Bella Vita

53-55 Broadway Market , London, E8 4PH

SquareMeal Review of Bella Vita

You don’t need GCSE Italian to understand the menu at Broadway Market ‘red sauce joint’, Bella Vita. Avocado con gamberi, prosciutto e melone, calamari fritti, ravioli al salmone, pizza Fiorentina, pollo alla Milanese… these are dishes you’ll find on pizza & pasta restaurants the world over. Knowing exactly what you’re going to get when you see the menu is not necessarily a bad thing, though. The accompanying Moretti posters, boxes of Barilla pasta & giant phallic pepper mill might have a comforting familiarity too, although less so the harried staff. Hackney’s young & hip (& the Boden-shopping parents they will one day become) have embraced the place for all its cheesiness, probably because prices are reasonable – a tenner will buy you most of the pizza or pasta dishes – & because it’s lively & fun.

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Bella Vita is recommended for

Child Friendly | Group Dining 8 Plus | Outside Seating

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Nearby Tube/Rail Stations

London Fields Station 438m

Cambridge Heath Station 644m


Address: 53-55 Broadway Market , London E8 4PH

Area: Hackney Dalston

Opening times

Mon-Sun 11.30am-11pm

Nearby Landmarks

Ocean Music Centre 1km

Hackney Empire Theatre 1km


Telephone: 020 7249 4772


Cuisine: Italian

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