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29 Eastgate Street, Chester CH1 1LG, England
01244 325420
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9:00 am - 10:30 pm
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Sun - Thu 9:00 am - 10:30 pm
Fri - Sat 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Derby, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

We stopped here for lunch whilst visiting Chester for the day. We had to wait a couple of minutes to be seated as it was busy, it was lunchtime so this was to be expected. We sat down and had our drinks order taken fairly quickly. My partner ordered a gin and tonic, which stated it was served with a... More 

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Thank jesskm24
Mullica Hill, New Jersey
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85 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Stopped here for a quick bite to eat. Food was good. Service was very good. It was late but they were happy to take us for dinner with no booking.

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I walked into Bella Italia in Chester at half 12 lunch time to be greeted by an extremely rude ginger waitress who simply said "Bookings only!". Strange, considering it was half empty and staff were standing around doing nothing. Sorry Bella Italia you've just lost a family of customers there!

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Thank Joanne D
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Usually go here with my Ma once a month on our day out, service and food is hit and miss. Either a great experience or a crummy one, no consistency. Last time we went for brunch, they place was totally understaffed, manager was stressed making coffees, nobody checked back on our meals (they were disgustingly fatty and cold) and I... More 

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Thank catinthehat8
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33 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped in for lunch with my 2 kids and sister. Seemed quite busy but we were seated there and then. The lady that served us was absolutely lovely and very attentive (Nancy I think her name was). Drinks order arrived promptly, which was welcome on such a sunny day. Children's menu was fab, 3 course with plenty of options and... More 

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1 Thank ChellebyMustang
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The staff upon arrival were very welcoming and friendly, the food was delicious and decent size portions. There was no problem with us using tesco club card vouchers either.

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2 Thank Lexijackson
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64 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We usually enjoy our meals at Bella Italia, and this one didn't disappoint. The service was good, the pizza was excellent - as was the wine and beer. Lovely atmosphere and friendly waiting service. If we visit Chester again, this will be the place where we eat.

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2 Thank Suzie J
United kingdom
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68 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Overpriced for barely palatable food that had minimum flavour. Visited family of four. Tiny place, very noisy. Had to ask for balsamic vinegar, most decent restaurants have it on table, not here though. Staff friendly, that's about it. Cheese garlic bread charged just under £7 for one person. Mains dry, lasagne burnt round edges and presentation awful, arrived just a... More 

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Thank sammy007
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

- Staff very helpful and friendly. - Food overpriced and lacking in attention to detail (large chunks of uncooked garlic in pasta dish, bruschetta had far too much raw onion and little/ if no olive oil on the bread. The menu did not stipulate the raw onion. There was also little tomato.)

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Ploiesti, Romania
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134 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I recommend you to try this restaurant: the pizza is great! The atmosphere is fabulous, the staff is very friendly and the restaurant is very clean and popular. 5 *

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$9 - $21
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 10:30 pm
Monday
9:00 am - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 10:30 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 10:30 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 29 Eastgate Street, Chester CH1 1LG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cheshire  >  Chester
  • Phone Number: 01244 325420
Description
Situated in the heart of Chester city centre, Bella Italia is a popular dining destination for those looking for well priced good quality Italian food. This well loved Chester restaurant is based in a pretty period building and offers a warm and inviting ambience. The menu ranges from authentic Italian pizzas to tasty pastas, meat and fish dishes. Indulge in a plate of mixed antipasto before diving into a bowl of chicken and spinach fusilli in a creamy gorgonzola sauce or a chargrilled salmon fillet served with green beans, roasted new potatoes and a tomato and red onion salsa. Ideal for friends, family and work colleagues, there really is something for everyone at Bella Italia Chester.

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