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La Bella Roma

90 North Main Street | Youghal, Youghal 0000, Ireland
+353 24 25811
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good21%
  • Average2%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (40 reviews)
“bread” (15 reviews)
“lasagne” (8 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
Pizza, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
90 North Main Street | Youghal, Youghal 0000, Ireland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

WOW This place is GREAT. Luigi welcomed us with great warmth after our disaster at Sweet and Salty (NEVER go there!). We will always choose La Bella Roma because Luigi is inspired. He could talk all day about his outstanding passion for food. We learned...More

Thank Elskan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went based on a recommendation from the tour guide in the Clock Gate Tower. We got 4 tapas dishes and they were very tasty. It was late afternoon when we went in and the atmosphere was warm and relaxed. Genuine Italian food and a...More

Thank AnitaGod
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food was delicious and the portions very generous. Overall, good quality food and resonably priced. Breakfast, lunch, brunch or dinner on offer. I went for the salmon seafood chowder and the vegetarian brown bread sandwich.

Thank Eugenie D
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

The best italian restaurant in youghal, staff is very efficient and food is delicius!!! recommended.

Thank Rhino H
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

The food was not great at all and the price was way too expensive.. €13.95 for small piece of Lasagne Starter had to be sent back as it was cold.. We ate out all over cork and it was the most expensive for mediocre food..More

1  Thank Herself R
luigicam, Owner at La Bella Roma, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2017

Dear Herself thank for throwing a random bad random review that doesn't reflect the way we conduct business here in La Bella Roma. You could have at least taken the time to mention the starter so we could have figured out what went wrong, about...More

Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

We went to this restaurant with high expectations because I called ahead inquiring as to whether or not they had a seating area so we could bring our dog and on the phone I was told not only do they have a seating area but...More

1  Thank HappyDee123
luigicam, Owner at La Bella Roma, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2017

Dear Madame thanks for taking the time to post a feedback, as I said in my private message I'm sorry that things din't go to plan and also asked you to give me a ring so I could personally talk with you but you never...More

Reviewed 15 August 2017

We visited here for lunch on a busy summer's day - we were seated quickly and the waitress explained that she was on her own and would get to us as soon as possible - she did a very good job of setting expectations and...More

Thank Dick L
Reviewed 11 August 2017

Looking for for food in this small town, happy to found this place! The chef is Italian, no doubt about it, always loud, always talking with his arms and hands, commanding and demanding like an Roman Centurion in front of his legion :) Food was...More

Thank Sam Z
Reviewed 6 August 2017

We usually go here on a Sunday for the all day breakfast and it's always been good, plenty of food and good service. However on this occasion the usual chef Gabs (I think) wasn't there and his replacement was nowhere near as good. The food...More

1  Thank Meowse
luigicam, Owner at La Bella Roma, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2017

Hello this is Luigi owner and chef of La Bella Roma. Thanks for taking the time to post a feedback, I read few times your review and honestly I struggle to make any sense of it and I will explain why. First Gabriele hasn't been...More

Reviewed 20 July 2017

This was our first time going to La Bella Roma and I have to say, we were impressed. We had wonderful warm welcome from Luigi, who is a great person and chef. The food was genuine and staff friendly. My little 3 y o boy...More

1  Thank Loredanacork
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$2 - US$41
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 90 North Main Street | Youghal, Youghal 0000, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Cork  >  Youghal
  • Phone Number: +353 24 25811
  • E-mail
La Bella Roma is located beside Youghal's famous Clock Gate Tower, housed in a 400 years old building that offers a great atmosphere & genuine food freshly prepared. It is a gathering place for locals, visitors and sea goers who seek warmth, shelter, food and fellowship a retreat from the saltwater chill or for a moment al fresco overlooking the bay. A great selection of Italian wines is available making La Bella Roma the first real wine bar in Youghal. The ice cream parlour boosts a huge selection of home made italian ice cream. The bakery within the restaurant produces Irish & Continental breads every day together with cakes, scones and hand made stone baked pizzas made using the finest ingredients and the unique Italian know how. Juicy olives, sweet dry cherry tomatoes & artisan cheeses are available at the deli counter together with many other specialities like olive oil, pasta, plum tomatoes, coffee many gluten free options.
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