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Bella Italia - Manchester Arndale

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Arndale House Arndale Centre | Unit R8, Manchester M4 3AQ, England
+44 161 834 2677
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09:00 - 22:00
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Sun 10:00 - 19:00
Mon - Fri 09:00 - 22:00
Sat 09:00 - 21:00
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Ordered two calazone pizzas, with tomato sauce and mottsarelle cheese. Pizzas arrived with COLD tomato sauce and a miniscule amount at that. Had to be all sent back for replacement, which meant a 15 minutes wait, watching our granddaughter eating her meal. Replacements adequate, although one had red onion which through poor preparation and cooking, was inedible. The pizzas weren't... More 

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North West England, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This place is brilliant if your thinking of choosing somewhere just to sit down and take the weight off your feet Bella Italia is the place for you it is situated on the first floor and you don't have to wait that long to be attended to you have menu's to choose from which have variety& choice for people to... More 

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England, Arkansas
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

'Please wait here to be seated' ...well my sister and I waited...waited...waited....we could see three waiters, all totally ignored us. My sister needed to sit down ( mobility difficulties) we caught their eye several times but no acknowledgement of our presence, I guess they were too busy and didn't need our custom. Now that hey will not have it again.... More 

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Taby, Sweden
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158 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Italian restaurant/pizzeria in Arndale Mall, centre of Manchester (nearby Piccadilly). Shopping combined with lunch, different kinds of great pizza or just an ice cream.

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Thank Anders386
Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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113 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited Bella Italia while shopping at the Arndale on a busy Sunday lunchtime - we were seated quickly by attentive (but nor overbearing) and knowledgeable staff who took our drinks order straight away and gave us just the right amount of menu browsing time before returning to take our order. Drinks arrived quickly and we spent time people watching under... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I lunched here today with my grandson aged 4 . He loves to eat here especially because the waiters and waitresses are so friendly . Today we were served by Chanelle who was lovely and my grandson was thrilled to see Kamahl , his favourite , who always takes time to say hello and engage with him . Thank you... More 

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 19 March 2017

Having been to and enjoyed Bella Italia in other cities before, we decided to go for tea before going to see Olly Murs. Did not have to wait for a table but then had a lengthy wait for our order to be taken, then for our drinks to come and then for our meals. Very disappointed at the service although... More 

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Reviewed 17 March 2017

Our first visit lunchtime today,& was pleasantly surprised. My husband & I both opted for the lunchtime special,2 courses for £9.99. Excellent value. Good quality food. not stingy either. great service,by friendly,helpful staff. plenty of seating. we had the Calamari starters,& pizza after. Really good pizza base,very fresh,lots of flavour. great for a lunchtime stop! would return.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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79 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

- Location Is Perfect - Mains Pasta & Pizza Was Delicious - Price Is Reasonable - Probably Best Place I Eaten From - Definitely Go Again

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Crewe, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Little disappointed in portion size, i'm not a big eater but ate this meal quite comfortably. Garlic bread was 6 triangular pieces between 3 of us nice but £6.50!other italians they have been the size of a pizza,food tasty though.

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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 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$16
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 19:00
Monday
09:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 22:00
Thursday
09:00 - 22:00
Friday
09:00 - 22:00
Saturday
09:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Arndale House Arndale Centre | Unit R8, Manchester M4 3AQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Manchester
  • Phone Number: +44 161 834 2677
Description
The legendary Arndale Centre in central Manchester is home to the excellent Bella Italia, where great Italian food at great prices is served. Set amongst the hundreds of shops in this huge indoor shopping complex, Bella Italia offers rustic yet stylish interiors, with lots of dark polished wood and walls adorned with poster prints. There is a lovely terrace outside the main dining room where diners can enjoy the buzz of the shopping centre. Aside from the a la carte menu Bella Italia offers great value set menus too where you might start with a warming soup of the day with ciabatta followed by a Sorrentina Fusilli (fusilli pasta with tomato, mozzarella and basil sauce). Finish with a zesty lemon tart with cream.

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