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Cafe Italia Bolton

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  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to guests & staff
  • Daily temperature and symptom checks for staff
  • Socially distanced dining tables
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
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About
"Cafe Italia is a family run business where people and food are the heart and soul of what we do. We offer a relaxed atmosphere making it the ideal place to meet for a coffee and indulge in a slice of homemade cake, enjoy breakfast after the school run, meet for lunch with a friend or even treat the family to dinner – nothing brings people together like good food! Open every day creating simply fantastic Italian food and delivering sensational customer service, Cafe Italia is more than just a cafe…" With an upstairs function room suitable for up to 50 guests we offer the perfect place for business meetings and conferences, private dining and small intimate gatherings. Alongside this we also
PRICE RANGE
$6 - $18
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Drinks
CUISINES
Italian, Pizza, Cafe, European
FEATURES
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Free off-street parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Gift Cards Available
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Reviewed October 12, 2022

Food and service very good, can be noisy if you go at popular times when families are likely to be eating.

Date of visit: September 2022
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Reviewed October 10, 2022 via mobile

We held my daughters baby shower here, the room was beautifully presented, we were then able to add our own decorations. The food we had was an afternoon tea style buffet, which was fantastic! The staff were all very friendly, especially Bella who looked after...us all day. I would definitely recommend the room for any function.More

Date of visit: October 2022
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Reviewed October 9, 2022 via mobile

Restaurant was busy but we were seated quickly, staff were friendly, took drinks and food order quickly and food arrived in good time, food was good and reasonably priced. Only criticism was the fly zapper could have done with being turned on as i did...see quite a few buzzing around,however the place did all seem clean and well kept.More

Date of visit: October 2022
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Reviewed October 7, 2022

Went for a Birthday Party of our friends 13 year old daughter - its a nice relaxed place and the staff are always so helpful - We had a great night with great food I had never had the Affettati misti before (Italian Cured Meat...Platter) - SEE PHOTO - we go to Italy twice a year and this place is so authentic as a lot of ingredients are sourced from Italy particularly the sausages and Friarielli for the Pizza which i would describe as the best in Bolton -in these difficult times the prices and food are high quality.I want to go back soon ..Thanks t the staffMore

Date of visit: September 2022
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Reviewed August 20, 2022 via mobile

Went here for my birthday dinner with my son and partner. Great atmosphere, felt like a real Italian cafe, bustling with families all enjoying their Friday together. You know when an Italian restaurant is good when it’s frequented by Italian customers! It was busy but...we had booked a table so seated straight away. Food was delicious with lots of choice - arrived quickly and was reasonably priced. Great service too. A lovely surprise for my birthday. Would recommend and will go again :)More

Date of visit: August 2022
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Reviewed August 17, 2022

Just had an amazing meal for our daughter s Silver wedding anniversary! The food ,staff and service was exceptional! We will definitely be returning ,thank you all for making this a special evening ❤️

Date of visit: August 2022
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Reviewed August 6, 2022 via mobile

Visiting family in the Bolton area for the weekend, and we wanted to eat at a family run independent Italian restaurant.  This place ticked all the boxes. The menu was extensive, the food more than lived up to its expectations,  the interior was tastefully decorated...and the staff were friendly if  "over enthusiastic" to remove our plates and push us onto the next course before we had barely put our cutlery down, let alone give time for us to savour what we had just eaten. For a nation renowned for its digestive aid "Limincello" I found the rush to get the next course served slightly at odds with this.  Onsite parking is somewhat challenging and the high level of noise in the restaurant made it difficult to hear the conversation on our table.  However this did not detract from the overall good experience of eating here and we would definitely return when next in the area. If you love Italian food, then I would recommend Cafe Italia Bolton as the place to go.More

Date of visit: August 2022
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Reviewed July 12, 2022 via mobile

We really enjoyed our lunchtime visit. We sat on the terrace which was very relaxing. The food was excellent. The seafood spaghetti was really tasty. The value for money at lunchtime is exceptional. One day, we will sample the desserts which look very enticing!

