Bellaria Restaurant & Wine Bar

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£26 to £40
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Italian
Charmingly unique, Bellaria Restaurant and Wine Bar in Fitzrovia is a must for those tired of the same typical Italian dining experience.
From street level Bellaria looks like a simple Italian restaurant with a welcoming atmosphere. The best seats in the house are by the wide windows where you can sit and watch the world go by.
However, a few steps below and guests are transported to a whole other world. Bellaria’s basement is straight out of a fairytale – its bare stone walls, with their arches, nooks and crannies complemented by chandeliers, mirrors, and low lighting, enhance the atmospheric ambience. It is the ideal setting for romance and a real surprise to everyone who discovers it.
Sophisticated and contemporary, our menu makes good use of authentic Italian ingredients to produce elegant and creative dishes ranging from pastas and risottos to steaks and fish. To complement our delicious food we have created a long list of excellent wines.

Private Dining

Bellaria offers private dining rooms for small groups 4-10 people, or larger private parties for up to 55 people (seated). The basememt area consists of 2 private alcove areas and a VIP table for 4 situated in the far corner. The exposed brick walls and low lamp lighing make an inviting atmosphere.

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Special Offers

Dinner: 50% off starters and mains

When ordering a minimum of 1 Starter and 1 main course from the a la carte menu. Signature dishes, special of the days, desserts and side orders are not included.

Terms and Conditions: Includes Vat, excludes service. Subject to availability in December.

Valid For: 2 - 15 people

Starts: 17 November 2019

Ends: 17 May 2020

Availability: Sun 12:00-21:00
Mon-Tue 12:00-14:00 17:00-21:00
Wed-Sat 12:00-21:00

Dine out on Christmas Day for a stress-free Christmas

Make your Christmas extra cosy and special at Bellaria Restaurant.Serving a special 3 course Christmas Lunch menu for £60 per person, from 11am till 6pm in the evening...Italian style Dine -Wine & Christmas

Tuesday, 24 December, 2019

Celebrate New Year's Eve with a fantastic meal!

New Year’s Eve Party | 4 course set menu + canapés + welcome drink + countdown bubbly £125 per person. Experience A New Year’s Eve party with a twist at Bellaria Restaurant and Wine Bar. Open till 3am in the morning with our in-house DJ to make sure the year goes out with a bang!

Tuesday, 31 December, 2019

1,000-Point Tables

See availability for 1,000 point tables

Mon - Tue 5:30PM - 9:45PM
Wed - Sat 4:00PM - 6:30PM 8:30PM - 10:15PM

What 3155 People Are Saying
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OT
London
3 reviews
Dined 5 hours ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had dinner for 4 at Bellaria, and ordered the beef carpaccio, Burrata cheese, seafood platter, crab pasta and rabbit on the bone. All were excellent!

F
London
42 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall4food4service4ambience3

We found this restaurant on ‘opentable’. Glad we found it as we had great food and fab service. The only bad points we weren’t offered regular water just bottled water. Also our cheese board two of the cheese selection was rock hard. You couldn’t cut it or bite it but overall we had great night.

DP
London
28 reviews
Dined on 27 November 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Second time here and it was as cosy and friendly as I remember. You don't feel rushed and the setting is warm and inviting. The food is also fantastic. Special thanks to Fernando who was a good sport chatting to us and was always there when we needed anything without being overbearing.

OT
London
25 reviews
Dined on 25 November 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Beautiful setting, beautiful food and fantastic serving staff, Bellaria is always a real treat to go to, the best Italian in the area! Very popular, so make sure to make a booking,
Always let them know when it’s a Birthday and they’ll put extra touches on the table and sing!

OT
London
8 reviews
Dined on 25 November 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything we tried was so good, the ravioli on point, panacotta and tiramisu were simply heaven. Fernandao was genuinely so nice to us, that we will definitely come back in the future.

OT
London
33 reviews
Dined on 25 November 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Had a wonderful lunch ..the service was exceptional .. Food delicious & the wine was superb.. loved the liqueur so much after our meal our super waiter gave me another..Left feeling very well looked after & very happy. Would highly recommend ..

j
London
20 reviews
Dined on 22 November 2019
Overall3food4service3ambience2

Definitely the best part about the restaurant was the food - which is the most important thing! Nice Italian pasta and reasonably priced Italian wine meant this was a nice place for a Friday meal. The place was busy and so the service was a little haphazard, though always polite and friendly - but not the place if you're in a rush. The downstairs area which is billed as a romantic vault was more like a vault - we were sitting in quite a thoroughfare, and there was clearly a desire to pack in as many tables as possible, slightly undermining the atmosphere. However, if a good value Italian meal is the aim then I would recommend.

