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* Child Policy - we are a family restaurant and children are welcome Sunday to Thursday luch & dinner and Friday  and Saturday lunch time. Please note that we welcome car seats however we do not have room for push chairs so please refrain from bringing them in. In order to enhance the dining experience of our customers at the weekend, for Friday and Saturday evening we welcome children 14 years old and above. Thank you for your understanding!

* Gift Vouchers - we sell gift vouchers of different denominations - please call for details. Thank you!

* Dress Code - we advise customers to embrace a smart/casual dress code (no hoodies, tracksuit/trainers please)

* Parking - we have free ample parking outside however it gets very busy so we kindly ask you to park sensibly when visiting us for the comfort of all our customers! Additional parking can be found across the road in the village hall car park. Thank you for your help with this matter!


Monday          6.30- 10.00pm

Tuesday        12.00 - 2.30 and 6.30 - 10.00pm

Wednesday   12.00 - 2.30 and 6.30 - 10.00pm

Thursday       12.00 - 2.30 and 6.30 - 10.00pm

Friday            12.00 - 2.30 and 6.30 - 10.30pm (last food orders)

Saturday        12.00 - 2.30 and 6.00 - 10.30pm (last food orders)

Sunday          12.00 - 7:30 pm (last arrivals)

Our Opening Hours:

To book your table at Vita Bella Italian Restaurant and enjoy a traditional Italian evening, call today on 01245 400 204




* We have now extended our Sunday opening hours to 7:30 pm last arrivals. Come and spend a relaxing Sunday evening with us - Sunday Lunch Set Menu and A La Carte Menu available!


* Please note that we are closed on the 26th and 27th of December 2017 and the 1st and the 2nd of January 2018.


* The restaurant will be closed all Bank Holidays throughout 2017 with the exception of the 25th of December when you can come in and experience our wonderful CHRISTMAS DAY LUNCH

* Bookings are now being taken for all important dates! Thank you!





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                 Have a great 2018 !!!


We look forward to welcoming you to Vita Bella in 2018,

we will make sure you'll have a great time with us,

whether you celebrate with us or just dine out !


From dinner dates, birthday celebrations, romantic anniversaries to family gatherings we are the place to be :)

in and around Chelmsford! Exquisite food, excellent service, beautiful atmosphere, great understanding of dietary requirements - all in one place - Vita Bella!


Should you have any specific requirements,

please don't hesitate to ask (special bouquets/flowers, etc),

our team is here to help!


Thank you for all of your support during the last year,

you have been fantastic!!!

Look forward to seeing you here soon!

-Vita Bella Management


Bookings now taken, available times may vary

Prices include VAT. Service @ customer's discretion.

Based in the heart of East Hanningfield, close to Chelmsford in Essex, Vita Bella Italian Restaurant aims to provide guests with authentic Italian food within a friendly and inviting atmosphere. With a range of Italian dishes to choose from, from our array of menus, you are sure to find something that you will enjoy. All of our fresh produce is sourced from the local area, ensuring that your dish with be exceptionally delicious. Call today to book your table at Vita Bella Italian Restaurant, one of the finest Italian restaurants in the Chelmsford area!

Delicious, authentic Italian food in East Hanningfield


Thank you for your ongoing loyalty and support!

Visit us and we'll make sure you have a great time!

Apologies but:

* no pushchairs in the restaurant

* Friday/Saturday evenings no children below 14!