There’s no better way to celebrate the festive season than with a delicious dining experience! And if you’re looking for the perfect place in Reading this year, look no further than the fantastic Bella Italia restaurant situated at the city’s Oracle Shopping Centre. This excellent restaurant which overlooks the river offers diners a casual and laid-back setting in which to relax and unwind at the end of the working year.
With this exclusive package, you and your guests will be treated to a mouth-watering three-course meal from the festive menu, along with reserved seating in a private area of the restaurant, making things a touch more intimate for your group.
You’ll be spoiled for choice with this brilliant menu, which features a variety of Italian classics; choose from piping hot bowls of comforting pasta, thin and crispy pizzas and tasty risotto that will be sure to tantalise your taste buds!
Make your exclusive Christmas celebration one to remember this year in Reading with a delicious meal at Bella Italia in Reading – Make a booking today by sending an enquiry through to the venue!
**Early Bird Deal** One free drink per person with dinner for all bookings made before October 2020!
*Please note that menus may be subject to change - customers will be notified of any change
Bruschetta Funghi (V)
Chestnut mushrooms and wilted fresh spinach leaves in a mascarpone & porcini sauce on toasted ciabatta
Lightly battered salt and pepper squid served with gremolata aioli
Seasonal Festive Soup (Vg)
Turkey with sage & onion stuffing, roast vegetables, roast potatoes and pigs in blankets with a Chianti & thyme jus
Pizza with pulled turkey confit, pigs in blankets, red onions, pancetta & sage on a cranberry an tomato base
Oven-roasted pork belly in a thyme, garlic and fennel sauce with crispy pork crackling, roast new potatoes and a rocket salad
Fresh egg tagliatelle in a traditional creamy carbonara sauce with crispy pancetta and leeks
Spaghetti served with our own slow-cooked beef ragù
Risotto Zucca (V)
Butternut squash risotto with roasted leeks, Pachino tomato and wilted spinach leaves. Topped with pine nuts
We donate 25p to Dreams Come True for every Risotto Zucca we sell.
Create Your Own (V*) Margherita with your choice of two toppings Choose from:
Roast Pepper (V), Red Onion (V), Green Chilli (V), Olives (V) , Rocket (V) , Spinach (V), Spring Onion (V) , Garlic (V)
* Asterisk after symbol denotes dish can be made gluten-free/vegan/non-dairy on request
Chocolate Brownie (V)
Warm and gooey chocolate brownie, with white chocolate chunks, topped with chocolate marshmallow sauce, malted chocolate balls & honeycomb pieces, served with vanilla gelato
Mulled Spiced Fruit Crumble (V)
Apple, winter berries and cinnamon oat crumble. Served with gelato
Apricot Cheesecake (V)
Rich and creamy cheesecake topped with apricot compote, finished with Amaretti biscuit crumb and topped with pistachio nuts