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Bella Italia Leicester Square

22 Leicester Square, London WC2H 7LE, England
+44 20 7321 0016
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good37%
  • Average17%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible10%
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
22 Leicester Square, London WC2H 7LE, England
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Reviewed yesterday

This restaurant is in the heart of London theatre land which is why my wife and I chose to go there one lunchtime midweek prior to going to the Garrick theatre. We've eaten at Bella Italia restaurants before so we knew what to expect. I...More

Thank John H
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Very conveniently located with friendly staff. I had a really tasty green salad and a Fish dish with pasta from south Italy. Both dishes were delicious and rather reasonably priced at 20 pounds.

Thank polygnosi
Reviewed 6 days ago

Ideal location, nice food, spacious and comfortable.Right in the centre of everything, noy crowded.One can chat and relax.Desserts were particularly delicious and special.

Thank unahughes
Reviewed 6 days ago

My partner and I regularly visit the Bella Italia restaurant in Leicester Square next to the Odeon Cinema, during one of our many trips to London. The service is always good and the staff are very friendly and helpful especially, Sonia, who has regularly serviced...More

Thank debbiehill12
Reviewed 6 days ago

We did have vouchers 50% off mains - but they are readily available if you sign up, this made for a great meal at extremely good value in a lovely location with a good bottle of Red wine, staff were great and would certainly return....More

Thank alipaulwalsall
Reviewed 1 week ago

At the end of a busy evening in Central London, a group of four of us had left it late to get a meal - it was already well after 10.00pm and we were very hungry. We fancied pasta or pizza so we thought we...More

Thank Minnie_the_Fiddle
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited on Saturday the 4th of November as we had visited last year and really enjoyed our food and the service had been great! This visit however wasn't as good as last year. Some of the staff were the same. Service was fairly slow but...More

Thank Charlotte G
BI Guest Experi... S, Guest Relations Manager at Bella Italia Leicester Square, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi Charlotte, Thanks for your review. We are so glad your meal was served with Bella charm with us but are sorry that there was a mix up with your burger and that the food wasn't up to our usual, yummy standards. All of our...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

I have visited this restaurant few times recently and I believe there is one dish I really must praise and that's their Marco Polo pasta dish, one of the best matches of food combination you can get on a plate. The duck is well cooked...More

Thank kfactsz
Reviewed 1 week ago

I did not expect any big things from chains, but it was worse than. Food here was acceptable, but one thing i cannot remove on my mind is their service that I could feel it inhospitable from the waitersss. Obviously when i noticed one of...More

Thank Thitinun J
BI Guest Experi... S, Guest Relations Manager at Bella Italia Leicester Square, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi Thitinun, Thanks for your review. We are sorry that we didn't wow you during your visit and that your meal wasn't Bella! Our service should be friendly, perfectly paced and accurate and we are sorry this wasn't the case. We will ensure the Area...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First time at a Bella italia and it was very nice. I went for the ‘pollo picante’ classic pizza and the size was good and very tasty. I was afraid it may be too spicy but it wasn’t at all, just the kick it needed....More

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The go-to district for a good time in London, Soho
hosts a wealth of world-class theatres and a
compelling lineup of cafes, restaurants, pubs, bars,
and clubs. At Soho's core is London's original Red
Light District and the epicenter of the LGBT scene –
and thus the city's hottest nightlife. For shopping
enthusiasts, Soho is not only the home of London's
greatest concentration of boutique shops, but also the
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13 November 2016|
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Response from BI Guest Experi... S | Property representative |
This should be enough time to have food and get to Aladdin, we would maybe recommend maybe just going for the one course. Please let your waiter know when you arrive and they will do their best to speed up the food for... More
Kiaran H
10 September 2015|
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Response from Steve W | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely they do, varied choices and three courses!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$21
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 10:30 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
12:00 AM - 12:30 AM
8:00 AM - 12:30 AM
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 22 Leicester Square, London WC2H 7LE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Soho
  • Neighbourhood: Soho
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7321 0016
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Boasting an enviable location in the very centre of Leicester Square, surrounded by some of the capital's biggest cinemas, Bella Italia is a haven for visitors to the area who are looking for an affordable yet good quality meal. With Piccadilly Circus, Soho and Covent Garden at its fingertips, this popular Italian restaurant is always buzzing with hungry sightseers and shoppers. The menu is full of tasty, traditional Italian dishes such as the baked chicken breast topped with mozzarella cheese and smoky bacon and tomato sauce or the classic antipasti selection with smoked Italian ham, salami, bruschetta, mozzarella and olives. Tiramisu is a must try for dessert, light sponge soaked in coffee and Marsala wine layered with mascarpone and zabaglione cream and dusted with cocoa powder.
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