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Buon appetito

#36 of 201 Restaurants in Hove
Certificate of Excellence
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81 Western Road, Hove BN3 2JQ, England
+44 1273 204848
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:30
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:30
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39 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a lovely family meal here on Saturday. Lovely tortellini and atmosphere. Have also been to the sister restaurant in burgess hill and also a lovely place. Service was good and no complaints from any of us in regards to the food! Yum!

1 Thank Theresa J
Rickmansworth, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited Buon Appetito for the first time and were really pleased that we went. The staff were charming, warm and friendly with attentive service. The food that we chose was excellent. We chose the red house wine to go with our meal which was very drinkable. We had a lovely evening and look forward to returning soon. We would... More 

Thank CaroleH2012
Caracas, Venezuela
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

Bad Service The manager or owner does not know how to treat customers, the food poor and tasteless. The only good thing is the waiters

1 Thank Jackelime
Eugenio S, Director of Sales at Buon appetito, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review. but i am not sure why it was all wrong. My chef is working about 9 years never change. He always been cooking very good food with a great passion. Waitress nice but no good service????????????. More 

Nairobi, Kenya
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70 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I cannot complement this restaurant more. Such a charming team whose smile ☺ said it all. The food was delicious 😋 and filled that need so perfectly. I will return anytime I am in Hove.

Thank BZPersonal
Brighton, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017

Busy Saturday night, 4 people ordered pizzas and pasta. 55 minutes after arriving still not been served any food so asked when it would be. Told 6 minutes and offered "some nibbles" some garlic bread was provided. Food was very good. Bill arrived with the garlic bread added plus 10% service charge. Total £65 so I offered £60. Certainly not... More 

2 Thank Paul R
Eugenio S, Owner at Buon appetito, responded to this review

Hello Mr. Paul I do remember you and your company and i remember too we had i nice chat and laugh, sorry it was a very busy night and also because we cook fresh fresh food will take a bit longer but your waiting time wasn't 55 minutes, i think is exaggerate it was much less. The garlic bread i... More 

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50 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2017

A great menu selection, good pasta dishes. A nice cosy authentic restaurant. Would definitely come here again

Thank kelly c
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22 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

We had a wonderful time here as a group of friends. My friend said it was one of the best lasagnas she has ever had. Really delicious food and great value. Looking forward to a return visit.

Thank RollingMaul
Hove, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

Great authentic Italian food at reasonable prices. Not very full at lunchtime at weekends but always busy in the evenings so best to book a table for an evening visit. They often have a Groupon deal on as well so keep an eye out.

Thank brunswick29
Hove, England
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17 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 January 2017

This meal out was a last minute decision but a few of us meeting up after a number of years, with one friend stating how good they had found one of the other branches. The resturant was clean, tidy and well presented. We were offered a choice of tables despite having not booked in advance. We timed our arrival well,... More 

Thank Whitewash1970
Henfield, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 January 2017

We have used this small chain in Burgess Hill from time to time and happened to be in Hove for dinner. This branch is much bigger and on a wednesday night relatively quiet. The owner was welcoming and the food very good Italian fare with a broad wine list. Sadly they don't offer veal at this location, a shame! We... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 81 Western Road, Hove BN3 2JQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Brighton and Hove  >  Hove
  • Phone Number: +44 1273 204848
Nice cona premiere with a beautiful italian colours.

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