£15.00
Kingfish steak with skordalia	£16.00
Swordfish steak with lemon relish	£16.00
Tuna steak with dolcelatte cheese	£15.50
Fillet of red snapper with tomato, red onion, black olives cooked in the oven in a foil parcel	£16.00
Fillet of salmon with dill sauce	£12.50
Monkfish with tiger prawns in a provencale sauce	£19.50
Cod fillet with sauté spinach wrapped with bacon served with tomato sauce	£16.00

Baby chicken with orange and rosemary sauce	£15.00
Breast of duck with a whole baked red onion, in red wine and honey	£15.50
Guinea fowl braised with fennel, chilli, rosemary, black olives served with mashed potatoes	£15.50
Half pheasant braised with savoy cabbage, bacon and white wine	£16.00
Partridge with poached pear and Calvados	£16.00
Quails with white wine and grapes	£15.00
Best end of lamb in red wine and rosemary sauce	£15.50
Joint of lamb braised with onion, red wine, tomato and oregano	£16.50
Calves liver with butter and sage	£12.00
Fillet of beef on a crostini with chicken liver pate and crispy parsnip	£20.00
Rump steak with dolcelatte cheese and bacon	£19.00
Venison steak with red cabbage and juniper berry sauce	£19.00
Wild boar steak with grilled vegetables in porcini mushroom & cream sauce	£20.00
Loin of pork with cream & mustard and roast parsnips 	£15.00
Veal stuffed with jarlsberg cheese, wrapped in parma ham served with rocket and roasted tomato	£15.50
Mixed game stew with red wine and juniper berry, with mashed potatoes	£17.00
Rabbit casserole with bacon, tarragon and French mustard	£16.00