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Highcross, Leicester LE1 4SA, England
0116 251 3501
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Ranked #273 of 839 Restaurants in Leicester
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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  • English first
  • Italian first
  • Any
English first
Leicester, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Beautiful setting but that is where is ends. The food was awful, undercooked pasta, over cooked meat balls, hardly any sauce. Expensive.... Huge service charge at the end of the night. It was a real shame as was so looking forward to going. If I hadn't been part of a large party I would have returned my meal and gone... More 

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Market Harborough, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

Cyber Monday probably is not the best time to make an unscheduled lunchtime visit to a restaurant, but we walked in, got a warm welcome and a table within five minutes. A smiley waitress recommended a red wine of the day that went down very well with all three of us - one of whom was my normally white wine... More 

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Uppingham, United Kingdom
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61 reviews 61 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

Very disappointed in this restaurant as we had hoped that it would be good. Not very busy and we ordered from the special daily menu. The ravioli was only luke warm and it was nearly 25minutes waiting for it. The chicken was dry and the leaves which came with it were awful.# The portion sizes were not very large and... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

I really am disappointed by this restaurant. At my daughter's request we returned after the last visit which left me feeling I should not have paid. The problem with this restaurant chain is it just one up from a glorified Pizza Hut! We ordered the set menu for myself and both my girls had the child menu. I waited for... More 

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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

My daughter and a group of friends have just returned from Carluccio's. They were a party of 10 and they had prebooked. The food was good, but there was a massive difference in portion sizes, even though 4 of them ordered the same thing. They were rushed through and at the end they were going to split the bill between... More 

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leicester
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41 reviews 41 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

We ventured away from Zizzi to try Carluccios across the road. We sat outside which was quite nice with the heaters under the parasols.  Service was a bit slow, which wasn't due to the place being busy. We both ordered pasta dishes which arrived without any cutlery or condiments. My husband's dish was very tasty, but my mushroom pasta dish... More 

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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10 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

We went to celebrate our 2nd Anniversary. I am vegan and gluten free and would like applaud Carluccio's for catering to folk like me. When we arrived the restaurant was very busy - far to busy for the 3 people who were serving that night. We were showed to our table by a charming young lady - I'm sure the... More 

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Leicestershire
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148 reviews 148 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

This chain of restaurants never ceases to deliver in every aspect. The waitress was very pleasant, the service is always very efficient We love having lunch here was they stocked our favourite italian white wine GAVI, the food is also great, The food is nicely presented, always hot. It is a pleasure to have lunch here whilst shopping in the... More 

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Leicester, England, United Kingdom
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

The two of us were shoved in a corner near the door, catching the full arctic blast every time someone came in or went out. Took 15 minutes for a drink to arrive, 1 starter was risotto balls which were by no means hot, accompanied by a little dish of what tasted like aldi tinned tomatoes. The other starter was... More 

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Derby, United Kingdom
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54 reviews 54 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Lovely food and waitress. Nice refit. Girl on the door makes you feel a little unwelcome if you haven't booked but they had loads of room.

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Address: Highcross, Leicester LE1 4SA, England
Phone Number: 0116 251 3501
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Leicestershire  >  Leicester
Cuisine: Italian

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