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56-58 Bond Street | HU1 3EN, Kingston-upon-Hull HU1 3EN, England
+44 1482 218687
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“bruschetta” (20 reviews)
“pizza” (12 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
56-58 Bond Street | HU1 3EN, Kingston-upon-Hull HU1 3EN, England
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Reviewed yesterday

Had a ham and mushroom pizza and my friend lasagna and a portion of chips. Food was ok but nothing special. This was a pre theatre meal at lunchtime and people were being turned away even though there were tables available. I presume because it...More

Thank shazzy39
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I was really looking forward to visiting this place as I read good reviews. Unfortunately our waiter was terrible, he had no idea what was vegan on the menu, and said nothing was vegan. When he was informed what vegan actually was, he tried to...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

I've wanted to come here for years, but never had the opportunity. Going on the back of many recent reviews we booked in for 7:30 Friday night. We did arrive 15 minutes early and were quickly ushered into the 'bar' whilst they relaid the tables...More

1  Thank Felicity69Hull
Natalie H, Owner at Operetta, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi there, Thanks for taking the time to leave us a review, We are diasapointed to hear that your weren’t satisfied with your meal, if you had spoken to our waiter we would have happily replaced the dish to your taste!!

Reviewed 1 week ago

Yep,as other reviews have said,it looks like a dive from the outside,but so worth going to.The staff are excellent,the place clean and the food delicious.Will certainly return.

Thank fizzywizzy
Natalie H, Manager at Operetta, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello, On behalf of Nicola and Carol thank you for taking the time to write us a review, we glad you enjoyed your time at the Operetta.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been going here for a few years now and I can honestly say I've always had great food. The place might look a dated but I go for delicious food and that's what you get here. One of the best authentic Italian restaurants...More

Thank Dave S
Natalie H, Owner at Operetta, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Dave, Thanks for taking the time to leave us a great review! Hopefully we will see you again soon! Carol& Nicola

Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

This restaurant flourishes vecause of it deserved reputation. Externally it looks like a charity shop! However you will soon discover it looks very retro or has just not changed for many, many years?! Lots of wine bottles lined up on shelving amd italian souvenirs/ memorabilia...More

Thank Paulsmithcasty
Natalie H, Owner at Operetta, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Paul, Thanks for taking the time to leave us a review! As a family run business we strive on authentic Italian culture, the Operetta hasn’t changed in 25 years!! Our customers love stepping back in time and having an all round Italian experience !...More

Reviewed 29 September 2017

It had been many years since I'd been to this restaurant and it was a real treat. I booked it as I wanted to have a meal before my visit to the newly opened New Theatre. We were a little bit early but that was...More

Thank elsejon
Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

Just as we were abandoning hope of finding somewhere open with a bit of atmosphere, we stumbled upon this little jewel. Reassuringly busy, we were quickly welcomed. Our waiter seemed very new and needed a little bit of nudging from the super efficient front of...More

1  Thank BrendanEugene
Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

Nine ladies booked to go to New Theatre booked this restaurant as it is near the theatre. It seems this restaurant has been there forever. Everyone enjoyed their meal. My chicken stroganoff was excellent. Prices reasonable. Decor felt a bit dated but no complaints about...More

1  Thank Carolyn N
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

Visited on a Friday night for an anniversary meal. The table was booked for 7:30 and even though we arrived early, were shown straight to our table. Although a limited menu you weren't struggling for options. The special board was full of delights as well...More

2  Thank BR4KESTER
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24 August 2017|
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Response from Derek P | Reviewed this property |
Agree with Lindey298,Nico is fab, he will sort you out. Enjoy !
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 56-58 Bond Street | HU1 3EN, Kingston-upon-Hull HU1 3EN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  East Riding of Yorkshire  >  Kingston-upon-Hull
  • Phone Number: +44 1482 218687
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