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“Lazy staff & gross food”
1 of 5 bubbles Review of Bella Italia Stafford - CLOSED

Bella Italia Stafford
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Dinner, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Dinner, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol
Manchester, United Kingdom
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62 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
“Lazy staff & gross food”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 12, 2013 via mobile

Found a hair in my partners drink (puke)
Calzone undercooked
Staff lazy and boisterous
Just really poor everything ....

  • Visited April 2013
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Thank katsaprincess
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  • English first
  • German first
  • Any
English first
Stone, United Kingdom
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122 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
“Middle of the Road”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 7, 2013

We popped in for a midweek lunch. This is a chain restaurant and so we did not have high expectations. The staff are pleasant. The service was good. The food was amongst the blandest we have ever had.
That said,if you are looking for a fast meal in pleasant surroundings,you could do a lot worse.

  • Visited April 2013
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Thank Golani49
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Cannock, United Kingdom
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139 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
“Polite staff, decent food”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 17, 2013

We went to this restaurant on a Sunday evening and as you would expect it was fairly quiet. the waiter was very polite and attentive without being overpowering. We chose the pasta twists to share as a starter and they arrived fairly quickly, however I would have preferred a couple of minutes longer wait for them to be cooked a little more as the dough was a bit too doughy in places. We then had a calzone each as we had tried them once before on a visit to Chester in Sofias, however although these were hot there was not much meat in them - the diavolo had only a few thin pieces of chicken and pepperoni and was mostly red peppers, onion and sauce. the calzone Carne had very few little meatballs and was mostly sauce. Disappointing considering the price. Tasty but definitely over priced!

  • Visited February 2013
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Thank Only_the_two_of_us
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Staffordshire
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47 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
“Unfriendly”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 16, 2013

Visited on a Saturday, food arrived very quickly was only warm and of a very poor quality.
The staff were unfriendly and unwelcoming, a family asked for a table whilst we were there but because of the attitude of the staff they walked out.
Cannot recommend you would get a better meal at a fish & chip shop.

  • Visited February 2013
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Thank StaffordshireFreddy
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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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191 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
“Nice Atmosphere and Decent Food”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 16, 2013

You know you will get a decent meal from this chain. All the food is of a good standard and well presented. The staff hear are friendly and polite and not intrusive. You are allowed time over your meal and not rushed.This one is well situated in the town and has a pleasant relaxing atmosphere.

  • Visited February 2013
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Thank Steve16588
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