Date of visit: July 2022
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Reviewed July 9, 2022 via mobile

Went to collect my paid for takeaway at the specified time of 6.30pm today, confusion over my order then eventually got it, only to find once at home pizzas and garlic bread all cold not even warm , very unhappy familyMore

Date of visit: July 2022
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ccammarota, Owner at Cafe Italia Bolton, responded to this reviewResponded July 10, 2022

Good Evening, Thank you for taking the time to share your review. We are disappointed to hear that your experience both service and food were not inline with our usual standards. Happy customers who leave happy and return are the reason why we do what...More

Reviewed July 5, 2022 via mobile

Great Quality Great spot for lunch or dinner as Great service and food ..thing is its Authentic Italian with Ingredients sourced from Italy..try the Rum baba for dessert..its v naughty but nice

Date of visit: July 2022
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Reviewed June 25, 2022

Went on a Saturday lunch at 1pm we did book and glad we did it was quite busy. The staff all lovely and nothing to much trouble they looked a bit perturbed as my son ordered calamari then veg canolloni and never touched it but...he has autism and was a bit overwhelmed with the amount of people in the restaurant. We got his to takeout . We had starters, mains and 1 ice cream , 3 beers 6 soft drinks and was just under 100 pound for 5 of us!! Massive portions, of lovely red hot food. Our new go to restaurant could not fault it! Well done 👏 staff.More

Date of visit: June 2022
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Reviewed May 27, 2022

Had a meal last night. The steak was reasonable quality and plentiful but the pepper sauce was like dish water and the vegetables were cold precooked totally ruined the experience won't be visiting again .More

Date of visit: May 2022
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ccammarota, Owner at Cafe Italia Bolton, responded to this reviewResponded May 29, 2022

Good Morning, thanks for taking the time to share your review. I am disappointed to hear the quality of your meal wasn’t inline with our usual standards, subsequently ruining your evening with friends. As a family run business we pride ourselves on top quality food...More

Reviewed February 7, 2022 via mobile

Oh my my this place gets more interesting because of the authentic things to try on the menu.. I had a delicious spaghetti arrabitta.. Super coffee again followed by a " Baba ".. Its a Neapolitan cake drenched in Rum.. I was a bit tipsy...after but will be having it again... Super tasty. My Sicilian friend tells me the ingredients here are super authentic.. Most imported from Italy... Lots of choices of Cannoli too. Food and service consistently good.. No wonder its busyMore

Date of visit: February 2022
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Reviewed December 24, 2021 via mobile

Not a good experience wouldn’t recommend. Food was repeatedly sent back and when explained was offered something else but was already put off. Not the worst experience but certainly not the best. Veal slimy and turkey stringy and slimy. Not the Christmas Eve meal we...wanted. Avoid.More

Date of visit: December 2021
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ccammarota, Owner at Cafe Italia Bolton, responded to this reviewResponded December 29, 2021

Good Morning, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback. We are disappointed to hear that your experience wasn’t in-line with our usual standards. As a family run business all feedback shared is invaluable and we always want to ensure learnings are taken....More

Reviewed December 10, 2021 via mobile

Always enjoy coming here as the food and Service is Top. We had a Perfect Lunch Pasta / Pizza / Sandwich Meal choices for just £7.50 Mon to Sat. My wife had a beautiful Pizza for just 7.50. The Coffee is delicious also and my...wife said its worth coming just for the coffee... However if you appreciate generous portions and authentic sourced Italian ingredients this place Wins every time. I had a chicken Cajun Sandwich on house made bread.. A generous portion of chips and a side salad. The place was busy.. No surprise.. I think its closed on Tuesdays. Overall score 10/10 Service and Food and Value for money. Grazie Ragazzi!More

Date of visit: December 2021
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Good Morning, We don’t have anything specific on the menu however we certainly accommodate regular requests for vegan options. We will discuss options when dinners come to order and make something upon request, we are very... More
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Thank you for the question. I can confirm we have pasta and pizza dishes avaliable that are gluten free. Upon your visit if you make your waiter aware that you require gluten free and we will be more than happy to... More
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Yes, Cafe Italia Bolton offers takeout services.

Yes, Cafe Italia Bolton is taking precautions against COVID-19. A full list is available within the "safety precautions" section of this page.

Cafe Italia Bolton is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4