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La Bella Vita

High Street | Westport, Westport, Ireland
+353 98 29771
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good17%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (51 reviews)
“tiramisu” (22 reviews)
“carpaccio” (7 reviews)
Open Now
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM Hours
Italian, Seafood, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
High Street | Westport, Westport, Ireland
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Recommended by our' foodie' relative (a great cook too) we found this small restaurant in the rain and were very pleased. Small, friendly service and great food. These people work really hard to make everything-preparation and presentation perfect all around. Not as small as it...More

Thank moretosee043
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great dinner here on a Saturday night. Just getting into town we didn’t have a reservation, but they accommodated us. I had the gnocchi, and my wife had the Bella Vita pasta, both were great as well as the special salad of...More

Thank Stan T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not a lot of room but that helps to generate a nice atmosphere. Excellent food and brilliant service. Usually busy so best to book a table.

Thank Colin M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Tried a restaurant at about 8.45 with no booking but they were closing so we spotted this lovely Italian restaurant across the road so dropped in. Staff couldn't have been more accommodating. We had 2 mains and a bottle of wine. The food was absolutely...More

Thank j1_2013
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We as a group of 5 persons, like previous diners, stumbled across the restaurant during our first night in Westport. What a find. Ezio - our host was both charming and as the evening wore on increasingly amusing. One of our party is a coeliac...More

Thank ichibanwanderer
Reviewed 12 September 2018 via mobile

We’re in Westport on a Monday night and no restaurant booked. Walked into pandemonium in La Bella Vita and asked for a table for two. Told quite abruptly “10 mins”. Went for a quick pint nearby and returned for one of the best Italian meals...More

Thank DMcC27b
Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

Overall we left disappointed. The food was good without being great. You won’t leave stuffed...servings were fine, falling somewhere between too little and just right. The waiter, who was friendly and engaging, injected personality into the evening - otherwise the atmosphere was a little flat....More

1  Thank Tony C
Reviewed 29 August 2018

Cozy, warm lighting, Italian server, wonderful menu with some classic Italian dishes and some interesting twits! The freshness of he ingredients is classicly European. The food was so good; fresh ingredients, simple yet potent combination of flavor...what can I Say? Italy in Ireland! It was...More

Thank janscottlucas
Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

We had a lovely meal here! The Linguine with mussels and the Raviolina were delicious and the staff very attentive. It’s a cosy, atmospheric place and very busy so probably best to book ahead!

Thank Cindy M
Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

We visited without a reservation and we were delighted to get a nice table upstairs. We ordered wine, beer, bruschetta, steak and a chicken dish. Everything we received was delicious. I would highly recommend this place for a nice romantic dinner or one with family...More

Thank DSheehan1
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Laura M
16 August 2018|
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Response from Connemaraman | Reviewed this property |
There is ground floor seating so it should be fine. Toilets are on the 1st floor though?
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: High Street | Westport, Westport, Ireland (Formerly La Belle Vita)
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Mayo  >  Westport
  • Phone Number: +353 98 29771
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