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Amici - Bedford
Amici - Bedford

Amici - Bedford Details

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining
  • Website: http://www.amici-restaurant.co.uk
  • Phone: 01234 340734
  • Hours of Operation: Lunch: Tuesday - Saturday: 12:00pm - 3:00pm;
    Dinner: Tuesday - Saturday: 6:00pm - 11:00pm
  • Payment Options: MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Italian, Mediterranean
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Beer, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Private Party Facilities: We are happy to accommodate private parties of up to 40 people depending on availability.
  • Private Party Contact: Mr Halil Bulca 01234 340734

Getting there

  • Parking: Public Car Park
  • Parking Details: There is a public car park just round the corner, 2minutes walk.
A word from Amici - Bedford
Amici is a traditional Italian & Mediterranean restaurant in the centre of Bedford. With its
warm and intimate atmosphere, it is the ideal setting for any occasion, lunchtime or evening. We strive to offer the best quality of food freshly prepared on the premises combined with an unrivalled customer service. We cater for most dietary requirements (gluten-free, vegetarian,
halal…etc) and can accommodate parties of up to 40 people.
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Diner Reviews
  • "We ate here a couple of nights ago we booked through open table and we found Amici Bedford very friendly the food was excellent, we were not rushed in any way and could not fault the service at all"
    dined on 14/08/2014
  • "I booked this for my siters birthday, it was a lovely place with great food. We will definately be going back soon .. there is a well known italian chain restaurant opposite..why would you go there when you can have the real thing across the road"
    dined on 26/07/2014
  • "Friendly,informal staff who manage to be attentive without being overbearing.We dined on a thursday evening - the place being circa 60% full.We chose the garden- not especially aesthetic but pleasant enough on a hot night. Menu almost unchanged from our last visit almost a year ago-maybe due a revision.Prices reasonable with both having just a starter and a main plus bottle of wine the bill was about £73 - with tip £80- reasonable but certainly not cheap.Lager expensive with no offered choice,beer not in evidence."
    dined on 24/07/2014
  • "An early evening meal so the restaurant was very quiet - not the best time to be assessing it properly. We had a good service and overall it was a reasonable meal though nothing exceptional and a little pricey."
    dined on 22/07/2014
  • "Individual, family run and very friendly. So glad we chose this instead of the any town chain restaurants nearby. My fellow friends really enjoyed if too - a real asset to the Bedford restaurant scene."
    dined on 19/07/2014
  • "This is definitely one of the best restaurants in Bedford food is great and service good never had a bad meal here in my many visits."
    dined on 17/07/2014
  • "Had family lunch following graduation ceremony. It was a very hot day and restaurent was quiet which I initially found worrying although diners joined after we were seated. Would have liked to sit outside but just too hiot. Food was very good from fairly limited al a carte menu. Service was friendly and unobtrusive. Very nice Italian meal."
    dined on 15/07/2014
  • "Clearly the best restaurant I have been to in UK so far ! Delicious dishes, nice ambience and an incredibly good service !"
    dined on 08/07/2014
  • "I have been visiting Amicis for years now and the reason I keep.coming back... Fresh Quality Food! The menu is varied but unlike most Italian restaurants is not pages long which highlights the food at Amicis is freshly prepared and to add delicious! There is always a specials board too to tempt you. Halil is front of house and is a true gentlemen. His team are warm and friendly and attentive.Prices are really reasonable. Weekly you can dine 2 courses for £10 or if wanting something a little more special I recommend their steaks!! Love this place whether its for a romantic meal with my husband, the start to a girls night out or a family occasion.You must visit!!!!"
    dined on 24/06/2014
  • "We visited with my parents for my husband's birthday dinner. It was a beautiful warm evening so we sat outside in the courtyard. All the staff, particularly the owner were very hospitable and friendly and the food was great. Will definately be going back!"
    dined on 20/06/2014
  • "Amici is consistently good, great attention to detail and flexibilty to meet individual preferences, we love it"
    dined on 07/06/2014
  • "This is the second time I have eaten at this restaurant and it was just as good as my first visit. I will definitely dine at Amici again and would gladly recommend it to anyone looking for a restaurant that serves great food with great service and in a nice location too away from the hustle and bustle of the nearby High Street. I would also highly recommend to anyone visiting Amici for the first time to try the Limoncello Gelato dessert."
    dined on 11/05/2014
  • "We were given our favourite table again and the service, as usual, was extremely good. Nothing is too much trouble for the very efficient staff and the patron. As all meals are prepared individually the chef is happy to cater for special dietary requirements if at all possible and this is really appreciated. The menu has interesting dishes and the specials board offers additional choices. Portions are not small so make sure you are hungry when you go! "
    dined on 18/04/2014
  • "Amici always delivers on its promises, its standard of service is excellent and it is always willing to meet requests for variations to the menu. It is a very friendly restaurant."
    dined on 26/03/2014
  • "Upon our arriival we were made to feel very welcome, service was excellent as was the food, we shall be visiting again very soon."
    dined on 21/03/2014
  • "We had the pleasure of dining here last Saturday night. The staff are friendly and attentive coupled with beautiful food and an intimate ambience. We're looking forward to coming back soon."
    dined on 15/03/2014
