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Via Verde

#34 of 1,414 Restaurants in Leeds
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Green Road | Meanwood, Leeds, England
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Reservations
Late Night

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  • 82
    Excellent
  • 24
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Small but delightful

Reservations are a necessity at the small but high standard, family run restaurant. The food is excellent value for money and of exceptional quality. Sometimes a wait is necessary as everything is cooked to order but, it is definitely well worth the wait.

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 18, 2015
bettsworth
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Leeds, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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111 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Leeds, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
49 reviews 49 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Reservations are a necessity at the small but high standard, family run restaurant. The food is excellent value for money and of exceptional quality. Sometimes a wait is necessary as everything is cooked to order but, it is definitely well worth the wait.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

My wife and I moved to Meanwood in June 2008 which If I remember rightly was about 1 month prior to Via Verde opening. In the last 6 years we have been on countless occasions and both Geoff and Bridget have always welcomed us with open arms and really made us feel like part their family. Our latest visit was... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

Went to this restaurant last year and enjoyed the food so came back again with a party of friends from the squash club. They indeed enjoyed their night out here also with lovely staff and all the food freshly cooked. We all agreed that we will be paying another visit. I had a sea bass fish cake started which was... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

A small restaurant only 6 or 7 tables and a rather basic menu. The usual Pasta/Pizza choices plus specials on the board which were unsurprising. The main surprises were the great value prices and the excellent quality served. I ordered a starter of Spare Ribs. Very good but nothing special. My main was fillet medallions in a peppercorn sauce. I... More 

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Howden, United Kingdom
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297 reviews 297 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
196 helpful votes 196 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

I suppose it is relatively easy for a restaurant to provide an excellent meal on one occasion, but to keep on doing so is much harder. When we last ate here we were massively impressed, and having been back for a family celebration we are even more impressed. This is a small, unassuming restaurant where the meals are so good,... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

I love going to the family run restaurant - I've been going there for years. The food portion sizes are amazing and is freshly made. My favourite starter is mushroom crustini and all the desserts are my favourites - I usually have two desserts as there are gorgeous and well presented. All my netball friends loved their meals and have... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

Another visit to this restaurant proved to be just as good as ever. Bridget and Geoff are perfect hosts; the food and wine are excellent and the atmosphere cannot be faulted. Reservations are an absolute necessity.

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Excellent food and drink good service, always made to feel welcome if you haven't been here then your stupid

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1 review
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014 via mobile

Was a very pleasant surprise. The food was delivered right on time and so tasty. Staff were excellent and nice to see the food being cooked. Will be a regular eating place for me for sure. Just stay the way you are. Brenda x

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London, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Brought the in-laws here who love homely unpretentious good food. They were not disappointed. As before, the food was beautiful. One thing i did note about last time I visited is that I felt the meat portions were a little small... and this time.. they were spot on! Clearly a restaurant that listens to its customers! This place has been... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Green Road | Meanwood, Leeds, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  West Yorkshire  >  Leeds

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian

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