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“A little of Italy” 5 of 5 stars
Review of La Bella Vita

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La Bella Vita
60 Castle Street, Trowbridge BA14 8AU , England
01225 781302
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Ranked #14 of 62 restaurants in Trowbridge
Cuisines: Italian
Good for: Families with children, Outdoor seating
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Outdoor seating
Bath
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“A little of Italy”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2013

The owner is a complete gentleman, he is warm and friendly as is the rest of the staff. The food is very fresh and the cakes are amazing.

Visited April 2013
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English first
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77 reviews 77 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 33 cities Reviews in 33 cities
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
“A Trowbridge gem”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013 via mobile

Unless I am missing something, Trowbridge is a bit short of good quality independent cafés and restaurants. This place is the exception and is a little gem of a place.

  • Visited April 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Trowbridge, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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“Nice little Italian”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2013

Really nice atmosphere, small cosy Italian cafe, with lovely light meals and coffee. Small courtyard out back which is a nice hideaway during good weather.

Visited October 2012
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Trowbridge Wiltshire
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46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
“Winter pick me up/summer relaxation.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2013

This is possibly the only coffee shop in the area where on a chilly winters' morning you can pop in for caffè correto, double espresso with a splash of grappa, (favoured by the Italians in the cold north of Italy on frosty/snowy mornings).
Pino has created a little slice of Italy in this authentic café, and in the summer sit outside in his walled courtyard and take in the rays over a pizza slice and cappuchino.

  • Visited January 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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“Average”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2013

The cafe is nicely decorated and the staff are nice. However, it is more of a place for coffee and cake than a meal. My boyfriend and I went for breakfast but ended up with cakes and coffee. The coffee wasn't anything to write home about and the cake I had was really dry.

  • Visited January 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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MattiaPace, Owner at La Bella Vita, responded to this review, April 2, 2013
Hello HAGustin,

We're really sorry our coffee and cake weren't up to our usual high standards. We have received your feedback and please know we take all feedback seriously.

To help me with your enquiry, please could you perhaps tell me what cake you had if you can remember. Regarding our breakfast offerings, we're sorry we didn't have much to entice you as we class our breakfast offerings with pastries, pizza baguettes and occasional specials (i.e. Panettone).

If you'd prefer, I can be reached via email at this address mattiamedia@gmail.com


I look forward to hearing from you,

Mattia Pace
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