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The best Italian restaurants in Bristol.


Dylan Mitchell

Carluccio's pasta

Bristol is a huge city just south of Wales and north of Bath. Whether you live there, you’re visiting or you’re passing through, you’ll want to check out its best restaurants. At tastecard, we have a wide range of Bristol restaurant deals for you to choose from, but we thought we’d give you a helping hand with a list of the best Italian restaurants in Bristol. Check out our picks below.

Italian restaurants in Bristol.

To help you make your mind up about which Italian restaurant in Bristol you’d like to visit, tastecard has pulled some of the very best from the city together in one handy place. If you’re after restaurant deals and tasty Italian dishes, check out these eateries the next time you’re in Bristol:

  • Ray's Pizzeria

  • Di Meo

  • Bella Italia

  • Carluccio's

  • Pizza Hut

  • Zizzi

Ray's Pizzeria.

If you love bowling, karaoke and Italian food, then you definitely need to make a reservation at Ray’s Pizzeria. This American-style pizzeria creates a unique and charming atmosphere that’s perfect for enjoying some delicious Italian food while competing with your friends.

It doesn’t matter if you’ve lost or won on the lanes, head to Ray’s Pizzeria for some delicious slices brimming with the most authentic and fresh ingredients. Once you’re all done and you’re stuffed, get up on stage and sing your favourite songs. It’s the perfect night!

Di Meo.

Di Meo is a family-run restaurant that can be found on Gloucester Road. This quaint establishment is one of the best Italian restaurants in Bristol thanks to its authentic Mediterranean cuisine that’s cooked to perfection. At Di Meo, there’s an extensive menu with a wide selection of pizza, pasta, meat and fish. So, no matter what your tastes are, there’s something for everyone at Di Meo.

Bella Italia.

One of the finest Italian restaurants in Bristol is one that you can find all over the country. Bella Italia at Cribbs Causeway is an absolute must-visit if you’re in the city and want Italian food. It doesn’t matter which dish you like most, because they’re all fantastic at Bella Italia. The pasta, pizza and everything else is lovingly made with the freshest and most authentic ingredients to deliver a delicious meal for you and your family.

Carluccio's pasta


Staying in Cribb’s Causeway, there’s another Italian restaurant you can visit called Carluccio’s. This fantastic Italian restaurant features the most incredible-tasting dishes and is perfect for people of all ages. Take your children, head there with your partner or enjoy a spot of socialising with friends at Carluccio’s.

Plus, there’s so much to do at Cribb’s Causeway. So why not spend the day there socialising and shopping before relaxing at Carluccio’s? Perfetto!

Pizza Hut cheesy pizza

Pizza Hut.

Pizza Hut is a classic go-to option for many families looking for delicious pizza at great prices. From bottomless drinks and an ice cream station to delicious deep pans and an unlimited salad bar, it’s clear to see why Pizza Hut is a firm family favourite.

Zizzi pasta dish


The final entry on our list of the best Italian restaurants in Bristol is Zizzi at Cabot Circus. Pasta, seafood, meat and pizza are all served here in loving, Italian style. Only the freshest and most authentic ingredients are used to create their delicious dishes, so choose Zizzi if you’re after great Italian food. They have 18-inch Rustica pizzas, creamy pasta and succulent desserts that will make your mouth water.

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