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Buon appetito

81 Western Road, Hove BN3 2JQ, England
+44 1273 204848
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good22%
  • Average8%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
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“pasta” (29 reviews)
“italian beef” (3 reviews)
“ciabatta” (5 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
81 Western Road, Hove BN3 2JQ, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We had a really lovely meal, both the Pasta and fish were cooked to perfection, the atmosphere is lovely and the staff are very welcoming, great value for money for good quality food.

Thank ahkuit2018
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really well priced neighbourhood Italian restaurant. Lively on a weekend. Fresh pasta and pizzas are all good. Personally the spaghetti Vongole is my fave.

1  Thank lyndaj945
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

Great authentic Italian food at reasonable prices. Not very full at lunchtime weekends but always busy in the evenings so best to book a table for an evening visit. They often have a Groupon deal on as well so keep an eye out.

1  Thank brunswick29
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Reviewed 1 March 2018 via mobile

I have eaten here several times and have ways had a warm welcome from the manager and staff. Food is really good and the menu has everything you'd expect from a family run Italian. The portions are generous, too so unlike some places you won't...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 7 February 2018

It was my daughter's birthday, so we decided to go to Buon Appetito for a family meal there were 6 adults and one child aged 2. (Apart from us the parents they all live in Hove) I would just like to say what a wonderful...More

1  Thank Sally G
Reviewed 30 January 2018

Twelve of us ranging fromn 1 year to just short of 70 shared a celebration supper. The staff were friendly, charming with the baby, and most attentive. The food was plentiful , delicious and we were all served in close time. We all enjoyed the...More

Thank susan w
Reviewed 19 January 2018 via mobile

We have popped in for a meal in the early evening on a couple of occasions. The service is swift and friendly. Food is standard Italian, but well cooked and tasty. We were in and out in less than an hour, but felt we could...More

Thank gingerpip
Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

Visiting from Hong Kong and wanted some good Italian, friendly staff, great Italian experience. I will be back.

Thank monkeywrench01
Reviewed 17 November 2017 via mobile

Have been going here once a week for the last few weeks and I’m always so happy to be there. Staff are very friendly and kind and the artichoke risotto is to die for... I’ll definitely be returning as often as possible x

Thank Chuckiestattooedass
Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

Came here with friends. Although we hadn't booked there was no problem getting in. Service was friendly and prompt. The antipasto starter was generous with a good selection of cold meats. The pasta dishes were tasty and of a good size. House wine good and...More

Thank billobe1
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8 April 2016|
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Response from Tania K | Reviewed this property |
Yes, I'm sure it. Italians love kids and these were particularly friendly Italians.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
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6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
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12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 81 Western Road, Hove BN3 2JQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Brighton and Hove  >  Hove
  • Phone Number: +44 1273 204848
Nice cona premiere with a beautiful italian colours.
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