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La Bisalta

6 Vicarage Street, Frome BA11 1PX, England
+44 1373 464238
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good15%
  • Average6%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“lamb cutlets” (3 reviews)
“strudel” (2 reviews)
“crepes” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
6 Vicarage Street, Frome BA11 1PX, England
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Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

Amazing food, great local family business offering a personalised service. Lovely collection of fine wines and good quality food.

Thank Alicia W
Reviewed 21 May 2017

6 of us, (the 6th accommodated at short notice - do plan ahead as it is not huge and does not believe in compromising its standards) on a busy Saturday evening were treated to outstanding personal service and a superb well balanced meal, imaginative and...More

Thank Nmh51
Reviewed 16 May 2017

We were delighted to have found this charming Italian restaurant, Luigi accommodated us at very short notice and we received a very warm welcom from Susan who was a delight. Our orders were taken whilst we enjoyed pre dinner drinks in the quaint bar before...More

Thank LondonTraceyjeff
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

We dined at La Bisalta with friends who live in Frome and have been raving about the place - they weren't wrong, it was fabulous! The menu had lots of choice and the food was absolutely delicious, I know that as I made sure that...More

1  Thank AllyB2501
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

Our second visit to this delightful restaurant. We are local to Frome and I can't understand why we aren't here every weekend! This is one of those special eateries that manage to remain a secret, but clearly from the clientele enjoying the delicious Italian offerings...More

1  Thank Flobs62
Reviewed 17 April 2017

A very quirky little restaurant with a charming hostess and authentic not to mention delectable authentic Italian cooking. We were treated to a very homely seating area with drinks brought through to us followed by placing our orders and shortly after being shown through to...More

Thank Daniel P
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

As so many have said, this place is a gem! I've lived in Frome for several years and long wanted to eat here. When I did, last Saturday, my expectations were surpassed. First, the charm of the place: lovely little nooks in which to have...More

Thank Bozsi D
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

I can't believe that despite living in the Frome area for many years that this was our first visit to La Bisalta - it certainly will not be our last. The food was excellent & reasonably priced. The staff were friendly and attentive. All you...More

Thank PWutt
Reviewed 16 March 2017

Forget about the somewhat dated decor but that is all part of the charm and overall experience of eating in this wonderful gem of a restaurant. From your first step inside the door to the final step outside, you are their guest, and made to...More

Thank Thwackkered
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

We try to eat at La Bisalta each time we visit (we live in Jerusalem) our family in Frome. We love the very Italian presentation, great food, very personal attention from the owners, and the romantic setting. Highly recommended.

Thank Rick R
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6 Vicarage Street, Frome BA11 1PX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Somerset  >  Frome
  • Phone Number: +44 1373 464238
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Opened in 1993, the Italian restaurant, La Bisalta, named after the mountain range that dwarfs the hometown of the owner and chef Luigi Violino, is situated in the heart of Frome. Surrounded by mature trees, the setting of La Bisalta feels almost rural. Easily identifiable by its covered canvas entrance and ivy clad upper storey, this genuine Italian restaurant offers a wide range of classic dishes. All dishes are cooked to order with fresh local ingredients by chef Luigi, who together with his wife Susan, has justifiably earned a far reaching reputation for excellent food and friendly service.
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