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44 Portland Road, Worthing BN11 1QN, England
+44 1903 366160
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good21%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Italian, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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44 Portland Road, Worthing BN11 1QN, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Over the last few years, I have enjoyed lunches with my small grandson and had lunch and wine with girlfriends, the menu always has great choices and the food is consistently well thought and fresh. The best Italian in town.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 621mandys
Reviewed 1 week ago

I’m a little sorry to give this restaurant this type of review. I was hoping for more but it failed. Meal was unexciting service was a little sloppy and waitress was finding it difficult to smile. I did like my risotto but the diced chicken...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank StressNot
Reviewed 1 week ago

I could not fault the food or the service. This is definitely one to visit again and again and again !!!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank jude59595959
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's only fair to give an honest appraisal after at least a couple of visits to any restaurant. Well this is my third and I can state it's outstanding. The steak my partner enjoyed was the most tender and flavoursome I've tasted for a long...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank RayJ50
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have been eating in this lovely independent Italian bistro for the last 5 years. Super food and great friendly service. Gets very busy at weekends so need to book. The mussels are my favourite dish and my husband loves the calves liver. I feel...More

Date of visit: April 2017
Thank sussex2009
Reviewed 12 December 2018

Service fantastic, food fantastic,atmosphere fantastic. Reasonably price.Breakfasts to die for. Just a tiny club, in the middle of Worthing.Patron is there all the time making sure all is o.k.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Woodman36
Reviewed 18 November 2018 via mobile

This was the last of the independent Italian restaurants in Worthing on our list to visit. It has a lovely welcoming atmosphere and although the kitchen is in the restaurant there are no cooking smells. It frankly pays to study the menu on line before...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank 150timn
Reviewed 8 November 2018 via mobile

Super lunch. Excellent food. Wide choice of food & drinks. Very welcoming service. Staff allowed the ten of us to pay individually.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank janetwalton
Reviewed 30 October 2018

Busy evening at the restaurant, nice atmosphere. I had the sausage pasta which I did not think was very flavoursome. Italian sausage can typically be full of flavour but this was finely ground in a rather generic base sauce and the whole effect was a...More

Date of visit: October 2018
2  Thank 0bsidian
Reviewed 22 October 2018

It wasn’t by accident that my husband and I chose this delightful and authentic Italian restaurant for our Golden Wedding Party. The food was incredible, the wines delicious and the service quick, efficient and friendly. It’s such a joy when you discover a place that...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank NickyCee
Marco R, Owner at Cucinetta, responded to this reviewResponded 29 October 2018

never as a rule respond, but you are such a lovely, genuine, fabulous couple! thank you!

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Celia C
29 October 2017|
Response from 906sallyd | Reviewed this property |
I used to love his fillet steaks too, but unfortunately he doesn’t do them here.
Jamie S
29 June 2016|
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Response from the3mustgetbeers | Reviewed this property |
Not sure but we went quite late,about 11,got the impression it's all day on a Sunday as it shuts at 3
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$23
Brunch, Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
10:00 - 15:00
10:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 15:00
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18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 44 Portland Road, Worthing BN11 1QN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Sussex  >  Worthing
  • Phone Number: +44 1903 366160
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Informal Italian bistro
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