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72 High Street, Bedford MK40 1NN, England
+44 1234 910147
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good22%
  • Average2%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“pasta” (51 reviews)
“garlic bread” (18 reviews)
“panna cotta” (5 reviews)
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Italian, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
72 High Street, Bedford MK40 1NN, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We haven't checked the evening offerings here, but Eatalia offers probably the best value Italian lunch in Bedford. Just make sure you ask for the lunch menu; we were handed the standard menu on entry. My penne with spicy Calabria sausage, onion, and tomato sauce,...More

Thank michael m
Reviewed 1 week ago

From the outside, this is place is anonymous, a non descript door with a menu beside it in the middle of a row of shops on Bedford high street. But walk in and go down the stairs and you find your self in what looks...More

Thank Andrew N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Little Italian located downstairs off the high street. Small and unassuming front and easily missed. Downstairs it is cute with arches and vaulted ceilings giving this place the kind of interesting appeal that is portrayed in the photos on the walls of wine cellars. It...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We booked this for my daughters 21st birthday. We were a large party and there was another large party also booked in on the same night which caused some space and over heating issues but did not spoil our night. The food is authentically Italian...More

Thank simoneoneill
Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

Myself and my partner visited this quaint Italian restaurant a year or so ago and decided to come again at the weekend. With a deceiving entrance from the High Street (down some stairs underground) this lovely romantic setting and décor for a restaurant, was truly...More

Thank DaniellaMaria12
Reviewed 12 September 2018 via mobile

This restaurant definitely deserves the title. I come all the time with my friends and boyfriend. Amazing food, one of the best spagbowl I’ve ever eaten and I’ve eaten a lot! Great service with friendly staff. Have and will continue to recommend to anymore who...More

2  Thank Mary P
Reviewed 11 September 2018

The entrance is unpromising and we did not know what to expect as walked downstairs from street level. What we found was a very cheerful, totally unpretentious traditional trattoria, crammed with people chatting and enjoying themselves on Saturday lunchtime. Small - with a definite buzz...More

2  Thank andrewcartlidge
Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

My wife and I have eaten in Eatalia previously for both lunch and dinner but failed to complete a review. Well we will put that right tonight by saying this is a wonderful hidden gem of a truly Italian run restaurant. The food on each...More

2  Thank Tony J
Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

I have been coming here for the past 5 years with clients. All my clients love the place and the owner is great in recommending dishes and making dishes the way you like it. A lot of my clients ask me to book a table...More

2  Thank MKcharles
Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

Hubby and I were in Bedford for twilight 10k, pasta was required so we popped in here for pre race fuel. I'm incredibly fussy but decided on a simple spaghetti with garlic and chilli......it was quite simply the best spaghetti I have ever had! The...More

2  Thank P5838VWalib
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$26
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 72 High Street, Bedford MK40 1NN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Bedfordshire  >  Bedford
  • Phone Number: +44 1234 910147
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