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Bella Italia Brighton Market Street

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24 Market Street, Brighton BN1 1HH, England
+44 1273 777607
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Today
11:30 - 23:00
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Mon - Fri 11:30 - 23:00
Sat - Sun 09:00 - 23:00
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Northampton, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We try to avoid chain restaurants, but we were not disappointed by our lunch at Bella Pasta. Lovely service and great food. Waiter was really accommodating, food was served promptly but meal wasn't rush. We used the group on deal for 2 courses for £18. My husband enjoyed his pizza, me the king prawn risotto, with meatball starter and cookie... More 

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1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago

great food, great beer, great service, Salvatore was especially tentative and altogether a quality lunch. would definitely go again

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Thank matthew m
Cranfield, England, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Salvatore was great and made sure we had a good time. Very sunny, good food, good drink and good service!

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Thank Will S
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

By far one of the best Italian restaurants I've been to. Salvatore our waiter provided great customer service and gave us feedback on the dishes from the menu. He was very attentive and overall excellent service. The food was delicious and came out on a timely manner. Great restaurant definitely would come back.

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Thank halexc06
Pulborough, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came here for a spot of lunch today. Perfect location sat in the sun. Food was reasonable. Good selection of wine and beer. Reason for the 1 less star is because service wasn't 100%.

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Thank Louise P
Maastricht, The Netherlands
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good food, wine and a happy and friendly staff, near to the beach and centre of the Old Town. Well worth a visit and the steak is tremendous.

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Thank Gordon B
Newton Abbot, United Kingdom
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219 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 160 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a lovely meal on a Sunday evening when it wasn't too busy. The staff were all friendly, especially Bebe who was veyr friendly and efficient. We both enjoyed our shared pizza bread and pasta dishes' Shame that the ladies toilets weren't to a very good standard.

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Thank graymole
Newhaven, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went with my partner. Dough of our pizza was so hard and cold I couldn't cut it with the cutter they gave me without rolling over it 20+ times. Second thing, every time someone opened the toilet door, with thanks to the blowing wind from the front door, the smell of the toilet wafted around the restaurant whilst we were... More 

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Thank Diamond F
Burgess Hill, United Kingdom
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96 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had lunch in here this week, we were busy and as this is a chain it should be at least reasonable. Restaurant not busy, 8 sat down when we arrived. A bit of a wait to get drinks and then to order food. Couple sat near us were totally ignored and walked out. Empty tables not cleared. Our starter dishes... More 

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Thank GreyTrippers
Winchester, United Kingdom
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48 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We used to visit this restaurant a lot some 10 years ago when we lived locally. Our experience today was very poor indeed. On a plus side the service was good and the people who work there are attentive, friendly and want to help. But the food and wine were very poor quality. We would not recommend this restaurant.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$9 - US$21
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 23:00
Monday
11:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 23:00
Thursday
11:30 - 23:00
Friday
11:30 - 23:00
Saturday
09:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 24 Market Street, Brighton BN1 1HH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Brighton and Hove  >  Brighton
  • Phone Number: +44 1273 777607
Description
Bella Italia Brighton couldn't ask for a better location within the vibrant southern seaside city. Situated in the charming area known as The Lanes, with its numerous antique shops and jewellers, Bella Italia offers both locals and visitors great Italian grub at accessible prices. Tuck into starters such as the mushrooms baked in mascarpone, spinach and garlic sauce with ciabatta followed by a 7oz sirloin steak with garlic butter, mushrooms, fried and rocket accompanied by a sauce of your choice. Round off with a classic banoffee pie with sprinkled amaretti biscuits and zabaglione cream. All this accompanied by a traditional Italian Peroni beer or a glass of Chianti. If you're looking for a good value Italian restaurant in Brighton, Bella Italia certainly fits the bill. Every last Friday of every month, from 9.30 pm till late we do live acoustic music, free entry plus 2for1 cocktails from 5 pm on the day. We do recommend that you book in advance as we are getting very busy on these nights.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?