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Oro

#110 of 1,928 Restaurants in Glasgow
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85 Kilmarnock Road, Glasgow G41 3YR, Scotland (Formerly Bella Napoli)
+44 141 632 4222
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I love this restaurant. Food is delicious, service impeccable, really does have a local feel to it, we are semi-regular and enjoy the chat you can always have with waiting staff. I therefore only have two minor niggles - the toilets can be freezing cold and ...the price of soft drinks. That's where I have noticed the huge increase since... More 

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Thank sofargoner
Glasgow, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This restaurant is quickly becoming my favourite Italian. I had a pizza and it was too die for. My wife had the spaghetti meatballs and really enjoyed it, although she did mention it needed more sauce. The staff are all very attentive and the decor is very well thought through. I must if your eating out in Glasgow.

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Thank DAVID L
Genny68, Owner at Oro, responded to this review

thank you for your review More 

Glasgow, United Kingdom
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60 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited here a few days ago, after wanting to visit for a long time. New decor looked great, service was good and the menu has plenty of options. Waiting staff were great also well dressed and professional. Management staff were also present that evening would be nice to see them crack a smile also for their customers. Food on the... More 

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Thank MrBNi86
Genny68, Owner at Oro, responded to this review

Dear guest, its a shame that your visit wasn't up to your expectations. More 

Glasgow, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

First visit under new name and belated Mothers Day lunch. Decor, staff and food very good. However when my daughter asked to replace chicken with prawns in a pasta dish the additional charge was £5 for 6 prawns!! Thought this was a bit overpriced and may influence whether we return to what was a favourite restaurant.

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Thank IssyR18
Genny68, Owner at Oro, responded to this review

thank you for writing a review for ORO. I can appreciate your concern at being charged extra for a substitution to a dish but I hope you will appreciate the difference in cost from chicken to King Prawns. We don't use the cheaper baby prawns, just the king size variety and the difference in price is justifiable. We offer two... More 

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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Dinner on Saturday with partner, absolutely delicious, well worth a visit ,a must if you visit Glasgows southside

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Thank Lorna P
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great food and wine waiter service first class relaxed atmosphere no rush between courses wil recommend to family and friends hope to go back soon

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Thank machrie1965
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Belle Napoli was one of my favourite restaurant's south side of the city and Saturday 8th April was my first visit since it was rebranded as Oro. My opinion of thr meal is that the starter of prawns peroni lacked flavour, the fillet steak was delightful although I thought the garnish of a half mushroom and half of an uncooked... More 

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Genny68, Owner at Oro, responded to this review

Dear guest, thank you for taking the time to write a review. Its unfortunate that what was once one of your favourite restaurants has been spoiled by Saturday nights experience causing you to write a negative review. if I may say, as a regular customer there are other ways of making a point other than pulling the trigger on Tripadvisor.... More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited Oro after seeing great reviews online, wow I wasn't disappointed! I tried the 100 layer lasagne, something I have never seen before, but I could have ate about 10 portions, definitely different to any other standard lasagne you get in any typical Italian. For dolce (dessert) I had the tiramisu, I have visited Italy many times and this is... More 

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Thank Giovanni P
Genny68, Owner at Oro, responded to this review

Thank you young sir for your generous and kind review of ORO. May I suggest respectfully that eating 10 portions of XL lasagne is not a good thing regardless of how good it may be. lol More 

Glasgow, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We dine here often and we love it. Great atmosphere, fine dining, fabulous staff, food is amazing, great value for money, one of my favorite restaurants, my mother is italian as is my partner so i am very passionate about italy and my heritage, and i must say when i go here it makes me feel like i am in... More 

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Thank Columbo64
Genny68, Owner at Oro, responded to this review

Thank you for the 5* review and kind comments about ORO and our staff. More 

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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wish they hadn't changed the name but never the less the quality of this place hasn't faltered from the Bella Napoli era. We visited on Sunday for a light lunch, we shared a few starters and a fab bottle of Pinot. Service was great, great window seat and quality of food and value for money was excellent. Will be back...again...and... More 

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Thank Stephanie B
Genny68, Owner at Oro, responded to this review

thank you for the 5* review. only our name has changed to avoid confusion with about 20 other businesses that also use the word Bella More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$12 - US$32
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 22:30
Monday
09:00 - 22:30
Tuesday
09:00 - 22:30
Wednesday
09:00 - 22:30
Thursday
09:00 - 22:30
Friday
09:00 - 22:30
Saturday
09:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 85 Kilmarnock Road, Glasgow G41 3YR, Scotland (Formerly Bella Napoli)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Glasgow
  • Phone Number: +44 141 632 4222
Description
Glasgow���s pizza connoisseurs know that the best place in town to come for a knock-out Italian feast is Bella Napoli ��� an iconic Glasgow institution on the Kilmarnock Road. With countless awards to his name, head chef Domenico Crollo took Bella Napoli over from his father in 2005, and the art of Italian cookery is in his blood. Flying to Italy to source the best flour, mozzarella and Italian wines, Crollo has created pizza perfection at Bella Napoli, and this vibrant restaurant is a must for any serious lover of great Italian food. Spread out over three levels, this welcoming venue serves everything from espressos and sandwiches to pasta, risotto, burgers, steaks and outstanding homemade puddings.

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Dundee, United Kingdom
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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?