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The Tye | East Hanningfield, Chelmsford CM3 8AF, England
+44 1245 400204
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18:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 16:00
Mon - Thu 18:30 - 22:00
Tue - Thu 12:00 - 14:30
Fri 06:30 - 00:00
Sat 06:00 - 00:00
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Braintree, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was hard drop a star for this restaurant because the staff are delightful and they try SO hard to make sure that you have a good time. We must have been told 4 or 5 times how grateful they were that we had dined with them and they checked that all was well continuously through the meal. However, there... More 

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3 Thank FazerWiz
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely restaurant, fantastic food, great staff 😋. Had a really lovely evening here last night. I've often driven past but never been in - will defo be coming back!

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1 Thank Angela B
VitaBellaEssex, Director at Vita Bella, responded to this review

Dear Madame, Thank you for your visit, I'm grateful this time you stopped :) Thank you for your lovely words and we look forward to welcoming you back soon! Kind Regards, Ciprian Vita Bella More 

Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food and service was faultless Everyone made such a fuss of me when they found out it was my birthday - got a little cupcake to take home! The whole experience felt very personal and my food was amazing to top it off!!! Definitely visiting again!!

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1 Thank emms86
VitaBellaEssex, Director at Vita Bella, responded to this review

Dear Madame, Thank you for you visit and for letting us be part of your birthday celebrations :) I am very pleased you enjoyed our food - we are indeed very proud of our kitchen brigade - and I am grateful for your lovely words! Thank you also for the very nice food photos you took the time to publish... More 

1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I chose this place based on great reviews it had. We had a lovely lunch. Service - one of the best I had so far, white gloves, very attractive. The owner came to check if we were happy a few times and we had an interesting chat with him. Food delicious, lovely presented. Best tiramisu I have had and my... More 

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1 Thank Beata W
VitaBellaEssex, Director at Vita Bella, responded to this review

Dear Madame, Thank you for your visit on Saturday lunch, I am glad you had a lovely lunch catch up with your daughter. Thank you for taking the time to write about your experience and I am grateful for your wonderful words - it was also nice to chat :) I look forward to welcoming you back soon with family... More 

Rochford, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Started with Lobster Bisque - Heaven; on to calf's liver - so creamy it just melted in the mouth - divine; finished with Tortufo Bianco which was coffee ice cream inside a vanilla and merangue shell - gorgeous.

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2 Thank Katherine L
VitaBellaEssex, Director at Vita Bella, responded to this review

Dear Madame, Thank you for your visit and for taking the time to write about it. I am very pleased you enjoyed the food and I hope you will come back to see us to try more of our lovely A La Carte Menu! Thank you again, Kind Regards, Ciprian Vita Bella More 

Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Have visited on a couple of occasions, would love to visit more at a reasonable eating time, but have trouble booking.

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2 Thank Hils1958
VitaBellaEssex, Director at Vita Bella, responded to this review

Dear Madame/Sir, Thank you for your couple of visits. We are indeed very busy but I'm sure that from Monday to Thursday you can get a slot at whatever time you'd like. I am however pleased you can now find restaurants locally where you can get a booking at your desired time ;) Regards More 

London
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78 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First visit and it certainly lived up to the reviews and recommendations. This restaurant really knows how to treat their customers. The welcome began in the car park and continued to our seat. The owner (?) went through the menu in great detail with us. There are so many so called 'Italian' restaurants in this Country, including a well known... More 

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3 Thank Poppysue2
VitaBellaEssex, Director at Vita Bella, responded to this review

Dear Madame, Thank you for your visit and for taking the time to write about it - too many places take reviews for granted! I am very happy you enjoyed the experience (food, atmosphere) and I'm very pleased I was here to meet you. Please do not let anything stand in the way of your decision to return :) -... More 

essex
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have been here twice now. Once and a wedding anniversary with my husband and once with family to celebrate my birthday. It still remains my hubby's favourite choice of restaurant. Very relaxed, food was exquisite, nothing was too much trouble and they cook everything fresh so if there is something you want to change it's no problem for them... More 

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2 Thank familiyfun
VitaBellaEssex, Director at Vita Bella, responded to this review

Dear Madame, Thank you for your visit and for taking the time to write about it. I am very happy we are still the restaurant of choice for your husband and we hope we'll never disappoint :) Thank you for your very kind words and we look forward to wecoming you back soon! Kind Regards, Ciprian Vita Bella More 

Essex
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75 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Probably the best service and food I have enjoyed for a long time. Definitely highly recommended. From the greeting at the main door to being seated and served - we were made to feel special, welcome and very relaxed.

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1 Thank IssyEssex
VitaBellaEssex, Director at Vita Bella, responded to this review

Dear Madame, Thank you for your visit and for taking the time to write about it. I am very pleased you enjoyed the experience and we look forward to welcoming you back. Thank you again, KInd Regards, Ciprian Vita Bella More 

Wickford, United Kingdom
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119 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our sister in law decided here for her birthday lunch. The Sunday lunch menu has plenty of choice and we all found the food to be of a good standard. I had the pork belly which was very good. All the meals were big portions so I'm glad I only went for a main and dessert. Would definitely eat here... More 

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1 Thank pete3lions
VitaBellaEssex, Director at Vita Bella, responded to this review

Thank you for your visit and for taking the time to write about it. Regards Vita Bella More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$7 - US$39
Cuisine
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 16:00
Monday
18:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
18:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
Wednesday
18:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
Thursday
18:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
Friday
06:30 - 00:00
Saturday
06:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Tye | East Hanningfield, Chelmsford CM3 8AF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Chelmsford
  • Phone Number: +44 1245 400204
Description
Based in the heart of East Hanningfield, close to Chelmsford in Essex, Vita Bella Italian Restaurant aims to provide guests with authentic Italian food within a friendly and inviting atmosphere. With a range of Italian dishes to choose from, from our array of menus, you are sure to find something that you will enjoy. All of our fresh produce is sourced from the local area, ensuring that your dish with be exceptionally delicious. Call today to book you table at Vita Bella Italian Restaurant.
Please note that we are closed on all Monday Bank Holidays.
Thank you for your custom!

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?