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Bella Italia - Durham

20 Silver Street, Durham, DH1 3RB +44 1913729715

((((* Italian
  •  - County Durham
  •  - County Durham
  •  - County Durham
  •  - County Durham
  •  - County Durham
  •  - County Durham
  •  - County Durham
  •  - County Durham
  •  - County Durham
  •  - County Durham
  •  - County Durham
Main course: £10
Food spend: £27
Opening hours
Monday to Friday: 11:30 - 22:00
Saturday: 11:00 - 23:00
Sunday: 11:00 - 22:00.

Exellent vibe about the place, great food, great staff, left the place on a high and totally satisfied with my dining experience, would certainly recommend it!

John Hughes 07 June 2017
from Durham

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With al fresco dining in the private garden and river views from the covered conservatory, Bella Italia Durham offers authentic Italian dining in a stunning setting, and is just a 6-minute walk from the magnificent Durham Cathedral.

With authentic Italian ingredients sourced from real Italian-family producers, the Bella Italia menu is filled with dishes to suit every appetite. Enjoy a delicious pizza, hand-stretched for a thin & crispy base, or one of their many pasta dishes, with fresh pasta produced by the Gaetarelli family near Lake Garda, and lasagne made in-house every day to a traditional Italian family recipe. The menu also features a selection of fresh salads, tasty Italian classics & family favourites from the grill.

Enjoy a complementing glass from Bella Italia's extensive wine list, or celebrate something special with a glass of Prosecco or a signature Italian cocktail, like the classic Aperol Spritz. Kids can also enjoy a tasty Italian feast from the kids menu at Bella Italia restaurant, with a trip to the gelato cart offering the perfect ending to any meal.

Featuring simple, rustic décor, in a town centre location, Bella Italia restaurant in Durham offers great dining in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere. A range of daily offers and specials is also available.

Bella Italia - Durham

20 Silver Street, Durham, DH1 3RB

Contact +44 1913861060
Reservations +44 1913729715

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Customer reviews for Bella Italia - Durham

4.1 ((((* (based on 58 reviews)
84% of diners recommend this restaurant
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  • ((((( 7 June 2017 by John Hughes from Durham

    Exellent vibe about the place, great food, great staff, left the place on a high and totally satisfied with my dining experience, would certainly recommend it!

  • ((((( 23 February 2017 by Sue from Durham

    Food gorgeous and staff excellent

  • ((((( 18 October 2016 by Melanie Wall from Durham

    Fab nice touch with banner for my birthday too

  • (((** 9 October 2016 by Shelagh Lamb from Hetton-Le-Hole, Houghton le Spring

    Celebrating my friends birthday there were four of us. Service was very good and the young man allocated to our table was particularly attentive and catered for our needs especially when we asked the air con to be turned down. It was cold in the corner where we sat. Unfortunately the birthday girl's meal arrived dry and cold.. You can't really make a mistake with spaghetti bolognaise right? The food was returned and replaced with a new one. Overall the experience was good but the place seemed to lack it's usual hustle and bustle. House wine price too expensive

  • ((((( 24 September 2016 by Su Thompson from Durham

    Food was lovely and fresh. Portion size just perfect and we cleared our plates (really hate it when you get too much and have to waste it). Staff friendly and attentive. Loved it!

  • ((((( 21 September 2016 by Helen Graham from Durham

    Went there with a friend for her birthday treat, staff were friendly and seated us in the conservatory fab view of river, food was really nice did not have pudding we wanted but had something else overall no complaints

  • (**** 23 July 2016 by Steph Blenkinsop from Durham

    I was very disappointed, after completing a 10k run I was looking forward to a nice meal!! The food quality & presentation were very poor. This was made worse by lack of service.

  • ((*** 13 July 2016 by Julie Thompkins from Durham

    First time been to Bella Italia in Durham. Was very disappointed with the menu not a lot to chose from. Service was slow considering it was a Sunday and the restaurant was not very busy. Food was okay but nothing special. I had a pizza which thought was very dry and did not think it was worth £12.95.

  • ((((( 2 July 2016 by Andrea Pilkington from Durham

    Cannot fault anything. Brilliant x

  • (**** 19 May 2016 by L Hunter from Scarborough

    A little disappointed. I booked a table with a river view but didn't get. Service very very slow... Food over cooked.

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