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1 Albany Road, Birmingham B17 9JX, England
+44 121 426 2444
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good14%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“pasta” (70 reviews)
“potato wedges” (10 reviews)
“panna cotta” (12 reviews)
Opens in 6 min
Italian, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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1 Albany Road, Birmingham B17 9JX, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I cant recommend this restaurant enough to you. We visit Birmingham once a year & always make sure we visit Buonissimo as you can't get better food or service. Friday night my husband & I had a cosy early evening dinner for two where I...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 939traceyb
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

What a lovely place for a birthday lunch, food was great and the atmosphere was very nice. Staff were very kind, sang an unprompted happy birthday for my daughter with a candle on her excellent desert. Highly recommended.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 183JohnP183
Reviewed 1 week ago

I highly recommend Buonissimo. Excellent quality and absolutely outstanding service. Matteo, the owner, and all his staff are so friendly and welcoming and they even surprised me with a birthday baba' cake at the end of the meal. For me was like being back home...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Gary B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed a wonderful evening with fabulous food and superb service. Would have no hesitation in recommending. Can’t wait to go back!!!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank lynh878
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

8 old friends met here on a Friday night to celebrate special birthdays of two of them, Harborne being within reasonable distance of all of us. The food was excellent, with plenty of choice, and the staff friendly and attentive, bringing two candlelit ice creams...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Richard L
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We were maybe unlucky when arriving on a Monday night to have such slow service, it took them 30 minutes to take the order! However having got past that point everything was good, the food and service posed no problems and overcame a very slow...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 705stephenh
Reviewed 4 November 2018

I enjoyed a lovely lunch this month at Buonissimo. I shared a trio of starters which were all absolutely delicious. The restaurant is light and bright and the staff are welcoming and friendly. It's the perfect place to go to for a meal on a...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Joanna W
Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

Had dinner here last night with my girlfriend. We try and eat here once every two or three weeks now due to the great quality of the food and as always we were very impressed. I highly recommend this restaurant if you want great food...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank leeanderson01
Reviewed 27 October 2018

We have been coming here since it opened and have never reviewed it before. Probably because we always want to be able to get a table! We love the ambience and friendly service. It has become our family favourite restaurant. The menu changes with the...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank jamesmb155
Reviewed 19 October 2018 via mobile

I took my son out for dinner and this place is local to us so we thought we would give it a go, would not recommend it at all. I am not sure if we went in an off day as some of the reviews...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Nisha D
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7 October 2016|
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Response from kate m | Reviewed this property |
They seemed to have a number of pasta options on the menu that you can have without meat if you ask. I thought the service at this restaurant was outstanding and I am sure they would help with whatever you ask pfr if it's... More
31 August 2016|
Response from SicilianFlavours | Reviewed this property |
With the currently menu they do linguine
31 August 2016|
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Response from MarkJGrainger | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure there is, perhaps worth asking directly.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$ 25
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
6:00 PM - 10:15 PM
6:00 PM - 10:15 PM
12:00 PM - 2:15 PM
6:00 PM - 10:15 PM
12:00 PM - 2:15 PM
6:00 PM - 10:15 PM
12:00 PM - 2:15 PM
6:00 PM - 10:15 PM
12:00 PM - 2:15 PM
6:00 PM - 10:15 PM
12:00 PM - 2:15 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Albany Road, Birmingham B17 9JX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Midlands  >  Birmingham>  > Harborne
  • Neighbourhood: Harborne
  • Phone Number: +44 121 426 2444
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We serve fresh, modern Italian cuisine in Harborne, a beautiful and suburb on the outskirts of Birmingham.
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