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4-6 London Road, Southend-on-Sea SS1 1TJ, England
+44 1702 341353
09:00 - 22:30
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Sun - Thu 09:00 - 22:30
Fri - Sat 09:00 - 23:30
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49 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

14 of us got together and ate here. I had the Calzone which was amazing! There's was lots of food and drink consumed and it worked out £35 ish a head. No one had any complaints about their meals. I enjoyed my evening here and would recommend a visit.

Thank Hurricanesmith
Grays Thurrock, United Kingdom
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105 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Went to this old style Bella Italia, the worst service ever and still not had my change, I left after complaining to the Duty Manager, who told me they where short of staff, been nice if I was told when I was seated. Took 40 minutes for main course to arrive and 20 minutes for drinks to arrive. Daughter asked... More 

Thank Jonotter
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The serving and the food was very good. We had carbonara and bolognese pasta. The food cAme around 15 minutes after we ordered. The waitress was very polite as well as the other personnel.

Thank Valentin V
Benfleet, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This place has a wide range of food both for snacks and full meals, you can gave a coffee in the front of the building in the summer patio windows are open

Thank Sandra H
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Went here for a family members birthday for lunch. Only a few tables were busy but waited far to long for our food. Food was ok. Not recommended for a quick lunch.

Thank Simon G
Leigh-on Sea, United Kingdom
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54 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This evening our meals were very good. Lovely mini ciabatta bites. A portion was enough to share. I thoroughly enjoyed my chicken lasagne too. The staff were not particularly attentive to be true

Thank Nick B
BI Guest Experi... S, Guest Relations Manager at Bella Italia Southend, responded to this review

Hi Nick, This is great to hear thanks for letting us know! We love our Lasagna, it's a Bella pride so we are very glad you loved it too and had a yummy experience. We hope to welcome you again soon. Ciao for now. Bella. More 

Canvey Island, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went Bella italia with friends last night food was lovely and quick, cocktails were awesome. The Manager holly really was nice and chatted to us recommended drinks and food and gave use a really good service , would highly recommend this restaurant with the food and being well looked after

Thank ellisroe15
Rochford, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a funny place. Its right in the middle of Southend with lots of other eateries but is has a kind of faded décor and atmosphere. Place was half empty when we went there for lunch which was a bit surprising because the food was good. It was relaxed which is nice in these days of fast food and... More 

Thank jomira6830
BI Guest Experi... S, Guest Relations Manager at Bella Italia Southend, responded to this review

Hiya Mr Jomira, Thank you for taking the time to review your visit Bella, we really appreciate the feedback. We are glad you had a relaxed, overall pleasant visit with us. We are sorry you felt the Frizzante was a little on the expensive side, our price reflects the true quality of our produce authentically sourced from real Italian producers.... More 

Essex, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The staff are always friendly here, it is just off the main high street. The menu is large good range of Italian food... Pasta/pizza dishes. There is a range for veggies. The salads are always good, and the calzone. The food was good however when it came to desert the cookie dough was burnt and really hard but I have... More 

Thank Ali10290
London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited Bella Italia last night for a quick pizza and pasta, groupon were doing a great deal, £18' a couple a main and or starter/desert, my main reason for reviewing was the superb service we received from the lady I believe her name was Amu? Apologies if spelt incorrectly and the French gentlemen, smiles and politeness from the moment we... More 

Thank NinaCr18

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$20
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
09:00 - 22:30
09:00 - 22:30
09:00 - 22:30
09:00 - 22:30
09:00 - 22:30
09:00 - 23:30
09:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4-6 London Road, Southend-on-Sea SS1 1TJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Southend-on-Sea
  • Phone Number: +44 1702 341353
Bella Italia hits the Essex coast with its Southend on Sea restaurant, found in the very centre of the town just opposite the Southend Victoria train station. Locals and visitors to this popular British seaside resort are invited to enjoy classic Italian food at good value prices at Bella Italia. There are a wide range of pizzas to choose from such as the Quattro Stagioni with pepperoni, ham, roasted mushrooms and artichokes and the pasta dishes features options like the spaghetti carbonara with pancetta, egg and pecorino cheese or the beef and pork meatballs in a rich tomato sauce served on a bed of spaghetti. Don't forget to save room for dessert; chocolate lovers will adore The Godfather (nutty chocolate fudge brownies, vanilla and toffee ice cream, chocolate sauce and fresh cream).

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?