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Ciao a tutti!!

Welcome to La Bella Italia, the world of Italy brought to you via Petone, Wellington.

Here, we offer you the wonderfully convenient and delicious combination of restaurant, cafe, delicatessen and retail store – all in one location.

Antonio and Luisa Cacace and the La Bella Italia family are passionate about their cause. They are dedicated to educating Kiwis about traditional, authentic Italian products and cuisine.



Whether you’re hungry for a genuine Italian pizza, made fresh and baked in our wood-fired oven, or a whole fish prepared the Luigi Cacace way, our restaurant caters for everyone.  You can see our chefs and master pizza maker at work and enjoy traditional Italian dishes, prepared with the best of authentic Italian and locally sourced ingredients.

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Authentic Italian Products

At La Bella Italia we are, first and foremost, devoted to authenticity and quality.  We import ingredients direct from Italy, to bring you a range of products sourced from their true region of origin.

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Cooking Classes

As part of our mission to educate on all things Italian, we offer cooking classes for all of the family. Specialist classes for adults include how to make fresh ravioli and gnocchi, while children can try their hand at making tagliatelle.