About Piccolo Italian Bistro

For an Italian dining experience that is the real deal in Hull, Piccolo Italian Bistro is the place to go. With its rustic decor, this Chanterlands Avenue restaurant has all the charm of an Italian trattoria, serving up authentic cuisine made from fresh, local produce and the finest Italian ingredients. From rustic pizzas to pasta and meat and seafood mains, the menu is filled with favourites. We recommend starting off with some mussels or chicken liver pate, before moving on to the sea bass in a star anise cream sauce, served with broccoli and new potatoes. Book a table now for a delectable Italian meal in Hull’s Botanic area.

Opening Times

Open today - Opens at 11:00 am
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm


Piccolo Italian Bistro
119 Chanterlands Avenue, Botanic
Hull HU5 3TG

Menu Highlights



Bruschetta Duo (V)

Marinated tomatoes & olives, wild mushrooms, salad leaves, shaved Parmesan ans balsamic dressing on toasted bread


Pan cooked mussels served with either garlic chardonnay cream sauce or spicy tomato cumin sauce and toasted bread.

Insalata Granchio

Tian of Cornish crabmeat served with piccolo coleslaw, fine herbs and tomato reduction


Roulade di Pollo

Stuffed chicken leg with Italian sausage, wrapped in pancetta, served with sauteed wide pasta and red wine cream jus

Risotto al Porcini

Wild mushroom Italian risoto, shaved Parmesan with scented truffle oil

Pizza Calzone

Folded pizza filled with pepperoni, ham, mushrooms, red onion, spinach mozarella cheese and tomato sauce


Tagliatelle di Cozze

Sauteed tagliatelle with King prawns, mussels, chili flakes, basil and lemon oil


Layers of fresh pasta with Italian beef Ragu , mozarella cheese and bechamel sauce

Ravioli di Ricotta spinaci (V)

HOmemade spinach ricotta cheese ravioli, served in a gren field sauce with caramelised walnut

18 Piccolo Italian Bistro Reviews

18 Reviews
Value for money:Great value
Waiting time:Exceptionally good
Noise levels:Very pleasant
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Pamela C.a month ago · 1 review

Second time here. Enjoyed it as much as the first time. Good food. Good service four of us in the party and all enjoyed our meals. Will be returning

Adran C.2 months ago · 1 review

Lovely ambience, food even better. Portions were excellent and the waiter was very professional and knowledgeable about the menu. All in all a great night.

Elaine B.2 months ago · 1 review

Very welcoming, lovely staff and very good food! We had never been to this area before to eat out and was surprised at the quality and ambiance of the restaurant. Will go there again.

Katie A.2 months ago · 1 review

Our first visit to Piccolo last night and we was very impressed, the staff were very attentive without being one bit intrusive and the food speaks for itself.....superb.

Zarina C.10 months ago · 1 review

Arrived at 8pm on a Saturday and there was only one other couple in. Therefore, felt like there was no atmosphere. Ordereda gin and tonic but the tonice was flat. It was quickly replaced. The food was excellent and the girls servings us really helpful and pleasant. Would return if I was in the area.

Pat I.7 months ago · 1 review

Another visit to this excellent restaurant resulted in delicious food, good service. We have never been disappointed during our lunchtime or evening visits. They catered for a friends party of over 20 people without anyone waiting for their meals. Well done,

Ken M.4 months ago · 2 reviews

This has become our favourite restaurant over the past few months. As always the ambience was lovely, staff are so pleasant and attentive without being obtrusive and the food and wine delicious! Keep up the great work.

Ben R.a year ago · 2 reviews

Excellent experience at Piccolo. I met a friend for lunch and had the steak. It was one of the best steaks I've eaten in a long time and very reasonable on price. Would highly recommend!

Kylie B.7 months ago · 1 review

Wonderful night at Piccolo - delicious food, great service and we had a fab time. One of the nicest Italian restaurants I’ve been to for a long time & will be going back!

Mandy L.5 months ago · 1 review

food was excellent nicely presented good choice from the menu staff where very helpful and professional overall i would go again this is our second visit and have never been disappointed.