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Bella Italia Chester

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29 Eastgate Street, Chester CH1 1LG, England
+44 1244 325420
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09:00 - 22:30
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Sun - Thu 09:00 - 22:30
Fri - Sat 09:00 - 23:00
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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Attended today with family (3) waited behind another couple who had walked in off the street with us. They were seated at a table by a waitress we were approached by a manager who asked us if we had reservations his approach was high handed and dismissive I said that we didn't and he asked us to leave. At this... More 

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Thank phil y
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A few tables were occupied but the restaurant was not busy at 4pm on a Saturday. The service was very slow despite there being many members of staff milling around, the attitude of the staff was poor. My pasta was undercooked, cold and covered in flat leaf parsley. My partner's "spicy sauce" was not spicy. Overall not an enjoyable experience.

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Thank Nurstin
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116 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

For starters we had dipping bread with balsamic vinegar & olive oil, the bread was warm, but for some reason came with bread sticks which was odd and the viniger was very tangy so I wouldn't recommend this dish. Mains I had carbonara which was tagliatelle pasta with leeks bacon & sauce. There was not much sauce & the dish... More 

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Thank Mark T
East London
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251 reviews
170 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We were quite disappointed. Quite a dark and poky place. Bland food, slow service and a don't-care attitude from staff and the wifi didn't reach where we were sitting! Won't be going back here.

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Thank Sandrobear
Chester, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Me and my girlfriend visited for my one year anniversary and it was a pleasant experience. The food was nice but I've had better italian food before. The staff were very friendly as well but just because the food wasn't the best Italian I've had it gets a 4/5. Very good restaurant all in all!

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1 Thank AustinAlg
Chester, United Kingdom
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163 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Met here for lunch with friends All food was lovely with food service Good choices in menu including a lunch choice too Very enjoyable

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2 Thank ahickman6
Southport, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I myself had the chicken Lasagna whilst had the bolgenaise. Both were splendid and a real treat. The sizes look smaller than you think you will need but never fail to fill.

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4 Thank Ashley A
Wrexham
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoyed the food and the service was first class. The fabric of the restaurant is a little tired but that doesn't detract from the welcome and pleasant atmosphere. It's a shame however that the coffee doesn't come close to the taste of authentic Italian coffee.

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4 Thank Venice2005
Derbyshire, United Kingdom
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40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had an excellent meal which was very reasonable and the tagatelle carbonara was excellent along with the garlic bread and of course red wine.

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3 Thank stanley g
Rhyl, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited Bella Italia in Chester during December. Given a 50% off voucher, so decided to cheer up a dreary January. Food was lovely, tasty, and plenty of it. Atmosphere was pleasant. Staff were friendly if somewhat slow, hence 4 stars. Starter plates were still left on the table and main course arrived and coffee was a long time arriving. Didn't... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$9 - US$20
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Cheap Eats, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 22:30
Monday
09:00 - 22:30
Tuesday
09:00 - 22:30
Wednesday
09:00 - 22:30
Thursday
09:00 - 22:30
Friday
09:00 - 23:00
Saturday
09:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 29 Eastgate Street, Chester CH1 1LG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cheshire  >  Chester
  • Phone Number: +44 1244 325420
Description
Situated in the heart of Chester city centre, Bella Italia is a popular dining destination for those looking for well priced good quality Italian food. This well loved Chester restaurant is based in a pretty period building and offers a warm and inviting ambience. The menu ranges from authentic Italian pizzas to tasty pastas, meat and fish dishes. Indulge in a plate of mixed antipasto before diving into a bowl of chicken and spinach fusilli in a creamy gorgonzola sauce or a chargrilled salmon fillet served with green beans, roasted new potatoes and a tomato and red onion salsa. Ideal for friends, family and work colleagues, there really is something for everyone at Bella Italia Chester.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?