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1 Albany Road, Birmingham B17 9JX, England
+44 121 426 2444
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good14%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“pasta” (70 reviews)
“potato wedges” (10 reviews)
“fillet steak” (25 reviews)
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Italian, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1 Albany Road, Birmingham B17 9JX, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Met a colleague on Friday for a spot of lunch and catch up. We only ate off the set lunch menu, but it was excellent and great value for money to boot. Well worth dropping in, and I’ll certainly look to head back of an...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank MarkJGrainger
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited for dinner in week. Very friendly host and helpful staff. We enjoyed the mixed bruschetta, salmon, ravioli, veggie options and panettone pudding washed down with very acceptable house wines. Italian gin also interesting to try. Overall price v reasonable. We booked and it got...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Picpoul
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have dined at Buonissimo many times. The service and cuisine are always excellent. Four of us dined there on Monday 7th January last to celebrate my birthday. Prior to serving our deserts, someone dimmed the lights and Matteo and the front of house staff...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank David M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went here last night as two couples, with two friends who live outside Birmingham. Love this place - it was their Winter Menu, and everything we ordered was just delicious. Very generous portions (neither my friend nor myself could finish our large portion of Rabbit...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank platpeeps
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely the best italian food outside of Italy! Wonderful friendly staff and delicious food. Will definitely be back soon.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Katie L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I’ve reviewed Buonissimo so many times that it’s hard to find something new to say --- and, really, there’s no need to. Buonissimo is a great neighbourhood restaurant; it’s lively, noisy, full of people enjoying themselves and the modern Italian food (and service) are great....More

Date of visit: December 2018
2  Thank Dr_Bob1
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent. Best Italian we’ve ever been to. Polite, efficient and amazing food. You won’t go wrong coming here, worth every penny.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Jack G
Reviewed December 10, 2018 via mobile

I cant recommend this restaurant enough to you. We visit Birmingham once a year & always make sure we visit Buonissimo as you can't get better food or service. Friday night my husband & I had a cosy early evening dinner for two where I...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 939traceyb
Reviewed December 8, 2018 via mobile

What a lovely place for a birthday lunch, food was great and the atmosphere was very nice. Staff were very kind, sang an unprompted happy birthday for my daughter with a candle on her excellent desert. Highly recommended.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 183JohnP183
Reviewed December 2, 2018

I highly recommend Buonissimo. Excellent quality and absolutely outstanding service. Matteo, the owner, and all his staff are so friendly and welcoming and they even surprised me with a birthday baba' cake at the end of the meal. For me was like being back home...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Gary B
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October 7, 2016|
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Response from kate m | Reviewed this property |
They seemed to have a number of pasta options on the menu that you can have without meat if you ask. I thought the service at this restaurant was outstanding and I am sure they would help with whatever you ask pfr if it's... More
August 31, 2016|
Response from SicilianFlavours | Reviewed this property |
With the currently menu they do linguine
August 31, 2016|
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Response from MarkJGrainger | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure there is, perhaps worth asking directly.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
6:00 p.m. - 10:15 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 10:15 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 10:15 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 10:15 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 10:15 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 10:15 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Albany Road, Birmingham B17 9JX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Midlands  >  Birmingham>  > Harborne
  • Neighbourhood: Harborne
  • Phone Number: +44 121 426 2444
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We serve fresh, modern Italian cuisine in Harborne, a beautiful and suburb on the outskirts of Birmingham.
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