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All 57 Cromer Restaurants

Bella Vista

5 New Street, Cromer NR27 9HP, England
01263 511559
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Ranked #35 of 57 Restaurants in Cromer
Price range: $16 - $31
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian
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Restaurant details
Good for: Scenic view
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: A taste of Italy with one of the best sea views in town has been launched in Cromer. Overlooking the award winning Cromer Pier and 2010 Blue Flag Beach.
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  • English first
  • Italian first
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English first
Senior Contributor
45 reviews 45 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

Having had a walk around Cromer looking for somewhere to eat in the evening, this place looked like the safest bet and it didn't disappoint.Clean and quiet environment in a pleasant location with views towards the seafront. Service was quick and helpful and the food was pretty good and reasonably priced.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014 via mobile

I have never felt compelled to write a bad review of somebody's business but this place has the location and potential to be so much better than this. The starter of dough balls were like hard fried doughnuts.....incredible how you could create something so far removed from the menu description. We also had mini mozzerella balls that looked like they... More 

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

The end of an era? Oh well maybe they should have kept it as a pub? Maybe someone could turn it into an a cafe? We need a few mor cafes.

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St Albans
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

This restaurant not only has a great position right on the seafront, but looks even better on the inside with modern tasteful decor matched by a good menu. Food was above average (Italian of course) and sharing ownership with the Red Lion, not surprising that a good choice of wines are on offer. Not as cheap as other eateries in... More 

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Newmarket, United Kingdom
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

Went here for lunch and wished we had gone elsewhere, there was only 2 staff serving on a busy day. We were one of the lucky ones and were served quicker than some but some people were waiting a long time to be served. When the food came the pasta was dry not quite cooked and had no sauce at... More 

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London, United Kingdom
16 reviews 16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

This could have been a wonderful experience but was let down in a number of ways. It is easy to see why people have such different opinions. I have been going to Cromer for more years and this has the potential to be one of the best restaurants not just in Cromer but in North Norfolk. A wonderful location a... More 

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London, England, United Kingdom
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

I did try to sort this out with the Manager as I think that is the decent thing to do, rather than complaining publicly. However, I was offered 10% off (£3) for an inedible meal. Ordered Bolognese and Sausage Pasta Bake. Bolognese had little sauce and was completely tasteless with really chewy pasta. Swapped with friend to try the Sausage... More 

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Norwich, United Kingdom
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

Visited at lunchtime today (half term, sunny autumn day) - family of five with three children. Chose this pizza restaurant over the one opposite on the basis that the interior was nicer, a good view out over the sea, and prices reasonable. It looked empty, peering through the door, but it was fairly full. We had to go in to... More 

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Chester, United Kingdom
12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

is owned by the same people that own the Red Lion Hotel in Cromer, and whilst we were not overwhelmed by the food at the Red Lion, the food and ambiance at Bella Vista were really good.

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Luton Uk
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35 reviews 35 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

We have used this restaurant twice before attending shows on Cromer pier. On each occasion the food has been very good and the service very friendly. The restaurant and toilets are very clean. They have a good selection of drink including Adnam's bitter which is surprising well kept for this type of restaurant. Worth a visit.

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Additional Information about Bella Vista

Address: 5 New Street, Cromer NR27 9HP, England
Phone Number: 01263 511559
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Norfolk  >  Cromer
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 16 - 31
Cuisine: Italian

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