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Bella Vita

146 Devon Street East, New Plymouth 4310, New Zealand
+64 6-758 3393
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good33%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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Italian, Pizza, European, Contemporary, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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146 Devon Street East, New Plymouth 4310, New Zealand
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We had dinner here. The wine list was good with a selection of NZ and Italian wines. Food was nice and appeared to be freshly cooked. This is a good simple italian restaurant - nothing out of the ordinary. I would recommend if you fancy...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank hjd150
Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived in New Plymouth quite late, and this was the nearest restaurant to our accommodation. When we walked in, all the locals turned and stared, which was not the most welcoming reception! But the staff were very friendly and efficient, seated us at a...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Simon B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food and service was excellent and prices reasonable. Good size portions too. I had the chicken and bacon risotto and it was very tasty with good pieces of chicken and a side salad which was much more interesting than the usual lettuce, tomato and...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Jasmine38Chichester
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The lovely young lady that served us was great and I’d give the food a 4/5. Unfortunately something went wrong the night we were there - perhaps they didn’t have enough kitchen staff? It took over an hour!!!! to get our entrees. Then another 20+...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Bobboir
Reviewed 3 December 2018

I have been to the Bella Vita a number of times - it is a very popular spot for work "get togethers' because of it's reasonable prices - $10 Mains at lunch time. I had the Chicken and mushroom pasta in a creamy sauce -...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Kalanika
Reviewed 2 December 2018 via mobile

This is a nice place with a great atmosphere, great service and great prices. Extra-special pasta dishes are yummy and give some education to people unfamiliar with Italy. Great wine list. The convenient location is close and central.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank olenawilliamsfoodie
Reviewed 28 November 2018

With our great friends the variety of food so well presented and the staff who made us so welcome and important we had a night we will remember for a long time, The Manager Bene and her staff knew there food very well We recommend...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Don G
Reviewed 13 November 2018

The quality of the food and the way that is was presented on the plate, was just glorious. The service was very good. Overall this was a great place to go for a meal. I would certainly recommend it.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Brian M
Reviewed 26 October 2018 via mobile

This is a restaurant which serves pasta dishes, pizza and other special fishes. The variety is excellent as is the presentation. Prices are reasonable and average compared to others in the city but the service is polite and efficient which adds to the pleasure of...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank mike385
Reviewed 7 September 2018

Excellent standard of food, variety in the menu, suiting Coeliac diet extremely well. Very friendly and informative young lady serving our table. Thanks for a delicious meal!!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank ozkiwi2015
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$23
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 146 Devon Street East, New Plymouth 4310, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Taranaki Region  >  New Plymouth
  • Phone Number: +64 6-758 3393
  • E-mail
Open for Lunch everyday 11:30am to 2:30pm Open for Dinner everyday 5pm to late
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