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9-11 Bridge End, Leeds LS1 7HG, England (Holbeck)
+44 113 242 0185
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Ranked #136 of 1,360 Restaurants in Leeds
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Italian
Neighborhood: Holbeck
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Good for: Romance, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Description: Viva Restaurant serves authentic Italian food in a warm and intimate atmosphere. We offer hot and cold starters, a wide variety of pasta dishes, delicious main courses, and a great selection of pizzas. We are situated in the centre of Leeds, 300 yards from the Leeds Corn Exchange 10 minutes' walk from Leeds Bus and coach station and 10 minutes' walk from Leeds main train station.
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Scotland
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 NEW

We booked a table for a Saturday night and glad we did as they were really busy, we still had to wait for our table but when the food came it was well worth the wait The staff are all very friendly and looked after you the minute you stepped into the restaurant The food is excellent, was spoiled for... More

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Wetherby, United Kingdom
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43 reviews 43 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014 NEW via mobile

We had a mature family birthday meal here. The staff were great. Seems like a real Italian restaurant. The food arrived promptly, starters were delicious, mains were good and desert was delicious too. My dad said the creme brûlée was fab. Italian beer was recommended by others in our party that had been before. They dimmed the lights and brought... More

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Wilmslow, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014 NEW

The food here was of a very high standard and the staff were ever so helpful and friendly.They made us feel welcome and special and the atmosphere was great

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leeds
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

We have eaten a couple of times here and the service and food have been excellent both times. We have enjoyed spaghetti bolognese and also the pan fried chicken with chilli spaghetti - absolutely gorgeous! Extensive wine list - wines that you won't find in supermarket and authentic Italian food. Everyone is chatty and friendly but leave you in peace... More

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Newcastle
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

I'd been here once before and the food was quite good but I remembered the great customer service so i decided to give it another try since it's the local Italian anyway and the early bird deal was on, but I was disappointed this time because my pizza was soggy and my boyfriend's pizza was served with a raw egg... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014 via mobile

went for a meal on sat night which we booked two weeks ago for 1930. We were seated in the reception area and with the amount of people waiting to be seated it was like eating in a gold fish bowl.the food was really nice but if we came again I would ask for different seats

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yorkshire
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5 reviews 5 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

we were expecting something wonderful from the revues but were very disappointed. Service was poor, some starters were ok but the mussels were late being served and half of them had not opened so could not be eaten. Mains were nothing special and there was only four deserts to choose from and one was not available and one was ice... More

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Durham, United Kingdom
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38 reviews 38 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

We were well greeted on arrival and as we were early, decided to choose from the early bird menu. The starters came with an impressive salad with apple, pomegranate, beetroot and lettuce. The lasagne was perfect with really fresh pasta, my pasta dish was fresh but not as good. The desserts were chocolate fudge cake, tirimasu, creme brulé or ice... More

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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67 reviews 67 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Viva is a totally Italian experience from the moment you walk through the front door. We turned up without a booking but were made very welcome. The waitress was well informed and able to offer recommendations. The early bird menu is very good value, and we were even treated to a free bruschetta while we made up our minds. Good... More

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

We booked a table for 8.30pm eventually got seated at 8.45pm. Asked twice for a waiter to take our order, at 9.15pm waiter took order. Had to cancel starter as time was getting on (9.35pm). Still no food at 10.00pm. Told manager we did not want any food as it was now 10.05pm, walked out of restaurant. The only plus... More

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Additional Information about Viva

Address: 9-11 Bridge End, Leeds LS1 7HG, England
Phone Number: +44 113 242 0185
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  West Yorkshire  >  Leeds>  > Holbeck
Cuisine: Italian

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