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Tutto Bene Restaurant Pizzeria

192 Papanui Road | Opposite Merivale Mall, Christchurch 8014, New Zealand
+64 3-355 4744
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Overview
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good23%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“pizza” (157 reviews)
“lasagne” (16 reviews)
“prosciutto” (7 reviews)
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CUISINES
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
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LOCATION
192 Papanui Road | Opposite Merivale Mall, Christchurch 8014, New Zealand
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101 - 110 of 708 reviews

Reviewed 30 March 2017

Delicious food, great atmosphere and friendly staff. Third time going and still impressed! Will be our family birthday spot from now on!

Thank Cj9000
TuttoBeneRestaurant, Guest Relations Manager at Tutto Bene Restaurant Pizzeria, responded to this reviewResponded 31 March 2017

Yaaay!

Reviewed 28 March 2017

Nice Italian restaurant. The pizza was recommended to us and it did not disappoint. Very good service as well.

Thank Fay C
TuttoBeneRestaurant, Guest Relations Manager at Tutto Bene Restaurant Pizzeria, responded to this reviewResponded 31 March 2017

Best wishes from us Fay C.

Reviewed 28 March 2017

On both occasions we arrived at the restaurant without a reservation and we were fitted in and the staff were friendly and efficient and the food was excellent. We will definitely go again sometime.

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Thank Deana W
TuttoBeneRestaurant, Guest Relations Manager at Tutto Bene Restaurant Pizzeria, responded to this reviewResponded 31 March 2017

and many more to come.... Thanks so much for the feedback Deana W.

Reviewed 28 March 2017

The restaurant is nice with a good atmosphere. It is looking very italian style. The service that they provide is good and very promte. You are respected like a valuable client. Food is good and smelling nice. The restaurant is clean and cosy. I recomended...More

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macar0ni, Guest Relations Manager at Tutto Bene Restaurant Pizzeria, responded to this reviewResponded 28 March 2017

What more could one wish for?

Reviewed 27 March 2017

Superb dining experience, amazing food and a great atmosphere. Definitely recommend this restaurant.

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Thank lukemax9
macar0ni, Guest Relations Manager at Tutto Bene Restaurant Pizzeria, responded to this reviewResponded 28 March 2017

Thanks for recommending us on Trip Advisor lukemax9. Arriverderci a presto, Paige (TTB).

Reviewed 27 March 2017

We love going to Tutto Bene as a family, it has such a great atmosphere, and the service is amazing. A must visit when visiting Christchurch, and want a Italian Experience.More

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macar0ni, Guest Relations Manager at Tutto Bene Restaurant Pizzeria, responded to this reviewResponded 28 March 2017

We love your feedback O9280UBlinda... As you probably know, birthdays are fun here too! For the celebratory part of the evening, our chefs can make you a delicious chocolate gateau with berry coulis and chocolate ganache, or a delectable moist carrot cake with walnuts and...More

Reviewed 23 March 2017

Let's get the negatives out of the way: this is a busy restaurant. The first time we went we were lucky to get a table. The second time we weren't so lucky and so we opted for a takeaway instead. Because it's so busy, don't...More

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macar0ni, Guest Relations Manager at Tutto Bene Restaurant Pizzeria, responded to this reviewResponded 27 March 2017

Deezzaa....... when you return I'll book you an early table - I can't promise romance but we'll work hard to get the "tutto" back... Arriverderci a presto, Paige (TTB).

Reviewed 20 March 2017

Was a great meal, was so nice and filling. The staff are wonderful and out waiter was a lot of fun. Not too spacious indoors but isn't too bad if you don't have a large group.

Thank Kristiana W
macar0ni, Guest Relations Manager at Tutto Bene Restaurant Pizzeria, responded to this reviewResponded 24 March 2017

Why don't computer keyboards have a 'thumbs-up' key?

Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

Had lovely meal here of arancini and squid starter, then salad and seafood chowder. Also tried pasta for my daughter and that was huge and tasty, well and truly filling her up. The service was very attentive and we had a very pleasant time.More

Thank Funbund
macar0ni, Guest Relations Manager at Tutto Bene Restaurant Pizzeria, responded to this reviewResponded 24 March 2017

Funbund! I love the Arancini Siciliani too. And the Bene Chowder is just a little bit different with its saffron-infused deliciousness. Next thing for you to try might be the Beef Cheek Gnocchi - sticky slow-braised beef cheek mixed with house-made potato gnocchi & leeks...More

Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

Last night a friend and I went to Tutto Bene in Merivale. My first visit & my friend had been many times. Had always heard good things and I was not disappointed. Veal and pasta dish for main. Deserts delicious too. Great service. Good wine...More

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macar0ni, Guest Relations Manager at Tutto Bene Restaurant Pizzeria, responded to this reviewResponded 24 March 2017

Superb

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Geneau C
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Response from Sue S | Reviewed this property |
YES! Tutto bene has several pastas and pizzas that are gluten free. AND delicious!
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Geneau C
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Response from Christine R | Reviewed this property |
Sorry did not see this question. I am sure they had gluten free onnthe menu
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 11 - US$ 28
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Monday
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Friday
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 192 Papanui Road | Opposite Merivale Mall, Christchurch 8014, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: +64 3-355 4744
  • E-mail
Description
Tutto Bene Italian Restaurant Pizzeria is one of the most popular restaurants in Christchurch. Be transported to a “little piece of Italy” as you step through the doors. View our lovingly-amassed collection of Italian memorabilia on the walls, breathe in the delicious aromas of pizza and pause for a moment to take in the atmosphere. Our culinary vision is to deliver to you a mix of dishes - Italian- style and local favourites. The menu is varied; delicious main courses (including steak and lamb) sit alongside pasta dishes and Tutto Bene’s renowned pizza (Tutto Bene crust ~ Tutto Bene combinations!). The hard-working team prepares many ingredients in-house, including Italian sausage, gnocchi, ravioli, ricotta, ciabatta, grissini, gelato, sorbet and biscotti. An extensive Italian wine list completes the picture. Friday / Saturday has a really bustling, busy vibe to it - early week is quieter and Sunday is perfect for a family dinner. Tutto Bene is a firm favourite for groups with group menus tailored to the occasion and details taken care of by our groups co-ordinator. Gluten-free? Dairy-free? Vegan? Allergies? talk to us and we can accommodate your dietary requirements. During the warmer months, the al fresco dining area, overlooking our native garden and stream is a magical spot. We look forward to welcoming you. Open 7 days a week from 5.00pm until late Fully licenced Takeaway menu available Location: 192 Papanui Road (directly opposite the main entrance to Merivale Mall).
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