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675 Barnsley road | Newmillerdam, Wakefield, England
01924 242266
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Dining options: Late Night, Reservations

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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Very Cosy

Lovely little restaurant next to New Miller Dam, service, food, atmosphere and location all perfect for a nice meal out. Would defiantly eat here again.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 21, 2015
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Barnsley, United Kingdom
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English first
Barnsley, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015 NEW

La Fortezza looked welcoming from the outside. Inside the staff were attentive and the atmosphere was cosy due to the small size of the room. Drinks orders were taken and brought to the table in good time. Food order was delivered well timed and excellently cooked. Cant fault this small gem of a little restaurant. And a good birthday was... More 

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Wakefield, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015 NEW

Went with family for a birthday meal, restaurant was full, very tight, virtually sat on top of the couple next to us. Took far too long for our drinks order to be taken, and when pouring the wine the waitress poured it like a gunslinger, which when you see the price of the food you'd expect a little better service.... More 

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Barnsley, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Lovely little restaurant next to New Miller Dam, service, food, atmosphere and location all perfect for a nice meal out. Would defiantly eat here again.

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Wakefield, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

This place is really nice, the food is excellent, the staff are friendly, and the atmosphere is great Small cosy restaurant for that intimate meal with your partner

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Yorkshire
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28 reviews 28 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

Lovely cosy restaurant with a nice ambience but sadly let down by the quality of the food especially in relation to the price. The appetisers were delicious and huge. The mains were nothing special. Bog standard pizza. We asked about childrens portions when ordering and were we were told that everything was available in a child size . The pizza... More 

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Barnsley
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

Lovely cosy atmosphere, food delicious and served hot. Service couldn't be faulted. We went for 6.30 pm and place was full by 6.40, we left at 8.30 as 2 nd sittings arrived, bit of tight squeeze at doorway but didn't detract from really nice evening .

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Yorkshire
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015 via mobile

I booked this for a Sunday for our wedding anniversary. Having read some of the reviews I was a little worried. However I was really impressed. The service was friendly. The food was delivered quickly and was absolutely delicious. Some of the chef dishes are a little expensive but I liked how they plated up and the attention to detail.... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

La Fortrezza is a charming small restaurant with a nice ambiance, the waiting staff are welcoming, and helpful and the menu offered sufficient choice to make selecting an item to order an enjoyable experience. The only thing that let this place down was the side dishes of vegetables which were rock solid, I can appreciate that they are supposed to... More 

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Wakefield, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

We have been to La fortezza many times over the years and overall it has always been excellent however we booked late afternoon of Easter Monday and was surprised that I could get a table .... When we arrived the restaurant was only half full, the staff were friendly however it took a while to order drinks, the calzone pizzas... More 

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15 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Three of us went for pizza They were nice but different sizes and of average price there was nothing in the meal to strongly suggest value anymore Staff helpful but couldnt advise on wine You can go and not be disappointed but neither will you be leasantly surprised I wont go for along time as my experience has diminished somewhat

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

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

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  • Cuisine: Italian

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