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La Fortezza

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675 Barnsley road | Newmillerdam, Wakefield, England
01924 242266
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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Lovely.

Had a lovely meal here after a nice walk round New Miller Damn and we were both very impressed. The portions are a very good size, well presented and most important the dishes are full of flavour. The restaurant is small but I think that just adds to the atmosphere. The staff are very friendly... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 15, 2015
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Leigh, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

Visited here last night, been wanting to try this place for a long time.very small all tables on top of one another, did not see a way out without moving someone. Service was good at the start with drinks but that's where it ended. Starters arrived and were good, meals came sometime later I had steak really wish I had... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Had a lovely meal here after a nice walk round New Miller Damn and we were both very impressed. The portions are a very good size, well presented and most important the dishes are full of flavour. The restaurant is small but I think that just adds to the atmosphere. The staff are very friendly and I would be more... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

My chicken risotto starter was not bad. Good flavours and a large portion. Service was efficient, professional and polite. The atmosphere was typically Italian - plenty of buzz. The tables are quite crammed into the a small area but I suppose this does help to provide a lively ambience. However, the experience was severely tarnished by the horrible quality of... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

I took my two children for an enjoyable meal in a great location. The menu was interesting with Veal dishes and lots of pizza and past options. I would say it is average priced for good quality and nice proportioned meals. The one criticism is that there were two female bar staff/waiters but they always had there heads down so... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

In my experience, you normally pay a little more to eat in an Italian restaurant; La Fortezza is reasonably priced for such a nice location. It's such a small restaurant that there is always a nice buzz whenever you go here as generally the place will be full. The staff are attentive, the decor is lovely and the food is... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

Visited today for an early evening meal. Very nice food, interesting menu. Had a starter and a main course. Generous portions and all very tasty. Service fast and friendly, we were the first ones there, but made to feel at home. Reasonably priced. Will definitely eat here again.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

Just enjoyed a lovely 3 course meal with family for a birthday celebration. Food was excellent and so was the service. We've visited this lovely place several times now and it's never failed. Would definitely recommend.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015 via mobile

Overrated is the word that springs to mind when I think of this restaurant. I went with my wife for her birthday and we were extremely excited as our friends had said it was decent when they went. We had a terribly over priced garlic mushroom starter which took half an hour and was extremely cold. Our waitress got our... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 via mobile

Was really looking forward to what I thought was a hidden gem... French fries were actually frozen fat chips, may not seem much to some people but it's all part of an Italian experience... The steak although was a quality cut was not put into a hot pan so it didn't chargrill on the outside, the salad that accompanied was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

Blink and you'll miss it! Lovely little Italian restaurant on the banks of newmillerdam.. Portion sizes were more than adequate and staff were friendly. Cosy atmosphere. Wine list was limited and was forced to choose the most expensive bottle on the menu.. Oh strewth!!

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Address: 675 Barnsley road | Newmillerdam, Wakefield, England
Phone Number: 01924 242266
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  West Yorkshire  >  Wakefield
Cuisine: Italian

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  • Address: 675 Barnsley road | Newmillerdam, Wakefield, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  West Yorkshire  >  Wakefield
  • Phone Number: 01924 242266

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian

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