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Bella Italia Reading Oracle

Unit 11A Riverside Level The Oracle Centre | Oracle Shopping Centre Unit 11a, Reading RG1 2AG, England
+44 118 956 6963
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Overview
  • Excellent38%
  • Very good22%
  • Average17%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible11%
Travellers talk about
“pollo” (9 reviews)
“pasta” (28 reviews)
“gamberi” (10 reviews)
Open Now
9:00 AM - 10:30 PM Hours
CUISINES
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
Food
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Atmosphere
LOCATION
Unit 11A Riverside Level The Oracle Centre | Oracle Shopping Centre Unit 11a, Reading RG1 2AG, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Enjoyed our Tuesday pizza and pasta offer on this nice fresh weather Tuesday The food was good First time to try this Italian beer MENABREA Service is good

Thank samiremile
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have been here twice with my partner after going to the cinema opposite the restaurant. Twice we have been the service hasnt been something to brag about. The first time our server didn’t seem to want to be there. No smile and no check...More

Thank _197mattl197_
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had lunch here today, and spent a lovely couple of relaxing hours eating great food and drinking a bottle of House Red. The crab cakes were to die for as were the calamari. My husband had the meat calzone and I opted for the...More

1  Thank DaveandPaula
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had lunch here. We waited a long time for drinks. The food (pizza and prawn pasta) was ok but the chips were cold. Nobody checked on us during the meal so we weren’t able to ask for them to be replaced. We had to...More

Thank Shin C
BI Guest Experi... S, Guest Relations Manager at Bella Italia Reading Oracle, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hiya, Thanks for your review, we appreciate your feedback. We want to offer all our guests the highest level of service, letting you relax and enjoy your meal in our restaurants. Our staff are there to provide you with friendly, attentive and personal care from...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We've eaten there a few times. The staff are always friendly and helpful and make an effort even when the restaurant is very busy. On our latest visit we were served by Maria, she was very cheerful and answered any questions we had about the...More

Thank Matt B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a reasonable meal here on a warm Saturday evening sitting outside on their terrace near the river. The food was fine except the kitchen did make a mistake with my wife's starter.They also failed to supply a finger bowl and a dish for...More

Thank finian29
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Was really looking forward to the meal, starter was ok. Not amazing. The main was horrible all five meals were either dry, cold, oily, burnt and lacked flavour. The waitress got annoyed with us when ordering and said well I have got another big table...More

Thank Cuddlecutie
BI Guest Experi... S, Guest Relations Manager at Bella Italia Reading Oracle, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hiya, Thanks for your feedback and review. We are sorry to hear that our usual Bella service and delicious food standards weren't up to scratch during your visit. This is unlike us and certainly not the Bella way. We will ensure that the Area Manager...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The breakfast here is very good and was served by a very good host Andrea. I've been coming for many weeks now and never been disappointed with the service and food. Keep up the good work👍👍👍

Thank vic88lam
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited on Sunday 6th. With 3 grandchildren in group. Took almost an hour for starter to come. Due to lack of staff took ages for food. Got dessert 2 hrs after arriving. Need more staff as the 3 serving staff were rushing around.

Thank JoyUnitedKingdom
Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

lovely waiter n delicious food!! would recommend to anyone who likes pizza n pasta, also has burgers

Thank Nida H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$9 - US$21
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Monday
9:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Tuesday
9:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Wednesday
9:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Thursday
9:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Friday
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Unit 11A Riverside Level The Oracle Centre | Oracle Shopping Centre Unit 11a, Reading RG1 2AG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Berkshire  >  Reading
  • Phone Number: +44 118 956 6963
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Description
Situated by the riverside at Reading's Oracle shopping centre, Bella Italia is a popular destination for Italian dining. The restaurant itself is an attractive space, decked out in a rustic Italian style with tiled flooring, warm tones and bistro style seating. There is a magnificent terrace to the front of the restaurant which is always busy during the summer months. The menu comprises of all the classic Italian dishes from tasty mixed antipasti platters heaped with smoked ham, salami, bruschetta, mozzarella and olives to pizza topped with Italian cured ham and rocket. Desserts such as the mascarpone cheesecake with red berry compote keep all those with a sweet tooth contented.
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