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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: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 79
    Excellent
  • 36
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Excellent Calzone!

The staff are very friendly and always seem happy to help. The Calzone is great and good value for money. The pasta I've had there has also been very nice. Pizza were good, but have to prefer the calzone (folded and filled pizza!) - I may even try the more expensive dishes one day!

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
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Worcester, United Kingdom
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Worcester, United Kingdom
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68 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

The staff are very friendly and always seem happy to help. The Calzone is great and good value for money. The pasta I've had there has also been very nice. Pizza were good, but have to prefer the calzone (folded and filled pizza!) - I may even try the more expensive dishes one day!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Located down a city centre side street, La Vida is a small venue that offers great food and a pleasant, informal atmosphere. This restaurant hasn't got the most up-to-date or impressive interior, but it has got really wonderful food at a very reasonable price. Our waiter, although busy as he was alone, was pleasant and suitably attentive. I will certainly... More 

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

My husband and I have visited La Vida on a number of occasions and it's one of our favourite restaurants in Leicester. Our most recent visit was for my birthday and it was up to the usual great standard, and the restaurant has recently been refurbished too. We both had steak again this time, and I can honestly say it's... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

We'd been looking forward to coming here for the Thursday night paella & sangría special, and although the food was good, the atmosphere and (especially) the service really let the place down. As a Spanish person, my partner appreciated the authentic paella. It was good! But the waiter was unpleasant- the paella was massive and when we asked to take... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

A lovely little Italian restaurant. Glad we chose this restaurant for our anniversary meal. We ate fairly early at about 7pm so it was quite quiet. However this meant we had great service. Plenty on our plate and very tasty.

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Stockport, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

Our last night in Leicester and we could not have chosen better. We were greeted by a lovely waitress from Spain. It's a charming place and although quiet it had a great atmosphere with beautiful background music. The food was excellent and tasty and not too expensive. Would highly recommend.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

I can't believe I have never been here before, and I have lived in Leicester all my life. What a lovely little Italian, excellent service and excellent food, well worth a visit for a taste of Italy, and very reasonably priced too.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

I visited this little restaurant, not far from the railway station last night. I arrived early, received a warm welcome. I was hungry and chose the sardines as an entree followed by the salmon as a main. Three large sardines, quickly deep friend in a light batter arrived as the entree with fresh bread and a lovely little salad. Delicious.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

I came to this restaurant for a birthday having never heard of the place, fortunately any doubt was quickly put to rest as I was more than pleasantly surprised to find a quaint authentic Italian place with friendly staff and great food. I myself had a delicious antipasta starter with the spaghetti gamberetti (king prawn linguine) for main and can... More 

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

We came here a year ago and had a lovely evening. We decided to come back with a group of 7, & asked if they still did the tapas menu. There was no "tapas menu" as such, but the owner said yes, I can create tapas for you! Yet again, mouth watering meatballs, creamy mushrooms, prawns, chorizo, Spanish omelette plus... More 

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Additional Information about La Vida

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

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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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