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Cafe Roma

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11 Halford Street, Leicester LE11JA, England
00441162515959
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Hours:
Mon - Tue 7:30 am - 6:00 pm
Wed - Fri 7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Sat 8:00 am - 9:00 pm

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Visitor rating
  • 47
    Excellent
  • 26
    Very good
  • 2
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Little Gem with a Lovely Owner.

Called in after finding the place on Trip Advisor. Had a lovely meal and a couple of nice Merlot's. Ordered Steak medium and it was perfect. The owner was a real nice bloke we had a chat about food wine and football. Really recommend this place authentic Italian food. In fact when I called in... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 18, 2015
DurhamClan
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Durham, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
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78 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Durham, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 NEW

Called in after finding the place on Trip Advisor. Had a lovely meal and a couple of nice Merlot's. Ordered Steak medium and it was perfect. The owner was a real nice bloke we had a chat about food wine and football. Really recommend this place authentic Italian food. In fact when I called in there were Italians eating there... More 

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Leicester, United Kingdom
Contributor
13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 NEW

Great menu, good wine, excellent starters, lovely fresh pasta, fish and meat, served with real well cooked vegetables. The best Negroni this side of Verona and the best chocolate mousse in England. Lovely people and a happy congenial atmosohere. One of our favourtite places to eat.

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Ibstock, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

Great restaurant, pasta, house red and coffee were all delicious. Lovely relaxed atmosphere. Staff friendly. So much better than large chains.

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Leicester, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

Tried the cafe for the first time for lunch. Had a great range of vegetarian choices, I had a panini and my other half had spaghetti bolognese. Very reasonably priced food and drink, and the atmosphere was relaxing. Staff were very friendly and welcoming. A few of the customers seemed to be regulars judging from the way they knew the... More 

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Melton Mowbray, United Kingdom
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39 reviews 39 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Both of us really enjoyed our meals of pasta, one meat eater and one vegetarian. The service and attention to detail was great - we really felt valued customers. I had not realised that there was an offer for a hot drink included with our lunch but the lady informed me about this when I ordered. Only one problem -... More 

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Leicester. UK
Top Contributor
53 reviews 53 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

We have been to a lot of restaurants in Leicester, but somehow overlooked this place until last week. We did not want to visit a 'chain' we wanted some real food & having checked trip advisor for our own home town this restaurant seemed to fit the bill location wise. It is very close to the Curve & not far... More 

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nuneaton
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47 reviews 47 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

popped in here for lunch on a cold wet and horrible sat afternoon, sat next a radiator and had a fantastic lasagne with garlick bread and a large mug of tea, heaven. from the outside its not a big place but there are two floors and plenty of room. the food is fantastic cooked upon order so fresh and a... More 

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Leicester, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
106 reviews 106 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

The outside may be a little off putting but the food in this little cafe is exceptionally good. Freshly made, it tastes like Italian home cooking. A wide variety of pastas and pizzas, meat and vegetarian dishes. There is a very reasonably priced lunch and a great evening menu. It is simply lovely. Good family run welcoming cafe.

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Leicester, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

We have eaten at Cafe Roma several times during its evening opening hours. The food is tasty, authentically Italian and prepared from fresh ingredients. It's all cooked from scratch - we often ask for slight variations (e.g more garlic, or less bacon) and it is never any trouble, because the food is not all pre-prepared. The service is friendly and... More 

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Leicester, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
106 reviews 106 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

This looks from the outside like a little run down cafe. It isn't. This is an authentic Italian restaurant run by a very lovely family. The pizza is reminiscent of home made pizza we have eaten in Italy. The pasta is fresh, the sauces very good. There is a very reasonable lunch price and an evening menu also. The chicken... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 11 Halford Street, Leicester LE11JA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Leicestershire  >  Leicester
  • Phone Number: 00441162515959

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian
Open Hours
Monday
7:30 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday
7:30 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?