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Bella Bellissimo

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58 Wharf St, Forster, New South Wales 2428, Australia
+61 2 6555 6411
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
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Tue - Sun 12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
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Maroubra, Australia
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28 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

They say a crowded restaurant is a good sign and so it was . We got there late after a long drive and this was the pick of about half a dozen that were open . Food was good , service was prompt , Italian wine and cheese was an added delight , the crowd was happy and so we... More 

1 Thank Steve2035
Canberra, Australia
2 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

Expecting it to be a better pizza after reading the reviews but I have to say it was really ordinary. Not bad but not great. Base let it down. Rubbery and just unpleasant. Topping ok. Just nothing I can't get in a general takeaway shop and certainly not an Italian style pizza. Salad was good. Small but good.

Thank jollyjum
Beenleigh, Australia
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

Overall great pizza. A bit pricey, but that's what you pay for a decent pizza. Only comment I would make is we were take away and I could see pizzas sitting on top of the oven. And the manager of the resturant was too busy talking to customers, and was not worry about the pizzas sitting there, for us and... More 

Thank Susanne D
Forster, Australia
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51 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

Had a great family dinner, good Italian food. Everyone really enjoyed our dining experience Friendly management, the owner wandered around checking that everyone was happy with their meals in the Restaraunt

1 Thank bobmack43
Forster, Australia
Level Contributor
11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

Frank and his team are doing an outstanding job. We have been to Bella many times, and it just keeps getting better. Highlights of the most recent visit were tortellini in a fine broth and flavorsome lamb ragu. And don't miss Frank's Spicy Balls!!

Thank Gary B
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

Bella Bellissimo has a great varied menu. Steaks, PIzzas, Pastas, Fish, Salads its all there. Annie and I went again on Saturday night and I had a pizza. They really know how to make a Pizza. Frank - the proprietor now knows us by name and always greets us enthusiastically. Service is prompt and the pricing very reasonable. They recently... More 

Thank Grant M
Brisbane, Australia
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240 reviews
168 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016

I booked Bella Bellissimo for a family gathering on the recommendation of local friends. As it was a special occasion my daughter and I gave it a trial run the night before the event for 8 people. We shared a pizza that was wow, and a fritto Misto, with local fresh seafood , and that was enough for us to... More 

1 Thank Bruce W
New South Wales, Australia
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

This place is the kids favourite It's best to book as its so popular ! The Pizza is really nice and since the Recent reno 's it looks fantastic inside too . Highly recommended .

1 Thank kermetdafrog
Level Contributor
33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is busy every night so I recommend booking before you go! I went in a group of 8. The food was all average, nice but not exceptional (although the squid was delicious) there was a young boy working at the time out the front that done an amazing job and everyone loved him

Thank foodtasterfortripA
Adelaide, Australia
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102 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

We had dinner, Spaghetti Calamari and Putanesca, followed by honey comb Afogato, and Panacotta just delicious and the prices are reasonable. Log gas fire made it cosy over looking the water ways. Highly recommend.


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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
View, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 58 Wharf St, Forster, New South Wales 2428, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Forster
  • Phone Number: +61 2 6555 6411

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