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Unit 11A Riverside Level The Oracle Centre, Reading RG1 2AG, England
+44 118 956 6963
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09:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Thu 09:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 09:00 - 23:30
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Reading, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is a regular lunch time place to eat for me. The special lunch menu is excellent value for money and the staff are always friendly.

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Thank suki51w
Reading, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Yummy dinner & ambience. Served by a lovely waitress named Emily. She was lovely, welcoming and warm. We stayed for quite a while since the atmosphere was lovely and relaxed and didn't feel rushed to leave at all. She was very patient (we took our time deciding what to eat) and was confident making recommendations on menu and drinks when... More 

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Thank sg6788
Reading, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We booked, but had to wait for a table anyway because it was so crowded. After being crammed next to some other couples we had to wait ages to order, despite having had plenty of time to peruse the menu already. When our food arrived it was wrong. We asked for water with the food that only arrived when we... More 

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Reading, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

it was sunday lunch very busy in there we loved it the chicken with white wine sauce was a hit, we got served by ANDREA she was fantastic all thr way, we defenetley recomend this place,

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Thank sajmirlika
Reading, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Never been before but will certainly be going again. Went here one afternoon with some of the family. Great food, good service and price not bad.

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Thank SchteveBlef
Wokingham, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

First time here and I loved it, really relaxed, yummy food. Our server was Emily and she was great and friendly it's hard to find great service anymore !!

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Thank su12861
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47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Never been here before and was pleasantly surprised The Staff were all very friendly and attentive There was no long wait for food and the perfect amount of time between courses Food was piping hot and very tasty

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Thank Andy M
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We recently went out for a meal with my mum and my 2 year-old. Like most toddlers, he didn't want to wait for his food or sit still, but our waitress, Andrea was amazingly helpful and friendly. We have been to this restaurant many times and we always find that the waiting staff are amazing with children e.g. try to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited Bella italia in Reading on our small trip yesterday. We had really nice time. The waitress Maria gave us a amazing service. She was really helpful and nothing was problem for her. Food was amazing as always. Nothing to complain about.

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

First of all they were out of all types of juice. I ordered the lower cal meal but they were all out of the spiralised veg. Not a great start. Then my friend who is vegan and gluten free got given the wrong order.. TWICE! First time they had put cheese on it!! Second time they put meat in the... More 

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Thank Maree C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$9 - US$20
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, 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
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 23:00
Monday
09:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 23:00
Thursday
09:00 - 23:00
Friday
09:00 - 23:30
Saturday
09:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Unit 11A Riverside Level The Oracle Centre, Reading RG1 2AG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Berkshire  >  Reading
  • Phone Number: +44 118 956 6963
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?