Welcome to the #1 Italian Restaurant in Liverpool


Situated in the heart of Liverpool, here at Villa Romana we represent a style of traditional, home-cooked Italian food, recreated in a welcoming and relaxed atmosphere to bring you an authentic experience of fantastic Italian food.

Our dedicated team of skilled chefs have worked tirelessly to perfect the art of providing guests with a true taste of genuine Neapolitan pizza, hand made in our kitchen and cooked to perfection.

We offer a wide range of delicious Italian cuisine including our freshly made pasta, grilled and pan fried meat and fish dishes, antipasti selection, specialty breads and salads.

As in true Italian style, we only source the finest and freshest ingredients, which are locally sourced from our expert Italian vendors. With an extensive wine list to suit all tastes from exquisite, imported Italian wines to several fantastic house choices we have a selection to satisfy all tastes.

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Our menu will tease your tastebuds

There is no shortage of Italian restaurants in Liverpool, that is for sure.

There is no shortage of Indian, Chinese or sushi places either.

As a vibrant area that attracts more tourists than any English city outside of London (fun fact) you have no end of choice when you head out in search of places to eat in Liverpool.

So, when you’re looking for the best Italian restaurants in Liverpool, in an attempt to narrow down the search, what separates one from the other?

How can you choose between them when so many restaurants in Liverpool city centre have fantastic reviews on Trip Advisor and the like?

Well, let us tell you – look at the pasta.

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The best Italian restaurants in Liverpool

You can’t beat a great spaghetti bolognaise and there will always be a place on the menu of every great Italian restaurant in Liverpool for a tasty lasagne but there is a lot more to pasta than those classic choices.

We currently have a selection of eighteen different dishes on our pasta menu and they showcase wonderful local ingredients ranging from mushrooms and smoked salmon to king prawns paired with chorizo.

When it comes to the very best Italian restaurants in Liverpool, and after welcoming returning diners for several decades we count ourselves amongst that number, the pasta menu should surprise and offer something unique, as well as being able to provide the tastiest versions of traditional favourites.

The Villa Romana pasta selection

A small selection from our pasta menu includes:


Spaghetti in a sauce of bacon, egg yolk, cream, parmesan cheese and black pepper


Spaghetti with mixed fish and seafood cooked in olive oil, garlic and parsley


Short tube pasta in a tomato sauce with bacon, onions and chilli


Short tube pasta with chicken and broccoli pieces in a béchamel, cream and parmesan sauce baked in the oven


Short tube pasta with tomato, garlic and chilli

Looking for places to eat in Liverpool?

When the choice is this great, we say ‘go with your gut’.

There are great restaurants in Liverpool city centre showcasing every type of cuisine and we know that, when your tummy is asking for a hearty Italian meal, Villa Romana will never disappoint.

To book you table at one of the best Italian restaurants in Liverpool, visit our contact page.

Villa Romana Italian Restaurant in Liverpool

You’re Going to Love it Here!

For many years, Villa Romana has been known by locals as the best loved Italian restaurant in Liverpool.

We offer a traditional, home cooked Italian menu, carefully crafted by our experienced chefs and freshly prepared using the finest ingredients.

A combination of the best Italian food this side of Rome and the warm, professional service of our friendly team make our city centre restaurant a favourite for lunchtime as well as evening meals.

An Authentically Italian Menu

For the very best of Italian food, look no further than our authentically Italian menu, which includes a wide range of classic dishes, each with their own unique Villa Romana flavour.

Our chefs have perfected the art of providing diners with a genuine taste of Neapolitan pizza. As you’d expect from one of the top Italian restaurants in Liverpool, all of our pizzas are freshly made from scratch and cooked to perfection right here in our kitchen.

We have almost 20 different pasta dishes to choose from, made with freshly made pasta and the finest locally sourced ingredients. We also offer a host of grilled and pan fried meat and fish dishes, an antipasti selection and a range of speciality breads and salads.

Naturally, no dinner at Villa Romana is complete without a selection from our legendary assortment of fine Italian desserts or our specially selected wine list.

What’s On at the Top Italian Restaurant in Liverpool?

Christmas celebrations

Naturally, we would love for you to join us this Christmas at Villa Romana.

If you are yet to experience a Christmas celebration at an Italian restaurant in Liverpool we know you will not be disappointed. We are now taking bookings for 1st – 24th December and our mouth watering, authentically Italian menus for the festive season are online now.

Lunch offers

Alternatively, if you happen to be doing a spot of Christmas shopping in the city, or entertaining clients in the afternoon you can take advantage of our new lunchtime deal, offering two courses for £10.95

Student deals

We know that student budgets don’t always stretch to the best Italian restaurants in Liverpool so Tuesday-Thursday we offer a ‘students eat and drink for £10’ deal. That’s £10 for one of our freshly made pizzas or pasta dishes, plus a glass of wine or a beer.

(Terms and conditions apply on all offers. See our ‘what’s on?’ page for details)

Fancy sampling the best Italian food in Liverpool? Contact us to book your table now.



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