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Highcross, Leicester LE1 4SA, England
0116 251 3501
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Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 62
    Very good
  • 49
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  • 26
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  • 21
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
It's fine, just not special

Having had a brilliant meal at Carluccio's in Lincoln I tried the Leicester version some time ago and was a little disappointed. Not that there was anything particularly wrong with it, just a little ordinary. I made a second visit this month and my assessment was exactly the same. Service was good... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed April 20, 2015
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221 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 NEW

A good menu and a good gluten free choice. The staff seem pretty clued up on intolerances so I felt I could eat with confidence. Had a good meal with the family and we didn't feel rushed even though it was a Friday evening. My only criticism would be to consider their choice of puds because there wasn't anything for... More 

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Leicester England
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52 reviews 52 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

Took the grandchildren here for a mid morning bite to eat at the weekend. My granddaughter is dairy allergic therefore I advised the waitress and she suggested a nice chicken penne pasta and for my grandson, a nice spaghetti bolognese. Fairly simple task for the Italian chef, or so I thought! After waiting over half an hour she came back... More 

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Leicester
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77 reviews 77 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

Having had a brilliant meal at Carluccio's in Lincoln I tried the Leicester version some time ago and was a little disappointed. Not that there was anything particularly wrong with it, just a little ordinary. I made a second visit this month and my assessment was exactly the same. Service was good, I liked the menu, enjoyed the wine. The... More 

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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37 reviews 37 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

This beautiful little restaurant is a great location in Leicester was a wonderful way to start the day before we had a day of shopping until we dropped. The coffee and hot chocolate was sumptuous and the breakfast was delicious too.

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Stevenage, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

We went here for lunch mid-week (previous year), so it was nice and quiet. Must say, that we were pleasantly surprised with our first visit and the quality of the food provided. Service was nice and easy-going, making for a relaxing time, as we has a few hours to spare. Would definitely return here, when next in the area.

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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

Excellent food with fantastic service. Good Variety on the menu. Staff very friendly and you won't be disappointed with the food. Will come back next time we visit Leicester.

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Hertford, United Kingdom
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112 reviews 112 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
174 helpful votes 174 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

Met up with others here and their order had been taken. Ours was taken promptly by very polite staff. Drinks arrived quickly, but what was happening in the kitchen? Our straightforward 2 dishes took over half an hour from order to serving, with a delay of 15 mins. after we'd an apology for 'just another 5 minutes' wait'. This is... More 

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Lytham Lancashire
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

My husband and I visited this week and it was very busy. We didn't have to wait too long for a table, the meal was nice, we both had lobster and crab spaghetti, which could have done to have a bit more meat in it, but that said it was ok. The staff were very busy and not too attentive,... More 

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Barrow Upon Soar, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

I had lunch here today with a friend and my baby, who is also old enough to eat some of the food! I've eaten at Carluccio's several times before and the food has always been excellent. Today was no exception, I had the ravioli followed by salted caramel sundae. There isn't a separate children's menu, you can order a half... More 

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Stamford Lincs
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54 reviews 54 reviews
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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 via mobile

we popped in for an early breakfast. The atmosphere was very welcoming and the staff very helpful and friendly. We ordered a cooked meal of toasted ciabatta, pancetta and eggs which was served promptly and was delicious. Steaming woodland porridge was on the menu. Unfortunately it was far from warm and had a strange granola like texture. To my personal... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

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

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?