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Bella Italia Norwich Red Lion Street

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3 Red Lion Street, Norwich NR1 3QF, England
9:00 am - 10:30 pm
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Sun 9:00 am - 10:30 pm
Mon - Sat 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Rendlesham, United Kingdom
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93 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited with kids after a busy day shopping. It was busy when we arrived with a lot of diners then leaving but the staff seemed to enter a kind of slump as their service was very lacklustre and slow. The food was of a decent standard and the price wasn't too bad just the service not great.

Thank Joshua B
Lowestoft, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I came here with my best friend and I had a wonderful experience, we ordered from the student menu's which had plenty of choice for her as she was vegetarian which was helpful. The prices were fantastic. Our waitress Katy was absolutely wonderful, very friendly, and welcoming. She was very attentive but not intrusive, how a waitress should be. The... More 

Thank lydieefox
Norwich, United Kingdom
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80 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Popped in for quick lunch (groupon!) while shipping in Norwich. Lovely relaxed atmosphere, very busy, filled with people obviously enjoying the food and chatting away. Our groupon lunch was delicious, well cooked and presented, the drinks were generous considering the price we'd paid, and our server Kate was a star, friendly, efficient and so cheerful, despite the pressure she and... More 

Thank Cityexiles
Norwich, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Been in Bella many times and always like to go back in this particular Bella. Food is good and staff friendly and happy which makes great atmosphere.

Thank krystian610
Norwich, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited here as we had a groupon voucher for 2 members of our party. Food was nice, surprisingly, even if the service was slightly slow. The restaurant on the whole though is more of a pass through than a sit down. Was very empty at 8pm with a lot of single tables, but still was a pleasant meal overall.

Thank Oli F
Norwich, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had been before and my wife had enjoyed dish with Lamb. When it arrived she quickly remembered she got the wrong dish and was not enjoying it. We called the waiter over who without any hesitation asked if she like something else. She had by then remembered it was a Duck pasta dish and this was ordered. At the... More 

Thank Barry1012
Norwich, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Birthday party for cousin. The long table was a good idea to seat everyone around it, but it was difficult to get in or out of the seating by the wall. The food was very good with a fair selection from the menu for a three course dinner. The service was quite quick and the waiters attentive.

Thank sekudroc1
Norwich, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Have been here before on a few occasions and expected a good simple meal that was freshly prepared in clean surroundings. Sadly, this was not our experience. This may have been as it was a busy Saturday, but really, Bella Italia need to rethink their service and cleaning regimes. We were shown to a nice table, but it had not... More 

Thank Andria R
BI Guest Experi... S, Guest Relations Manager at Bella Italia Norwich Red Lion Street, responded to this review

Hi there Andria, Thank you very much for taking the time to provide us with valuable feedback. We would like to look into the issues you faced with the team at Red Lion Street. Please could you email me at social@bellaitalia.co.uk and we can investigate further. We look forward to your email. Pete@Bella More 

Norwich, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You must visit this restaurant. The food is extremely good with a very varied menu and the staff are exceptional, very friendly and helpful. The prices are very reasonable and the ambiance brilliant.

Thank Laura S
BI Guest Experi... S, Guest Relations Manager at Bella Italia Norwich Red Lion Street, responded to this review

Hi there Laura, Thank you for your feedback and brilliant rating! We love to hear it when our guests feel the true Bella experience! We hope you visit us again very soon! Pete@Bella More 

Norwich, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016

I went to this store with a friend at lunch time. we were seated and served at a reasonable speed however after that there was a 35-45 minute wait for our meal. I ordered a pizza with the ripina crust which is mozzarella and garlic butter however when my meal finally came out the crust was bland and there was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$9 - $21
Italian, Pizza, Gluten Free
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
9:00 am - 10:30 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 Red Lion Street, Norwich NR1 3QF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Norfolk  >  Norwich
  • Phone Number: 441603614676
Norwich's Red Lion Street is home to Bella Italia, one of the well loved chain of Italian restaurants with outlets all over the UK. Situated in a convenient city centre location, close to the Vue cinema complex and the Norwich Castle Mall, Bella Italia on Red Lion Street is a great place for a meal. The pretty terrace to the front of the restaurant is perfect during the summertime for dining and people watching at the same time. As for the menu, expect the usual Bella Italia classics from pizza to pasta and grills to salads. The set menus is always a steal and the kiddies menu offers plenty of choice for the little ones. The wine list stays faithful to Italy and features a good selection of reds, whites and rosés and Peroni and Moretti take care of the beers.

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