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Villa Bianca Restaurant

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Corney Square, Penrith CA11 7PX, England
+44 1768 210826
17:30 - 21:30
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Sun - Thu 17:30 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 17:30 - 22:00
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Ashbourne, United Kingdom
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175 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We booked here after looking at the reviews on trip advisor and staying down the road at North Lakes Spa. It did not disappoint. Very good service and very good food which was served quickly. The garlic bread as so light and fresh. The kids meals were great value including a free sweet. They had their own choices plus small... More 

1 Thank David S
Level Contributor
35 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We turned up without a booking Easter Sunday, although they were busy a table was found for us. A nice atmosphere, pleasant staff, a humungous pepper mill and exceedingly tasty food. Would definitely eat here again, I think that says it all

1 Thank janapp
Penrith, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went over Easter and had a wonderful meal , great service and nothing to much trouble , we visit here many times over the years but we're very impressed with The new refurb !! It's lovely light and comfortable , great location too

Thank nickysaul
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180 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here when we were passing. We stopped for dinner. The place wasn't busy and we got a table straight away. Staff are nice but not the most friendliest. The food was good. It's like your typical small family run Italian restaurant. Sparsely decorated inside. Basic and simple. But the food is good so you can't argue with that.... More 

Thank Kayphil56
Penrith, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have eventually got round to trying this restaurant , noticing they'd being doing renovations on the place lately we visited , lovely bright surroundings , building has character , The food was lovely hot fresh and very authentic just how we like it , service very attentive ,looking forward to visiting again

Thank p0llyprice
Manchester, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017

I'm afraid that I wasn't too impressed with this restaurant. The food was hot but not exceptional when it came to taste. I had the mushrooms to begin which were supposed to be garlic but were more like 'tomatoe soup mushrooms' My chicken was ok but once again not exceptional.

2 Thank Joanne B
tiberiux, Public Relations Manager at Villa Bianca Restaurant, responded to this review

Good Evening , Thank you for your review , we are sorry but we do not serve garlic mushrooms , The mushrooms we serve are fungi alle Italiano and the description says mushrooms cooked in garlic ,fresh cream,white wine and a touch of tomato ,apologies if you were expecting something different but this is an Italian dish not English style... More 

Level Contributor
5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 11 March 2017

The food never fails to delight, Tibby and staff are very welcoming. Anyone visiting Penrith should give Villa Bianca a visit, you won't be disappointed!!

Thank mrsfwhite
Marbella, Spain
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39 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

This is a bit of a retro experience but one of my nephews favorite haunts. The menu is reasonable and the quality of the food is fine. However, the restaurant could do with a design makeover! Not a place I would return to in a hurry.

Thank Supertinks1
Bristol, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2017

After often holidaying as a family in Italy I felt I had to review the pizza, fantastic is the word I'd use ,coming from down south and visiting a lot of Italian restaurants this had to be the best tasting and Italian style pizza we've had in this country , wish we lived nearer as we,d visit again and again... More 

1 Thank jenypennypenny
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Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

Had the worst experience at this restaurant. The food was absolutely abismal - it looks like it's out of a packet and cooked in the microwave. We actually laughed when we were served with our mains. When we queried the meals with the waiter and manager, they laughed and said it was just us as we didn't know Italian food.... More 

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tiberiux, Manager at Villa Bianca Restaurant, responded to this review

Good Evening and Thank you for taking the time to review our restaurant , What can I say except sorry that this is how you felt , I don't remember ever having this discussion in my restaurant or anyone laughing about food, I work every night so it's not as though I wasn't there , I'm not doubting you didn't... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$16 - US$27
Italian, Pizza
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Corney Square, Penrith CA11 7PX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Eden District  >  Penrith
  • Phone Number: +44 1768 210826

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?