Bella Verona eatery opens

Bella Verona Eatery is the new Italian dining spot located up the stairs in the Ponsonby International Food Court.

Monette is the chef at Bella Verona. She spent three months in Verona, Italy in Marco’s grandmother’s kitchen where she learned the recipes from Nonna’s restaurant which was located not far from the balcony of Romeo and Juliet.

So naturally the Bella Verona menu comes from selected dishes that Marco grew up eating back home and with this menu his vision is to "take Bella Verona customers to his Nonna’s kitchen in an instant."

On the menu there are starters of deep fried calamari or prawns, mains of authentic Italian pizza and pasta with traditional sauce and flavourful tart, cheesecake, tiramisu and panna cotta desserts also available. Then to finish you meal or spend your morning or afternoon break what better way than sipping on beautiful Italian Segafredo coffee.

Marco says, “At Bella Verona you will always smell the good aroma of food, the kind that grandmothers cook for the family.”

Come in and experience a slice of flavourful Italian fare and with access to the balcony you can also enjoy the view of Ponsonby.

Lunch time special: $10 for any pasta or pizza from Monday to Friday

BELLA VERONA EATERY, Shop 1, Ponsonby International Food Court, 106 Ponsonby Road.