  • "This small friendly local Italian is a great place for a family occasion, we recently celebrated a family birthday here & had a lovely evening. The service is excellent, the food adequate, although desserts a little unimaginative, with a reasonable wine list for the occasion. I'm sure we will return."
    dined on 01/03/2014
  • "A Saturday night celebration with family old and young greatly enjoyed by all. Great food, freshly prepared and without fuss. Good simple wine list. Friendly, welcoming atmosphere. Pretty much all you can expect from a local trattoria. Will return again and again."
    dined on 15/02/2014
  • "had a lovely evening food and wine was good , will certainly go again well looked after"
    dined on 08/02/2014
  • "Lovely food, great service - attentive but not imposing! Crab linguine......amazing Great value, and very personal feel. I would recommend a visit, good value to."
    dined on 17/01/2014
  • "If you are a fan of honest Italian food then this is the place for you. Lovely menu and first class unhurried service. Excellent value for money"
    dined on 01/01/2014
  • "We had a family evening and enjoyed the meal very much. The staff were very friendly and the service quick. The food was very good and we all really enjoyed our meal. Recommended"
    dined on 31/12/2013
  • "We visited Amici at 7.30 on NYE, before heading for a night out. Food was amazing, portions a good size and very reasonably priced."
    dined on 31/12/2013
  • "I took my wife and my wife's parents for lunch at the Amici in Bedford over Christmas. We had a good choice of the Italian menu aside from the Christmas fare, which together met all our food choices. The food was fresh, hot and delicious and the service good too. We would recommend them."
    dined on 24/12/2013
  • "the food was delicious and the chef was easy to communicate with. Authentic Italian food experience."
    dined on 04/12/2013
  • "It was a very special occasion and I really could not have been happier with the food and attention we received. I was also happy with the bill at the end of the meal. Thank you X"
    dined on 23/11/2013
  • "We chose this restaurant because we enjoy good Italian food and we were not disappointed. Excellent food, friendly and attentive service. We would certainly come again if we are in the district."
    dined on 01/10/2013
  • "small restaurant with friendly, knowledgeable and efficient staff, v.good offers, seasonal menu and excellent cooking and service."
    dined on 27/08/2013
  • "Our impulse booking turned out to be very good evening. The food, friendly service and atmosphere was excellent and my wife and I would certainly visit Amici again."
    dined on 31/07/2013
  • "We sat in the back garden which had a lovely ambience, I especially loved that the tables were well spaced, they could have crammed a lot more in. The food was delicious and they were fabulous in accommodating the needs of a celiac in the party (definitely a place to go if you want our dietary needs thoughtfully met). The staff were great, helpful, chatty, prompt but not over-bearing at all. But the cheesecake! Homemade and divine, go for that alone!"
    dined on 26/07/2013
  • "We visited this restaurant to celebrate my birthday and we were a group of 5. The service was unfailingly friendly and efficient and the staff went out of their way to accommmodate our wishes. The menu choice was excellent and we had trouble trying to decide which of the delicious-sounding dishes to try. The food came in good time and was as delicious as it sounded. It was great to be able to sit outside in the courtyard on a hot evening, though I would suggest some potted plants and fairy lights to improve the atmosphere outside. Altogther we had a fantastic evening and will certainly be returning."
    dined on 13/07/2013
  • "Everything was just so. Can't really ask for more."
    dined on 30/06/2013
  • "Having driven past taking son to school on many occasions, my wife and I decided to try our luck and book a table via toptable whilst we were parked outside. Thankfully there was 1 table for 2 remaining and in we went. Wife of owner met us and was very helpful, finding us a table and her husband, the owner took us to our table and was also very friendly. Service was fantastic, great atmosphere and the food was amazing and great value for money. I would highly recommend this restaurant to anyone...I am a foody and my biggest gripe with most restaurants is service levels...and I can say that this restaurant is up there amongst the best. Keep it up, we both look forward in coming back soon!!"
    dined on 28/06/2013
  • "What an outstanding fish feast we had at our latest visit to this bijoux eaterie in Bedford. An ever amiable mein host provided 2 signature dishes as a starter and main event that left us drooling and gleefully anticipating the next visit that will not be long delayed."
    dined on 08/06/2013
  • "Food is very tasty and service excellent. Good selection of wines."
    dined on 01/06/2013
  • "Excellent food and excellent value! One small issue, the garlic bread portion was very small. We were expecting a 'pizza' style garlic bread for the price."
    dined on 25/04/2013
  • "Lovely meal,staff are very friendly and helpful,good atmosphere"
    dined on 19/04/2013
  • "Amazing food. I'm very fussy with my food and everything from starter to desert was spot on."
    dined on 13/04/2013
  • "Meal was lovely, however would have liked to have seen a few more seafood dishes on the menu. eg - RISOTTO ALLA MARINARA/SPAGHETTI ALLA MARINARA etc Put off having parmesan cheese - It was kept on the side and was carried over in the hand of the waiter from table to table. I understand that it is used regualarly, but waiters hands would have handled money as well as countless other things and then handled the parmesan to customer - not appealing to a customer to then have it grated on their food. Could have been kept in a covered dish to make is slightly more appealing Other than that, the service was friendly and efficient."
    dined on 10/04/2013
  • "My friends and I dined at Amici's restaurant last weekend and I cannot fault them at all. The food was delicious and the hospitality was out of this world. The staff were very hospital. One of our party is gluten-free and they had no problem accommodating this. Fantastic. Would recommend 100 times over."
    dined on 29/03/2013