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Bella Italia Leicester Square

22 Leicester Square, London WC2H 7LE, England
+44 20 7321 0016
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good38%
  • Average17%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible10%
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09:00 - 23:00All hours
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
22 Leicester Square, London WC2H 7LE, England
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Reviewed yesterday

Anytime we happen to be around Leicester Square we always pick this place. It has become a bit of a mantra. The food is always quick, tastes great and the staff is super friendly and happy to help. Would be coming back soon again.

1  Thank mona428
Reviewed 6 days ago

The food was fantastic, really good choice of menu. Efficient and lovely service. Great view over Leicester Square.

1  Thank Hazel088
Reviewed 1 week ago

Sometimes on a day out in London there's so many choices of where to eat that it's hard to decide! Glad that we picked Bella Italia as the food was fantastic - I had the Campagna pizza (red pepper, red onion, mozzarella, goat's cheese, Pachino...More

2  Thank vanna950
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had arranged to see the show "Les Miserables" as a belated birthday treat for my daughter and decided to have lunch at the Leicester Square Bella Italia as its a favourite place for us. As it was a sunny day we decided to sit...More

Thank Aygee2014
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a fantastic restaurant. Food was absolutely great and staff were wonderful. Great place to enjoy a birthday treat

1  Thank paula_shirley
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I went there with my family as my daughter is coeliac and they offer lots of gluten free options on the menu. The meal was good but I was disappointed that the ice cream was it gluten free. One unhappy daughter!More

1  Thank Gemma J
BI Guest Experi... S, Guest Relations Manager at Bella Italia Leicester Square, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi Gemma, Thanks for your feedback. We are very proud of our authentically, lovingly crafted, gluten free options and are sorry that you were disappointed that our gelato isn't. We will feed this back to our food development team to review. In the meantime, our...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were on a tight schedule and I was very pleased with the service and food. We had three mains and a couple of drinks, all within an hour. One very small criticism, the side order of chips were actually fries, and only luke warm....More

2  Thank Pete C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Came here for lunch, the staff were lovely, and food was delicious. Will definitely be visiting again. Great service. Although the seating wasn't too good as we were put in a corner which became very hot.

1  Thank Deee08
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We pre booked as we were going to a Theatre Matinee.Food was lovely,Staff were very pleasant and the kids ate it.Winner around.Well Done.

1  Thank Tartanterror1968
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a lovely lunch in this restaurant. We sat outside on a sunny day and watched the world go by. The staff are friendly the food is very good. I had a salmon salad which was fresh and delicious. They children's menu is very...More

1  Thank jacky w
The go-to district for a good time in London, Soho
hosts a wealth of world-class theatres and a
compelling lineup of cafes, restaurants, pubs, bars,
and clubs. At Soho's core is London's original Red
Light District and the epicenter of the LGBT scene –
and thus the city's hottest nightlife. For shopping
enthusiasts, Soho is not only the home of London's
greatest concentration of boutique shops, but also the
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13 November 2016|
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Response from BI Guest Experi... S | Property representative |
This should be enough time to have food and get to Aladdin, we would maybe recommend maybe just going for the one course. Please let your waiter know when you arrive and they will do their best to speed up the food for... More
Kiaran H
10 September 2015|
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Response from Steve W | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely they do, varied choices and three courses!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 22
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
09:00 - 22:30
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 00:30
08:00 - 00:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 22 Leicester Square, London WC2H 7LE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Soho
  • Neighbourhood: Soho
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7321 0016
Boasting an enviable location in the very centre of Leicester Square, surrounded by some of the capital's biggest cinemas, Bella Italia is a haven for visitors to the area who are looking for an affordable yet good quality meal. With Piccadilly Circus, Soho and Covent Garden at its fingertips, this popular Italian restaurant is always buzzing with hungry sightseers and shoppers. The menu is full of tasty, traditional Italian dishes such as the baked chicken breast topped with mozzarella cheese and smoky bacon and tomato sauce or the classic antipasti selection with smoked Italian ham, salami, bruschetta, mozzarella and olives. Tiramisu is a must try for dessert, light sponge soaked in coffee and Marsala wine layered with mascarpone and zabaglione cream and dusted with cocoa powder.
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