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Tutto Bene

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Italian, Pizza, Seafood, Pizza & Pasta
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192 Papanui Road | Merivale, Christchurch 8041, New Zealand
+64 3-355 4744
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5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations, Takeout
Description: For a takeaway pizza or an authentic Italian dining experience, Tutto Bene...
For a takeaway pizza or an authentic Italian dining experience, Tutto Bene Italian Restaurant & Pizzeria is one of the most popular restaurants in Christchurch. Dining at Tutto Bene is a unique and authentically Italian experience. As you step through the doors, you are instantly transported to a delightful piece of Italy tucked away in Merivale, Christchurch. Owned and operated by an Italian family, Tutto Bene assures you of a warm and enthusiastic Italian greeting. Inside, you'll see tables covered with charming red- and white-chequered cloths, and walls lovingly adorned with Italian memorabilia, including soccer-themed items for the sports fans. And if you just want to pick up a takeaway pizza or two, Tutto Bene creates some of the best pizzas in Christchurch - gourmet, hand-stretched pizza cooked in a traditional Italian brick oven. From authentic flavours such as Margherita to the New Zealand Favourite, with luscious tomato, pineapple and ham for Kiwi taste-buds, there's a pizza for everyone. You can also pick up delicious pastas, salads and calzones to take away. And after you've sampled Italian food at its best, you'll understand just why Tutto Bene is one of Christchurch's most popular restaurants.
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Visitor rating
  • 67
    Excellent
  • 41
    Very good
  • 11
    Average
  • 10
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Wednesday night dinner

As always great food fast and pleasant service never fails to offer a great evening meal, thanks for another pleasant dinner

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 20, 2015
Simon P
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Christchurch, New Zealand
Good for:
  • Large groups
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English first
Christchurch, New Zealand
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

As always great food fast and pleasant service never fails to offer a great evening meal, thanks for another pleasant dinner

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WINTON, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015 NEW

Fabulous meal - value for money and so delicious! Wonderful atmosphere just like dining in Florence! Super-friendly staff & interesting decor. We loved everything about our evening at Tutto Bene. In fact we have recommended your restaurant to friends in Nelson looking for a venue for their daughter's 21st! We will be back next time we visit Christchurch.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015 NEW

This was the first time I had ever been to Tutto Bene and I loved it I would definitely come back again. The service was amazing and the pizza was delicious. I hope to see you again I am going to go there for my birthday.

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Newark, Delaware
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74 reviews 74 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

My friend and colleague in Christchurch recommended this for dinner one night. When we pulled up I thought it was going to be a tiny cafe. There is a much larger seating area in the back. The food was outstanding!

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London, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

Been meaning to visit for a while as we have been looking for a nice, local Italian restaurant since moving to Christchurch. Initially worried about the small seating area near the entrance, but we were led out to the rear of the restaurant which was much more open with lots of chintzy Italian prints on the wall. Food was fantastic,... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

Great place for diner especially if you love Italian! Kids love the meals. Value for money with large servings. Great service and always busy any day of the week which is always a good sign!

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Christchurch, New Zealand
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

Fabulous authentic Italian food and friendly service made for a wonderful night out. I would thoroughly recommend this restaurant (portions are very generous!)

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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56 reviews 56 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

We had to give it a second go because the first time we went they sat us in the noisy back area but the food was good. So we gave it a second go and now we're regulars. We sit at the quieter front tables and enjoy the service, the fast and friendly staff, mine host stopping to say hello,... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

Great food and service. Me, my husband, and our friends went for dinner. It was nice to chill. Come and visit the place.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

I liked the waiters and food and the pasta and pizza tasted very fresh and different compared to other restaurants Thank you

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 192 Papanui Road | Merivale, Christchurch 8041, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: +64 3-355 4744

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 11 - 28
  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza, Seafood, Pizza & Pasta

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups

Description

For a takeaway pizza or an authentic Italian dining experience, Tutto Bene Italian Restaurant & Pizzeria is one of the most popular restaurants in Christchurch. Dining at Tutto Bene is a unique and authentically Italian experience. As you step through the doors, you are instantly transported to a delightful piece of Italy tucked away in Merivale, Christchurch. Owned and operated by an Italian family, Tutto Bene assures you of a warm and enthusiastic Italian greeting. Inside, you'll see tables covered with charming red- and white-chequered cloths, and walls lovingly adorned with Italian memorabilia, including soccer-themed items for the sports fans. And if you just want to pick up a takeaway pizza or two, Tutto Bene creates some of the best pizzas in Christchurch - gourmet, hand-stretched pizza cooked in a traditional Italian brick oven. From authentic flavours such as Margherita to the New Zealand Favourite, with luscious tomato, pineapple and ham for Kiwi taste-buds, there's a pizza for everyone. You can also pick up delicious pastas, salads and calzones to take away. And after you've sampled Italian food at its best, you'll understand just why Tutto Bene is one of Christchurch's most popular restaurants.
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Questions & Answers

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