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Nuova Italia Restaurant


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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2018 Winner

Food and ambience

Local cuisine, Italian, Pizza, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Business meetings

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Welcome to Nuova Italia, the authentic Italian restaurant and pizzeria in the picturesque village of Ilchester, in the heart of Somerset. Come and experience the real Italian taste, new for 2014. Pizza, pasta, locally sourced fish and meat, and even specials for the kids. Also we offer the best pure Italian wine, along with local favourites such as beer and cider too. Supporting local business and the community, Nuova Italia is a must for any lover of Italian and world food right on your doorstep. Book your table today!
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Italian, Pizza, European
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
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Went to family meal late February. Booking was quick and efficient and we arrived - all 9 of us - including 3 children - ready for our get together. Very friendly staff, even gave the 2 year old a balloon to occupy her, as we...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank TwoHappyTravellers55
Reviewed 1 week ago

Last minute decision to go out for dinner and so glad we did and we chose Nuova Italia. The food was just delicious having chosen from the specials board, great recommendations from Simona our waitress who gave us very good service as did all of...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank TintinhullBreezer1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Have been in before on many occasions and the staff, food and restaurant are fantastic. Friendly and helpful staff, food is always very good and the restaurant is always clean, tidy and well decorated making for a very relaxing atmosphere.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank BigJCJC
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious Italian food, the Veal chop (Costoletta Di Vitello) melted in my mouth the best Italian food we’ve had in the UK and on par with my Nonna’s cooking. We also had amazing service from the lovely Simona who couldn’t do enough for us. The...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank 535suzannej
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Went for lunchtime Birthday meal. Ate off the specials board and the main menu - all loved our dishes. Starters were delicious and plentiful. My sea bass was delicious, cooked perfectly . Lamb ravioli and prawn with asparagus risotto also went down very well in...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Thornford
Reviewed 15 February 2019 via mobile

We came here as we saw it was in the top 3 Italians in Somerset, however I’m very surprised that it’s in the top 30 as it’s very very average at best. High hopes from all the good reviews, but let down on the quality...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Thestudlibancritic
Reviewed 27 January 2019 via mobile

We loved our visit to Nova Italia. We had a fantastic meal and we just love Simona the best and happiest waitress ever. We’ll be back to see her soon hopefully Thanks for making us feel so special Martin and Max xx

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank mudefordlindy
Reviewed 23 January 2019

We have had a few meals in this lovely genuine Italian restaurant. Simone is a great waitress who makes you feel very welcome. The food is delicious, waiters are attentive and it’s very good value for money. Have been to their Live Music Nights, really...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank kim d
Reviewed 22 January 2019 via mobile

We booked our meal as a family celebration for our sons 18th birthday. Everything about the evening was excellent. The food, the atmosphere, the service and the restaurant was so helpful with our requests. We all had a wonderful evening and we will definitely be...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Crystalltipss
Reviewed 21 January 2019 via mobile

We visited for the first time on Saturday night and it really was truly amazing. An easy to read menu with lots of variety and a wide range of dishes. Food was fresh, great portions and delicious. Staff were attentive and created a real personal...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Catherine P
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