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Highcross, Leicester LE1 4SA, England
0116 251 3501
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Ranked #284 of 851 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
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

We popped in for lunch and used the buyone get one free offer. We had a really wonderful lunch and the service was above average. We enjoyed the lunch menu and it was a pleasurable experience. We found the portions adequate and enjoyed the restaurant.

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 NEW

We went again after a while to eat at Carluccio on an afternoon about 3 pm. It was full of people even though it was time between lunch and dinner. We were seated within 5 minutes of our arrival. Gnocchi with gorgonzola cheese were to die for, I asked for extra sauce and they happily gave me more, my husband... More 

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New Mills, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

My parents took us for are evening meal. Very pleasant, although the starter my wife wanted was off, arancinis, and my main, seafood stew was on the small side. I would recommend the platter for 2 starters, I shared one with my dad and there was a good tasty selection.

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21 reviews 21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

We popped in for a coffee & panini for lunch but although the food & coffee was delicious the service was appalling- very slow rude staff. Will NOT return here but will most certainly go to different branches.

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Durham, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

I recommend they get a host. Twice we've tried to get in, once for breakfast and once for lunch. Neither time have they been full yet there has been a small queue. Both times this queue was not acknowledged by any of the plethora of staff, who all purposefully avoid any eye contact. I will not try a third time... More 

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

Waited 40 mins for a can of fizzy orange. Rubbish. Nice place, good food but not sure they can charge the price they do when the service was so poor.

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Derby
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33 reviews 33 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014 via mobile

We enjoy Carluccio's. We have been to many and are never disappointed with the food. We were in Leicester and have been to the Carluccio's there many times. The one recurring theme is slow service. Slow to get a table when there are clearly vacant tables then slow to be served and then to get the bill. It appears that... More 

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Hinckley, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

I am really disappointed with the service I received today. Once the food had been ordered I was faced with a 40 minute wait for my dinner. At the time of ordering I was not told there would be a wait, I think this would have been better at least I would be aware of the delay. Once the food... More 

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Rickmansworth, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

I was interested to see if there were any major changes following the recent revamp & I'm pleased to say there are not. Among the congested eatery market in city centres, Carluccio's still offers a very good standard & is at the top end of the Italian offer. The pasta is al dente & there are authentic Italian flavours. Leave... More 

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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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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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