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La Bottega Milanese

The Light 11A The Headrow, Leeds LS1 8TL, England
+44 113 245 4242
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good19%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Open Now
8:00 am - 8:00 pmAll hours
Italian, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
The Light 11A The Headrow, Leeds LS1 8TL, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

If I go into Leeds city centre whatever part I need to be in this will be the coffee shop I visit, coffee far superior to other coffee shops, I am a coffee snob and if there are no decent coffee shops (in which I...More

Thank oldhogs
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As a coffee obsessive, I am very particular and will always walk that extra distance for better coffee. You don't need to walk any further than the definitive Italian coffee house that is La Bottega Milanese. I wasn't surprised to find out it is owned...More

Thank Alex D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of the best coffee shops in Leeds. My americana was unbelievable and very well presented and the staff are friendly. The venue and surrounding area is very aesthetically pleasing too, will be a regular for sure!

Thank Paulina W
Reviewed June 10, 2017

stopped on the way back in Leeds and had some pasticcini to take home. Cannoncini and mixed sorts with hazelnut. Nice and tasty "almost" as good as the one you get in Italy in the Pasticceria. Bar looking very nice, very Italian, very cosmopolitan. A...More

Thank Stefano915
Reviewed May 30, 2017

We visited the shop as family for lunch. Really impressed with the choice of light lunch options, sandwichs etc, which were great size portions at good prices. Drinks were well priced and the coffees were excellent quality. Decor was good with a great atmosphere even...More

Thank Paul K
Reviewed May 17, 2017

Very clean and tidy, helpful staff but most of all superb pastries and coffee. The best Portuguese custard tarts outside of Portugal.

Thank sharon e
Reviewed May 12, 2017

I had seen this cafe in the top 10 cafes/coffee shops in Leeds and was keen to give it a try. However was a bit disappointed. I visited late afternoon and got the feeling that the majority of produce on offer had been there all...More

Thank Mark I
Reviewed April 30, 2017 via mobile

Very basic decore. Average food. Fast service. The sitting area outside gives you nice feeling in the light of sun. Location is nice in the city center the light.

Thank Halima A
Reviewed April 28, 2017

Went en famille for coffee before shops opened (Bond Court location). Very satisfactory coffee. Barista made effort with his chat. Pleasant surroundings. Remember to sport your man bun and sleeve tattoo.

Thank dreamsofsantaanna
Reviewed April 23, 2017 via mobile

This was our second visit to this fantastic expresso bar. We were greeted with a warm welcome having being remembered from our previous visit the week before.. fantastic coffees and artisan food. Fabulous traditional recipes, genuine Italian imports makes for a wonderful experience.

Thank Mark S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Light 11A The Headrow, Leeds LS1 8TL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  West Yorkshire  >  Leeds
  • Phone Number: +44 113 245 4242
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