Located in the heart of Dulwich, South-East London, Rocca di Pappia is a gorgeous glow of Italian sunshine in the centre of the metropolis.

Named after a small Roman village in Italy, the restaurant is greatly influenced by its roots centred Alban Hills of Rome emphasising simple local flavours that are executed to perfection.


It undoubtably creates an ambience and appeal to all demographics with it becoming a hotspot young people as well as birthdays, family dinners and a key location for their coveted date night! Isabella Thompson aged 14 stated that “I like Rocca because it has a nice, homely feel to it when you walk in, and the food is delicious but a really great price!”  which truly embodies the restaurants’ ability to a create widespread appeal.


 With incredibly speedy service and high-quality food, Rocca certainly lives up to its name in the local buzz as the place to be! As for the food, it is quite the delight – with a menu incorporating the classics, pizza, pasta, risotto alongside salads and grilled salmon- it truly has something for everyone! The Aubergine Parmigiana and Carbonara are two highly lauded dishes whose subtle blend of flavours are a compelling reason to never cook at home! The price is reasonable reflecting the local area and quality of food, again making it incredibly appealing for younger visitors. Madoc Jones confessed that “I like Rocca because of its tasty Italian food that is affordable for many young people. Isabel Watson went on to state that “I love Rocca due to its renowned, excellent service, beautiful atmosphere and impeccable food! it’s truly a delight visiting as frequently as I do!”


Overall, with glorious food and an embracing atmosphere, Rocca provides a culinary experience to remember, creating a Roman haven in the middle of a bleak, British winter.