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Delicious, Modern & Creative Italian Cuisine


We love making customers happy!

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You’ll find Benoli Italian restaurant in Norwich city centre, tucked away at the bottom of Timber Hill. Since opening in July 2019, Benoli has quickly become renowned as one of the best Italian restaurants in Norwich – not just because of our fantastic food, inspired by top quality ingredients, cooked with skill and care.

We focus on great service and our friendly, knowledgeable staff are on hand to explain the menu and recommend dishes for you. Combined with a lovely, modern décor and great atmosphere, we offer an experience that motivates customers to return again and again.

Creative Italian inspired cuisine

Chef/owner Oliver Boon and his talented kitchen team bring all their experience together to bring simple but creative Italian inspired cuisine to Norwich. They have worked in and headed up some of the country’s top restaurants and have been heavily influenced by Italian food whilst travelling.

We specialise in handmade fresh pasta but offer far more than a standard pasta restaurant. You’ll find a wide choice of other dishes on the menu and we not only cater for meat and fish lovers, but vegetarians and vegans too. The menu changes regularly and often with the season. Please visit our about us page to find out more.

We love to make customers happy

“I really enjoy running Benoli and we’re very excited to be cooking the food I believe people love to eat. I wanted to create a new Italian restaurant that serves the kind of food that I was brought up on as a child whilst travelling around Sicily and Italy,” says Oliver.

“Judging by the fantastic reviews we’ve had from customers (see below), they adore our food. Many say the restaurant is the best Italian they have been to outside of Italy. We love to make them happy!

It’s great to be part of, and contributing to, such a creative city as Norwich that has such an exciting food and art scene.

What’s better in the world than being surrounded by good people eating fresh pasta, amazing cheese, great wine and strong coffee? That’s what Benoli is about.”

Click here to make a reservation or call us on 01603 633056.

Some highlights …

  • Check out our menu which changes regularly.
    Need an excuse for lunch on a weekday? Check out our new express lunch menu. 2 courses for £14 or 3 for £18, available Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, 12:00 – 16:30.
  • Our vibrant Italian style trattoria bar has a relaxed eating counter, serving Italian inspired cocktails, beers and wines.
  • For an intimate dining experience, our private dining room is suitable for exclusive parties of up to 8 people.
  • Love to cook Italian food? Check out some of our favourite recipes and let us know how you get on!

Please be assured that the Government’s COVID-19 guidelines are being followed to welcome you safely.