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Bella Vista Restaurant

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84 Emu Bank, Belconnen 2617, Australia
(02) 6253 2266
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night

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  • 41
    Excellent
  • 26
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Pleasant

Ups Great food well presented and tasteful. Most staff very freindly despite being busy. Cashier was very helpful and loverly. Downs When we were therre it was busy and croded. Food took some time to come and part of the order missing.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 15, 2015
Jeff H
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 via mobile

My family ordered the lasagne, steak and barramundi all of which were extremely salty. The lasagne obviously was mounted with cheese to the point that all I could taste was salty cheese. The steak itself although cooked to a tender texture was not nice because of the salty sauce. If you like your food salty then by all means this... More 

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43 reviews 43 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Ups Great food well presented and tasteful. Most staff very freindly despite being busy. Cashier was very helpful and loverly. Downs When we were therre it was busy and croded. Food took some time to come and part of the order missing.

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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

One of my favourite places in canberra to visit for dinner. The food is delicious, the staff are friendly and the wine list showcases wines from the local region as well as international brands. Lovely atmosphere.

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Canberra
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

My husband and I have been going to Bella Vista for 10 years now. Usually maybe 2 or 3 times a year - special occasions like anniversaries or birthdays. We like to get a bit dressed up and treat ourselves. It's a little pricey but it's worth every cent! (This being why it's more of a "special occasion venue") the... More 

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sydney
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34 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

I used to work in the area some years ago, and whenever I could leave work 'on time', I would come down here , grab a window seat and a glass of wine and watch people end there day as the sun set. It was very relaxing, the owner was very friendly, and they would prepare simple Italian dishes for... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

I booked here based on the reviews and we were not disappointed. The decor is a little dated, but the staff were very attentive and polite. The food - fabulous! We had lamb backstrap and a mini surf and turf type meals and they were both mouth watering one had an avocado salsa which i asked be subbed out for... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Went for New Year's Eve. Service was terrible we had a party of 4 and we all took turns calling over the waiters. Waited ages for our order to be taken, our drinks took ages to come and you had to pour your own wine. Food was average

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ACT
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55 reviews 55 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

We went here for a low key family celebration. Service was prompt and friendly. I had requested a window table but for a group of five it seems this was not possible. The weather was too hot at that stage to sit outside which would have been a delightful option in better conditions. We all had pasta which was pleasant... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

Food and service was outstanding. We'll definitely be back. I can recommended the Smoked Salmon and Blue swimmer Crab pasta and my wife loved the oven baked Barra. Wine matching suggestion was spot on. Beautiful, friendly staff.

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Braidwood, Australia
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

this is a restaurant we went to a lot but due to other commitments have not been there for a while and unluckily took a group of my closest friends there the other night and if we didn't have such great company would have had a disappointing night food was ok but had slipped from its high standard service at... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 84 Emu Bank, Belconnen 2617, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Australian Capital Territory  >  Greater Canberra  >  Belconnen
  • Phone Number: (02) 6253 2266

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?