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Viva

#115 of 1,455 Restaurants in Leeds
Certificate of Excellence
Holbeck
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9-11 Bridge End, Leeds LS1 7HG, England
+44 113 242 0185
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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111 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is a proper Italian restaurant: busy, good food, quick and friendly service, and a small menu filled with classics. Went here for a birthday meal and was not disappointed, although if you're after a quiet romantic meal, probably not the best idea! Good prices and friendly staff. Much better Italian than chain places in Leeds. Good Veggie Options.

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Thank Vincent1995
Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Stumbled upon this restaurant whilst out for a walk in Leeds, went back that evening for a meal. Upon arrival was welcomed by the owner and a number of staff. The menu has all the classics. The staff are attentive and friendly. When the food was delivered the portions were large and everything was hot. The wine list has some... More 

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Norhwest
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40 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

First time we have ever visited here, Nice warm welcome from the owner on arrival (shaking hands, kiss on the cheek), followed by complimentary nibbles served by the man himself. Service was quick attentive and the food big portions full of flavour (Calzone and Tiramisu the highlights for us) all served in traditional Italian surroundings. Starters, mains, desert, wine and... More 

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Blackwood, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This restaurant I've been to numerous times before. Great quality food served by very friendly staff. Would advise booking as the place can get busy in the evenings to avoid disappointment. Great effort to all who work at Viva.

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Thank Mrmasterreview
Leeds, United Kingdom
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233 reviews
137 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 186 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Managed to get a last minute booking having passed the place a few times and always thinking it looked nice. Was greeted by what I would imagine was the owner and got seated and drink ordered straight away. Lovely menu with lots of lovely specials that aren't listed on the website. House wine has £15. We opted for cheesy garlic... More 

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Castle Douglas, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We turned up on Friday night with no booking to find the restaurant very busy and asked for a table for four. The staff were amazing and said they would try their best to fit us in. Within minutes we had a table and were looked after so well. The food was brilliant, all staff so friendly and helpful and... More 

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Thank Isolation101
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Me and my friend went to Viva last night. The customer service was excellent and the food was amazing. We had a great night and were very well looked after, I live round the corner and can't wait to go again :).

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Broadstone, United Kingdom
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7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great meal with really friendly service. Been to Viva a few times when my family have been up in Leeds and never been disappointed. Good value for money and tasty food.

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Thank Jono E
Luton, United Kingdom
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62 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The restaurant was very busy when I arrived around 8:30pm on a Monday evening, but I had a really warm welcome. The menu choice was varied and the 'specials' were particularly appealing. The service was excellent and the food was plentiful, very well cooked and nicely presented - I was even offered a complimentary limoncello at the end of the... More 

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Weston Turville, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2016 via mobile

I've been meaning to write this review for a while now... We travelled to Leeds for a stag do, and after a very heavy first night and a relatively busy, very hungover second day we started to walk deeper into the city centre in search of some comforting food. The deal was if we don't see anything we fancy we'll... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Special occasions, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9-11 Bridge End, Leeds LS1 7HG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  West Yorkshire  >  Leeds>  > Holbeck
  • Neighborhood: Holbeck
  • Phone Number: +44 113 242 0185
Description
Viva Restaurant serves authentic Italian food in a warm and intimate atmosphere. We offer hot and cold starters, a wide variety of pasta dishes, delicious main courses, and a great selection of pizzas. We are situated in the centre of Leeds, 300 yards from the Leeds Corn Exchange 10 minutes' walk from Leeds Bus and coach station and 10 minutes' walk from Leeds main train station.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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