OT
Dublin
1 review
Dined on 22 November 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fabulous service and food

RB
1 review
Dined on 16 November 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

What an Amazing restaurant , the food was perfect , the service was attentive and the place was beautiful. recommend this restaurant highly.

D
London
6 reviews
Dined on 13 November 2019
Overall4food4service5ambience5

First up we really enjoyed our evening. The service was excellent and the food very good.
BUT....two things that were a little irritating.
1. What is the point of asking if we are celebrating a special occasion, in this case our 19th wedding anniversary, when there is no acknowledgement at all from the restaurant. Then rather don’t ask if we are celebrating anything when booking
2. I had specifically requested that we would get a table in the cellar as it is the real attraction of this restaurant. When we arrived they said that they were full downstairs and our table was only available upstairs.

None of the above ruined what was a good meal but they didn’t make the evening as special as it should have been.

OT
London
2 reviews
Dined on 3 November 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

As always a pleasure to return. Excellent service, amazing dishes and makes feels so comfy, like being home.
Well done.
My favorite restaurant.

OT
London
42 reviews
Dined on 2 November 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience3

We had a really nice evening in Bellaria restaurant on the set menu option with free-flowing prosecco. The staff were lovely, no fuss was made when we arrive a little late and our glasses were topped up throughout our time in the restaurant. There are only 3 or 4 options per course but we all had no problem choosing a dish and all enjoyed our meals.
Thank you to everyone at the restaurant

K
Kent
22 reviews
Dined on 1 November 2019
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Great venue, service and food, all for a great price!

AC
Melbourne / VIC
1 review
Dined on 1 November 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Celebrated our 4 years anniversary dinner here last Friday, the food was awesome, ambience was perfect and the staff were great ! Highly recommend

L
London
13 reviews
Dined on 29 October 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience3

Great evening!

Intend to visit gain before Christmas

OT
London
25 reviews
Dined on 29 October 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Service was excellent, food was delicious, and the atmosphere was quite comfortable. The entire dining experience was exceptional, it gets 5 stars for me. Our server’s name was Jessica and she was very helpful with ordering food and even answering questions about the nearby area for us. If I had family coming to London, I’d recommend this place.

OT
London
33 reviews
Dined on 29 October 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Possibly our favourite place to eat in London. The staff members were very attentive and friendly, nothing forced. We asked for recommendations on some of the food options and they were very helpful. Most importantly, considering we had starters, mains, dessert and drinks as well, the price was fantatic. Can't recommend this place enough.

OT
London
9 reviews
Dined on 29 October 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

So many good things to say about Bellaria. Our waiter, he was so kind, patient, and gave us good advice, and lemoncello to end our wonderful dinner, The chef makes wonderful pasta,. We had the tagliatelle bolognese . Our secondo was the risotto with black truffles. Could not have been better. And also a wonderful tiramisu to end our perfect dinner.

HR
Manchester
3 reviews
Dined on 25 October 2019
Overall3food3service3ambience3

Funny smell in the restaurant and food was basic. My salad was really salty. It was ok but not good value for what it was.

G
London
127 reviews
Dined on 22 October 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Lovely meal and worth the money with 50% off

D
London
15 reviews
Dined on 17 October 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was my friends birthday

CR
London
3 reviews
Dined on 10 October 2019
Overall5food5service4ambience4

Great for catching up with friends. Used the 50% deal

OT
London
25 reviews
Dined on 24 September 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

What an experience. The food is fantastic. The service is awesome. For the location, in Fitzrovia the prices were exceptionally reasonable. I would recommend this restaurant for anyone that enjoys authentic Italian food.

OT
London
33 reviews
Dined on 24 September 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Very nice place with very good location,the food was excellent,friendly people working there, Our Special Thanks to Liana. My wife and Me were satisfied,
Staff focused on customer. Highly recommended!

