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26-28 Church Street, Lancaster LA1 1LH, England
+44 1524 36340
09:00 - 23:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun 09:00 - 22:30
Mon - Sat 09:00 - 23:00
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Lancaster, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Tok my child there as he likes the kids meal options. Felt sorry for the staff as there was clearly not enough of them and they were overworked thus big waits between orders and things asked for that did not arrive- be careful about security there- my phone vanished and suddenly turned off- messages to Bella Italia about CCTV etc... More 

Thank cyberfairy
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13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Disappointed with Agneau dish.... pasta tough uncooked and cold bowl. Nice service with a smile. Been here before and enjoyed the meal. Perhaps having a bad day or bad chef day.

Thank astrowanderer
Lancaster, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The staff are very attentive here and there is plenty to choose from on the menu, but can be quite expensive for what it is.

2 Thank danidon1
Manchester, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The food here is always lovely, and staff are really friendly. The menu is extensive so there is something for everyone. The desserts are delicious too!!

2 Thank _abiex
Lancaster, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is a bit too dear and the portions are not great and sometimes it takes ages just to get a seat as some are smoking out the back door which isn,t good for buisness

Thank glencarmichael1975
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good food but not worth the money for the ridiculous wait times and rude wait-staff, would not recommend

Thank Jess P
sedbergh, cumbria
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18 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Booked a table for 4 people tonight. My daughter could not use her groupon voucher, cost £49.90, for a three course meal for 4, with prosecco/drink. Worth about £105 as indicated on the voucher. We arrived and were given a 'condensed' menu, with limited choice. Starter to share between 2, a flavoured garlic bread, then a main, with a tiny... More 

Thank dawnSedbergh_Cumbria
London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

We went to visit my nephew at Lancaster University and we were recommended to visit Bella Italia, which was only a short drive from the campus. There were eight of us and although they weren't any tables large enough for our group, they quickly joined two tables together, so that we were able to sit together. We thoroughly enjoyed our... More 

5 Thank YadavBhandari
Preston, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Visited after a shopping trip. Restaurant was busy but was seated straight away. Waited a good ten minutes for drinks to be ordered and another 10 for drinks to arrive. Longer wait than normal for food to arrive. Food brilliant...lovely food. Just a shame about the overall wait for food and service.

5 Thank L n
Isle of Skye, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

We visited recently and were a bit short of time, as we were on our way to attend a concert. Despite it being a very busy Friday evening and us not having a reservation, after explaining our haste, the staff went out of their way to find us a table. Our order was taken promptly and we had a great... More 

5 Thank Ian S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$9 - US$20
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 22:30
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 26-28 Church Street, Lancaster LA1 1LH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lancashire  >  Lancaster
  • Phone Number: +44 1524 36340
Found just down the road from the Grand Theatre in central Lancaster, Bella Italia is an ideal pre-show restaurant. Offering superb value set menus as well as an a la carte menu full of classic Italian fare, Bella Italia attracts a varied clientele, from theatre goers to locals, families to couple. Enjoy dishes such as the antipasti mixed platter featuring Italian smoked ham, salami, tomato and basil bruschetta, buffalo mozzarella and mixed olives - perfect for sharing. Main course include spicy chicken and smoked mozzarella pizza and chargrilled salmon fillet with tomato salsa and green beans. The wine list is a celebration of Italian grapes and the beers are imported direct from Italy.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?