On the peaceful riverside at Reading’s Oracle Shopping Centre, Bella Italia Reading Oracle offers a great modern Italian dining experience. The expansive terrace to the front of the restaurant is always popular for al fresco dining.
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.
of diners recommend this restaurant
- business (6)
- al fresco (15)
- breakfast (3)
- entertainment (6)
- lunch (32)
- child friendly (25)
- dinner (47)
- private dining (8)
- trendy (6)
- large parties (20)
- views (5)
- luxury (2)
- romantic (16)
- value (15)
27 January 2017
Friendly service and not rushed
21 January 2017
As always food was really good but surprisingly the service was really slow.
29 December 2016
We really enjoyed our meal at Bella Italia last night. The food was all very tasty and hot and our waitress was lovely.
18 December 2016
All good - we as a family always enjoy a trip to Bella.
12 December 2016
4 of us meet here about every 6 months. Service was acceptable, not all that brisk but not too slow either. Portion sizes for mains seem to be smaller. Not everything on the menu was available, and this was a disappointment. We booked for 12:30 so expected dishes to be available .
5 December 2016
Pathetic customer service and pizza was not cooked enough
9 November 2016
Booking service was good. Service in restaurant was quick and waitress was friendly. Food was very good and is reasonably priced. Would definitely go there again.
6 November 2016
I came here with a friend 06/11/16, we ordered our drinks which came quickly. The food was a bit late arriving but we thoroughly enjoyed it . I loved the Bella Italia furniture and decor. The waiter who served us was friendly and advisable.
21 October 2016
Tried Bella Italia for first time in years last night. Overall, a bit disappointing,. Atmosphere good and busy, but waitress was new and struggled with English and our fairly simple order. She was helped out by more senior staff most of the time. Starter for my husband, dough balls in garlic (not a patch on the equivalent at Pizza Express,) however main courses, both pasta dishes, were very good. My husband opted for a brandy coffee afterwards whilst I had a scoop of ice ream with topping - ice cream was nice but I object to the paper cup iin which it was served! Not sure we would try this restaurant again. We had a voucher which reduced the bill slightly but there is better value on the High Street.
15 October 2016
Very popular and busy restaurant on a Saturday night, Our hostess was excellent and whilst we did have to wait for items, it enabled us to chat and eat the meal at a leisurely pace.