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Buon Appetito

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Ratings and reviews

Certificate of Excellence2017 - 2018 Winner

Food and ambience

Pizza, Italian, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Business meetings

Location and contact

We are truly sorry for this temporary misunderstanding with the closure of our restaurant, but due to major refurbishment works we are closed for a longer period than we have initially expected. We are doing our best to open mid-October, but we do not have the exact dates yet, the best way to stay updated is through our Google, we will also post on other social media platforms to inform more people so please stay updated. We will be open very soon and look forward to seeing you there!
US$4 - US$23
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
Dinner, After-hours, Drinks, Lunch, Brunch
Pizza, Italian, Mediterranean, European
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts Credit Cards
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All reviews pizza bruschetta dough balls king prawns bread chicken steak italian food italian restaurant in reading house wine great atmosphere nice service recommend this restaurant amazing food town centre visited this restaurant lovely evening
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Reviewed today via mobile

Delicious food! Mihaela was also a great host and she suggested us the most delicious dishes! Thank you!!

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Sophaki20
Reviewed today via mobile

This was once the top rated restaurant in Reading. What a sad fall from grace. Last night there was only one waitress who worked very hard but had no chance of covering all the tables effectively. We waited over 1 hour for our starters and...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Dan C
Reviewed yesterday

We are very local to you and love you staff and food, however, tonight we booked a table for two and within 20 mins had our starter, but we waited until 10pm and our main still didn’t arrive unfortunately we made the choice to leave...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank karenmocko1
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We went here for dinner and we were so impressed. The service, food and drink are exceptional.Its refreshing to have a family business with great food on our doorstep.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank mula6
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I discovered this lovely little independent restaurant about two years ago and its romantic atmosphere and beautiful interior has brought me back many times since. Whilst I have tried many of their vegetarian and meat dishes on the menu, I would have to say that...More

Date of visit: February 2019
1  Thank Phil H
BuonAppetitoReading, Owner at Buon Appetito, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

It is really difficult for us to find words and express how grateful we truly are to be receiving amazing feedbacks like this review. We are more than delighted to read this review and to understand that the experience which you had visiting us many...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a fabulous evening here- on a very cold night they had a warm fire and sparkling atmosphere. The pizzas were fresh and very tasty and the waitress was very attentive and fun. Could not rate this place any higher - really made our...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Yasmin Isabel C
BuonAppetitoReading, Owner at Buon Appetito, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

It is always a joyful feeling reading reviews like this one, we are very happy that you had a really good experience and we wish to see you again soon! Thank you from Buon Appetito Team!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My partner and I went to celebrate an important event and the experience was lovely. The food was excellent, and portions are very generous. The service was lovely and our server made us feel valued and was very kind. We were given a complimentary bottle...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Andy M
BuonAppetitoReading, Owner at Buon Appetito, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you very much for choosing our restaurant to celebrate your special event! We are delighted to read about your experience and we wish to see you again in the near future to celebrate more special events with us!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A very cute and cozy atmosphere with an authentic Italian menu. Great service as well. We will definitely be back to try more of the menu! :)

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank theresavilla
BuonAppetitoReading, Owner at Buon Appetito, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind review, our menu is full of fresh homemade dishes waiting for you to try them out! So we wish to see you again in the very near future :D

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I love «Buon Appetito» to eat in or to take away. Their food is delicious, beautiful atmosphere and good relationship quality/price. When taking away I prefer going myself as I dont very much like the delivery. Their pizza Capricciosa is a must every weekend at...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Helena V
BuonAppetitoReading, Owner at Buon Appetito, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you! We are overjoyed when reading reviews like this one.It is amazing to hear that our pizza has made it's way to your "must" list! There are plenty great pizzas to chose from and there are many specials to be introduced, so we hope...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A brilliant night. Michaela served us and she definitely went the extra mile to make our evening special. The pasta was amazing and my girlfriend had a calzone which she devoured. Would 100% recommend and i will definitely be coming here again.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Edev131
BuonAppetitoReading, Owner at Buon Appetito, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We are delighted to hear that you had a brilliant night with your partner. Our team always give the best of them to give you the best experience you can have. Thank you very much for the review. We hope to see you very soon.

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18 February 2018|
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Response from donatass63 | Reviewed this property |
They have, but just for 3 cars. The rest of area is for residents parking only(until 8 p.m.).
Linda P
4 July 2017|
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Response from Marianne W | Reviewed this property |
The tables are quite close together but the staff is very friendly and helpful. There is also outside seating area
28 January 2017|
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Response from 57JPC | Reviewed this property |
On street parking only from what I remember. I parked less than 100 yds away.
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