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Bella Italia - Bolton

23 The Linkway, Middlebrook Retail Park, Horwich, BL6 6JA +44 1204860464

((((* Italian
Average
Main course: £10
Food spend: £27
Opening hours
Monday to Thursday: 10:00 - 23:00. Friday and Saturday: 10:00 - 00:00. Sunday: 10:00 - 22:30

Good service, good food

Darren 04 January 2016
from Manchester

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Within Bolton’s popular Middlebrook Retail Park, Bella Italia - Bolton offers contemporary Italian dining in a bistro-style retreat. During warmer weather, diners can bask in the tranquil al fresco area.

Serving up delicious Italian cuisine at affordable prices, the Bella Italia menu features an array of fresh pizza, pasta, risotto and salads, along with a selection of succulent meat, fish and vegetarian main courses. Popular favourites include polpette Americano with juicy meatballs, red pesto and pepper pizza or spaghetti gamberi with fresh prawns, chilli and garlic.

An extensive wine list at Bella Italia restaurant spans across diverse Italian regions and the popular dessert menu is packed with decadent Italian classics. There is a well priced kids menu to keep the little ones happy.

With an informal atmosphere, Bella Italia restaurant in Bolton is just a 4-minute drive from Horwich Parkway Rail Station.

Bella Italia - Bolton

23 The Linkway, Middlebrook Retail Park, Horwich, BL6 6JA

Contact +44 1204692842
Reservations +44 1204860464
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Customer reviews for Bella Italia - Bolton

3.9 ((((* (based on 42 reviews)
73% of diners recommend this restaurant
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  • lunch (24)
  • child friendly (23)
  • dinner (23)
  • large parties (15)
  • value (14)
  • trendy (9)
  • romantic (8)
  • afternoon tea (6)
  • al fresco (6)
  • breakfast (5)
  • business (5)
  • entertainment (5)
  • private dining (3)
  • views (2)
  • luxury (1)
  • ((*** by from Bolton

    Food is average but service is very poor, been several times however this will be the last. The staff are very slow and I use a gourmet card when I've dined here, however every time it takes more staff than required to see ifit can be applicable whilst looking over at the table and pointing. Very rude! Staff look like they dont even want to be there.

  • (**** by from Manchester

    My lamb shank was still frozen in the middle- disgusting!

  • ((((( by from Bolton

    Meals and service good, food hot and not a long wait, gteat staff

  • ((*** by from Bolton

    Not very good experience. The restaurant was cold and was getting a draught from somewhere. The staff don't have any common sense or manners and I just feel they are not trained in customer service. We were waiting to be seated and not one member of staff even acknowledge us. Not even I won't be a min or a smile nothing. I just find this rude and I think because the staff are so young they don't know how to handle situations. We waited a while for food and when it came our g bread was cold. Didn't complain they were busy and wasn't too much of an issue. They were quick to move plates when we hadn't really finished and the waiter was taking my daughters plate as she was still eating until I stopped him. Nobody asked if we wanted any more drinks so we ordered our own when mains came. The drinks didn't come and we had to ask the waiter again when he was clearing out plates up. Was really disappointed the staff are just bits of kids that just mumble to you and the food is ok. Won't be rushing back too soon. Bella italia is what it is . Ok food ok prices and usually ok staff but last night it failed on the staff front and I feel they need extra training on how to interact with customers. Also do something about the door as it was freezing in there.

  • ((((* by from Manchester

    Good service, good food

  • (((** by from Lancashire

    Not a fab experience . My starter was lovely but I didn't enjoy my main meal . Ordered the light pizza which I didn't realise came with cured ham. The pizza also was poor . You maybe need a few lessons on pizza making !
    The service was very slow despite the restaurant not being particularly full.
    It was also very cold !!
    Had also run out (I guess ) of the children's twirly straws... Kids wanted them with their drink but never arrived ?!

  • ((((( by from Preston

    Excellent service and good food. Thanks

  • ((((( by from Leigh

    Great food and service in lovely child friendly restaurant

  • (((** by from Bolton

    Arrived and had no knowledge of our online booking! Fortunately they did have a table. Had to ask 3 times for a jug of water, twice for a further order of drinks. Very long waits between courses. We don't like to be rushed but at the same time like to know we haven't been forgotten!! Food was great when we got it but service not great.

  • (((** by from Bolton

    Starters came wrong. Service incredibly slow (over an hour to get mains). Booked for 4:30 as had to be somewhere at 6:30 thinking we had plenty of time, in the end felt rushed.

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