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29a Northgate, Wakefield, England
01924291297
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Today
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Mon - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat 11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Families with children

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  • 81
    Very good
  • 41
    Average
  • 31
    Poor
  • 30
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good meal

Enjoyed food, pudding ok, good value for money. Good size portions. Fish my husband had excellent. Will return.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 8, 2015
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Wakefield, United Kingdom
via mobile
Good for:
  • Families with children
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331 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Wakefield, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

I visited today for lunch with a friend. We were seated immediately and the staff were very friendly and attentive. The lunch menu had a good selection and the food was delicious and not overpriced, we both had a meal and a large glass of wine for around £10 each. The service was also very quick. This was my first... More 

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Wakefield, United Kingdom
Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

good food, nice staff, nice place, loved it, staff was very helpful and polite and food was nice and didn't have to wait for long.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

This was not the first time we had eaten here but from my point of view, it may well be the last. We had booked a table for four and were initially disappointed to be shown a table, large enough for four but only dressed for two! Easily put right, sure but not the point. The menu is extensive, perhaps... More 

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Wakefield, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015 via mobile

Enjoyed food, pudding ok, good value for money. Good size portions. Fish my husband had excellent. Will return.

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Wakefield, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

This is our favourite eating place in Wakefield. We go there regular and have found the service, friendliness and food quality to be extremely consistent. We can recommend anything from the special board as we have tried them all!! We would not hesitate in recommending this restaurant to anyone visiting Wakefield and they would not be disappointed.

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wakefield
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37 reviews 37 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

What a friendly reception we (grandparents, kids & us) received as we arrived...it does make a difference you know... I only had time for a 'main' but my lamb chops at £8 or so were lovely...kids shared a pizza, 1 pasta dish & 2 sea bass as well...the plates were totally empty - enough said!! Great value, perfect for a... More 

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Wakefield, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
93 reviews 93 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
131 helpful votes 131 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

We just love this restaurant not only for the lovely food the chef produces, but the general Italianate feel to it, I suppose we were a tad greedy in ordering starters, but, well you only live once & I had calimari, my wife had spinach florentine both were delicious, for main course we had steak, my steak was a whopping... More 

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Bedford, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

We spent a weekend break in Wakefield to see the cathedral and to use the town as a base for a trip to York cathedral. The Friday night was a very pleasant experience - everyone was friendly and the service was very good. The food was more than satisfactory and the wine and cheeseboard were excellent. We liked it so... More 

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Yorkshire
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

Recently visited here, and have visited many times previously. Our other visits were okay, apart from once being seated next to the toilets! This time however, waiters seemed more attentive to more regular customers, rather than everyone. Still don't understand the 'rules' for the free pizza bread and after meal shots. We received neither this time, therefore no tip was... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

We went to Rutico to celebrate my sister's 50th birthday which was also Mother's Day. The food was delicious-spoilt for choice- the staff attentive & welcoming. We were able to take our own cake & the waiters serenaded my sister, playing 'happy birthday' on a guitar and singing to her. We will definitely be going again soon.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 29a Northgate, Wakefield, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  West Yorkshire  >  Wakefield
  • Phone Number: 01924291297

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm

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