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Villa Italia

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Queen's Quarter
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37/41 University Road, Belfast, Northern Ireland
90328356
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Today
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 12:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Mon 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tue 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Wed - Fri 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Sat 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 248
    Excellent
  • 149
    Very good
  • 37
    Average
  • 25
    Poor
  • 22
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great Food

Very popular Italian restaurant with fantastic Italian inspired decor. Apparently you can't reserve a table here which meant a queue, in the Belfast rain for 20 minutes. Once inside, we were sat next to a childrens birthday party. Fortunately, they left early and we carried on with our conversation... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 31, 2015
Andy N
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Bordeaux, France
Good for:
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Families with children
  • Romantic
  • Large groups
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481 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Bordeaux, France
Senior Contributor
39 reviews 39 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 NEW

Very popular Italian restaurant with fantastic Italian inspired decor. Apparently you can't reserve a table here which meant a queue, in the Belfast rain for 20 minutes. Once inside, we were sat next to a childrens birthday party. Fortunately, they left early and we carried on with our conversation whilst eating very tasty food. Worth a visit.

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 NEW

I have been going to this restaurant for the last twenty years and am never disappointed. Nothing much has changed over the years and that, I believe, is why it remains so popular with families, couples, students...nice atmosphere and even though there is often a queue you don't have to wait too long for a table. Food reasonably priced and... More 

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Stirling, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015 NEW

Carol A Went into this restaurant after a long day out and about, what a surprise. Looks small from outside, but was pleasantly surprised. The restaurant was almost full, but got a table very quickly, service was excellent. Meal was good and served quickly, very reasonably priced. Even though restaurant was very busy, we were not rushed by staff to... More 

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Newry, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
132 reviews 132 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

I ate here recently. The service was very good and efficient. The food was of a good standard. You do not wait long for your food. Most dishes are Italian based. I had the pizza and I thought it was very good. Big portions.

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Lisburn, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Now that Angelo Marano is retired in Lisburn we despaired of finding another Italian restaurant with great atmosphere and beautiful, reasonably priced food. Well thank goodness we discovered Villa Italia as the pizzas and lasagne are really to die for and there is such a wide choice. Always a buzz about the place. Do yourself a favour and go, soon.

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Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

Serves traditional italian food, pizza, pasta and meats. Very reasonably priced and can serve big parties quickly and well.

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Belfast, Ireland
Top Contributor
68 reviews 68 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

This is a really great restaurant and serves Italian and many other cuisines. It's licenced, so the drinkers can indulge. The food is lovely.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

My girlfriend and I, came to villa Italia to treat ourself's to a nice meal but got the opposite. The staff had looked like they didn't want to be there and I was ignored twice as I tried to get the waiters attention and he was only a few feet away from me.. so if they could get some staff... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

I've always had a nice meal here, portion size Is big and the restaurant is always busy! Mostly been here for a relaxed meal with my family, however I'm sure it's nice to get dressed up and begin a night out too. Service always good- profiteroles are the best I've had in Belfast!!

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Antwerp
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29 reviews 29 reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

This place is to die for! Great staff and the place buzzes with energy. Pasta is great and cooked to perfection. Pizza is really nice and light and full of flavor and you can watch the pizza chefs work (no hand tossing) on rolling out the dough and forming and loading it with topings and putting it in the oven.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 37/41 University Road, Belfast, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  Belfast>  > Queen's Quarter
  • Neighborhood: Queen's Quarter
  • Phone Number: 90328356

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions, Entertaining clients, Families with children, Romantic, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
4:00 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?