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Bella's Italian Bistro

80 High Street, Burnham-on-Crouch CM0 8AA, England
+44 1621 782686
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good17%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (29 reviews)
“bruschetta” (4 reviews)
“fritto misto” (3 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 14:00 Hours
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
80 High Street, Burnham-on-Crouch CM0 8AA, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

So glad this restaurant has opened again and just as good. Staff lovely and food excellent couldnt fault it in any way. Took friends who also loved it and my Husband is on the Atkins diet but came off for the evening to enjoy the...More

Date of visit: November 2018
2  Thank Vicky K
ManagerBellas, Manager at Bella's Italian Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Madame, Thank you for tyour visit and for your wonderful words! We will always try to accommodate our customers' requests and make sure you always have a great time with us! Look forward to seeing you soon, Kind Regards

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited on a Sunday lunchtime. Gnocchi starter delicious. Kids shared a garlic bread - superb. All 5 of us ordered something different for mains, steak, pizza, salmon, beef and pasta - all were good. Desserts super as well.

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank MattE764
ManagerBellas, Manager at Bella's Italian Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Sir, Thak you for your visit and excellent words! We look forward to welcoming you back soon:) KInd Regards

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I took my friend for a lunch at Bella’s bistro yesterday ! It was lovely experience again and it is great to see they’re back ...even stronger now! Well done! We love it there! ❤️ will be back very soon!!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Mysophi
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have been waiting for Bella’s to reopen, when it did we decided to visit for lunch with friends, we arrived and were shown to our table, given a la carte and lunch menus and a wine list, we waited for the waitress to return...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 405seanj
ManagerBellas, Manager at Bella's Italian Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

405seanj, I am very disappointed with your review. I have had a good look at the CCTV covering the time of your meal just to get an ideea of what happened. The bread came from the oven but if you didn't like it you should...More

Reviewed 6 November 2018

Only recently reopened so thought we'd give it a try after reading other reviews. Sadly disappointed. Staff friendly and attentive but the waiters looked like uncomfortable extras from a snooker tournament in their white gloves. Ordered water for the table and were given glasses with...More

Date of visit: November 2018
3  Thank Georgina C
ManagerBellas, Manager at Bella's Italian Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Georgina C, I have taken my time with your review and my reply as I wanted to digest all the info well. I have watched the whole evening on CCTV to make sure I am not missing something. I have investigated the matter and...More

Reviewed 27 October 2018

Wonderful food, excellent service. Really enjoyed our meal tonight. The food as always was excellent, well presented and very tasty. Missed the restaurant, so glad it is open again. Well done to all the staff.

Date of visit: October 2018
2  Thank Kathy A
Reviewed 26 October 2018 via mobile

Went back after a long time, excellent service, fabulous food, and felt very welcome can't wait to go back.

Date of visit: October 2018
2  Thank lynnpZ2886AE
Reviewed 23 October 2018 via mobile

Our favourite restaurant in the area. Always amazing food and service. Been closed for refurb recently bit so glad open again now. Last week had an amazing meal 10 out of 10!

Date of visit: October 2018
2  Thank ransid_sparky
Reviewed 3 August 2018

The food is alwways very good we have never been disappointed, the service is second to none too, We will be back!

Date of visit: July 2018
2  Thank Redshoes1234
Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

Fabulous food and service the waiters are great nothing is to much trouble all in a very nice setting. Best restaurant we have been to in a long time . Will be back.

Date of visit: May 2018
1  Thank Colin B
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Julia P
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Response from s0phie55 | Reviewed this property |
There isn't a children's menu but you can order anything in a childs portion
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$24
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 80 High Street, Burnham-on-Crouch CM0 8AA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Burnham-on-Crouch
  • Phone Number: +44 1621 782686
Bella's Italian Bistro pride itself in providing an authentic Italian casual experience with a lovely trattoria menu in a relaxed, friendly yet professional environment. The interior has been designed to a Mediterranean style with a fresh yet warm finish! With a brigade of well trained chefs we aim to provide excellent freshly cooked food with a large choice of pizza, pasta, meat & fish dishes for the whole family! We're very happy we've managed to open up our bistro in Burnham we are grateful to the people of Burnham and surrounding areas for your continuous support! Look forward to seeing you soon!
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