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La Bella Italia

10 Nevis Street | Petone, Wellington 5045, New Zealand
+64 4-566 9303
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Overview
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good25%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (36 reviews)
“gelato” (24 reviews)
“antipasti” (15 reviews)
Open Now
7:30 AM - 5:00 PMAll hours
CUISINES
Italian, Pizza, Cafe, Mediterranean, European, Delicatessen, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
10 Nevis Street | Petone, Wellington 5045, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 300 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a few days in Wellington from the Hawkes Bay. We were recommended this place by a friend. Food was great service excellent and we would go back again.

Thank Kay K
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place for a relaxing lunch. We were surprised at the number of people there for a midweek lunch . The food was wonderful as usual and a great selection.Coffees are excellent as are the pizzas - and the main dishes are wonderful. Prices for...More

Thank CLM149
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a very enjoyable family dinner. The food and service was very good. However we were surprised when the owner came over with the bill and asked us to leave because he had other customers waiting for a table. We had just finished our...More

Thank ross19452017
LaBellaItaliaNZ, Owner at La Bella Italia, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Ciao, Antonio here, from La Bella Italia First of all, thank you very much for your feedback. And I am very pleased that you enjoyed our food and service. I remember very well this occasion, and yes, I did come to the table with a...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This large, funky restaurant (in a former warehouse space) also contains an interesting Italian grocery. The wait staff is international and fine. The food easily ranks among the best Italian food I've ever had. Don't miss this out of the way restaurant in an industrial...More

Thank Mike L
LaBellaItaliaNZ, Owner at La Bella Italia, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Ciao. We try our very best every day to serve our customers, to give an Italian experience in New Zealand. It is always a pleasure and satisfaction to receive positive feedback. Thank you very much, from Antonio, Luisa, and the La Bella team.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We love this place. Great vibe and service. THis time we were disappointed with my meal. We waited the extra time and paid the extra $8 for gluten free pasta only to be served with packet not fresh pasta. No, we didnt say anything to...More

Thank Maggie B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have only been here twice and probably over 5 years in between the two visits. I loved it the first time and I loved it today. There are very few places that can claim that their service and food is always at a high...More

Thank Paul M
LaBellaItaliaNZ, Owner at La Bella Italia, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you very much for your support this weekend just gone. Well done!!! Antonio & Luisa

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I visited La Bella Italia on a Saturday night. It was a beautiful experience. The food was great, the atmosphere good and the customer service fantastic. I'm awarding it a 5! The location was great with easy parking nearby. The Pizzas we had were simply...More

Thank X6844ZRscotts
LaBellaItaliaNZ, Owner at La Bella Italia, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you very much for your support this weekend just gone. Well done!!! Antonio & Luisa

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We wend around 7:30 on Saturday night for dinner. Upon arrive, we saw the restaurant almost full. But still have available seats for two The place is a mixture of restaurant, shop and cafe, reminding me of the University student dinning area We start with...More

Thank Yanyanbo
LaBellaItaliaNZ, Owner at La Bella Italia, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Ciao. We try our very best every day to serve our customers, to give an Italian experience in New Zealand. It is always a pleasure and satisfaction to receive positive feedback. Thank you very much, from Antonio, Luisa, and the La Bella team.

Reviewed 12 October 2017

La Bella Italia is a lovely Italian family restaurant and warehouse. We enjoy family meals here as its great for large groups. They have a great selection of Italian food including the desserts and gelato. This would have to be our preschoolers favourite restaurant. The...More

Thank Rosewell23
LaBellaItaliaNZ, Owner at La Bella Italia, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Ciao. We try our very best every day to serve our customers, to give an Italian experience in New Zealand. It is always a pleasure and satisfaction to receive positive feedback. Thank you very much, from Antonio, Luisa, and the La Bella team.

Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

I had the lamb pasta and it was sensational. The owner-operators are very welcoming and the busy vibe is just great.

Thank Harpursbizarre
LaBellaItaliaNZ, Owner at La Bella Italia, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2017

Ciao. We try our very best every day to serve our customers, to give an Italian experience in New Zealand. It is always a pleasure and satisfaction to receive positive feedback. Thank you very much, from Antonio, Luisa, and the La Bella team.

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lornabeck
2 October 2017|
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Response from skylarkGlos | Reviewed this property |
I think you can. Ring and ask, they are very obliging.
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Laurel T
5 November 2016|
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Response from Venderina | Property representative |
Hi Laurel, no, we are not open on Christmas Day. we will be closed on the 25th and 26th of December. all the other days and all the evenings of December we will be open. Thanks Ciao!!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$4 - US$19
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Monday
7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday
7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday
7:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
7:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Friday
7:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10 Nevis Street | Petone, Wellington 5045, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Greater Wellington  >  Wellington
  • Phone Number: +64 4-566 9303
  • E-mail
Description
From the moment you step through our door, you will feel like you are in Italy. A unique combination of a Restaurant, Cafe and Retail shop, La Bella Italia in Petone, Wellington was born from director Antonio Cacace's passion to educate Kiwis about the beauty of traditional, authentic Italian products and cuisine.
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