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Bella Italia Leicester Square

22 Leicester Square, London WC2H 7LE, England
+44 20 7321 0016
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good37%
  • Average17%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible10%
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09:00 - 23:00All hours
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
22 Leicester Square, London WC2H 7LE, England
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Reviewed yesterday

For some reason I have ended up eating a Bella Italia because I know the food, service and value is reliable...but honestly just so,so... it's an effort for the waiters to be cordial and sense it's painful to convey a sense of humour or at...More

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Booked a table and told them i had a gourmet card and when we arrived they reminded us the bill would be discounted but when it arrived they overcharged us and i had to argue to get a new bill, food was ok but bad...More

Thank Tj H
Reviewed 3 days ago

Not sure how everyone got these nice looking meals on this page, but our pizzas were just ok, minimal cheese and 3 small pieces of basil. The meatball app was good and filling, but just run of the mill Italian.

Thank Karin23320
Reviewed 4 days ago

I love Bella Italia but when we visited this one in Leicester Square, my love crumbled. The staff were rude, the manager refused to speak to us when we kindly explained that the food was hard and burnt. We couldnt eat it - it was...More

Thank Eleana J
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Handy spot just north of the bustle of Covent Garden. Good menu variety. We enjoyed the carbonara pizza and the pasta dishes.

1  Thank Dean S
Reviewed 5 days ago

I had good vegetarian pizza at Bella Italia, my kids had ham pizza which they didn't care for. Guess that the Italian style ham didn't quite suit their taste buds. My veggie pizza, on the other hand, was good, had a nice crust and good...More

1  Thank 2ndWorldTraveler
Reviewed 5 days ago

I have recently returned from London where on my last night my daughter and myself visited Bella Italia in Leicester square which I would highly recommend for the food and service. We where looked after by a very nice young man called Paulo. I will...More

1  Thank forgetfulyorkshire
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The pasta and service were really good for a good price. The lasagna looked amazing. Good atmosphere. Would recommend to friends!

1  Thank Vancouveriter
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What an awful visit. I had to ask for a table upon entering, the meet and greet guy literally could not have cared less but he let me know he couldn't take my order (he was also wearing an unironed shirt, noticeably so) . Eventually...More

Thank Izzy J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I’ve visited this restaurant multiple times when in London and I will certainly go back there in the future. The staff is really friendly and the food is great and decently priced. You can go here for a romantic dinner or just a cozy meal...More

1  Thank Nik V
The go-to district for a good time in London, Soho
hosts a wealth of world-class theatres and a
compelling lineup of cafes, restaurants, pubs, bars,
and clubs. At Soho's core is London's original Red
Light District and the epicenter of the LGBT scene –
and thus the city's hottest nightlife. For shopping
enthusiasts, Soho is not only the home of London's
greatest concentration of boutique shops, but also the
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12 November 2016|
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Response from BI Guest Experi... S | Property representative |
This should be enough time to have food and get to Aladdin, we would maybe recommend maybe just going for the one course. Please let your waiter know when you arrive and they will do their best to speed up the food for... More
Kiaran H
9 September 2015|
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Response from Steve W | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely they do, varied choices and three courses!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$21
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
09:00 - 22:30
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 00:30
08:00 - 00:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 22 Leicester Square, London WC2H 7LE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Soho
  • Neighbourhood: Soho
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7321 0016
Boasting an enviable location in the very centre of Leicester Square, surrounded by some of the capital's biggest cinemas, Bella Italia is a haven for visitors to the area who are looking for an affordable yet good quality meal. With Piccadilly Circus, Soho and Covent Garden at its fingertips, this popular Italian restaurant is always buzzing with hungry sightseers and shoppers. The menu is full of tasty, traditional Italian dishes such as the baked chicken breast topped with mozzarella cheese and smoky bacon and tomato sauce or the classic antipasti selection with smoked Italian ham, salami, bruschetta, mozzarella and olives. Tiramisu is a must try for dessert, light sponge soaked in coffee and Marsala wine layered with mascarpone and zabaglione cream and dusted with cocoa powder.
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