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675 Barnsley road | Newmillerdam, Wakefield, England
01924 242266
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Llandrindod Wells, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is a very small restaurant next to The Dam. The food is very good and the staff helpful and friendly

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Thank dunningley
Wakefield
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35 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife did not want to cook tea so suggested we try La Fortezza for tea she had been there a few years ago with some girlfriends and had enjoyed it then. We had a nice greeting from the staff and showed straight to out table, I saw a comment about the seating which I must agree is not the... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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82 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

1st visit to this "CLASS" Italian restaurant set at the side of Newmiller Dam country park, excellent food, atmosphere and staff it is a complete dining experience and we will be paying another visit very soon, I can't speak highly enough of this place, it was a shear pleasure

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Thank Dennis P
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We love it here the food is out off this world the atmosphere is warm and friendly the staff are so friendly and very helpful we love it ,its our local we also spend christmas day here our wedding anniversary and in sept we will be back again for a family meal with my brother who will be over from... More 

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Thank Cheryl H
Birstall. west Yorkshire England
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely little restaurant on lakeside. Excellent food and service. My only gripe is the charging each person at the party £1 each for the cutting of the cake. Bit mean you would have got 5 stars but only 4 because of this.

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Thank sueandjez_10
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Arrived bang on time and seated immediately at our table. I'm a larger lady! and would say the chairs weren't the most comfortable.....however I knew the restaurant was small so had expected it to be slightly cramped and could overlook this. Our table of 4 were seated and given 1 menu, there were no others available so we waited for... More 

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Thank Toni-Barnsley
Leeds, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have been going here since it opened. The food is always really good as is the service. We have seen staff come and go. On our recent visit there were a lot of new faces, young faces, all very pleasant and helpful, apart from one "older" waiter? He was "Bossing" all the younger ones about and being very abrupt... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016 via mobile

A fantastic location for this restaurant, right on the edge of Newmiller dam. The restaurant only seats around 30 so it is well worth booking ahead especially on a Friday or Saturday. We went on a Monday evening expecting the place to be empty but was almost full. Service is very good. We were seated next to the fridge that... More 

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2 Thank Colleen W
Barnsley, United Kingdom
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52 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016

The restaurant is quaint inside although the tree felt a little overpowering as we were seated next to it. The service was fairly slow and as there were only a few customers this did seem strange. The garlic bread starter was lovely, however I ordered the courgette and green bean pasta dish, as green beans are my very favourite vegetable.... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016 via mobile

I booked a table for two here in June. The service, food and surroundings were really good. I couldnt believe how small the place was but it wasnt a negative it really added to the experience. Our food was excellent and the service was top class with very polite, friendly and helpful staff. I would recommend a visit to anyone... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza
Meals
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Families with children
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

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