The group, whose portfolio of brands also include Strada and Café Rouge, has taken a lease for 65 Strand, a 5,000 sq ft site between Trafalgar Square and Covent Garden.
Tragus operates 83 Bella Italia branches across the UK, 14 of which are located in London
[Davis Coffer Lyons](http://www.daviscofferlyons.co.uk/) (DCL) assigned the lease for the Strand site on behalf of the owner of the lease, Heinz.
Jonathan Moradoff, acting agent at DCL, said: "This site is located on a in the heart of Theatreland and benefits from high footfall providing a great opportunity for the Bella Italia brand."
By Neil Gerrard
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