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Italian Restaurants in Bristol

If you enjoy a traditional plate of pasta, or are looking for the perfect pizza in Bristol, we've rounded up best Italian restaurants in Bristol.

From a classic margarita, to a spicy penne arrabiata, these Italian restaurants are dishing up some of Mamma's classic dishes. 

Aqua

Aqua

Location: Harbourside, Clifton and Portishead

About: With 3 locations in and around Bristol Aqua is well known for its delicious italian cuisine. Sumptuous settings have been designed with relaxation in mind. Food simply tastes better when you are sitting comfortably! Pop in for a glass of wine after work or come along for a four-course family meal; whatever you are in the mood for, they will guarantee a friendly smile and attentive service.

Price Range: ££ - £££

Serving Times: Sunday - Thursday 9.30am - 10.00pm Friday - Saturday 9.30am - 10.30pm

Address: Welsh Back Harbourside, Bristol BS1 4RR England or 153 Whiteladies Road, Bristol, BS8 2RF

Telephone: +44 117 915 6060 or 0117 973 3314

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Bella Italia

Bella Italia

Location: Cabot Circus

About: At Bella Italia they are passionate about bringing you a true taste of Italy, so you can experience the love, food, and magic of this amazing country first-hand in our restaurants. Whether you're fancying a delicious pizza with any topping or some scrumptious pasta, they will have it for you!

Price Range: ££ - £££

Serving Times: Sunday - Saturday 12.00pm - 9.00pm

Address: Cabot Circus Glass House, Bristol BS1 3BX, England

Telephone: +44 117 927 7230

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Bottelino's Bristol

Bottelino's Bristol

Location: Bedminster

About: Bedminster meets Rome at this family-run Italian Bistro. You will find their menus are a wide choice of traditional dishes as well as popular classics like Pizza and Pasta ideal for a lazy lunch or evening out with friends.

Price Range: ££ - £££

Serving Times: Monday - Sunday 6.00pm - 11.00pm

Address: The Old Police Station, Bedminster Parade, Bristol, BS3 4HS, United Kingdom

Telephone: +44 117 966 6676

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Carluccio's

Carluccio's

Location: Cribbs Causeway

About: Why not try out their authentic Italian dishes after a day spent shopping? They're open for breakfast, lunch and dinner Monday to Sunday, offering a broad range of classic Italian food. Furthermore, they also cater for vegetarians and those who are following a gluten free diet.

Price range: ££ - £££

Serving times: Monday - Saturday 9.00am - 9.00pm Sunday 10.00am - 6.00pm

Address: The Mall Cribbs Causeway Cribbs Causeway Regional Shopping Centre | The Mall, Cribbs Causeway BS34 5DG, England

Telephone: +44 117 950 8760

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Ciao Italian

Ciao Italian

Location: Bedminster

About: With a selection of homemade fresh pasta like Gnocchetti, Fresh Ravioli or Crespelle to follow with Yellow Snapper or Monk Fish? Or why not trying 8 oz Sirloin Steak in Wild Mushrooms Sauce and treat yourself with a nice dessert like Mousse of Ricotta Cheese with Mixed Berries and finish off with the best coffee in town!

Price Range: ££ - £££

Serving time: Monday - Friday 4.30pm - 10.30pm Saturday 12.00pm - 2.30pm and 4.30pm - 10.30pm

Address: 149 East St, Bedminster, Bristol, BS3 4EJ

Telephone: +44 1179279516

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La Grotta

La Grotta

Location: City Centre

About: La Grotta is the only independent Italian restaurant in the heart of Bristol's busy shopping area, Broadmead, and within 5 minutes of the fantastic Cabot Circus, which has been within the same family for over 35 years. Sourcing the freshest ingredients, most of which are imported directly from Italy, gives you a true taste of Italian food. Whether it be for a quick lunch, or a relaxed evening meal, La Grotta Italian Restaurant Bristol looks forward to welcoming you!

Price Range: ££ - £££

Serving Times: Monday - Friday 11.30pm - 2.00pm and 5.00pm - 10.00pm Saturday 11.30am - 12.00am

Address: 9 Union Street | Broadmead, Bristol BS1 2DD, England

Telephone: +44 117 929 0466

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Marco's Olive Branch

Marco's Olive Branch

Location: City Centre

About: They are a traditional Italian/Sardinian Restaurant just a 5 minute walk from the city centre of Bristol. Their head chef being born in Sardinia, Italy, in which their entire menu is inspired from his home town and his mother back in Sardinia. They take pride in their homemade traditional Italian dishes as well as their delicious pizza's also handmade from creating the pizza dough to cooking them in the stone oven.

Price Range: ££ - £££

Serving Times: N/A

Address: 76 Victoria Street, Bristol BS1 6DR, England

Telephone: +44 117 922 6688

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Piccolino

Piccolino

Location: City Centre

About: Located in Cabot Circus, Piccolino serves the best and freshest seasonal produce, Italian cheeses, meat and seafood that reflect pure Italian flavours. The restaurant offers a wonderful combination of both modern and classic Italian dishes prepared in an open kitchen in full view of diners. With three alfresco areas to chose from; a winterised terrace at the front of the restaurant which can be used year round, two summer terraces- one at the side of the restaurant and a terrace & bar in the square, providing the perfect place to take a break from shopping and enjoy a relaxing drink or bite to eat with friends. 

Price Range: ££ - £££

Serving Times: Monday - Saturday 12.00pm - 12.00am Sunday 12.00pm - 11.00pm

Address: 1 Broad Weir | Cabot Circus, Bristol BS1 3DQ, England

Telephone: +44 117 929 3255

Strada

Strada

Location: Clifton

About: Set in relaxing spaces, they serve authentic food with all the Italian charm and friendly service. Enjoy a break over coffee, watching the sunset over evening cocktails or a taste of fresh, simple Italian food. Their menu ranges from sharing flatbreads and starters to freshly made pasta, hand-stretched pizzas and healthy salads. Meaning there’s something for everyone.

Price Ranges: ££ - £££

Serving Times: Monday - Saturday 11.30am - 11.00pm Sunday 11.30am - 10.30pm

Address: 4 Princess Victoria Street, Bristol, Clifton, Bristol, BS8 4BZ

Telephone: N/A

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Zizzi's Italian

Zizzi's Italian

Location: City Centre and Clifton

About: This contemporary and vibrant restaurant offers a stylish dining experience with a commitment to fantastic service. Their food menu has something for everyone- during the day it offers a delightful break from shopping and in the evening a smart venue that caters for any occasion, with a mezzanine that is ideal for parties.

Price Range: ££ - £££

Serving Times: Monday - Saturday 11.30am - 11.00pm Sunday 12.00pm - 10.30pm

Address: 29 Princess Victoria Street | Clifton Village, Bristol BS8 4BX, England or 84B Glass House Cabot Circus Bristol, BS1 3BX

Telephone: 01172 390130 or 01172 390750

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