About Bella Vita - Southampton

A haven for aficionados of Italian cuisine, Bella Vita is a charming Italian restaurant located on Botley Road in North Baddesley. With its mouthwatering menu of authentic Italian dishes and its stylish setting, diners can experience a piece of the beautiful life at Southampton’s Bella Vita. Whet your appetite with some antipasti like the calamari fritti, before moving on to some pizza, pasta or another Italian favourite like the vitello saltimbocca alla romana (escalopes of veal wrapped in parma ham with fresh sage and a white wine sauce, served with vegetables and potatoes). For the complete experience, round of your meal with a decadent dessert like the tiramisu – bellissimo!

Opening Times

Open today - Opens at 12:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 8:30 pm


Bella Vita - Southampton
120 Botley Rd, North Baddesley
Southampton SO52 9EE

Menu Highlights



Pane & Olio

warm baked ciabatta bread served with olive oil & balsamic vinegar

Misto Pesce

pan fried scallops, king prawns, deep fried calamari, smoked salmon, tempura prawns, mini bruschetta & marinated artichokes

Pizza all' Aglio

thin based pizza garlic bread

57 Bella Vita - Southampton Reviews

57 Reviews
Noise levels:Very pleasant
Waiting time:Exceptionally good
Value for money:Great value
Lyndsey T.14 days ago · 1 review

Lovely restaurant, atmosphere great and personal service. We had a child with us, food was delicious and proper Italian food. Service was prompt had 2 courses served within the hour.

Carol N.21 days ago · 1 review

Excellent Italian food which looks and tastes good too. Surroundings have pleasant ambience and service is unfussy and we were looked after. Whole experience could not be faulted.

Liz H.a month ago · 1 review

Another great meal enjoyed at Bella Vita! The food here is fantastic, it’s a lovely restaurant and the staff are great! Highly recommend eating here, you won’t be disappointed!