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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, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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146 Devon Street East, New Plymouth 4310, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I went to this restaurant last night. I wasn't particularly hungry, but they gave me a half portion of lasagne which wasn't even on the menu. It came with roast potatoes. brocolli and beans and was absolutley delicious. My husband had the...More

1  Thank Mary G
Reviewed 14 February 2018

Had a very nice dinner here. Very happy to see two good low alcohol wines on the menu. Pity more restaurants didn't offer this. Good food, good service.

Thank tess n
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Reviewed 9 February 2018

We had prebooked for a table for 7 and was promptly seated.......and drinks orders taken. We all had something different and everyone enjoyed their meal. I tried for the first time Confit Duck...which was simply delicious..it came with veggies, polenta and Vegetable lasagna. Lovely portion...More

1  Thank Jill S
Reviewed 5 February 2018

It's strange too have this restaurant ranked at the first place for the italian category in the city. Liguine are definetely to much spicy, that's to think your in a Thaî and choose hot. Gnocchi were overcooked, nearly melted. Nice and pleasant waiters, but it's...More

Thank yves b
Reviewed 16 January 2018 via mobile

Warm welcome and drinks quickly bought to table. Not what I would call traditional Italian food, with limited options of pasta being served. We all had different choices and all were very well presented and tasted delicious. Just be aware of portion sizes!! Not being...More

Thank Sparkie154
Reviewed 8 January 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed a good meal here on a Sunday night. Friendly welcome and a good choice on the menu but with high ceilings maybe lacks a little in ambiance.

Thank Molenders
Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

Never go with a large group in the holiday season. Entrees took 90 minutes, then another hour for the mains. We watched every other table enter, be fed, and leave. The pasta was tasty, though very small portion for the price. The margarita pizzas had...More

Thank nzlema
Bella V, Manager at Bella Vita, responded to this reviewResponded 16 January 2018

Hi Nzlema We want you to be aware of what happened on that night. One of the patrons on the table, sitting next to the organizer, on the night requested a wait between each course. This was the reason for delays in meals. We will...More

Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

Delicious dinner for 2. Service was superb and the Chicken involtini and rib eye steak were outstanding. Such an interesting combination of food and flavours.

Thank Michelle M
Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed our meals, of pan-fried salmon, with excellent vegetables, and 200g steak. Both looked great and tasted delicious. Pinot rose (sold by the glass) went down a treat with the salmon. Service was attentive and engaged.

Thank Robert H
Reviewed 22 December 2017

A group of people including myself went for dinner at Bella Vita on Wednesday night. Service was great several of the diners had specific requirements which were catered for with good humour as some were out there. Meal and drinks were good value for money...More

Thank moemoea1250
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$25
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
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic
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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