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“Lovely lunch” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Bella Italia Manchester Deansgate

Bella Italia Manchester Deansgate
92/96 Deansgate, Manchester M2 2QG, England
0161 832 4332
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Ranked #329 of 1,766 Restaurants in Manchester
Cuisines: Italian, Mediterranean
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Dine in one of Manchester's most lively and cosmopolitan areas at the brilliant Bella Italia restaurant in Deansgate. Set amongst the areas numerous restaurants and bars, Bella Italia is a top spot for affordable Italian dining. Warm colours create a cosy ambience and the typical bistro style furnishings are a trademark style of Bella Italias throughout the UK. The menu offers a whole host of Italian classics from pizza to pasta and salads to grilled meat and fish. Try the succulent Italian burger served with ciabatta and mozzarella or the juicy chargrilled salmon steak with green beans, roasted new potatoes and olive and tomato salsa. The dessert list is too good to miss with tiramisu, lemon tart and banoffee pie amongst others to choose from.
Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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82 reviews 82 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 31 cities Reviews in 31 cities
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
“Lovely lunch”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2013

We went for lunch here today, table for 2 was found immediately and the service was very good, helpful and friendly staff. We had the 600 calorie special pizza it was delicious. Good value, good food, good service, thank you.

  • Visited May 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Great place - great pasta”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2013

We come to the Bella quite often, the staff are friendly, nothing is too much trouble, the food is delicious. Can get busy, so i would recommend booking, if possible.

Visited April 2013
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Scotland
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41 reviews 41 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 20 cities Reviews in 20 cities
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
“A 'Must Go'”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2013

Visited Manchester for a weekend, and first night came across the Bella Italia. We opened the door to see a well and truly packed restaurant, although there was a table which had just been vacated. This was around 5.30pm! The staff were very friendly and polite, and the decor was lovely. We didn't have to wait long to be served and the meal was beautiful. I expected the bill to be much that of City prices, but we were amazed at the cost. This is a place where I would definitely visit again, should I be in the area.

  • Visited April 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Troon, Ayrshire
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
“Excellent”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2013

We dined here pre concert and having spent too much time in the pub we left it very fine for time. On arrival we let the staff know and they looked after us well. We had a first class meal in relaxed surroundings - despite it being fully booked.

Brilliant meal and we will return.

Defo worth booking

  • Visited April 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Ireland
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59 reviews 59 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 25 cities Reviews in 25 cities
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
“Gorgeous Food, Great Staff”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2013

The restaurant was recommended by a taxi driver, and I have to say, the food in Bella Italia was top notch! For me, my starter was Garlic Bread (shared), Lasagna for mains and Ice Cream for dessert. I couldn't fault any of the dishes, they were delicious. There is limited lighting as the tables are candlelight with the candle in wine bottles, which makes for a lovely setting. The staff were all very nice and friendly. Very good value for money overall, one of the cheaper meals I have had in a while and it was tasty.

Service was a little slow but our waiter acknowledged this and it was busy at the time. A busy restaurant is always a good sign in my view!

  • Visited April 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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