About The Villa Italian

At Guild Hall Arcade on Lancaster Road, The Villa Italian shines as one of the Lancashire’s very best restaurants, setting itself apart from the rest by utilising local artisanal ingredients and fresh seasonal produce. This sophisticated establishment provides the perfect setting for lunch or dinner with its light-filled dining space and amicable service, and even offers options for afternoon tea complete with a selection of sandwiches and cakes for sampling. Found in the town centre, The Villa Italian is a convenient location to enjoy an Italian meal that leaves a lasting impression.

Opening Times

Open now - Closes at 9:45 pm
12:00 pm - 9:45 pm
12:00 pm - 9:45 pm
12:00 pm - 9:45 pm
12:00 pm - 9:45 pm
12:00 pm - 9:45 pm
12:00 pm - 9:45 pm
12:00 pm - 9:45 pm


The Villa Italian
Lancaster Road, Centre
Preston PR11HT

Menu Highlights



Tomato & Ricotta Bruschetta (V)

Fresh Tomatoes marinated in Olive Oil & Basil served with whipped Buffalo Ricotta.

Fritto Misto

Lightly Fried Calamari, Tiger Prawns, White Bait, Samphira and Lemon served with Garlic & Chilli Mayo.

Tuscan Chicken Parfait

Smooth Chicken Liver Parfait topped with Chive Butter & Toasted Focaccia.

More about The Villa Italian, Preston

With head chef Stefano La Camera leading in the kitchen, you know that you’re in for a treat when dining at The Villa Italian. The emphasis here is artisanal ingredients and seasonal produce sourced from across Lancashire, including cheese from Gornall’s Dairy Foods, meats from Clifton Quality Meats, produce from Ribble Farm Fare and beer from Thwaites brewery. You can find the Villa Italian at Preston Guild Hall on Lancaster Road, open seven days a week in the town centre.

From hand-crafted pizzas and pastas to tasty grilled mains, The Villa Italian in the town centre excels in bringing the freshest ingredients and the boldest flavours to each and every one of their authentic dishes. The Villa Italian’s menu is largely made up of rotating specialities depending on what’s fresh and available, so you can expect to try out a range of different dishes that are out of the ordinary and unique. Some examples of the amazing dishes on offer include the pressed terrine of lamb shoulder with fennel and artichoke with wild pear chutney, the charcoal grilled veal chop with marsala sauce and rosemary and sea salt potatoes, plus numerous pasta dishes with seafood and meats from local butchers. The secret’s out about The Villa Italian, so make sure to book a table in advance to experience Preston’s best Italian cuisine.

269 The Villa Italian Reviews

269 Reviews
Waiting time:Very good
Value for money:Good value
Noise levels:Pleasant
Amy A.7 days ago · 1 review

The service was quick and friendly. I would definitely recommend it. We went before a show and they made sure we we seem to and out by 7:25pm. Perfect.

Anne R.a month ago · 1 review

Our first visit for my sister and I. Lovely food, friendly and helpful staff. We will definately be back. Made our evening complete with the show we went to see. Thankyou

Jan A.2 months ago · 1 review

Booked for a pre show meal. Had the fixed price two course meal. Good choice of starter, main and dessert. We could not fault it and would definitely go again.