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La Fortezza
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675 Barnsley road | Newmillerdam, Wakefield, England
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675 Barnsley road | Newmillerdam, Wakefield, England
01924 242266
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Deceptively small but big on flavour!!
5 of 5 starsReviewed November 9, 2014
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Samshine74
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Penistone, United Kingdom

I was visiting the St Pierre Hotel with a friend last weekend and we decided to eat out. We came across this delightful little Italian. It was reasonably busy when we arrived at 8.30pm and... read more

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Visitor rating
  • 60
    Excellent
  • 30
    Very good
  • 16
    Average
  • 9
    Poor
  • 9
    Terrible
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  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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124 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Penistone, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

I was visiting the St Pierre Hotel with a friend last weekend and we decided to eat out. We came across this delightful little Italian. It was reasonably busy when we arrived at 8.30pm and we asked if we needed to book or if there was room for two. The waitress showed no hesitation and seated us immediately. People continued... More

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Wakefield, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

We have been to la Fortezza many times over the years and have never been disappointed. The food and service is always excellent. Our favourite on the menu is the calzone pizzas. They are enormous!! The pizza dough is out of this world, and the pizzas are stuffed with filling - we quite often leave with a calzone takeout box!... More

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Naples, Florida
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159 reviews 159 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
111 helpful votes 111 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Located on the Barnsley Road at the entrance to Newmillerdam Country Park this small Italian restaurant is great for a leisurely dinner and the casual atmosphere together with the quality of the dishes served was just perfect. The food was well presented with a professional look yet with that great home cooked taste and at a reasonable price. So, if... More

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Leeds,
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19 reviews 19 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Lovely restaurant sat on the edge of the lake at newmillerdam. Very quaint and romantic. Food was very nice and the service was good too. Starters a bit pricey in comparison with a pasta or pizza dish but overall good value considering there's not much competition around. Definitely recommend and will be back

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

came here with friends and it was 7.95 for some muscles that tasted like rubber in heinz tomato soup. my main was 16.95 for some dry pasta that wasnt even cooked right ( had ravioli and was cold in the middle so obviously microwaved ) DONT COME HERE UNLESS YOU HAVE AT LEAST 200 FOR A FULL MEAL. OH AND... More

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West Yorkshire
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

This is a small restaurant so must book but it's a lovely little quaint place, great service & gorgeous food. We've been 3 times now & will keep returning

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

Very busy restaurant so advise you book. They were turning people away! The food was very good and not to expensive I had pasta and my husband had pizza and they were £9.50 each. Extensive wine list. The staff were friendly and helpful. It is used by the locals and that's always a good sign. Some reviews could put you... More

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Cumbria,U.K.
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9 reviews 9 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Advisable to book due to limited space which creates an intimate atmosphere. Very well trained young, personable staff, an excellent chef (probably throws wobblies in the kitchen), good wine list and interesting menu even for a veggie like me.Lots of locals which is a good sign. We have been 4 times.

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Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

We had a delicious meal at La Fortezza on Friday evening (26 Sept). I can definitely recommend the sea bass, it was very good. The wine list is quite extensive too and they have my favourite Zinfandel Rose... bonus! The restaurant is a tiny place but the ambience is great. It is an ideal venue for a romantic meal and... More

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

This is my second visit, the first with a larger group. Both times is has been busy with aprox. 12 tables. I would say that we all enjoyed our meals and found the service both polite and friendly. Typical Italian menu with a selection of pizza, pasta & meat dishes. Well worth a visit if you're stopping at the St.... More

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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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