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Buon appetito

81 Western Road, Hove BN3 2JQ, England
+44 1273 204848
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good22%
  • Average8%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (29 reviews)
“italian beef” (3 reviews)
“ciabatta” (5 reviews)
Open Now
6:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m. Hours
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
81 Western Road, Hove BN3 2JQ, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We adore this space. Eugenio and his fabulous serving crew brighten up our day every time we go past. There's always a real vibe coming from the restaurant especially on the weekends when there's a birthday on and the whole place comes alive with music...More

Thank Missmirandalittle
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely Italian Restaurant. Food predictable but well prepared. The Crayfish Risotto is probably the best I've eaten anywhere

Thank steviemod01
eugenio7040, Manager at Buon appetito, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

thank you so much, we are very proud of all our happy customers

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

They have brilliant £3 lunch deals for pasta or pizza here during the week. The food is pretty average but then for the price you can’t really expect more. I had a pizza which had a nice tomato base but the ham was low quality...More

Thank pearl2106
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a really lovely meal, both the Pasta and fish were cooked to perfection, the atmosphere is lovely and the staff are very welcoming, great value for money for good quality food.

Thank ahkuit2018
Reviewed April 2, 2018

Really well priced neighbourhood Italian restaurant. Lively on a weekend. Fresh pasta and pizzas are all good. Personally the spaghetti Vongole is my fave.

1  Thank lyndaj945
Reviewed March 3, 2018 via mobile

Great authentic Italian food at reasonable prices. Not very full at lunchtime weekends but always busy in the evenings so best to book a table for an evening visit. They often have a Groupon deal on as well so keep an eye out.

1  Thank brunswick29
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Reviewed March 1, 2018 via mobile

I have eaten here several times and have ways had a warm welcome from the manager and staff. Food is really good and the menu has everything you'd expect from a family run Italian. The portions are generous, too so unlike some places you won't...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed February 7, 2018

It was my daughter's birthday, so we decided to go to Buon Appetito for a family meal there were 6 adults and one child aged 2. (Apart from us the parents they all live in Hove) I would just like to say what a wonderful...More

1  Thank Sally G
Reviewed January 30, 2018

Twelve of us ranging fromn 1 year to just short of 70 shared a celebration supper. The staff were friendly, charming with the baby, and most attentive. The food was plentiful , delicious and we were all served in close time. We all enjoyed the...More

Thank susan w
Reviewed January 18, 2018 via mobile

We have popped in for a meal in the early evening on a couple of occasions. The service is swift and friendly. Food is standard Italian, but well cooked and tasty. We were in and out in less than an hour, but felt we could...More

Thank gingerpip
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April 8, 2016|
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Response from Tania K | Reviewed this property |
Yes, I'm sure it. Italians love kids and these were particularly friendly Italians.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
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6:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
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6:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
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6:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 81 Western Road, Hove BN3 2JQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Brighton and Hove  >  Hove
  • Phone Number: +44 1273 204848
Nice cona premiere with a beautiful italian colours.
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