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675 Barnsley road | Newmillerdam, Wakefield, England
01924 242266
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  • 72
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  • 38
    Very good
  • 17
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  • 9
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Most enjoyable Italian meal.

We visited this restaurant not really knowing what to expect. The restaurant itself is small but have a fab atmosphere. The meals were superb but the tiramisu dessert was to die for. The staff and owner were very attentive without being intrusive. The menu/wine/beer lists were discussed with you... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 25, 2015
CDT0604
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Knottingley, United Kingdom
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  • Late Night
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English first
Knottingley, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

We visited this restaurant not really knowing what to expect. The restaurant itself is small but have a fab atmosphere. The meals were superb but the tiramisu dessert was to die for. The staff and owner were very attentive without being intrusive. The menu/wine/beer lists were discussed with you. Nothing was too much trouble. We would definitely return.

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West Yorkshire
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23 reviews 23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

Visited here on a Saturday evening, we pre booked as it is only a very small restaurant with 6 or 7 tables. The staff were really friendly and attentive. The food itself was lovely. My husband had the fried cheese to start which came with a tomato sauce and I had the garlic bread which was the size of a... More 

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14 reviews 14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Excellent location and design but too many tables for such a small venue. Food very well presented but don't think the standard matched the price, wouldn't be rushing back

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45 reviews 45 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015 via mobile

La Fortezza is one of my favourite restaurants and has yet to disappoint? The food is lovely reasonably priced and the ambience charming. On the downside, there are a too many tables crammed into a small space. Depending on Sizes of groups dining & how much room diners need at their table it can be almost impossible to squeeze through... More 

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Valencia, Spain
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58 reviews 58 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

At this tiny restaurant they manage to pack in lots of diners around a tree in the centre! I can only imagine that the kitchen is minute, but what comes out of it is excellent. Despite lots of people arriving at the same time, service was quick but we didn't feel rushed. Starter portions are generous, so I only just... More 

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Wakefield, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

I went to La Fortezza with a very large group. The welcome and service was very good. It is a small 'cosy' restaurant with a lovely atmosphere and ambience. To say we were a large group, the starters came out just at the right time, followed by the main course without having to wait for long. I ordered the Chicken... More 

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Wakefield, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

Went for a girls' night out with three fab friends and thoroughly enjoyed the food. It was close to Valentines Day so it was rather busy and we only had a 2 hour slot before someone else needed our table but still managed to enjoy the evening despite feeling a bit hurried at the end. Service was extremely speedy so... More 

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Barnsley, United Kingdom
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37 reviews 37 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

What a little gem this place is. Only small so you might need to book but it is worth it. Excellent range of food on the menu and something for any Italian fan. We had a table for seven and everyone had a great experience. The service is friendly, helpful and speedy which makes adds to the experience. The selection... More 

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LEEDS
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61 reviews 61 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015 via mobile

Lovely little place great atmosphere. Food gorgeous with quite an extensive menu to choose from. Large portions very reasonably priced. Would not hesitate to go back in fact I can't wait for our next visit!

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West Yorkshire
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52 reviews 52 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

Three of us had three great meals. Large portions at reasonable prices and top notch food. The place is small and has a super atmosphere. The service was super. Definitely a place to book as it is popular and with good reason.

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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

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian

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