Bella Italia - Oxford

(119 Reviews)
6 George Street, Oxford, Oxon., OX1 2AF


Main course: £10
Food spend: £27

Opening hours

Sunday to Thursday: 09:00 to 23:00
Friday & Saturday: 09:00 to 23:30

Restaurant description

In the picturesque city centre, Bella Italia Oxford is just 4 minutes’ walk from Oxford Playhouse. The dining room’s warm colour scheme, low ceilings and rustic furniture create a quaint, cosy atmosphere.

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.

Only a 10-minute walk from Oxford Train Station, Bella Italia restaurant in Oxford serves authentic Italian treats from morning to late evening, and has various daily deals and specials to choose from.

Customer reviews for Bella Italia - Oxford
(based on 119 reviews)

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Recommended for

  • afternoon tea (5)
  • al fresco (7)
  • breakfast (4)
  • business (5)
  • child friendly (33)
  • dinner (84)
  • entertainment (6)
  • large parties (21)
  • lunch (60)
  • luxury (2)
  • private dining (9)
  • romantic (13)
  • trendy (10)
  • value (47)
  • views (5)
  • By Carolyn E from Abingdon
    1 March 2017

    Another good meal prior to going to a show at Oxford New Theatre but you need to book cos very busy. Mushroom starter yummy and dessert shots a must.

  • By Louis W from Oxford
    14 February 2017

    Can't think of anything

  • By Hannah B from Oxford
    14 February 2017

    Lovely atmosphere, friendly staff. Very quick and efficient service. Loved my meals - calamari, gamberoni and chocolate fondant.

  • By Linda B from Oxford
    10 February 2017

    A good choice of food. The dishes we had we very good. Sadly we had to wait half an hour for our desserts, which arrived long after we finished our coffee.

  • By Beverley A from OXFORD
    4 February 2017

    Very dissapointing experience. Have visited the restaurant many times over recent years with my grandchildren and it had been a favourite venue. But no more. My 9 year old granddaughter ordered the vegetable sticks and dip to start - there was only cucumber and the sticks were far too large and chunky. The worst thing was as my daughter and two grandchildren were being given there mains I was told my order was unavailable as the chef had run out of salmon. I was not happy as should have been told when order was placed. Apparently there was a new chef and he had not told waiters there was no salmon. So I had to reorder and sit and wait whilst the rest of the family ate their meal. To be fair the Manager came and apologised and I was not charged for my meal and glass of wine. Also there was no colouring sheet, something that has kept the children occupied in the past. However, I do wish to mention the waiter (think he is Spanish) was very good and apologetic. Would I recommend the restaurant, no not as things are at the moment.

  • By Gwen H from Oxford
    27 January 2017

    Excellent service. Beauticul food. Thank you

  • By Angela C from Oxford
    12 January 2017

    Space wise we were a little cramped. The food was very tasty, but the Italian Fizz was on the warm side although waiter got us an ice bucket which helped, but we had already poured 2 glasses. There was nowhere to hang our coats but the waiter helpfully got us a chair to put them on. The atmosphere was good as was the service.

  • By Sue F from Oxford
    17 December 2016

    We were given good service and enjoyed two chicken specials on xmas menu

  • By Raymond B from Fairford
    9 December 2016

    Pre theatre dinner ,restaurant full so under circumstances service was acceptable.Great waitress but unfortunately food stodgy and disappointing. understand that this is a chain restaurant but our local Italian in Fairford leaves it standing !

  • By Stephanie S from Oxford
    9 December 2016

    Good food, friendly staff and prompt service.

Restaurant Location Map
Bella Italia - Oxford
6 George Street, Oxford, Oxon., OX1 2AF

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