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Las Iguanas - Leicester

13-15 Belvoir Street, Leicester LE1 6SL, England
+44 116 285 9180
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Ranked #97 of 835 Restaurants in Leicester
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $8 - $25
Cuisines: Brazilian, Latin, Mexican, South American
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Good for: Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Description: Walk through the doors of Las Iguanas and find yourself transported to Latin America, full of rich, vibrant colours, quirky features and custom-made wooden mosaic tables made especially for the restaurant from sustainable woods in Brazil. Each restaurant is unique and the staff love bringing unusual things back from their travels, ranging from large lobster sculptures to giant drums. The philosophy of Las Iguanas is to serve delicious and authentic Latin American food and drink in an environment which evokes the very best of Latin life. With recipes dating back to the 16th century, the food successfully fuses native Latin American Indian, Spanish, Portuguese and African influences. Working hard to ensure that everything comes from the best possible source, Las Iguanas is proud of its fresh GM free food and top quality ingredients
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English first
Leicester, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014 NEW

I visited on a quiet Sunday evening with a friend. To my horror I was verbally attacked by two young highly intoxicated females. I was so threatened by this behaviour I took video evidence as she seemed that she was to physically hit me. They on several occasions shouted racial abuse at us. A "manager" then appeared after 20 minutes... More

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leicestershire, uk
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6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 NEW via mobile

great service, refreshingly different, swift service. go early for happy hour cocktails, the dark and strong is special.

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leicestershire
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3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

We chose the Taco sharing starter which we really enjoyed it was full of flavour and quite spicy, it was nice to be able to choose this as our server explained the three fillings come out in separate bowls so we could choose a couple of vegetarian options and 1 meat option. It is not normally possible for us to... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

Went for lunch with my husband. Seated very promptly, given menus quickly and waitor was lovely to begin with. Asked to be changed to a booth when it was available which was done. That was probably the only positive I can say about the restaurant. Very very slow service, tasteless food. Dessert and cappuchino took ages to be served and... More

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LasIguanasHQ, Guest Relations Manager at Las Iguanas - Leicester, responded to this review

Thankyou for your comments and we are disappointed to hear that you didn`t like your food ,as all our food is cooked freshly in our kitchen daily by our fully qualified chefs and we have had great comments from other reviews as you can see.We do appear to have let you down on the service you received that day as... More

Leicester, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

The food is very nice here, they do lots of nice cakes and little bits to buy i end up spending loads. but service is very good the food is tastey and its good pricing.

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

First time really enjoyed trying a variety of foods! It takes a whim to go through the menu but the food is ok. Service is impersonal and you are not made feel welcome but we went mainly to try new food and so we did! Went again but was average so will not go again!

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

We went to Las iguanas as we fancied something different. The cocktails were nice and they did have a massive selection on these. The food menu lacked a little. The tapas range wasn't big enough and the mains were a bit miss matched some seemingly similar to the tapas. I went for the nachos with beef as s starter and... More

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LasIguanasHQ, Guest Relations Manager at Las Iguanas - Leicester, responded to this review

Thankyou for your comments . We are very happy that you enjoyed your cocktails as we do have an extensive drinks menu which we are very proud of !However, I`m sorry that you didn`t enjoy your meal and you don`t mention whether you let us know at the time but we are always willing to change a dish or advise... More

Budapest, Hungary
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

I visited Las Iguanas with my friends. We've never heard of the place before, and I was surprised because the place was gorgeous! The staff was very friendly, the dishes were special and delicious, and the atmosphere was really nice. I recommend it to everyone who likes Latin American food (not only Brazilian and Mexican), and I'm sure that my... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

I love going here. Food always is laods and tastes grrrrreat. The atmosphere is always good so as soon as you enter your up for it. If you can try a cocktail. I love them dark and stormy hooo yes. Must try

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Great Service, very nice atmostphere. The choice of Brazilian and Mexican cuisines was very nice, and also very different. I'm looking forward to going back. Las Iguanas keep up the good service.

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Additional Information about Las Iguanas - Leicester

Address: 13-15 Belvoir Street, Leicester LE1 6SL, England
Phone Number: +44 116 285 9180
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Leicestershire  >  Leicester
Average Prices: USD 8 - 25
Cuisine: Brazilian, Latin, Mexican, South American

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