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Nuova Italia

18 Church Street, Ilchester, Yeovil BA22 8LN, England
+44 1935 840033
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  • Excellent85%
  • Very good10%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“veal” (9 reviews)
“panna cotta” (19 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
18 Church Street, Ilchester, Yeovil BA22 8LN, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We visited with a large group (there were 27 of us) of international visitors. Simona and her team were wonderful, as always. We can't recommend Nuova Italia highly enough. Another excellent evening of great food, service and ambience. Fabulous!

Thank kokrochil
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Brilliant night. Really good food. Fantastic ambiance with great service Very friendly staff Thoroughly enjoyable and very highly recommend

Thank Albia-Newton
Reviewed 4 days ago

The restaurant has a lively informal atmosphere, not the place for an intimate dinner. Staff are friendly, and the food generally good. We felt for the prices charged it would have been nice to have bread included. Also the side salad came without a dressing,...More

Thank XenoGD
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great atmosphere and good service were the positives here. I loved the open kitchen & the fact that the restaurant didn't feel too crowded. Prices weren't massively expensive, but then again weren't that cheap either considering they were serving frozen calamari & dried pasta. Wines...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a surprise this place was. Great service from multiple servers all with a smile and a genuine wish for your evening to be an experience. Lots of smile and laughs. The food was very good authentic Italian fare and was so good. The selection...More

Thank Jason L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a dinner for our senior team (about 25 people in all) and can highly recommend Nuova Italia. The food, service and atmosphere were faultless. It was a wonderful evening and we are grateful to Simona and everyone there for helping to get our...More

Thank Jane Z
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lunch in Ilchester was decided at the off-chance as departure on our mid-week return journey from Somerset on one of the hottest days of the summer had been delayed. The meal at Nuova Italia came as a very enjoyable surprise: my simple starter 'insalada tricolore'...More

Thank GerlindR
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was the fifth visit to this restaurant. The venue can be as comfortable or vibrant as you want - be it for Valentines, family meals or coffee. Our last meal was with the family. The menu has the familiar Italian classics and a varied...More

Thank Steve W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were taken here by our daughter who lives nearby and had enjoyed a lovely meal at Nuova Italia earlier in the year. All three of us enjoyed great starters... scallops wrapped in pancetta and cooked with herbs... mixed textures and diverse flavours retained; butterfly...More

Thank AlB56
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went for dinner on Saturday evening. No idea what to expect but it was close to our hotel and the rain had started. What a great find! Excellent food. Fantastic service. Simona was an absolute delight as a server. Follow her recommendations!

Thank Riome
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Kids, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18 Church Street, Ilchester, Yeovil BA22 8LN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Somerset  >  Yeovil  >  Ilchester
  • Phone Number: +44 1935 840033
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Welcome to Nuova Italia, the authentic Italian restaurant and pizzeria in the picturesque village of Ilchester, in the heart of Somerset. Come and experience the real Italian taste, new for 2014. Pizza, pasta, locally sourced fish and meat, and even specials for the kids. Also we offer the best pure Italian wine, along with local favourites such as beer and cider too. Supporting local business and the community, Nuova Italia is a must for any lover of Italian and world food right on your doorstep. Book your table today!
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