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Bella Italia - Plymouth Barbican

Barbican Leisure Park, Barbican Approach, Plymouth, PL4 0LG +44 1752948725

((((* Italian
Opening hours
Monday to Saturday: 09:00 - 23:00
Sunday: 09:00 - 22:30

Good quality food. Good friendly service.

Eddie Kenyon 03 October 2016
from Plymouth

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A quirky and colourful restaurant in the Plymouth Barbican, Bella Italia is a chic Italian dining spot. Giant, higgledy-piggledy lettering of the restaurant’s name lines a turquoise wall inside the restaurant, where there are comfy leather dining booths.

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.

Bella Italia is next to a Vue cinema in the Barbican Leisure Centre in Plymouth, a 5-minute drive from Plymouth Station.

Bella Italia - Plymouth Barbican

Barbican Leisure Park, Barbican Approach, Plymouth, PL4 0LG

Contact +44 1752225627
Reservations +44 1752948725

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Customer reviews for Bella Italia - Plymouth Barbican

3.8 ((((* (based on 37 reviews)
83% of diners recommend this restaurant
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  • dinner (23)
  • lunch (17)
  • value (14)
  • child friendly (12)
  • large parties (12)
  • trendy (9)
  • private dining (6)
  • breakfast (3)
  • romantic (3)
  • al fresco (2)
  • business (2)
  • (**** by from Plymouth Barbican village

    We have eaten at Bella Italia many times and have always enjoyed it, however, visited yesterday with my parents, husband, daughter and niece and nephew and we were all extremely disappointed. We had to wait an hour for our food to arrive (had to go next door to change our bowling times as we would have missed our slot) when food arrived the carbonara was so salty that none of the 3 children could eat it and my mum gave them her lasagne which meant she had very little to eat. My steak had fat through it, my mushrooms were cold and my chips refried. Overall, we were very disappointed. Bella Italia was one of our favourite restaurants with my daughter having her birthday tea twice there in the past. We will not be returning after this experience.

  • ((((* by from Plymouth

    Very friendly service staff, lovely atmosphere, great service, food was lovely, highly recommend the Marco Polo dish

  • ((((* by from Plymouth

    Good quality food. Good friendly service.

  • (((** by from Plymouth

    Sooo noisy! You cannot maintain a conversation :-(
    Lovely staff though.

  • ((((* by from Saltash

    The servers were excellent, friendly and helpful.

  • ((((* by from Plymouth

    Good food and service

  • ((((* by from Plymouth

    Very enjoyable , relaxing only downside our table was near door so a little drafty at times.

  • ((((( by from Plymouth

    We had another lovely meal. It was very busy but did not wait too long for the food between courses. The waiting staff were lovely as usual. Great evening for my sons birthday. Loving the new dishes too

  • (**** by from Plymouth

    The pizza base and the calzone was too thin and dry/crispy. The kids garlic bread was rock solid and inedible. The kids chicken and chips were ok but the chicken had some sort of creamy coating on under the batter. Service was fast but restaurant wasn't busy

  • ((((* by from Saltash

    Meal was lovely and very quick service too! Definitely eat there again!

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