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“A 'must' visit!”
Review of Vita Bella

Vita Bella
Ranked #1 of 371 Restaurants in Chelmsford
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$7 - US$39
Cuisines: Italian
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Restaurant details
Good for: Special Occasion Dining
Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast, Delivery, Reservations
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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29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
“A 'must' visit!”
Reviewed 13 May 2014

Visited this restaurant last night and even though it was a quiet night, to be expected on a Monday, the ambience was perfect. The restaurant is well decorated and laid out. It has a pleasant bar area for pre-drinks or after dinner drinks/coffee. The menu is extensive catering for everyone's requirements and the same with the wine menu. The service, from entering right through the evening and upon leaving was superb and the owner is an absolute delight, caring about the customers and their experience. Food was absolutely delicious, well cooked and beautifully presented. Save room for dessert as these were superb!! A must visit for anyone who loves Italian food and good night out. We will be back for sure!

  • Visited May 2014
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2 Thank jacquiegan
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VitaBellaEssex, Director at Vita Bella, responded to this review, 17 May 2014
Dear Madame,
Thank you for your visit, I was really pleased to see you here. I am very glad that you and your handsome :) companion enjoyed the evening! It was a pleasure to chat to you both, hope I wasn't a nuisance :)
Please do come and see us again when you are in the country, it will be our privilege to have you here.

Kind Regards,
Ciprian
Vita Bella
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London, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“awesome !”
Reviewed 12 May 2014

Vita Bella - WOW what can I say? amazing food/service/ambiance & most of all amazing owners, these guys have supported our sons charity "duchenne muscular dystrophy Georgie Nye" from the first day we met - Good restaurants are hard to find but we certainly have found one here. well done and thank you xx

  • Visited March 2014
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3 Thank picchibaby
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VitaBellaEssex, Director at Vita Bella, responded to this review, 13 May 2014
Dear Madame,

Thank you for taking the time to review us and thank you for all the kind words! We really appreciate it! And thank you for spreading the word :) about our restaurant!
We also wish you lots of strength and lots of luck with Georgie and completing the building work! And all the health in the world!
Look forward to seeing you here again!
Kind Regards,
Ciprian
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Bradwell on Sea, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Wonderful food and excellent service”
Reviewed 11 May 2014

We just had a super afternoon and ended up lingering for four hours! (Lots of limoncello ) Excellent service and lovely welcome by the attentive staff The menu had something for everyone, can't wait to go back

  • Visited May 2014
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2 Thank Debbiecoppin
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VitaBellaEssex, Director at Vita Bella, responded to this review, 12 May 2014
Dear Madame,

Thank you very much for your visit yesterday and I am really glad you had a great time. May I just say that all the guests at your table were wonderful, nice & open and I am really looking forward to welcoming you all back (with lots of Limoncello:)))

Again, thank you very much for your very nice words,

Kind Regards,
Ciprian
Vita Bella
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London, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Fantastic service and food”
Reviewed 11 May 2014

We have just had a great experience at Vita Bella, the second time we have been there and it was as good as the first. We have a 20 mile journey to get there but it was well worth it. The staff were all very friendly and efficient and the food perfect.

  • Visited May 2014
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2 Thank andycopp
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VitaBellaEssex, Director at Vita Bella, responded to this review, 12 May 2014
Dear Sir,

Thank you firstly for your second visit, we are grateful you have come back! Secondly thank you for the very kind words expressed in your review, we are humbled!
We are aware that some customers travel in excess of 20 miles to come and see us and for this I am grateful and I will always make sure that your effort was worth making :)

Thank you very much again,

Kind Regards,
Ciprian
Vita Bella
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Burnham-on-Crouch, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Awesome”
Reviewed 11 May 2014 via mobile

Another excellent meal. Really well looked after once again, with the really personal touch.
Wish you were closer to Burnham!

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2 Thank Roger J
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VitaBellaEssex, Director at Vita Bella, responded to this review, 12 May 2014
Dear Sir,

Thank you for yet another visit and I am very happy you had a great afternoon yesterday! I know you unfortunately had to drive :)) but I promise next time you're coming and you're not driving, we will make up on Limoncello or Grappa! You now just have to convince your lovely lady to drive :)))

Look forward to seeing you here again soon (after the planned/unplanned yet weekend away :)))

Kind Regards,
Ciprian
Vita Bella
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