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Bella Italia

23 rue des Fosses, 59800, Lille, France
+33 3 20 57 93 33
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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good38%
  • Average16%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible10%
Travellers talk about
“pasta dishes” (4 reviews)
“pizza” (11 reviews)
“tiramisu” (2 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean
$$ - $$$
23 rue des Fosses, 59800, Lille, France
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Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

The best element of this place is the friendly service! We tried different pizzas and each one was delicious

Thank iliastr
Reviewed 12 February 2017

Totally great, will go there every time I visit Lille. The manager is the kindest and more service oriented person I've seen in Europe

Thank Luis G
Reviewed 29 January 2017

We went to Bella Italia on a Sunday evening and found it relatively busy. We shared Antipasti Mixta which was very simple but very tasty followed by a pizza and a pasta dish from the specials. Both were very good and filling which unfortunately left...More

Thank DLF12
Reviewed 1 January 2017

We spent Christmas in Lille and had the challenge of finding a place for dinner. Being big Italian lovers, we came to Bella Italia after some research found that it would be open. We reserved ahead that morning. Our expectations were not high, but we...More

Thank Philafellow
Reviewed 12 December 2016

Despite the local adverts suggesting that it would be best to book, we were able to get a table here on a Sunday evening without booking. Great atmosphere and very attentive staff. We both had a great meal with quite sizeable portions. Superb meal and...More

Thank hyperion23
Reviewed 11 October 2016

We lucked out choosing this restaurant for our last night in Lille. There were many cafes with outdoor tables and after a quick look at the menu we were seated. I had Spaghetti Carbonara, which is one of my favourite Italian dishes and this one...More

Thank ransclan
Reviewed 8 October 2016

We had a weekend break and our two daughters fancied Italian. We were warmly greeted and had a go speaking French, which the waiting staff were happy to help us with. We had 2 mixed anti pasti dishes between the four of us, which we...More

Thank Ightham1
Reviewed 4 October 2016

Bella Italian is in the tourist section of Lille. From the street it's tables and chairs look like any other of a thousand restaurants. Once inside however it was apparent that Bella was different. White table clothes stood out against the wood paneling and paned...More

Thank Nancy W
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

My wife and I took dinner here whilst staying in Lille for a couple of nights. We chose to sit outside to take in the street ambience but as it was turning cooler most other people sat inside. This meant that the focus of service...More

Thank RogerfromTown
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

From the inattentive waiter taking our order to a steak delivered with no garnish and a lasagne that was effectively pasta layers with meat poured on top this was possibly the worst meal over the last ten days across Europe. Would not recommend.

Thank John T
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 23 rue des Fosses, 59800, Lille, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Hauts-de-France  >  Nord  >  Lille>  > Lille Centre 12
  • Neighbourhood: Lille Centre 12
  • Phone Number: +33 3 20 57 93 33
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If you're looking for hearty Italian fare in the middle of Lille, drop into Bella Italia. Located on the rue des Fosses, this cosy eatery is a traditional Italian restaurant with a charming family-run atmosphere, wood panelled walls, red leather banquettes and two summer terraces. The dining room has a warm, convivial vibe and is popular with Lille's locals for business lunches and relaxed evening meals, and Bella Italia's chef was born in north Italy and has lived in Sicily - he knows Italian cuisine top to bottom. The restaurant's menu includes classic dishes from every region of Italy. Specialties include the salmon pizza, the grilled swordfish, minestrone soup, and the pasta with Piedmontese bolognese.
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