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Carluccio's - Leicester

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Highcross, Leicester LE1 4SA, England
+44 116 251 3501
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Leicestershire
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344 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Always a total pleasure to eat here for lunch whilst in Leicester. As previously said we always sit in a particular part of the restaurant as we only like to be served by Andreas, totally lovely guy and comes from Italy so understands what service is all about. Good food, great bottle of Gavi, which is always well chilled -... More 

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Leicestershire
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198 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I am not big fan of Italian food, but, on the occasion will visit… Saturday lunchtime, we were shopping and decided to have inch. I had the LASAGNA TRADIZIONALE my partner had the BEEF, GORGONZOLA & WALNUT , we both had a side order of HOMEBAKED FOCACCIA… My Lasagne was ok, very average and one I would not order again,... More 

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Thank ShiftZZ
Ashford, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I like Carluccio's for a decent mid - priced meal that can be relied on whichever part of the country you're in and Leicester was no exception. The service was particularly good with a very friendly and efficient waitress who made sure the needs of my two and half year old grandson were met quickly so that we could all... More 

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Recently was doing a spot of shopping and decided to get some lunch. After much deliberation we decided to try Carluccios, as we had not been in years. We went for the set lunch menu, as we thought it wasn't a bad price at £13.99 for 3 courses. There was a fair amount of choice like any other set menu.... More 

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Thank Bmer1
Leicester, United Kingdom
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4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Carluccio's was amazing, I had a spaghetti bolognese and it was exquisite. Go there if you haven't already. My brother and mother had chicken milegnese and my friend had the penne pasta. This is a lovely warming place with low pricing, I knew the spaghetti was delicious so I had an adult's portion and ate every single bit of it.amazing... More 

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Thank Mintixxx
Leicester, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ordered from standard lunch menu. Waited for ever for main course after a long wait for starter. When came we had to send back my wife's ravioli as was swimming in water.which meant I had to eat my main which was OK on my own. Repeat of Ravioli was ok. We have eaten here before and was fine but won't... More 

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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204 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I like the concept of this place - which is simple no nonsense Italian food, however I do think prices are overinflated and food quality isn't the best. Very oily/buttery with little flavour. The calamari was lacking flavour and quite rubbery. The chocolate pudding tasted shop bought. They also don't do pizzas here. The food was edible and service was... More 

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lunched here recently and had the 3 course special offer. I forgot how much exactly, around £13 - £14. Service was good. Found the food to be pretty tasteless. The pasta was awful and had the same texture of the stuff you get out of a tin. Also the meat filling in the lasagne had the taste and texture of... More 

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have had lunch here a few times it's nice food not massive choice but I am fussy I enjoyed what I had and the staff have good service

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Thank Corinne M
Manchester, England, United Kingdom
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42 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

Their kindness in letting me in 1 hour before they opened will not be forgotten. To be fair to me, their website stated the times incorrectly but I was expecting a polite apology at best rather than being ushered in and given excellent coffee and a nice fresh pastry. hats off.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$13 - $26
Cuisine
Italian, Gluten Free
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Highcross, Leicester LE1 4SA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Leicestershire  >  Leicester
  • Phone Number: +44 116 251 3501

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?