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La Banca

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1896 Pershore Road | Cotteridge, Birmingham B30 3AS, England
01214592204
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5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue - Sat 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Description: Italian Restaurant opened in 2009. Stylish converted High St Bank

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  • 130
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  • 41
    Very good
  • 14
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  • 5
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  • 4
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Birthday Treat

Excellent food Excellent service interesting tour of the cookery school upstairs. By far the best Italian food i have eaten in the UK, the chef is well regarded and his brother at front of house made the whole visit very enjoyable. Have been back many times since.

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 1, 2015
MandolinMatt
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Excellent food Excellent service interesting tour of the cookery school upstairs. By far the best Italian food i have eaten in the UK, the chef is well regarded and his brother at front of house made the whole visit very enjoyable. Have been back many times since.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Have been here regularly ever since it opened (and I don't go back to places that disappoint!), admittedly in part because of its convenient proximity - nothing quite beats being able to walk to/from an establishment. Right from the word go it's been a friendly place that clearly cooks with high quality fresh ingredients. Over time a constant refining of... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

I was recommended La Banca by a very good friend who was also a huge food enthusiast. I decided to take my partner here for her birthday slightly apprehensive at first as I always am with new eateries. As soon as I walked in, I received a very warm and friendly welcome by a gentleman who let us pick our... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

I was not expecting what I found when I came here! The food is delicious and the atmosphere is just perfect quiet low lighting and the staff are polite and prompt. I proposed to my girlfriend that night and they made it feel special and warm. I would thoroughly recommend for anyone looking for a romantic evening.

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Yeovil, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

for 25GPB I had chicken and spinach pasta, pint pironi, espresso and lemon truffle. Everything was great, the main course particularly brilliant. Set in a redecorated old bank the atmosphere and decoration make for a great place to eat out. The staff are all polite and helpful. I would recommend to anyone wanting a decent meal in this area.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

Restaurant is set in an old bank in Cotteridge. When you 1st walk into the restaurant it's quite deceiving with the mirrors as you think it is much bigger than what it is. However the tables they have are just enough for the size. Food was excellent albeit a little expensive and wine was also a little pricey for Cotteridge... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

lovely ambience, set in an old ex bank building. starter of scallops which where cooked to perfection main course I had the fillet steak again perfectly cooked medium rare. if I was really really over critical then I would admit the cauliflower was a bit undercooked, but, that did not attract from the fact the meal was gorgeous. the staff... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Excellent menu, Amazing food, Fantastic service - will definitely return and tell all my friends to visit to.. Great evening - thank you x

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

Had a fabulous meal here with family. Best Italian food I have had in ages and miles better than some of the over-rated Italian restaurants in the city centre. My calamari starter was excellent and mu husband said the onion soup was one of the best soups he's had. Main course servings were generous and very tasty. Restaurant was quiet... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

I first visited la Banca with friends.... Discovering the finest food in a modern environment so close to home was golden! Since my first mouth watering dinner I have entertained numerous times with the safe knowledge I will impress The food always delights & we all feel special due to the amazing Italian welcome & service given.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1896 Pershore Road | Cotteridge, Birmingham B30 3AS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Midlands  >  Birmingham
  • Phone Number: 01214592204

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 33 - 41
  • Cuisine: Italian

Description

Italian Restaurant opened in 2009. Stylish converted High St Bank
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm

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