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La Vida

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3 Northampton Square | LE1 1IP, Leicester LE1 1IP, England
+44 116 255 4777
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12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Breakfast/Brunch
Reservations
Late Night

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Visitor rating
  • 74
    Excellent
  • 31
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Great Italian food!

I went to La Vida on a Friday night with a few friends spontaneously and it was a very good, quick evening out with very good food! Two of us had the carbonara, one of us had the aubergine starter and another had the special La Vida meat dish. The prices are very reasonable and the ambiance was... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 22, 2015
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Cannes
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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118 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Cannes
Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

I went to La Vida on a Friday night with a few friends spontaneously and it was a very good, quick evening out with very good food! Two of us had the carbonara, one of us had the aubergine starter and another had the special La Vida meat dish. The prices are very reasonable and the ambiance was very good!... More 

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

We tried La Vida for the first time last night and had a really enjoyable experience. The food was very well cooked and seasoned and the service was second to none. Price wise it was no too bad--- 3 courses with wine and drinks for 2 was just under £70 which I consider to be very good value. We will... More 

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Bridgnorth, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

A very friendly family run restaurant, the food was lovely and we couldn't have been better looked after.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

It's a good food quality restaurant located in the heart of Leicester. The meal was extremely delicious and well cooked. I will come back for sure. I strongly recommend you this restaurant, specially the dish "chicken la vida". Bon appetite!

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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

Food was OK. I ate from the specials board and while the food was of a reasonable standard it wasn't brilliant, but for £12 for 2 courses it represented excellent value for money. Front of house staff were excellent though.

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Bridgnorth, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

I recently visited la Vida on a short trip to Leicester in December 2014. I visited with my wife and children. We were all made extremely welcome by the owner who was fantastic from start to finish. He offered smaller portions of anything on the menu for the kids with the promise that if they finished their food he would... More 

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

Lovely food, great service and live music! We didn't want more on New Year's eve considering that we made our booking at the very last minute. Food was delicious especially the king prawns for starters. The waiters were very attentive. We will definitely recommend this place and will visit again!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014 via mobile

We ate at La Vida for the first time tonight and it was lovely. The food was really good, the waiter very attentive and the atmosphere was great. I would definitely recommend this place to all of my friends.

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Coalville, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

I went there for my birthday with friends. We had a lovely meal, food was great and service really good. We were a group of 10, the previous group had not left yet when we arrived and they took their time but the staff was really welcoming. The food came quickly and it was delicious. Everyone had a lovely time... More 

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Leicester
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

We went with friends to this restaurant which was very nice food was very good service was attentive not too pushy and ambience was nice and relaxed very surprised how good the place was we will be back thank you

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3 Northampton Square | LE1 1IP, Leicester LE1 1IP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Leicestershire  >  Leicester
  • Phone Number: +44 116 255 4777

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, Mediterranean
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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