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Bella Italia - Strand

65 Strand, London, WC2N 5LR

((((* Italian
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Main course: £10
Food spend: £27
Opening hours
Sunday to Thursday 9:00 - 23:00 Friday and Sat 9:00 - 00:00

Meal lovely- unfortunately coffee after meal was extremely strong, not too everyones taste.0

Mervin 19 March 2019
from Cambridge8

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Halfway along the Strand, in between Trafalgar Square and Covent Garden is the large Bella Italia Strand, complete with outdoor seating and modern decor inside.

With authentic Italian ingredients sourced from real Italian-family producers, the Bella Italia menu at London 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.

At the heart of the Strand, Bella Italia restaurant near Strand is a 3-minute walk from Charing Cross Rail Station.

Bella Italia - Strand

65 Strand, London, WC2N 5LR

Contact +44 2078393705

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Customer reviews for Bella Italia - Strand

3.9 ((((* (based on 123 reviews)
85% of diners recommend this restaurant
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  • dinner (83)
  • lunch (56)
  • value (45)
  • large parties (38)
  • child friendly (31)
  • romantic (27)
  • entertainment (15)
  • business (12)
  • al fresco (8)
  • luxury (8)
  • private dining (8)
  • breakfast (7)
  • afternoon tea (6)
  • views (5)
  • trendy (2)
  • (((** 5 May 2019 by William from London

    Fabulous service, good food good value!

  • ((((* 19 March 2019 by Mervin from Cambridge8

    Meal lovely- unfortunately coffee after meal was extremely strong, not too everyones taste.0

  • (**** 14 February 2019 by Gill from London

    Dreadful. Table not ready, short staffed, brought Wrong food.

  • ((((( 8 December 2018 by Lynn from Godalming

    Very good

  • ((((( 22 October 2018 by Ross from London

    Good location, shown to our table quickly. Excellent choice of food, very good service even though the place was busy. Attentive Staff who keep checking if everything was okay or if we needed anything else.

  • ((((( 24 September 2018 by Ade from London Borough of Croydon

    Very high quality service

  • ((((( 19 September 2018 by Edward from London

    Booked for 6 person . Food was delicious and excellent service. The Bella Italia Strand branch is really nice and clean. Will definitely come back again.

  • ((*** 19 February 2018 by Iain from West Molesey

    Always been happy here in the past but this visit was a disaster. On arrival we were sent downstairs because we had pre-booked (1st time). Staff downstairs had no knowledge of the particular “deal” we had booked (2 courses and drink for £12.99( and we were given the wrong menu. Took ages to sort this out and we still had not received our starters after 45 minutes. Had to keep reminding waiter that we were in a hurry because we had theatre tickets but to no avail. Mains arrived with minutes to spare, so we had to bolt it down. Expressed our extreme dissatisfaction and requested a discount. 25% discount was agreed but bill showed excessive overcharge, even with discount!
    Left cash and ran ( literally) to theatre. No tip, I’m afraid, as undeserved. Food was okay but ruined due to speed at which we had to eat it.
    Moral: don’t book. Just turn up and eat upstairs. IC.

  • ((((* 19 February 2018 by Patricia from Bexley

    Enjoyed our meal although I would have preferred ice cream in a dish not a cardboard cup! Waitress was friendly and helpful in spite of pressure of busy restaurant.

  • (**** 6 February 2018 by Ken from London

    Overall, we were made to feel like second class citizens in a poorly managed restaurant.
    When we arrived for our booked table, the waiter who was sat on a chair with his elbows on the counter just grunted to us to go downstairs and find a table. Once seated, in very worn and dilapidated seats, we showed the offer to the waiter, who got the manager. The manager told us the free drink part of the offer didn’t apply to that restaurant. However, after i showed him the booking on my phone, he grudgingly agreed to a glass of house wine only. The starter was acceptable, but mains were just about passable. Roast potatoes were actually warm boiled potatoes and the creamy mushroom sauce was very watery. There was no mayo on the burger and the burger bun was toasted to a tough chewy texture.
    We tried to order cheesecake from the 3 choices of dessert, but were told that the 97 cheese cakes available were pre booked by a group of 97 people! No alternative was offered apart from the remaining 2 choices.
    When we went to pay by credit card, the waiter preselected the button on the machine to add a tip!

    All in all, a very disappointing experience.

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