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La Bella Vita

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17 Main Street, Garforth, Leeds LS25 1DS, England
0113 287 2244
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 135
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  • 64
    Very good
  • 28
    Average
  • 23
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  • 14
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
WERE FORTUNATE TO HAVE SUCH A GOOD RESTAURANT IN GARFORTH

We are regular 'eaters' at La Bella Vita. It is certainly for us, the Restaurant of choice when we are arranging Family occasions and general get togethers. Our experience is generally good although to be honest, we have had one or two meals that were not up to the usual standard. i think... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 1, 2015
Mr_DT_Burton
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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  • Special occasions
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

We are regular 'eaters' at La Bella Vita. It is certainly for us, the Restaurant of choice when we are arranging Family occasions and general get togethers. Our experience is generally good although to be honest, we have had one or two meals that were not up to the usual standard. i think, when this has happened, the usual Chef... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

Food is good, prices are good, service is there, but bad. We ordered a bottle of Barolo (not cheap) and the waiter dribbled wine down my glass and all over the table (and did not apologise). Food was delivered by leaning over people and ditto for clearing. I'd go again but the serving staff need training.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

I have never had a more enjoyable evening it was our first visit but I will be back very soon , a fantastic meal fantastic service what can I say fantastic fantastic

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

Took my mum for her 80th. Excellent as usual great food and service. Easily the best restaurant around

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Wakefield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

great little restaurant in Garforth. food is of an excellent quality and good sized portions. the only negative is that the acoustics in the restaurant are poor and its quiet noisy. This doesn't in any way spoil the atmosphere though.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

Had heard great things and thought we'd switch from our usual birthday restaurant and take a punt here. Bad move. Arrived at 7:30 and were promptly forgotten about for 20 minutes. The waitress that did eventually come over was friendly and apologetic but we didn't get our first drink till 7:55. Sign of things to come. Starters arrived at 8:10... More 

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Sherburn in Elmet, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

Visited on Saturday evening with friends. There was a lively atmosphere and the restaurant was busy despite monsoon conditions outside. The menu was extensive and it was difficult to choose, but eventually selected from the specials board. The starters arrived quickly, the garlic mushrooms were delicious. A complimentary basket of bread would have been a nice touch to help mop... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

Brilliant fish mixed grill have had other dishes on previous visits .....you will have to book superb

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015 via mobile

Visited Bella Vita on Thursday night with my Family again. Meals were fantastic. I have had best ever pasta(linguini Salmon) from specials board. On my visit I have also found out they are finalist on the Best Italian Family restaurant in England 2015. They well deserve the title and all the best at the final. Well done.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Visited last saturday with friends. the menu is pretty extensive, so lots of choice. the food was lovely, we all really enjoyed it, all had different starters and main's, shared puddings, all delicious. only missed 5 stars as had to ask for drinks and bill twice. beautiful decor and nice buzz about the place. will return. thanks

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 17 Main Street, Garforth, Leeds LS25 1DS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  West Yorkshire  >  Leeds  >  Garforth
  • Phone Number: 0113 287 2244

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 3 - 26
  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions

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