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“Such Good Value”
Review of Bella Calabria

Bella Calabria
Ranked #27 of 706 Restaurants in Portsmouth
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Reviewed 23 August 2016

My good friend and I thought we would try this restaurant midweek and we weren't disappointed. Many tables were reserved and we were lucky to get the only table for 2. The seafood spaghetti was one of the best we have had. Full of mussels, prawns , baby octopus and calamari. A good selection of starters and desserts and wines. Although the white and rose wine of the month were not the best.There again, not expensive. The prices are very good for what you get and we will certainly return again. It seems very popular, so booking is advisable.

1  Thank Friendlysue54
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Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

Im sorry,dont want to be mean when driving past to park,should have kept driving the place looked cheap.well entered 'restaurant'omg what a dump everything was soo old fashioned and in need of updating you could smell all the cooking in the air ,the food was cheap for a reason ,staff were nice no complaints there ,no lock on the toilet door.you get what you pay for .if your looking for good italian food with comfort and nice surroundings this is not the place sooo disappointing.

4  Thank DianeBeaker
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Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

What a lovely and friendly restaurant.
Had lunch with a few friends and the service couldn't be better. We all had starters which came out very quickly and were nicely presented. The mains of calzones and pasta were out of this world. All filled to brimming and plenty of taste.
Can recommend a visit !!!

Thank Dee F
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Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

Visited this restaurant for the first time on the 12th of August, as part of a large group.
The restaurant was busy when we arrived, but that didn't impact on the service or quality of food.
The waiters and waitresses were all too pleased to help with any menu queries and requests. The food arrived in a timely fashion, and was delicious. The portion sizes were more than ample...I saw quite a few unfinished plates going back ( not due to poor quality!. Some were requesting doggy bags). A reasonable a la carte menu at very reasonable prices.
I particularly liked the open-view kitchen.
Everyone in our party thoroughly enjoyed everything about our experience and we are already planning our next visit. Well done Bella Callabria. Will definitely be recommending you to family and friends.

Thank micheyg
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Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

This unassuming restaurant in North End is a jewel of a find.
The food is made to order and so fresh you can really taste the home made essence with a menu to match. This is not a fast food establishment but it's prices are extremely reasonable extending to the drinks too.
Service is impeccable that you get from a family business with excellent cleanliness.
This is definitely a must to eat here though booking advised as they are always busy. Although you might be lucky on the off chance of a table without.

Thank Anubis33
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