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Ciao Bella

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95 South Street, Romford RM11NX, England
01708 725700
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12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Late Night, Delivery, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • 331
    Excellent
  • 95
    Very good
  • 23
    Average
  • 16
    Poor
  • 12
    Terrible
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
Great food, great value, nice service

This is one if the best Italian restaurants we have been to outside of Italy. Excellent food, at good value prices, served with a smile. The decor is unpretentious - wooden tables, no table cloths, for example, but it would be right at home away from the main streets of Florence. We will certainly... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
markr2306
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London
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44 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Went here because we had seen some good reviews of the place. I would say it's decidedly average. The food and the service were fine, if a little bit slow. My partners main meal was definitely not good, I tried a bit and it was not as good as the pasta dishes we cook at home, which is pretty poor... More 

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62 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one if the best Italian restaurants we have been to outside of Italy. Excellent food, at good value prices, served with a smile. The decor is unpretentious - wooden tables, no table cloths, for example, but it would be right at home away from the main streets of Florence. We will certainly go back - quite soon!

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Thank markr2306
Harrogate, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I am gluten free and the staff were able to prepare gluten free pasta and adapt all dishes. Excellent service Very good will be back when next in town

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1 Thank lizb477
Turkish Mediterranean Coast, Turkey
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26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited the restaurant twice during this trip, the team running it were very courteous and managed to serve us a delicious meal. The family was happy with both meals so thanks...

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Romford, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food was to an unnacceptable standard and the staff were not particularly pleasant. It was supposed to be a nice graduation meal but to be quite frank after wrapping my food up and throwing it down the toilet, I just could not wait to leave. Would not recommend but very pretty decor.

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1 Thank TN T
London, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went to celebrate a family birthday having heard good things. We were lied to. The food was acceptable but the service shocking. Made to wait an hour for starters which they managed to get wrong! Then 40 minutes for our main course. The service charge on the bill was the final straw. Do yourselves a favour people, go somewhere... More 

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1 Thank GoonerDave99
Essex
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I don't normally write reviews but thought I must for this place and hooked onto my husbands account, I was So pleased to find this lovely independent Italian restaurant amongst all the boil in the bag chain restaurants in Romford. I've had lunch here a few times but only ever ordered the pizza which is really good, and that's a... More 

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Thank Cookie6711
Greater London, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Have only been at lunchtime, had the pizza which was very nice always asked for more Parmesan and olive oil and balsamic which was always brought to the table. This meal is really reasonable and worth it, but I do think a small bottle of beer could be a little cheaper or at least stock more than one kind of... More 

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1 Thank scgrantham
Romford Essex
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29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good little restaurant in the middle of Romford town centre- a great find. Good food reasonably priced- looking forward to our next visit!

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Thank toddy5802
Greater London, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016 via mobile

Ciao Bella! Visited here on a Saturday night. No need to book you can walk straight in. Greeted with a friendly smile and a lovely seat for two. Restaurant wasn't very busy so was spaced nicely. Ordered a bottle of rose procesco and got frosted flutes and it tasted beautifully sweet. For starters I had calamari and my partner had... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 95 South Street, Romford RM11NX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater London  >  Romford
  • Phone Number: 01708 725700

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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