EVERYBODY loves pizza and pasta, right? Italian food is universally loved but especially here in Oxford.

Ever wondered where the best place to go and get your next hit of Italian food is? Let’s take a look at TripAdvisor’s top 10 Italian restaurants…

Bbuona Pinsa Bar, Gloucester Green

Five stars, 354 reviews.

Oxford Mail: Bbuona Pinsa Bar, Gloucester Green (Google)Bbuona Pinsa Bar, Gloucester Green (Google)

One reviewer said: “We keep coming to Bbuona for our pinsa fix all the way from Maidenhead for the quality of the ingredients and of the end product, the friendly environment and for the efficiency and ingenuity of the staff.

“They always go above and beyond to make sure customer needs are accommodated even in very busy evenings.”

READ MORE: Tesco customers continue to support food banks

La Cucina, St Clement’s Street

Four and a half stars, 782 reviews.

One reviewer said: “Marvellous cooking and presentation, atmosphere and service. The food was totally delicious with generous portions.

“The service by was delightful - sensitive, intuitive and considerate. Please help them to stay open by opposing the local proposal to pedestrianize St Clements which will have a catastrophic effect on their business.”

Mamma Mia Pizzeria, S Parade, Summertown.

Four and a half stars, 893 reviews.

One reviewer said: “Authentic Italian pizza, Thin and crunchy at the right point, made with quality ingredients - I felt at home and I’m Italian.”

READ MORE: Latest food hygience ratings revealed for 10 Oxfordshire restaurants 

Mamma Mia Jericho, Walton Street

Four and a half stars, 408 reviews.

One reviewer said: “The restaurant was very popular the evening we visited and we were extremely impressed that the food arrived in a timely fashion with the usual excellent quality - very impressed, we will be back.”

Gino’s, Gloucester Green Market

Four and a half stars, 438 reviews

Oxford Mail: Gino’s, Gloucester Green Market (Google)Gino’s, Gloucester Green Market (Google)

One reviewer said: “We found this little gem tucked around the corner off the square. A fab evening, good wine, great food, reasonable price and a great vibe.”

The White Rabbit Oxford, Friars Entry

Four and a half stars, 918 reviews

One reviewer said: “We recommend it strongly to anyone who wants to eat delicious pizzas - so good.”

Branca, Walton Street

Four stars, 799 reviews

One reviewer said: “Everyone looks like they’re have fun and the food is fantastic. An absolute Oxford gem that needs to be shared.”

Bella Italia, George Street

Four stars, 1,002 reviews

Oxford Mail: Bella Italia, George Street (Google)Bella Italia, George Street (Google)

One reviewer said: “Excellent allergy provisions, pleasant and bright atmosphere, friendly and prompt service and in a central location.”

READ MORE: Supermarket invited customers to enjoy summer food festival

Pizza Pilgrims, Westgate

Four stars, 331 reviews

One reviewer said: “I had a fab time at Pizza Pilgrims with my bestie - consumed lots of good food and drinks. Can’t wait to come back super soon.”

ASK Italian, George Street

Four stars, 535 reviews

One reviewer said: “Very good food, reasonably priced and excellent service.”


Read more from this author

This story was written by Gee Harland, she joined the team in 2022 as a senior multimedia reporter.

Gee covers Wallingford and Didcot.

Get in touch with her by emailing: Gee.harland@newsquest.co.uk

Follow her on Twitter @Geeharland

A message from our Editor

Thank you for reading this story and supporting the Oxford Mail.

If you like what we do please consider getting a subscription for the Oxford Mail and in return we’ll give you unrestricted access with less adverts across our website from the latest news, investigations, features, and sport.

Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Tik Tok for more. 

You can also join the conversation in our Facebook groups: stay ahead of traffic alerts here, keep up to date with the latest from court here, share your favourite memories of Oxford here, get your daily dose of celebrity news here and take some time out with news that will make you smile. 

If you’ve got a story for our reporters, send us your news here. You can also list an event for free here.