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Riobello Italian restaurant

6 St Marys Sreet, Bedford MK42 0AS, England
+44 1234 364430
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Overview
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good21%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (42 reviews)
“risotto” (16 reviews)
“breadsticks” (4 reviews)
Open Now
18:00 - 22:00All hours
CUISINES
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
Service
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LOCATION
6 St Marys Sreet, Bedford MK42 0AS, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We hadn't planned on dining out on his birthday this year, things have been a bit hectic! But, after a little spontaneity, we said Riobello's really is the answer to finish his special day off in style! As usual, Riobello's did not disappoint! We arrived...More

Thank Sammy M
Riobellorestaurant, Owner at Riobello Italian restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Sammy, Many thanks indeed for your excellent review and comments relating to Simon's birthday treat. It is always a pleasure to see you both and people who know and appreciate good food and service. I know Carlo is always looking to try new dishes...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited last Saturday which was a busy evening. We were warmly welcomed and shown to our table. From what we saw the place was buzzing with a great atmosphere and laughter with the Italian music playing in the back ground. Some we guess were...More

Thank BobbyNoble17
Riobellorestaurant, Owner at Riobello Italian restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Bobby, Many thanks for your excellent and kind review and comments. It was a pleasure meeting you all and we are really pleased that you enjoyed the food, atmosphere and ambience of the restaurant. We do try make the most of what we have...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Was going out for well earned night out fancied Italian. Looked reviews and was really impressed that replies were given. This showed us good customer service so booked. We had starter and main. From the time we got there we were looked after it was...More

Thank April J
Riobellorestaurant, Owner at Riobello Italian restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello April & Shaun, Thank you for your lovely review and comments following your recent visit. We are glad that you enjoyed the food and your steaks in particular and have passed your comments onto the chef and the team. We look forward to seeing...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After a sadness in my life, I decided to take my granddaughter out to dinner, as i did not see fit to cook. We arrived without any reservation, and irrespective that the restaurant was very busy, we were seated in a very quite, secluded table....More

Thank Raymond C
Riobellorestaurant, Owner at Riobello Italian restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello Raymond, We were sorry to hear of your sad loss; please accept our condolences. Many thanks for your kind review and comments and glad that you found the atmosphere, food and service to your enjoyment. We do hope to see you again soon on...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After our first time here we thought we would revisit Yet again we were not disappointed, this time with some Italian friends of ours. The old saying of if the locals like it you can not go wrong bore correct again. Ever friendly staff and...More

Thank Brendon H
Riobellorestaurant, Owner at Riobello Italian restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello Brendon, Thank you for the review and comments and we are glad that you and sone of your Italian friends enjoyed the experience. We are always looking to get more of the locals to come visit us and sample the Italian cooking and style,...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Business for two days near Luton Airport and I'd never been to Bedford, so drove there for a wander round and dinner. Riobella came up on Google and looked promising, so I booked - not really necessary for this Tuesday evening as it turned out....More

Thank saymwa
Riobellorestaurant, Owner at Riobello Italian restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello, It was a pleasure to meet you the other evening and many thanks for taking the time to review and comment on your evening. We are pleased that you enjoyed the food, service and ambience from our establishment, which as you say needs to...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I use this place regularly as I stay over in Bedford a lot on business. The food is great, the ambience is spot on and the service is very good and won't cost you a fortune. The only downside as with much of Bedford and...More

Thank Tony T
Riobellorestaurant, Owner at Riobello Italian restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello Tony, Thank you for your review and comments. We are glad you enjoy coming to our restaurant and that you enjoy the food and service. We are fortunate that we do have parking to the side and rear, which is free after 6pm. Hope...More

Reviewed 16 July 2017

Having never eaten here, thought it was a bit of a gamble, but the reviews good. We both had a pasta meal and both agreed we had never had a pasta meal with quite as much taste, it really was superb, and a perfect portion...More

Thank 30kay60
Riobellorestaurant, Owner at Riobello Italian restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 18 July 2017

hello, Many thanks for coming and trying our restaurant. We are glad that your initial reservations were alleiviated and that you enjoyed the food and atmosphere as well as the service. we are glad that the evening lived upto expectations and we look forward to...More

Reviewed 15 July 2017

I visited Riobello on a Friday evening with a group of girlfriends from work. The atmosphere was friendly and the waitresses were extremely attentive all evening long. Our food was not only delicious but was also served freshly cooked and piping hot, which in my...More

Thank Christina J
Riobellorestaurant, Owner at Riobello Italian restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 16 July 2017

Hello Christina, Many thanks for your lovely review and expereince on friday evening. We are really happy that you enjoyed the food, service and apologies that you couldnt savour some of the desserts. We do like to ensure that everyone has a great time with...More

Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

Superb meal had recently in this lovely restaurant , with great italian food had from the risotto , pasta and pizza with the family. Would definitely recommend to try yourself. 😀👍😋More

Thank Domenico M
Riobellorestaurant, Owner at Riobello Italian restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 16 July 2017

Hello Domenico, Thank you for your comments and we are glad you enjoyed your recent dining experience here. Please do recommend the restaurant as much as you like to all your friends and family and we look forward to seeing you again very soon. Kind...More

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Alison O
18 August 2016|
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Response from Riobellorestaurant | Property representative |
hello yes we can do pizza for takeaway service but we do not deliver. - our website details all the various Pizzas. If you care to call us we can take your order and we can have these ready for collection. Please call if you... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$13 - US$26
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Cash Only, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
Thursday
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
Saturday
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6 St Marys Sreet, Bedford MK42 0AS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Bedfordshire  >  Bedford
  • Phone Number: +44 1234 364430
  • E-mail
Description
A Genuine Italian Restaurant set on the lovely River Ouse in Bedford near the Park Inn hotel. The long established business owned by Italians serves traditional and authentic meals prepared, by our Italian chefs with fresh and authentic products. Try our lovely large range of pastas, fish, Risottos, steaks and pizza's, which can be tailored to your individual needs and tastes. (gluten free options available) Our new menu introduced in May 2017 offers something for everyone so come meet us and enjoy a relaxed, friendly atmosphere with fantastic food and service or you can order a takeaway and collect your food.
We do not rush you nor do we rush the preperation of your food as its cooked to order and after all is a dining experience to savour!
Grazie
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