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Tutto Bene Restaurant Pizzeria


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

Food and ambience

Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options

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Tutto Bene Italian Restaurant Pizzeria is one of the most popular restaurants in Christchurch. Be transported to a “little piece of Italy” as you step through the doors. View our lovingly-amassed collection of Italian memorabilia on the walls, breathe in the delicious aromas of pizza and pause for a moment to take in the atmosphere. Our culinary vision is to deliver to you a mix of dishes - Italian- style and local favourites. The menu is varied; delicious main courses (including steak and lamb) sit alongside pasta dishes and Tutto Bene’s renowned pizza (Tutto Bene crust ~ Tutto Bene combinations!). The hard-working team prepares many ingredients in-house, including Italian sausage, gnocchi,
US$10 - US$27
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, European
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Reservations, Wine and Beer, Digital Payments, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Very Italian with Italian staff who are friendly and provide good service. The courtyard is a lovely area to dine if warm enough or at the front of the restaurant. I find the back part a little dark and noisy. Great selection of wines by...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Fivestar247
Reviewed 5 days ago

People eat early so place was full.Had good table at back.quick service very friendly good portions good value

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank 19john44
Reviewed 6 days ago

Twice recently booked our usual table, sat back and enjoyed the service and food. All our meals were delivered in good time, with a smile from the staff, and the Prosciutto with Melon as a starter is extremely morish. Overall an great restaurant.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank StumpyNZ
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Husband I took a chance of getting a table one Friday night, without a booking. We were very very lucky to get one. The place was humming, staff attentive and friendly. We got bruschetta to start and OMG! It was soooo juicy and tasty. We...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank TammyB461
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A party of three. A superb evening from the fantastic helpful staff to stunning food. The weather was magnificent so we elected to sit in the courtyard. Really glad we did as it was the perfect setting. Generous portions and well presented. Looking forward to...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank ColHenderson
Reviewed 1 week ago

No booking on a Wednesday meant our seating options were either at the high bar or outside. No problem going outside when we were offered blankets and heaters on an evening that had turned just a little chilly and windy. All the staff were friendly...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank robynw42
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

While visiting Ch-Ch we spotted this restaurant and gave it a try. While the food was fantastic at a fair price, the point of difference were the staff, wow. They were attentive, knowledgeable and fun with stacks of personality. Well done Tutto Benne, we will...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank shandradc
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place to eat, excellent food, attentive staff. Eaten here many times on trips to Christchurch, always had an excellent experience. Drink selection is expansive as is the menu. Easy parking in the lovely merivale Village.More

Date of visit: November 2018
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TuttoBeneRestaurant, Guest Relations Manager at Tutto Bene Restaurant Pizzeria, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks very much for this great review, KBG1962. Some weekend nights are a bit of a Crazy, Full-on Tutto Bene Experience, other nights a bit more sedate... We are glad that you have found everything spot-on and look forward to your next visit. Arrivederci a...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been here a few times for different occasions. In general, all experience were disappointing........too salty and bland in different dishes (pasta, pizza and some entree).....long waiting time......not the cheapest....ingredients were not the best.............At beginning, I thought it was my personal taste preference.....I didn't...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank hannahz905
TuttoBeneRestaurant, Guest Relations Manager at Tutto Bene Restaurant Pizzeria, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

You ARE correct, hannahz905 - personal taste/palate is a huge part of it. Our menu has 12 entrees, 15 pasta dishes, 8 traditional Main Courses (including steak, New Zealand lamb and fish), 15 pizza offerings, 'Mains' salads, a separate Vegan menu and an amazing dessert...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were staying in Christchurch and whilst we had a car we decided to get a taxi. It is a ride of about 10 minutes so not that far really. It was well worth it as this was a really good place with very good...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Mike C
TuttoBeneRestaurant, Guest Relations Manager at Tutto Bene Restaurant Pizzeria, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We love your comprehensive review, Mike C... and of course the generous 5 stars which recognises the work and passion of our team. 'Excellent Italian' - excellent! Grazie mille.

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Claire G
18 February 2017|
Response from Sue S | Reviewed this property |
YES! Tutto bene has several pastas and pizzas that are gluten free. AND delicious!
Claire G
18 February 2017|
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Response from Christine R | Reviewed this property |
Sorry did not see this question. I am sure they had gluten free onnthe menu
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