We are proud to announce that La Bella Italia has been awarded by the Ristorazione Italiana Magazine as one of the 70 Best Restaurants with a Pizzeria in the World. An initiative headed by the three Michelin-starred chef Heinz Beck in collaboration with Enrico Famà.

We’d like to say a huge thank you to all our staff and customers, it’s truly an honour to represent New Zealand on this list comprising 34 countries from around the globe. Click here to see a full list of winners.


From the moment you step through our door, you will feel like you are in Italy.

A unique combination of a restaurant, café, and retail shop. La Bella Italia in Petone, Wellington, was born from director, Antonio Cacace’s passion to share with the beauty of traditional, authentic Italian products and cuisine with Kiwis. We provide the best quality to fit your dietary needs with a wide range of gluten-free dishes, delicious pasta, and rich risottos, as well as a wide selection of meats.


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