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Buon appetito

81 Western Road, Hove BN3 2JQ, England
+44 1273 204848
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good22%
  • Average8%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
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“pasta” (28 reviews)
“vongole” (4 reviews)
“italian beef” (3 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
81 Western Road, Hove BN3 2JQ, England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Have been going here once a week for the last few weeks and I’m always so happy to be there. Staff are very friendly and kind and the artichoke risotto is to die for... I’ll definitely be returning as often as possible x

Thank Chuckiestattooedass
Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

Came here with friends. Although we hadn't booked there was no problem getting in. Service was friendly and prompt. The antipasto starter was generous with a good selection of cold meats. The pasta dishes were tasty and of a good size. House wine good and...More

Thank billobe1
Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

Really lovely restaurant but it’s been quiet the times I’ve been in. Nice staff and food isn expensive at all. Good selection of dishes and great taste. Perhaps would be better if situated towards the main road more as it’s fairly tucked away which means...More

Thank MSonyaM
Reviewed 5 October 2017

We had a wonderful evening there, with our children and grandchildren. My son and his family are regulars here and I was delighted to accept his recommendation. I cannot understand how some people have criticised the food. All our meals were delicious and represented genuine...More

Thank keithdutton
Reviewed 6 September 2017

We actually had a nice evening here as the staff were friendly and and efficient and the ambience s nice. Sadly the food was a let down. The Ciabatta with cheese and crispy bacon was chewy with very un-crispy bacon. The squid starter was frozen...More

Thank BenetMiddleton
Reviewed 5 September 2017

Had a meal with friends. Good authentic Italian food and selection of Italian beers. Waitresses were friendly.

Thank Kansas1517
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

Delicious food. Best pasta carbonara ever!! Also great desserts.. and very friendly staff. We got our food very quickly.

Thank ward1972
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

We had a super meal here. All staff very polite and helpful. Loads of choice for vegetarians and meat eaters. Just lovely!

Thank Sarah P
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

Good food & service, friendly staff & a lovely atmosphere! We've eaten at Buon Appetito many times & never been disappointed.

Thank Lucy O
Reviewed 6 August 2017

Cold, wet rainy evening, had been out shopping and needed to sit down and recharge. We all love Italian food, so as we were walking by, decided to go in. We had the warmest of welcomes, and were shown to a table. Food and drinks...More

Thank Surveyor47
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9 April 2016|
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Response from Tania K | Reviewed this property |
Yes, I'm sure it. Italians love kids and these were particularly friendly Italians.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 81 Western Road, Hove BN3 2JQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Brighton and Hove  >  Hove
  • Phone Number: +44 1273 204848
Nice cona premiere with a beautiful italian colours.
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