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La Banca

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1896 Pershore Road | Cotteridge, Birmingham B30 3AS, England
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue - Sat 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

It had been a good few years since we had tried La Banca, and we're glad we returned. The staff are friendly and try to create a family atmosphere, they're attentive but not overbearing. All three courses round the table had some high points - the arancini come with sautéed mushrooms and a tangy balsamic, the sea bass is really... More 

Thank Richard W
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My husband and I have been looking for some time for an authentic Italian restaurant in Birmingham and this is the first genuine Italian cuisine we have found so far, we will definitely be returning as it was a lovely meal for my birthday

Thank Olga B
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

After eating here a few weeks ago, we found out about the cookery school. A perfect activity for both a parent and a 14 year old boy who loves cooking. No knowledge or skill is required and everything is explained step by step. We chose the class for a two course meal. We had a great time and the food... More 

2 Thank busymum001
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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66 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Seen it open for some time and keep meaning to pop in. parking a little difficult as its right on the roundabout at Cotteridge, and no customer parking On a Tuesday evening not a lot of people in there so I suppose it was lacking in atmosphere a little. Decorated in a neutral style. Ordered Sea Bass whcih was reasonably... More 

Thank Stravinsky1975
Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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64 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoyed a delightful evening at La Banca with close relatives who live local to the Restaurant and have visited before. We booked and dined on a Saturday evening and were not disappointed. The atmosphere was good, service attentive and professional Prices,in general ,were quite reasonable (unfortunately not totally matched by the quality of one or two of the dishes... More 

Thank davidden50
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Have just returned from lunch with friends at the La Banca and what a lovely lunch it was. It was our third visit but first for lunch and our friend first, we both thought the meal was brilliant. We had the full works starter, main and sweet all cooked beautifully and not that pricey. The only thing not so good... More 

1 Thank Ron H
Blaenavon, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016 via mobile

We stayed in Maypole overnight and found this little Italian after a search of Google. This was a short bus ride away. On arrival we were met by a charmer who directed us to our seats. The place was very quiet as it was a Wednesday night. We have eaten at a few Italian Restaurants and have to admit this... More 

Thank leewaled
West Midlands
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88 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

I booked on the Fish course which included me learning how to clean and fillet a fish [Sea Bass] and then cook it. It was a delicious dish that was easy to make and would be ideal for a dinner party as it can be prepared the day before and then just put in the oven. It was a layered... More 

2 Thank Kiz105
Birmingham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016

Oh gosh where do I begin... We ate there yesterday. It started with a horrible smarmy waiter that kept touching me. He thought he was impressing me but he made my flesh crawl. The food was very bad. He tried to make it sound fancy but it was tasteless. I brought my student daughter and her boyfriend for a treat.... More 

Thank crc72016
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016

Very average oily food, overpriced and lacking in flavour. If you are their friends then you can expect free shots but if not very poor service and the door shut in your face if you say anything

Thank karenk274

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$33 - $41
Italian, Gluten Free
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Families with children, Business meetings, Large groups
Open Hours
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1896 Pershore Road | Cotteridge, Birmingham B30 3AS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Midlands  >  Birmingham
  • Phone Number: 01214592204
Italian Restaurant opened in 2009. Stylish converted High St Bank

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