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The best Italian restaurants in Birmingham.


Dylan Mitchell

Zizzi pasta dish

If you’re a Birmingham resident or are just visiting the bustling city for the weekend and fancy trying out some Mediterranean cuisine, you’ve come to the right place! To help you find the best Italian dining out deals in Birmingham, tastecard has compiled a list of the best of the best. So if you’re looking to chow down on a dish that is oh so delizioso, our 2 for 1 meals or 50% off food will make your dining experience all the more tasty! What are you waiting for? Pick your favourite one from our list now!

Top five best Italian restaurants in Birmingham.

If you’re on the lookout for a fabulous Italian meal in Birmingham, then look no further than these five restaurants!

  • Pirlo's Dessert Lounge

  • Lucarelli Restaurant and Inn

  • Zizzi

  • ASK Italian

  • Bella Italia

Pirlo's Dessert Lounge waffle and ice cream

Pirlo’s Dessert Lounge.

The first on our list of the best Italian restaurants in Birmingham is Pirlo’s Dessert Lounge. Serving everything from pleasureful puddings to devilish desserts, the menu offers the crème de la crème of sweet delights. Whether you have a sweet tooth or you’re a committed chocoholic, there are plenty of dishes to satisfy your taste buds; from Glorioso gelato to wonderful waffles and crepes to scrumptious sundaes. So, if you’re in the mood to meet friends for a sneaky coffee or a solo sugar rush, you’ll be more than welcome at Pirlo’s.

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Lucarelli Restaurant and Inn.

One of the most delicious Italian restaurants in the Birmingham area, and most definitely worth the drive out of the city centre, is Lucarelli Restaurant and Inn. Making use of only the finest Italian produce, the chefs at Lucarelli believe that good food can only be fresh. The mouth-watering menu is filled with a range of Mediterranean dishes that are cooked to perfection using rustic Italian cooking techniques and recipes. Enjoy a glass of wine with your meal, al fresco in the Sun and live out your authentic Italian fantasy.

With a tastecard membership, you can enjoy 25% off your total bill at Lucarelli Restaurant and Inn Sunday - Thursday!


Zizzi pasta dishes


Zizzi on Brindley Place is a fabulous place to visit for truly authentic Italian cuisine. Sample one of their delicious 18-inch Rustica pizzas, Pasta Crisps or Tiramisu Brownies for a bellissimo night out! With pasta that you can’t pronounce (Casa…reccia?) and cocktails with a kick, Zizzi has a lot to offer. Whether you’re a Rustica pizza seeker, a “more cheese” pleaser, or a bowl of pasta dreamer, at Zizzi you can expect good times from start to finish.

From Sundays to Thursdays, you can get 2 for 1 savings on your food bill at Zizzi.

ASK Italian pizza

ASK Italian.

Another one of the best Italian restaurants in Birmingham is ASK Italian. It’s part of a family of 65 restaurants across the UK, driven by their passion for seeking out the best bits of Italy. ASK Italian is a place to drop in for a bite of delicious Italian food, a place to gather, unwind and most importantly, feel at home. So if you’ve just finished enjoying one of tastecard’s thrilling discounted days out, what better place to settle down and tuck into a hearty Italian meal. The menu is as diverse as the people who walk through their doors. From aperitivos to desserts, you can choose from a selection of great Italian classics with a few surprises.

You can make 2 for 1 savings on your food bill at ASK Italian from Sundays to Thursdays.

Bella Italia spaghetti and meatballs

Bella Italia.

At Bella Italia, you’ll love to find the true spirit of Italy with ingredients sourced from real Italian family producers, like the Gaetarelli family in Lake Garda who make fresh pasta for them in their creamy Carbonara. And the Rota family in Cosenza, who produce the cured meats for their Antipasti Sharing Board and fiery Diavola Forte Roma pizza. If you’re looking for a delicious Mediterranean meal, you’ll find that Bella Italia on New Street is one of the best Italian restaurants in Birmingham.

Get exclusive 2 for 1 Bella Italia deals Sunday to Thursday with a tastecard membership.

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tastecard’s discount pizza deliveries.

Worry not, delicious Italian food can also be enjoyed from home at discounted prices with a little bit of help from tastecard’s pizza deliveries! Whether you prefer Domino’s, Pizza Hut or Papa Johns, you can enjoy up to 50% off pizza deliveries with your tastecard membership.

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Now that you know the best Italian restaurants in Birmingham city centre, why not sign up to tastecard today and enjoy a whole range of Member Perks including 2 for 1s and up to 50% off your bills, depending upon where you choose to visit? That’s not all though, we also offer discounts on days out and cinema tickets across the entirety of the UK!

tastecard is simply the perfect idea for the foodie looking to explore a variety of restaurants for as much as half the price, so what are you waiting for?