H
Hertfordshire
17 reviews
Dined on 21 September 2019
Overall3food3service4ambience4

A cute restaurant with a lovely basement dining area although the lighting could be a bit brighter as it was difficult to read the menu. Staff were very friendly but the service was a bit slow. The food was pretty average. Be that as it may, it had charm and on balance I would recommend it;

A
London
15 reviews
Dined on 21 September 2019
Overall3food3service3ambience3

MMMMM....I don't like leaving unenthusiastic reviews esp when I've previously given this place 5 stars but our last visit was very disappointing. Since my last visit they have really restricted the items that you can select for the 50% off. Previously the 50% off was pretty generous although it excluded some items like steaks. The selection now is pretty poor and you are really only left with pasta choices. The service was also pretty poor. Our waitress was nice when you could catch her eye but the problem was that we couldn't and spend long periods just trying to get someones attention.
Their 50% offer used to pretty generous but they should have reduced it to 35% or less if it was nonviable and kept up the standards and the choice.

KL
London
30 reviews
Dined on 21 September 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Unlimited Prosecco!

Came back to Bellaria again. Love the pre-theatre menu with unlimited prosecco. A great welcome from the lovely manager and his staff and fabulous service as usual. I had garlic bread, baby squid, Salmon and Tiramasu. It was my birthday so I had a really good time. The set menu is great but it would be lovely to see it changed from time to time. Apart from that the best Italian food in London!

IH
London
2 reviews
Dined on 14 September 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great food presented and served well. Our choice of wine was unavailable so our waitress offered us a more expensive bottle for the same price, this was great. Would definitely recommend.

d
London
1 review
Dined on 14 September 2019
Overall4food2service5ambience4

Went for the prosecco and three courses deal for a friend's birthday. Food was just okay, though the squid and gnocchi were good. However, the staff were very accommodating and friendly, made sure our glasses were always topped off and sweetly brought limoncello shots for the table with the cake. We had a very good afternoon.

c
London
70 reviews
Dined on 10 September 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience4

A good deal and some tasty italian food. Restrictions on the 50% deal limit the choice but still OK overall. I'll be back but it's not top of the list.

OT
London
5 reviews
Dined on 30 August 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I come from Italy so I've high standard! I can say that their pasta is simply delicious :P Trust me. Try it and you will be satisfied ;)

OT
London
1 review
Dined on 25 August 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent service and great quality food. Would definitely go here again.

A
San Francisco
10 reviews
Dined on 25 August 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Service good and food excellent - the shared platter was very good and the home made Venison Ravioli was first class. Worth a visit

OT
London
2 reviews
Dined on 23 August 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

What a little gem this place is. It's small but perfectly formed!! The atmosphere was buzzing, friendly front of house staff, super menu with choice for everyone, good selection of wines... And amazing value for money.
Thanks for a really memorable night.
We'll be back

OT
London
33 reviews
Dined on 23 August 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

An absolute delicious meal. My partner chose the rib eye steak special which was cooked to perfection. I had very tasty linguine with clams. The meals were very good value. Very authentic food.
The owner very friendly and customer satisfaction. He took time to chat to us which was nice and added to the evening. The restaurant was nice and cosy. Excellent attention to detail in the food

JM
London
3 reviews
Dined on 21 August 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Had a wonderful time and great food for a great price. Friendly service and definately a nice atmosphere.

OT
London
25 reviews
Dined on 21 August 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Just fantastic! Great service, delicious food, enjoyed the fresh pasta and their seafood casserole was amazing.

AH
1 review
Dined on 20 August 2019
Overall3food3service3ambience3

On arriving at the restaurant we were slightly disappointed from seeing the pictures. We shared a cheese dish to start which was quite greasy. For main we had crab spaghetti which was good, and venison ravioli which was really disappointing - the pasta was so thick and chewy around the edges.

OT
London
33 reviews
Dined on 20 August 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The sharing platters are amazing, great selection of cheese and meats. The wines we tried were all great and we were given a bit of info about each of them.

It’s quite informal and after giving you a bit of info on the wine completely leave you to it until you’re ready for the next one, service felt a bit slow but I think they were waiting for a signal that you wanted the next one rather than bothering people or speeding you through which was nice.

W
London
26 reviews
Dined on 11 August 2019
Overall3food2service3ambience3

Sadly the restaurant have a few too many conditions that make the 50% off the menu offer worthwhile. It’s also not clear which main/starter is available to qualify for the offer ie that the two must be taken together from the a la carte or set menu or whatever. The garlic bread was absolutely drenched in butter- really greasy. The Sardinian small pasta with sausage, tomato and pecorino cheese was nothing to write home about - quite bland in fact. The sausage meat was scant and like bits of mince. When we questioned the incorrect bill, the waiter adjusted in grumpily. Probably best to go elsewhere as there are plenty of others in the area.